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: 1919-07-31
Summary:

Intolerance,' D. W. Griffith's greatest spectacle, said to have cost two million dollars, to utilize the services of 125,000 people, and to take three years in the making, will commence an engagement of three nights at the Coronet Theatre. The cast included Mae Marsh, Lilian Gish,…

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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: 1919-08-02
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre is to be congratulated on screening last night of D. W. Griffith's spectacular drama 'Intolerance.' Detailed film review included. There will be a late car tonight after the show at the Coronet.

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Headline: An Explanation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer believed that the complaint about 'Intolerable' is hardly fair concerning the prices of admission to see the picture. 'Intolerance' is the most expensive picture ever brought out to the Far East, but believing that the foreign…

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

Intolerance' which has been drawing good houses, will be screened for the last time at the Coronet tonight at 9.15.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

Hearts of the World' the supreme triumph of D. W. Griffith, who made 'Intolerance,' to be presented at the City Hall for a short period under the management of the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. Booking at the Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-27
Summary:

Hearts of the World' will only be shown at the Coronet for two more nights. 'Intolerance' will be screened soon. Both pictures will be taken to Shanghai.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-18
Summary:

The Auction Block' which proved so popular at the Coronet Theatre a few weeks ago, is to be screened again tonight. It is a Rex Beach production in seven parts and features Rubye De Remer. Commencing of Saturday, partons will have an opportunity of seeing Mae Marsh, the actress who was in D…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-23
Summary:

Crowded houses have been the order of the day at the Coronet, where is being screened Goldwyn's 'Polly of the Circus,' with Mae Marsh. The film is in eight parts and which was the means of bringing Samuel Goldwyn into the front rank of American producers. Some very clever acting…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-26
Summary:

Mae Marsh is now appearing in the first Goldwyn production 'Polly of the Circus,' which is showing at the Coronet Theatre. Those who saw Miss Marsh in 'The Escape' or in 'Intolerance' will readily admit that she is a magnificent actress. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-24
Summary:

The great Fox masterpiece 'A Daughter of the Gods,' featuring Annette Kellerman, should fill the Coronet every time it is shown. Film synopsis included. The Fox Company carried out their work in the production of what, next to 'Intolerance,' must be described as the most…

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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: 1924-07-29
Summary:

Exciting much interested comment among local cinema-goers is the movie play 'Judith of Bethulia.' This was the first big film that the master producer, D. W. Griffith ever made, and comparisons are being drawn with his later works, such as 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage,' the film which drew packed houses to the Coronet Theatre every night for a week last summer, is again to be screened in Hongkong. It is a production which bears comparison with such masterpieces as 'The Four Horsemen and 'Intolerance.' Dorothy Phillips…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

Today is the last chance residents will get of seeing the screening of the wonderful masterpiece, 'The Four Horsemen,' in Hongkong. Mr. Ray has decided to show the film again. It is a film that will live, and there are some who even prefer it to 'Intolerance.' 'The Four…

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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…