A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-08 - 1919-05-10
Summary:

Tonight, Norma Talmadge in 'The Social Secretary.' Pathe British Gazette Nos. 520-521. (The British Fleet is German Waters.) 'Teddy at the Throttle.' Smith and Jackson, at them or with them, you have to laugh. Booking Robinson's.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-08 - 1920-05-10
Summary:

Tonight, overture, Pathe's British Gazette No. 625 (To Australia by Air - Unique photographs, 'Lonesome Luke Bartender' (Rolin Comedy), Lilian [sic] Gish in 'Daphne and the Pirate' in 5 parts, now re-issued by Triangle. Film plot included. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-07-01 - 1920-07-03
Summary:

The programme includes Pathe's Latest British Gazette, 'The Silent Mystery' episode one, Charlie Chaplin in 'Sunnyside' and Madame Petrova in 'The Law of the Land.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-07-09 - 1920-07-10
Summary:

Come and see Constance Talmadge (Captivating Connie) in 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' and Smiling Bill Parsons in 'Birds of a Feather.' July 9 and 10 remarks: Pathe's British Gazette and 'The Silent Mystery' episode three.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-23 - 1920-09-25
Summary:

If 'The Outsider' pleases you as much as it pleased us an enjoyable evening awaits you at the Coronet. September 23-25 remarks: Emmy Wehlen in 'The Outsider' 6 parts. Snub Pollard in 'Tough Luck.' Pathe's British Gazette. Today at 7.15 p.m., The Dolly Sisters…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-11 - 1924-01-11
Summary:

The Coronet: Starting tonight at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Price details included. The Star: Tonight till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Price details included. The Grand: At 9.15 p.m., Jackie Coogan in 'Trouble.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-12 - 1924-01-17
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of a Nation.' Prices, 2.30 p.m., $1.2 & 60 cents; 5.15 & 9.15, $2 & $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-02 - 1924-10-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today till Saturday at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-04 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.10, 7.15 & 9.20 p.m., 'Monte Cristo.' Increased prices included. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., the heroine of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Mae Marsh in 'Sunshine Alley.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-21 - 1919-04-21
Summary:

Also the fine Fox comedy 'Her Father's Station' and Pathe's British Gazette Nos. 500-501. Starting tonight at Coronet at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-08 - 1919-05-10
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Social Secretary.' Also Pathe British Gazette Nos. 520-521, 'Teddy at the Throttle' and Smith and Jackson, at them or with them--you have to laugh. Booking at Robinson's.

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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: 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: 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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-11
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's big spectacular film, 'The Birth of a Nation' will commence at the Coronet tomorrow.