A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

Those who have not yet seen that wonderful film, 'Hearts of the World,' have yet an opportunity of doing so. It is being screened for four more nights at the Coronet. By popular verdict, it is one of the finest films ever shown in the Colony.

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Headline: Cinema Treat
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-28
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre management, with characteristic enterprise, is arranging that the Hong Kong public may have a further opportunity of seeing those two magnificent films, 'Hearts of the World,' and 'Intolerance.' The first named is to be screened at 5.15 and 9.10 today…

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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: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-29
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening the D.W. Griffith masterpiece entitled 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Misses Lillian and Dorothy Gish. The last time the two actresses appeared together was in Mr. Griffith's 'Hearts of the World.' The United Artists Corporation…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

The world-famed picture 'Hearts of the World' will be screened at the Coronet Theatre tonight at 9.15, instead of the Theatre Royal as originally intended.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-24
Summary:

A screen classic that critics have placed in the same category with 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Hearts of the World' has been produced under the title of 'The Hearts of Humanity.' It will be exhibited at the Coronet tomorrow with Dorothy Philips in the principal…

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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: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of David Wark Griffith based on the old play by Lottie Blair Parker, will come to the Coronet Theatre on Monday. David Wark Griffith is known for 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Broken Blossoms,' and 'Hearts of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-08
Summary:

Battling Jane,' starring Dorothy Gish, comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening. Dorothy Gish previously presented in 'Hearts of the World' as 'The Little Disturber.' Film synopsis included. The jazz band 'Empress of Russia,' whose playing in the popular…