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: 1919-08-20 - 1919-08-21
Summary:

As the Coster says in the Punch story, 'there ain't no word' to adequately describe tonight's offering at the Coronet, D. W. Griffith's supreme production, 'Hearts of the World.' Not a war picture, but the sweetest love story ever told.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18 - 1919-08-21
Summary:

August 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Farnum 'The Man from Bitter Roots' and 'Luke on Tin Can Alley.' August 20 & 21 Remarks: 9.15 p.m., 'Hearts of the World.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20 - 1919-08-21
Summary:

The Coronet at 9.15 prompt, 'Hearts of the World,' not a war picture, but the sweetest love story ever told. Special music by an augmented orchestra. Admission: $2.00 and $1.00. Booking at Moutrie's. Film critiques included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 1919-08-27
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 sharp, 'Hearts of the World.' Special music, augmented orchestra. Prices: $2 and $1. Booking at Moutrie's. Children half-price to matinees.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-22 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight, tomorrow and Sunday at 9.10 sharp, today and tomorrow at 5.15 p.m., 'Hearts of the World.' Special music. Augmented orchestra. Prices $2 and $1. Booking at Moutrie's. Children half-price to matinees. August 22 & 23 Remarks: Another ad. on page 3.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 1919-08-25
Summary:

Have you seen it yet? Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Hearts of the World.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 1919-08-25
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., when we say, ‘it's a special', we speak Webster's language, 'Hearts of the World.' See this great picture before it's too late. Last few nights.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-26 - 1919-08-26
Summary:

We cannot keep it here many days longer. If you had the opportunity of seeing Henry Irving or Beerbohm Tree in their most famous creations, would you not rush to do so, if only to say that you had seen them?

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

Last two nights of 'Hearts of the World.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight (Thursday) at 5.15 and 9.10 p.m. sharp, positively the last showing of 'Hearts of the World.' Prices: $2 and $1. Tomorrow night (Friday) at 5.15 and 9.10 p.m. sharp, by special request one more screening of 'Intolerance.' Prices: $1.50 and 75 cents. Booking at Moutrie…

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-11
Summary:

‘What a ripping picture! Another Coronet success! Best film I've ever seen! Beats even 'Hearts of the World'!' These are a few of the nice things people are saying about 'Sporting Life.' Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., tomorrow at 6 and 9.15 p.m. Usual prices.

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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: 1919-08-19
Summary:

The 'Hearts of the world' which promises to be a feature of exceptional attraction to cinema-goers of the Colony is being shown at the theatre Royal at 9.15 tonight under the management of the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

The management of Coronet Theatre announces that owing to unforeseen and apparently unavoidable circumstances that have arisen, they have decided to screen 'Hearts of the World' at the Coronet Theatre instead of the theatre Royal as previously announced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-21
Summary:

In consequence of unavoidable circumstances 'Hearts of the World' was shown at the Coronet Theatre last night instead of at the City Hall. The picture is one of the famous Griffith films and is a selection of 12,000 feet from ten times that amount. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-22
Summary:

The love story running through 'Hearts of the World' which is being shown at the Coronet Theatre is one that will appeal to all. Film plot included.

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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: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' is the greatest thing that the greatest genius of the movies has made. Its big mob scenes are as big as those in 'Intolerance'; its heart interest is as great as that of 'Way Down East'; Lillian and Dorothy Gish are…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-13 - 1922-11-13
Summary:

All the productions of the United Artists Film Corporation will be presented at the Coronet, Hongkong and the Pearl, Canton, and at no other theatre in South China. D. W. Griffith's screen masterpiece, 'Way Down East' opens at the Coronet tonight. It will be followed by Douglas…