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: 1919-06-09
Summary:

The Hong Kong public for the first time saw that wonderful film 'My Four Years in Germany' at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night and will again have an opportunity of witnessing it tonight. The management of the Coronet Theatre has performed a great public service by arranging to have…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-13
Summary:

A big cinema treat was given at the Coronet last evening when a powerful story with Norma Talmadge as the leading character was depicted. The picture 'De Luxe Annie,' is advertised as having three big claims to recognition; as a story it had made a big hit in the Saturday Evening Post…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-06
Summary:

The screening of Ambassador Gerard's famous 'Four Years in Germany' [sic], adapted from his book. The picture is being screened in the City Hall on Saturday and Monday evenings, as the Coronet Theatre accommodation being considered inadequate.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

The consensus of opinion of those who saw 'My Four Years in Germany' at the theatre Royal on Saturday night was that the management of the Coronet has done us a good turn by bringing this film to Hongkong. This picture has given a decided flip to the 'Lest We Forget' feeling…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-14
Summary:

My Four Years in Germany' will be played at the Coronet for the last time.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

At the Coronet Theatre during the Weekend large houses witnessed the production of 'My Four Years in Germany' (the experiences of Ambassador J. W. Gerard up to the time of the U. S. entering the war). Film reviews included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-17
Summary:

In common with other communities the Chinese of the Colony are showing considerable interest in this splendid film at the Coronet. Hon. Mr. Lau Chu Pak and party were present last night and this afternoon the students of some of the schools, including St. Stephen's College and Diocesan…

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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: 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: 1919-05-24
Summary:

There is soon to be offered to the picture-going public of Hongkong, a sensational picture entitled 'Tarzan of the Apes.' A China Mail reporter had a chance to attend a private show in Coronet yesterday and provided details for this film. This picture will be followed by a sequel:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-14
Summary:

There will be an augmented orchestra at the 9:15 p.m. performance at the Coronet on Sunday evening when 'My Four Years in Germany' will be played for the last time.