A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18 - 1923-08-24
Summary:

The film you have all been waiting for! 'Nanook of the North,' one week commencing tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 at usual prices. August 18 Remarks: Illustration included.

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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: 1924-09-03 - 1924-09-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'Humoresque' with special musical setting. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Paramount presents Ethel Clayton in 'A City Sparrow.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-09 - 1924-09-09
Summary:

The Coronet: Final showing today, Claire Windsor and Norman Kerry in 'The Acquittal.' The Star: Today & tomorrow at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10 - 1924-09-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Bert Lytell, May McAvoy and Betty Compson in 'Kick In.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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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: 1924-10-08 - 1924-10-08
Summary:

The Coronet: 'Nanook of the North,' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Fireman.' The Star: Today at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Ethel Clayton in 'Crooked Streets.' Paramount's great Chinese story of Shanghai. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-09 - 1924-10-09
Summary:

The Coronet: 'Nanook of the North,' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Fireman.' The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Geraldine Farrar in 'World and Its Women' [sic].

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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: 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation' was a tax upon self-control, but far more wearing upon a director must have been in the preparation of the spectacle 'Intolerance' which, at the Coronet Theatre promises to be the sensation of the season. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

Screening of the Arctic film 'Nanook of the North,' booked by the Coronet, had to be postponed. The picture is expected to return by Saturday. In the meantime, today the theatre will be screening 'The Brat,' tomorrow 'In Search of a Sinner' featuring Constance…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre recently screened 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Now the theatre is going to screen the photoplay entitled 'Nanook of the North' which gives a detailed view into the life of the Arctic Region. The photoplay was taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic] who spent a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Nanook of the North.' The photoplay portrays a detailed view of the life of a family of Eskimos living in the Arctic region. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the Pathe Eskimo production 'Nanook of the North.' The picture was taken by R. J. Flattery [sic], five times leader of Sir William Mackenzie's expeditions and provides a detailed view of human life in the North Pole. The scenes are located in the…

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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.