A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
Displaying 1 - 20 of 98
1
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…

2
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-22
Summary:

The star film at the World Theatre this weekend is a five-part picture entitled 'When a Woman Strikes.' It is a tale of the wild West with a cast including Ben Wilson, Neva Gerber, Rosemary Theby, Murdock MacQuarrie and other film favourite. Film synopsis included. There is the usual…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-28
Summary:

The remarkable comedy and dramatic talents of charming Madge Kennedy find ample scope in 'The Kingdom of Youth,' an intensely thrilling Goldwyn picture shown at the Coronet Theatre last evening. Film synopsis included. In the same programme are the latest Topical Budget, devoted mainly…

4
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.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-16
Summary:

England's National Theatre, Drury Lane, is occupied by the cinematograph. The War Office recognized the cinematograph and allowed it to visit the seat of war. The earnings of English film actors in America can indicate the size and resources of the film business. With its scope, the dignity…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

7
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.

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-05
Summary:

The beginning of the winter finds the British film in a much stronger position. The article included opinions from Mr. William A. Brady and also talked about the British productions. One of the most important development is the formation of the Alliance Company, which has purchased probably the…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-22
Summary:

World Theatre is going to screen the film version of the novel 'Eastward Ho!' The film features a new William Fox star, William Russell. The latest interesting events in Europe will be shown in the Topical Budget.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

As 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' featuring Mary Pickford finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre, 'Disraeli,' a film version of a play of that name by Louis N. Parker becomes the next week's attraction at the Coronet. Featuring the charming view of life, the film is based on…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Disraeli,' the film version of the play written by Louis N. Parker. Although the film is largely based on the many-sided career of the great Prime Minister and Peer whose name it bears, the film is not strictly historical and does deviate from the…

12
Headline: Disraeli'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Disraeli,' the film version of the play of the same name by Louis N. Parker. Film synopsis included.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Throughout the week, Coronet Theatre is screening 'Disraeli' featuring George Arliss who is famous for his performance in 'The Devil.' He is well supported by Mrs. Arliss.

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

All this week, Coronet Theatre is screening 'Disraeli,' a film based on the life story of the distinguished Jewish minister.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to screen 'The Ruling Passion' featuring Mr. George Arliss who last appeared in the title role of 'Disraeli.'

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

From Thursday, Star Theatre is going to screen 'Disraeli' featuring George Arliss. The film depicts in vivid fashion the obstacles put in the way of the great statesman before he was able to complete the deal by which England gained a huge interest in the Suez Canal. Moreover, tonight…

17
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…

18
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.

19
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.

20
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.