A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

Who does not remember Douglas Fairbanks' every exploit in 'The Three Musketeers'? Now he comes again in 'The Mark of Zorro,' which will be the attraction at Coronet today.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Fairbanks' success 'The Mark of Zorro' will be shown for one more day at Coronet. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Johnston McCulley, who wrote the story of 'Captain Fly-by-Night.' Johnnie Walker's starring feature now at the Coronet, scored an even bigger success with it than with 'the Mark of Zorro,' the story he wrote for Douglas Fairbanks. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-11
Summary:

Cinema Patrons this week have a double opportunity of receiving more than they are entitled to. The Coronet has a picture by the author of the new famous 'The Mark of Zorro' which is full of excitement. Here is a humorist of the film stage likely to make a name for himself, Buster…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of 'Orphans of the Storm,' the Griffith film featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. This film is probably the most talked-about picture ever shown at the 'Little House' not even excepting the now famous 'Mark of Zorro' and…

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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: 1924-02-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

The Girl I Loved,' starring Charles Ray is showing at the Coronet. More welcome news is of the return of Doug Fairbanks in 'The Mark of Zorro.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-21
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' starred by Douglas Fairbanks, returned to Coronet today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-22
Summary:

The Coronet could not have any better film for the present season than 'The Mark of Zorro,' starring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is reminiscent of 'The Scarlet Pimpernel.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

Ashes of Happiness' is a two part dramatic coloured picture in which family misunderstanding is at last happily received. 'Snow sports in Switzerland' is an excellent 'interest' film; while the British Gazette and several good comics make up an attractive evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre includes 'Colonel Heeza Liar, explorer' which provokes the audience to roars of laughter. Other good humorous films are 'Friend of the Family,' 'Knight Errant' and 'Bunny and a game of golf,' while 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre provides entertainment with variety. 'Wiffles and the Millionaire' is a comedy, 'The Broken Oath' is a long dramatic picture. The 'interest' side is well maintained by films of the Bombay iron and steel industry, 'The Hidden Nest Egg'…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

Last night at the theatre, the 5-part Pathe play 'Runaway Romany' was screened. This interesting film depicts Marion Davis in the title role. Other attractions are the British Gazette, 'Zizi,' a comedy and an orchestra which discourses popular music. Tomorrow, Haddon Chamber…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-24
Summary:

At the Coronet last night there was a long programme of interesting films, including British Gazette, 'The Corsican Sisters,' 'Unlucky Thirteen' and 'The Rose of the Rancho.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

Hell's Hinges' and two comics proved a great draw in Coronet last night. Tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday, another capital programme 'Caligula,' a 4-acts portrays the life of Roman Emperor will play. There is also a popular comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' and a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-05
Summary:

Last night in Victoria Theatre, a fine 7-part film 'The Price of a Good Time' was shown. Film plot included. Other funny comics and British Gazette were also able to maintain a good reputation for the theatre. On Monday, there is to be a fine Pathe film 'Loaded Dice' in which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best Pathe's productions, will be screened at Victoria Theatre on Thursday night. The management expects a big rush.