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: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-07
Summary:

A few years ago, two men by the name of Snow spent three years in Africa filming wild animals. The film entitled 'Hunting Big Game' was released in London and it proved to be such a great hit that the London Pavilion ran the production for the whole month. Mr. H.W. Ray of the Hongkong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-27
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Two American hunters H. A. and Sidney Snow travelled sixty thousand miles through wildest Africa to get the film. Various encounters of the party with different animals are filmed. The picture shows…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-30
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a super-film entitled 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Mr. H. A. and Sid. Snow travelled over 50,000 miles for this film. Enjoying immense success in London, the picture takes the audiences right into the heart of the jungle and people can enjoy spectacles of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre continues to screen the H.A. Snow's Oakland Expedition to Africa entitled 'Hunting Big Game in Africa,' with packed houses. The picture is one of the best thrillers ever shown in the colony and demonstrates the sincerity of purpose and determination of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow are the last days of screening of 'Hunting Big Game in Africa' in the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-03
Summary:

Tonight, for the last time, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.'

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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: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' The film was made by H. A. and Sidney Snow in a span of two and a half years in Africa. The film gives the audience a detailed view of the wildlife of the Dark Continent.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The period is that of Mexican California about a hundred years ago. Quality performance from Mr. Fairbanks makes the film an absolute treat to watch. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks who plays a dual role in the movie. The film is set in old California when it was under the Mexican government and a colony of Spain. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to re-screen the Fairbanks success 'The Mark of Zorro' for one more day only. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' until Saturday. The story was written by Johnston M'Culley [sic] who also wrote the story of 'The Mark of Zorro' which featured Douglas Fairbanks. Mr. M'Culley has made the action scenes of 'Captain Fly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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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.