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: 1920-09-17
Summary:

Fighting Cressy,' which comes to the Coronet on Sunday night for a run of four days, is a picturisation of Bret Harte's famous story 'Cressy.' Blanche Sweet, whom Hong Kong cinema-goers will remember as the heroine of 'The Escape' is starred in the title role of a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-21
Summary:

Yesterday's shows at the Coronet were attended by good audiences who were most appreciative of an excellent programme that was presented. The topical film 'Around the Town,' a fine Christy comedy and the tit-bit 'Fighting Cressy' were screened. Blanche Sweet, who has the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-29
Summary:

Blanche Sweet appears at the Coronet Theatre today and for four days in her newest Jesse D. Hampton-Pathe feature, 'The Deadlier Sex.' Miss Sweet is given excellent support by Mahlon Hamilton as the man who wanted nothing that money could buy; Winter Hall her father; Russell Simpson as…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-04
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Iron Trail,' the film version of Rex Beach's famous narrative of the same name. Scenes from Alaska dominate the picture and displays Mr. Beach's railroad tale. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-06
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Iron Trail,' the film version of Rex Beach's story of the same name. The film has not only preserved the originality of the story but also is filled with thrill and adventure. The picture was made under the direction of B. [sic] William Neill.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-08
Summary:

Today, for the last time, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Rex Beach's story, 'The Iron Trail' featuring Wyndham Standing, Thurston Hall and Alma Tell. The film tells the story of the building of a railroad through Alaskan wilderness and is decorated with…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The period is that of Mexican California about a hundred years ago. Quality performance from Mr. Fairbanks makes the film an absolute treat to watch. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Mark of Zorro' featuring Douglas Fairbanks who plays a dual role in the movie. The film is set in old California when it was under the Mexican government and a colony of Spain. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to re-screen the Fairbanks success 'The Mark of Zorro' for one more day only. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' until Saturday. The story was written by Johnston M'Culley [sic] who also wrote the story of 'The Mark of Zorro' which featured Douglas Fairbanks. Mr. M'Culley has made the action scenes of 'Captain Fly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Mollycoddle' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is on the order of Mr. Fairbanks' 'Mark of Zorro' and is in the nature of a joyous interlude.