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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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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: 1919-01-31 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

February 1, 2, 3 and 4, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldina [sic] Farrar. Also, Gazette and Comics. Monday February 3, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis,' a drama in 7 parts. Tuesday February 4, matinee…

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-01 - 1924-11-04
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, Lionel Barrymore in 'The Face in the Fog' supported by Seena Owen and Lowell Shermon [sic]. Also Coronet Review, the latest newsreel of the world. November 4 Remarks: Our own Topical Film.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-08 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Tonight till Monday, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 'Felix Loses Out' (Prizma Colour) and our own Topical. Usual prices.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-24 - 1924-11-24
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin in 'The Count'; 'Easy Street'; 'The Immigrant.' Also Felix cat cartoon, our own Topical and B. A. T. Film of Kingtenchan. Owing to the enormous success of this programme, it will be repeated tomorrow.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

For one day more, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Count'; 'Easy Street'; 'The Immigrant.' Also Felix Cartoon and our own Topical Film. The enormous success of our wonderful all-comedy programme compels us to postpone the showing of Reginald Denny's great dramatic…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

The Coronet: November 5th to 10th, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Also our own Topical and Prizma colour. The Star: Today to Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Meighan in 'White and Unmarried.' Also Prizma music film and our own Topical.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Signal Tower.' Also Inkwell Comedy and our own Topical. The Star: Today at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Little John Revue Co. Prices: 5.30, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-05 - 1924-11-05
Summary:

The Coronet: November 5th to 10th, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Also our own Topical and Prizma colour. The Star: Today only, Norma Talmadge in 'Ashes of Vengeance' with special music.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Monday, Tom Moore and Isobel Elsom in 'The Harbour Lights.' The Star: Today till Monday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Son of Kissing Cup.' Also Century Comedy and our own Topical.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-27 - 1924-12-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Strongheart (the wonder dog) in 'The Love Master' with Lilian [sic] Rich, a First National attraction. Also 'Masters of China,' our own Topical and Felix the Cat Cartoon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Gloria Swanson in 'My American Wife,' a Paramount picture, and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Floorwalker.' Also our own Topical and B. A. T. Scenic. Tomorrow at 2.15, 4.45, 7 and 9.20, 'When Knighthood Was in Flower,' 12 wonderful…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-20
Summary:

Today till Friday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Grumpy' with Theodore Roberts, the grand old man of the screen in the part made famous on the stage. Also our own Topical, includes Sir Harry Lauder at Happy Valley, etc.