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: 1918-01-21
Summary:

Mr. Cuenca has made the acquisition of some dramatic pictures. A modern drama and a serial picture 'The Devil's Dance' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. It is written by the Italian writer, Mr. Guiseppe Lghoro. 'Gloria's Romance' featuring Miss Billie Burke…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The period is that of Mexican California about a hundred years ago. Quality performance from Mr. Fairbanks makes the film an absolute treat to watch. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks who plays a dual role in the movie. The film is set in old California when it was under the Mexican government and a colony of Spain. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to re-screen the Fairbanks success 'The Mark of Zorro' for one more day only. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' until Saturday. The story was written by Johnston M'Culley [sic] who also wrote the story of 'The Mark of Zorro' which featured Douglas Fairbanks. Mr. M'Culley has made the action scenes of 'Captain Fly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mollycoddle' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is on the order of Mr. Fairbanks' 'Mark of Zorro' and is in the nature of a joyous interlude.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-22
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening the film version of Ibanez's story 'Enemies of Women.' It is to commence next Sunday. Booking may be done from today at the Theatre or Moutrie's. The cast constitutes a record number of 50,000 people.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-21
Summary:

Star Theatre is screening 'Little Old New York' which is claimed to be as good as 'Enemies of Women.' The film features Marion Davies.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

Who does not remember Douglas Fairbanks' every exploit in 'The Three Musketeers'? Now he comes again in 'The Mark of Zorro,' which will be the attraction at Coronet today.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Fairbanks' success 'The Mark of Zorro' will be shown for one more day at Coronet. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Johnston McCulley, who wrote the story of 'Captain Fly-by-Night.' Johnnie Walker's starring feature now at the Coronet, scored an even bigger success with it than with 'the Mark of Zorro,' the story he wrote for Douglas Fairbanks. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-11
Summary:

Cinema Patrons this week have a double opportunity of receiving more than they are entitled to. The Coronet has a picture by the author of the new famous 'The Mark of Zorro' which is full of excitement. Here is a humorist of the film stage likely to make a name for himself, Buster…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of 'Orphans of the Storm,' the Griffith film featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. This film is probably the most talked-about picture ever shown at the 'Little House' not even excepting the now famous 'Mark of Zorro' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

The Girl I Loved,' starring Charles Ray is showing at the Coronet. More welcome news is of the return of Doug Fairbanks in 'The Mark of Zorro.'