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: 1924-05-27
Summary:

Countless film features have been shown here with Norma Talmadge in the starring role. This is perfectly true of 'The Wonderful Thing,' a First National picture directed by Herbert Brenon. Harrison Ford is also in the film and there is also the novelty of a real American society leader…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-09
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-09
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

Rich Men's Wives,' the illuminating film presented for the first time at the Coronet last night, is a vivid revelation of the hectic life of New York society. The details of two notorious divorce cases in New York inspired the plot of the play. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

There are many sensational scenes in the drama 'Rich Men's Wives,' now at the Coronet. The latter scenes, showing a society butterfly's struggle for the guardianship of her little boy, have a true human appeal. Film synopsis included. 'Rich Men's Wives' was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Rich Men's Wives' enters upon its last day's run at the Coronet today. It may be described as a legitimate society drama, with much in it that will strike a sympathetic note in the hearts of people who see it. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
Summary:

David W. Griffith's masterful motion picture elaboration of 'Way Down East' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Again, as in the case of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Griffith has turned to a success of the stage for his material. When Lottie Blair Parker and Joseph…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-07
Summary:

Alice Lake and Rudolf Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' appear for the last time today at the Coronet. A splendid programme of films has been arranged to follow. The feature will be 'Are You a Failure,' a picture with a very novel story. Lloyd Hughes and Madge Bellamy take the…

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

Upon the conclusion of the run of 'Are You a Failure?' the comedy now showing at the Coronet, Griffith's greatest spectacular film 'The Birth of a Nation' is due. Film plot included. A superlative cast includes Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper,…

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

The picture that made D. W. Griffith's name, 'The Birth of a Nation' commences its showing at the Coronet today. The acting is marked by that sincerity which the big producer always insists upon. Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall take the main parts. The film which was made some…

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

The Birth of a Nation,' presented last night at the Coronet, lives up to all the good things that have been said about it. To make the historical event interesting, it has been necessary to include a little romantic interest. This is most adequately presented by Lillian Gish and Henry B.…

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

Crowded houses have welcomed D. W. Griffith's 'The Birth of a Nation' at the Coronet. Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall are the stars. As a representation of history, 'The Birth of a Nation' is unparalleled in movie annals. There is also a charming love story, treated…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-16
Summary:

Griffith's big picture, 'The Birth of a Nation,' has met with much popular approval during its run here. The work of Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall stands out as amongst the finest ever seen here. The next Coronet attraction is 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' which is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of David Wark Griffith based on the old play by Lottie Blair Parker, will come to the Coronet Theatre on Monday. David Wark Griffith is known for 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Broken Blossoms,' and 'Hearts of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
Summary:

Showing at the Coronet Theatre tonight for the last time is 'Parted Curtains,' which pleased many large audiences during the week, while appearing at the Star Theatre – also for the last time is the Royal Russian Ballet, whose entertainment is supplemented with a very enjoyable movie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Poor Men's Wives' is now being screened in the Coronet Theatre. The film is a companion picture of 'Rich Men's Wives,' but it is greater, alike for its striking story, its lavish staging, and its faultless acting. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-15
Summary:

What makes a book really great? Sincerity – that is the great essential. Judged by this standard the feature attraction now showing at the Coronet Theatre is fit to rank with the greatest pictures shown this year. Barbara La Marr takes the leading role. Film plot included. The film is the…