A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-12
Summary:

The programme at the popular Coronet Theatre including Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Max Linder. They're all Rufus J. Wallingford films.

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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: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-15
Summary:

It speaks volumes for the control that the Coronet has secured over the best class of moving pictures that that house can screen in one and the same day two such pictures as 'The Plunderer' and 'Thais.' Roy Norton's red-blooded story which the former is founded. William…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-08
Summary:

The principal item of the Coronet programme is 'Daphne and the Pirate,' a costume play dealing with the times of Louis XV of France. Lilian Gish plays the heroine. Film plot included. Other interesting items in the programme are an excellent Pathe Gazette, in which showing Captain Ross…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-05
Summary:

Jubilo,' the principal feature in today's continuous performance at the Coronet, is advertised by the Goldwyn Film Corporation as their funniest picture with the biggest star, Will Rogers. Film synopsis included. Other items in the programme included a new British Gazette, a Harold…

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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: 1923-12-08
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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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-07
Summary:

Two comedy pictures are included in the programme at the Coronet Theatre. The first one is Tom Moore's 'Toby's Bow,' while the other one Harold Lloyd is presented.