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: 1921-02-05
Summary:

Daddy Long Legs,' in which Mary Pickford is seen at the Coronet, is filled with the most delicate and artistic imagery throughout. One of the most effective incidents deals with a comparison of the rearing of Judy Abbott (Miss Pickford), the orphan asylum girl, and Angelica Wyckoff, a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-27
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will screen 'Dinty,' this evening. The feature attraction is written and produced by Marshall Neilan and is featuring Wesley Barry, who was very successful in 'Daddy Long Legs' and 'Go and Get It.' Film synopsis included.

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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: 1924-10-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-05
Summary:

Daddy Long Legs,' the motion picture of the great story by Jean Webster, in which Mary Pickford can be seen at the Coronet, is an attraction which will have universal appeal. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-07
Summary:

Daddy Long Legs' is breaking all records as far as cinema entertainment is concerned in Hongkong. The Coronet management claimed that Wednesday next will be definitely the last day of this attraction.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-03
Summary:

Her Kingdom of Dreams,' a First National attraction now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Starring Anita Stewart, who had been work in 'Mind the Paint Girl' and 'Old Kentucky,' Kathlyn Williams who had been in 'Whispering Chorus,' Mahlon Hamilton who appeared in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-01
Summary:

The Management of the Coronet Theatre announces, as the next attraction for this house, Mary Pickford's latest production, 'Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall.' The picture, by United Artists, is based on the popular novel of the same name by Charles Major. Other celebrities in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-04
Summary:

Mary Pickford's picture, 'Daddy Long Legs,' will commences at the Coronet today. The story is written by Jean Webster, and the story plot is comprehensively restated in the newspaper article.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-14
Summary:

By permission of Commodore W. Bowden Smith, a cinema performance was arranged in the Naval Yard on Friday, by the Officers and Ship's Company of H.M.S. Tamar in aid of the dependents of those lost in H. M. Submarine K 5. Mr. H. W. Ray of the 'Coronet' who is always ready to assist…

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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: 1922-04-27
Summary:

Dinty,' a First National film produced by Marshall Neilan and presenting Wesley Barry, will be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre this evening. Apart from 'Dinty,' Wesley Barry is famous for his acting in 'Daddy Long Legs,' 'Go and Get It,' and other First…