A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

From tonight till Thursday, Queen's Theatre will be screening the thrilling melodrama 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' She has also been compared with world-famous Ellen Terry.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-29
Summary:

Tonight, Queen's Theatre will be screening 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-13
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening an R. A. Walsh-First National attraction, 'Serenade,' starring George Walsh and Miriam Cooper who is famous for her performances in 'The Birth of a Nation' and in 'Intolerance.' In addition to the screening of 'Serenade,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-30
Summary:

The White Sister,' starring Lillian Gish, will have its premiere at the Queen's Theatre today. The story was taken from F. Marion Crawford's famous novel. Lillian Gish has been appeared in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Way Down East,' 'Hearts of the World…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-14
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation,' Griffith's big picture, broke all record for attendance at the Coronet over the weekend. The acting of Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall in the main role. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-15
Summary:

The 'Birth of a Nation' is proving a big success this week at the Coronet. The next offering is the rural masterpiece, 'Quicy Sawyer Adams' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-16
Summary:

After the run of 'The Birth of a Nation,' now at the Coronet, the big rural drama 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' is promised.

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

The Coronet announces the last showing of 'The Birth of a Nation' for today. Followed tomorrow will be 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' starring Lon Chaney and Blanche Sweet. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

Mae Marsh, who has starred in 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance,' is now supported by Alec. B Francis and Niles Welch in 'The Face in the Dark' which will be put on at the Queen's Theatre tonight till Thursday. Film plot included. First National's…