A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences were at the Coronet last night. A picture with six-part 'A Sister of Six' and comic 'The Game Old Knight' was shown. There was also an interesting Gazette and the orchestra which is always worth hearing. Booking for the 9.15 performance is at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-18
Summary:

The new management of Coronet Theatre provides a 4 acts film, screening of 'Caligula' last night, a story founded on the early days of the Roman Emperor Gaius. Detail plot included. There is also a Gazette and a fine comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' included in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-11
Summary:

Miss Constance Talmadge's performance in 'A Temperamental Wife' showing at the Coronet until Sunday next. An interesting Gazette showing happenings at home, together with a very laughable Snub Pollard comedy entitled 'Raise the Rent' is included in the Coronet programme…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-14
Summary:

Pirate Gold' is the current attraction in Coronet Theatre, with Harold Lloyd Comedy 'His Royal Slyness' and an interesting topical gazette complete an excellent programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-23
Summary:

The Devil's Pass Key' is the current attraction at the Wo Ping Theatre. Starring Una Trevelyn, Maud [sic] George, Mae Busch, Samuel de Grasse and Clyde Fillimore [sic]. Music was supplied by Coronet Orchestra. A fine tropical gazette showing the Australian cricketers at play, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-03-28
Summary:

First pictures of the late Pope's obsequies are included in the Coronet Theatre's topical gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-22 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Also British Gazette. March 23 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'In Old Kentucky.' Film review included. March 26 Remarks: Sunday, March 27, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-31 - 1921-04-02
Summary:

Tonight, 'Help Wanted - Male.' Also Snub Pollard in 'Rock-a-Bye Baby,' Cartoons, Lampoons and Gazette. March 31 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Help Wanted - Male' only.

12
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-04 - 1921-04-07
Summary:

Today till Thursday, Pathe's big 1921 success, 'The Empire of Diamonds.' Also Vanity Fair Comedy and Gazette.

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-16 - 1921-07-16
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30, 5.15 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 6, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 5, and at 9.15 p.m., Palermo and Chefalo. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The Woman Gives.' The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15, Frank…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-28 - 1922-06-29
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.30, 7.15 and 9.15, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Larry Semon in New Comedies. Prices as for 'The Kid.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Dorothy Dalton in 'Extravagance.' Comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-30 - 1922-07-01
Summary:

The Coronet: Last days of all comedy program. Kowloon Theatre: Friday to Sunday at 9.15, matinee Saturday and Sunday attraction, extraordinary James Kirkwood in 'The Forbidden Thing.' Also ‘Snub' Comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-01 - 1922-06-01
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Roy Stewart and Louise Lovely in 'The Heart of the North' and Larry Semon in 'The Fly Cop.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, 'The Long Arm of Mannister.' Also Comedy and Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-02 - 1922-06-02
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Roy Stewart and Louise Lovely in 'The Heart of the North' and Larry Semon in 'The Fly Cop.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9.15, Louise Glaum in 'Sahara.' Also Gazette and Comedy. Fox-trot competition next Tuesday June 6.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-05 - 1922-07-06
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Woman and the Puppet' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 5.45 and 9.15, Madge Kennedy in 'Friend Husband' and Jammy [sic] Aubrey in 'The Tourist.' Also Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-07 - 1922-07-07
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Courage of Marge O'Doone.' Kowloon Theatre: Today at 9.15, Alice Brady in 'His Bridal Night' and ‘Snub' Pollard in 'A London Bobby.' Also Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-08-25 - 1922-08-25
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Woman in His House,' a First National attraction. Kowloon Theatre, tonight for one night only, May Allison in 'Fair and Warmer.' Also Comedy and Gazette.