A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16 - 1923-10-16
Summary:

Six million votes were cast in the Sunday Pictorial Film Contest resulting as follows: 1. 'Way Down East,' 475,649 votes; 2. 'Orphans of the Storm,' 447,428 votes; 3. 'The Kid,' 446,216 votes; 4. 'The Four Horsemen,' 436,470 votes; 5. 'Queen of Sheba…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-08
Summary:

Friday, January 11, D. W. Griffith's mighty historical drama, 'The Birth of a Nation,' with full musical score.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-14 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Tonight till Friday at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2 and $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-10 - 1924-01-10
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

Hongkong cinemagoers have chosen two Griffith production as being the best pictures the movie industry has mode. They will add one more when they have seen 'The Birth of a Nation.' Its cast includes Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, H. B. Walthall, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-17 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Your last chance of seeing 'The Birth of a Nation' in Hongkong is today.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Illustration included. The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Prices: 5.30, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-12
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Illustration included. The Star: Today at 2.30, 5.30 and 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Prices: 5.30, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00. The Grand:…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-03
Summary:

Anita Stewart in 'Sowing the Wind,' one of the First National big 5 productions—'Man, Woman, Marriage,' 'The Kid,' 'The Oath,' 'Passion' and 'Sowing the Wind.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 6 reels of joy. Also Felix Cartoon, Prizma Colour Film and our own Topical. At usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-03 - 1924-11-03
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday, November 5th for another record-breaking run, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in the greatest of all comedies, 'The Kid.' At usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-04 - 1924-11-05
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' Come and see the six funniest reels ever thrown upon a screen. At ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-10 - 1924-11-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today only, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., James Oliver Curwood's 'Flower of the North' in 7 reels.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-12 - 1921-12-12
Summary:

The Kid' is coming!!

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-13 - 1921-12-13
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's greatest picture, 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-14 - 1921-12-15
Summary:

What theatre will show 'The Kid'? The Coronet of course.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-16 - 1921-12-16
Summary:

The Kid' is here!

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-17 - 1921-12-17
Summary:

The Kid.' Matinee, $1.20 and 60 cents; soiree, $2.00 and $1.00. Plans now open.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-22 - 1921-12-22
Summary:

To avoid disappointment, please book your seats in advance for 'The Kid.' Ring up 1743 at once and reserve your seat. Illustration included.