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: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's big spectacular film, 'The Birth of a Nation' will commence at the Coronet tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-14
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation,' Griffith's big picture, broke all record for attendance at the Coronet over the weekend. The acting of Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall in the main role. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-15
Summary:

The 'Birth of a Nation' is proving a big success this week at the Coronet. The next offering is the rural masterpiece, 'Quicy Sawyer Adams' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-16
Summary:

After the run of 'The Birth of a Nation,' now at the Coronet, the big rural drama 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' is promised.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-17
Summary:

The Coronet announces the last showing of 'The Birth of a Nation' for today. Followed tomorrow will be 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' starring Lon Chaney and Blanche Sweet. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

Mae Marsh, who has starred in 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance,' is now supported by Alec. B Francis and Niles Welch in 'The Face in the Dark' which will be put on at the Queen's Theatre tonight till Thursday. Film plot included. First National's…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-28
Summary:

The Face In The Dark' will be screened till Thursday at the Queen's Theatre. Mae Marsh, who acted in 'Intolerance' and 'Birth of a Nation,' is the heroine of the film. No words of praise can be sufficient to extol Norma Talmadge's performance in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-14
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-24
Summary:

A screen classic that critics have placed in the same category with 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Hearts of the World' has been produced under the title of 'The Hearts of Humanity.' It will be exhibited at the Coronet tomorrow with Dorothy Philips in the principal…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-02
Summary:

A new departure was made at the Coronet Theatre yesterday, when the continuous programme was inaugurated in Hongkong. The entertainment begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 8.30 p.m., while no alteration has been made in the evening performance. The programme included Charlie Chaplin's '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-24
Summary:

A glimpse of Harold Lloyd in his comedy 'High and Dizzy' and another good picture starring Mae Marsh, 'The Beloved Traitor' are showing today and tomorrow in Coronet Theatre. Noted that Miss Marsh made her fame in Griffith's great picture 'The Birth of a Nation.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Tonight at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' Also Mack Sennet's [sic] bathing girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14. June 16 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Nearly a Lady…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-01 - 1920-07-03
Summary:

Today's the day, 11 a.m. to 8.30 p.m., continuous pictures at the Coronet. Come in when you like, stay as long as you like. Admission: 40 cents. The programme includes Pathe's latest British Gazette; 'The Silent Mystery' episode one; Charlie Chaplin in 'Sunnyside'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-05 - 1920-07-08
Summary:

Continuous performance, 11 a.m. to 4.45 p.m. and 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. (booked seats). Goldwyn presents Will Rogers in 'Jubilo.' Also 'The Silent Mystery' episode two, Young Mr. Jazz and British Gazette. July 5 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Jubilo' only. July 8…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-09 - 1920-07-12
Summary:

Come and see Constance Talmadge in 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' and Smiling Bill [sic] Parsons in 'Birds of a Feather' at the Coronet. July 9 & 10 Remarks: On page 10, another ad. on 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' and 'Birds of a Feather.' Also Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-19 - 1920-07-22
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Paramount Artcraft presents Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Man From Painted Post' and Smiling Bill [sic] Parsons in 'Billy's Predicament.' July 19 Remarks: Today from 11 to 4.30 and at 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 4 and 5…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-27 - 1920-07-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Geraldine Farrar in 'Flame of the Desert.' Super-production prices. Children half price. At 7.15 p.m., 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 4 and 5.