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: 1919-01-08
Summary:

Last night at the theatre, the 5-part Pathe play 'Runaway Romany' was screened. This interesting film depicts Marion Davis in the title role. Other attractions are the British Gazette, 'Zizi,' a comedy and an orchestra which discourses popular music. Tomorrow, Haddon Chamber…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-24
Summary:

At the Coronet last night there was a long programme of interesting films, including British Gazette, 'The Corsican Sisters,' 'Unlucky Thirteen' and 'The Rose of the Rancho.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

Hell's Hinges' and two comics proved a great draw in Coronet last night. Tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday, another capital programme 'Caligula,' a 4-acts portrays the life of Roman Emperor will play. There is also a popular comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' and a…

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-01-05
Summary:

Throughout the New Year Holidays the Coronet Kinema continued to draw large houses, the chief feature being the five part film entitled 'The Warning' in which Mr. Henry Kolker takes the part of a dipsomaniac and shows what lengths of ruination a prosperous family is brought through…

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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: 1921-03-03
Summary:

Those who visited the Coronet last night, undoubtedly came away with the satisfaction of knowing that 'Thirty a Week' thoroughly deserves the reputation that has preceded it here. The film starred Tom Morre and Tallulah Bankhead. Film plot included. Another programme includes the first…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-10-24
Summary:

The Whispering Chorus' is the current attraction of Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. In addition to the usual British gazette and colour studies of dancing, a fil of great local interest is shown under the title 'Hongkong.' Familiar Street scenes, West Point singsong girls…

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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: 1918-12-28 - 1918-12-28
Summary:

Performances at 9:15 p.m. 'The Walls of Jericho' from 28th to 31st December. Performance by Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' British gazette no. 482 is included. 'Jack and the Beanstalk' on Saturday, 28th and Monday, 30th December.