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: 1919-05-24
Summary:

The wide success commanded by Edgar Burroughs' story 'Tarzan and the Apes' [sic] has encouraged the National Film Corporation to make a long step forward in its enterprises by reproducing the story on the screen. The film has since fully justified its existence, and the money it…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-02
Summary:

The Romance of Tarzan' which presents the concluding chapters of 'Tarzan of the Apes' from the book by Edgar Rice Burroughs, please the eye with the same scenic magnificence that distinguished the first Tarzan film, and in addition provides an even more dramatic and closely-knit…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-24
Summary:

Tarzan of the Apes' will be screened soon. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-28
Summary:

This remarkable production is creating a rush for seats at the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03
Summary:

The sequel of 'Tarzan of the Apes,' 'The Romance of Tarzan' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-04
Summary:

Vivid in characterization and gripping in plot is 'The Romance of Tarzan,' which visualizes the concluding chapters of Edgar Rice Burroughs' great story. It will be shown at the Coronet Theatre. Elmo Lincoln again takes the part of Tarzan, supported by Enid Markey.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-01
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre is again screening the splendid film 'Tarzan and the Apes.'

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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: 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: 1919-05-27
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre sold all the seats it had for two shows yesterday, at which the 'Tarzan' picture was the sole attraction. The article provides an in-depth review of the film.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-02
Summary:

The Romance of Tarzan,' starring Cleo Madison, is showing at the Coronet theatre. This seven-part drama presents the concluding chapters of Edgar Rice Burroughs' 'Tarzan of the Apes.' Wilfred Lucas is the director and Bess Meredyth is the person who prepared the set.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-11
Summary:

Yesterday in Coronet Theatre, there was no less than four performances were given included a benefit screening of 'Tarzan of the Apes' and 'Toys of Fate.' There was a full house at each performance. The plot of 'Toys of Fate' was included in the article.

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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.