A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-11 - 1921-11-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Clara Kimball Young in 'The Foolish Virgin,' by Thomas Dixon [sic], author of 'The Birth of a Nation.' Latest Topical Budget and Comedies. Booking at Messrs. Mehta & Co.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Elsie Janis, come and see her tonight in 'Nearly a Lady.' Don't forget Mack Sennet's [sic] Bathing Girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' June 16 and 17 remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-24 - 1923-12-27
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., all the kids in filmland in 'Penrod.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-02 - 1924-01-02
Summary:

The Coronet: 'Peg o' My Heart,' tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15. The Star: Tonight only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Penrod.' Tomorrow only, Jackie Codgan [sic] in 'Trouble.' The Grand: Tonight and tomorrow, Catherine Calvert in 'Dead Men Tell No Tales.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

The Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Price details included. The Star: Tonight till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Price details included. The Grand: At 9.15 p.m., Jackie Coogan in 'Trouble.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Prices, 2.30 p.m., $1.2 & 60 cents; 5.15 & 9.15, $2 & $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-02 - 1924-10-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-04 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-16 - 1925-07-16
Summary:

Change of programme daily, today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mildred Harris Chaplin in 'Old Dad.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., all the kids in film-land in Booth Tarkington's 'Penrod.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-22 - 1925-07-22
Summary:

Change of programme daily, today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Wesley Barry in 'Penrod.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'Dangerous Business.'

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Headline: A Fine Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance,' which is to be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre for three nights commencing tomorrow, Friday, has been playing to capacity houses wherever shown. The production to be given here is an exact duplicate of that used in the Liberty Theatre, New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-06-18
Summary:

Elaine Janis, one of the most versatile of cinema stars, has an appropriate role to fill in 'Nearly a Lady,' now being screened at the Coronet. Film synopsis included. A very fine comedy which follows this production is 'A Bedroom Blunder,' when Mack Sennett's group of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Romance of Happy Valley,' today. The film is written by Griffith, the same master hand of other films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down East.' Lillian Gish is the lead actress.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

Coronet management has decided to screen only comedy programs throughout the festive weeks. Currently the theatre is screening a Mack Sennett attraction, entitled 'A Small Town Idol,' featuring Ben Turpin. The Christmas attraction proper will be 'Penrod' with Wesley Barry and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

For the last time today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Penrod' featuring Freckles [sic] Barry. Constance Talmadge's comedy 'Dangerous Business' is scheduled to follow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre was going to screen 'Uncharted Seas' featuring Alice Lake and Rudolf Valentino. Today, Coronet management announces the withdrawal of 'Uncharted Seas' which steadily gained popularity over the period of its screening. Griffith's masterpiece 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Coronet Theatre will be screening D.W. Griffith's film 'The Birth of a Nation.' The film exhibits the events of the American Civil War. Although it was first made some years ago, it is still considered a first-class attraction both in England and America.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

Griffith's big production 'The Birth of a Nation' featuring Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall will be a screened at Coronet Theatre today for its first showing in Hongkong. The setting is of America during the period between 1860 and 1870.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-14
Summary:

So great was the number of applications for seats to see 'The Birth of a Nation' at the Coronet Theatre on Saturday evening, that four dollars a seat was freely offered.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

From tonight till Thursday, Queen's Theatre will be screening the thrilling melodrama 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' She has also been compared with world-famous Ellen Terry.…