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: 1924-07-23
Summary:

Hongkong cinema-goers will be delighted to learn that Douglas Fairbanks' masterpiece, 'Robin Hood,' will start a brief season here from this evening. This picture was shown in the Colony over ten months ago, but so wonderful is it in every respect that another extremely cordial…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-25
Summary:

Quite the most exciting drama that has ever thrilled the ‘movie fans' of this capital. That is the verdict of a Malay States paper on 'Robin Hood,' the Douglas Fairbanks masterpiece now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Everywhere this picture has been shown it has evoked the same…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-24
Summary:

The impression made by 'Robin Hood,' with Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery was immense. Now we are to have the sequel to that fine film legacy in 'Richard, the Lion-Hearted,' which is showing at the Coronet Theatre. There will be no Douglas Fairbanks, but the principal…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Coronet management announces that by special request of numerous patrons, Douglas Fairbanks' successful feature, 'The Mark of Zorro,' will be shown for one day only on Tuesday. 'Wild Honey' will be screened for the last time today, and for Saturday, the spectacular…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-18
Summary:

As played by Douglas Fairbanks in his elaborate screen production, 'Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood,' a United Artists release coming to the Coronet Theatre next Saturday, this character compels unstinted admiration, his charmingly romantic penchant being especially stressed in this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-19
Summary:

After studiously inspecting the huge replica of the Twelfth Century castle, Douglas Fairbanks had built at the Pickford-Fairbanks Studios for his latest screen triumph, 'Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood,' a United Artists release coming to the Coronet Theatre next Saturday. Charlie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-20
Summary:

In Douglas Fairbanks' new screen sensation, 'Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood,' a United Artists release, coming to the Coronet Theatre next Saturday, a royal wedding takes place. In order that it might conform, in every detail, to the customs in vogue during the Twelfth Century,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22
Summary:

Probably the United Artists greatest production is 'Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood,' which local cinema-goers will delight to know is commencing a ten-day run at the Coronet Theatre today. A private screening was given yesterday to a number of prominent local residents, including…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-27
Summary:

It is safe to say that no film shown in Hongkong this season has caused so much favourable comment as 'Robin Hood,' at the Coronet. Douglas Fairbanks, as the outlaw, has a part in which his athletic ability gets plenty of scope, but he is sufficiently restrained not to spoil the really…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-29
Summary:

Hongkong residents are reminded that 'Robin Hood,' the historical drama in which Douglas Fairbanks has created something entirely new to the cinema world, will remain at the Coronet only three days longer, and must be withdrawn after Monday's night performance. Educational…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-21
Summary:

Annual Report – School days this year have numbered 174. The daily round has been enlivened twice by visits to the Coronet Theatre, to see 'Robin Hood' and 'Orphans of the Storm.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…