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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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-26 - 1920-04-26
Summary:

On Broadway, a line three blocks long waited at the strand theatre to see D. W. Griffith's 'The Great Love,' Artcraft Pictures. David Wark Griffith, producer of 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Hearts of the World' and 'Broken Blossoms…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-20 - 1921-08-20
Summary:

Wherever moving pictures are shown the name of D. W. Griffith is a name to conjure with! A new Griffith production is a screen event of the first importance. You remember the splendours of 'Intolerance' and that masterpiece, unforgettable 'Hearts of the World,' 'Way Down…

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-27 - 1923-01-27
Summary:

You must not confuse D. W. Griffith's recent productions with his earlier work! The following are recognised the world over as his masterpieces! 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Hearts of the World,' 'The Great Love,' 'The Idol Dancer,…

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

London, Oct. 15 – The Paris correspondent of the Morning Post states that a sensation has been caused in the French film world. Despite the Government's refusal to allow the exhibition of D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of Nation' film, it was shown in Paris for two days, and the…

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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…