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: 1919-07-30
Summary:

See D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance' when it opens at the Coronet Theatre on Friday evening next, if you would be amazed and thrilled and fascinated by what has been called the most novel, stupendous and magnificent stage work the world has ever known. One performance will be given…

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Headline: A Fine Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance,' which is to be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre for three nights commencing tomorrow, Friday, has been playing to capacity houses wherever shown. The production to be given here is an exact duplicate of that used in the Liberty Theatre, New…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

For the first time, last night, at the Coronet Theatre, the public of Hong Kong had an opportunity of seeing D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance.' It attracted more audience than the super-production 'The Daughter of the Gods.' The theme which Mr. Griffith selected for his…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much-advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best of Pathe's productions, in which Pearl White, the worldwide known cinema star, takes the principal part, will be screened at the Victoria Theatre on Thursday night and is certain of success.

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Headline: Cinema Treat
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-28
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre management, with characteristic enterprise, is arranging that the Hong Kong public may have a further opportunity of seeing those two magnificent films, 'Hearts of the World,' and 'Intolerance.' The first named is to be screened at 5.15 and 9.10 today…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management asks us to announce that, owing to the Empress of Russia being delayed at Manila, the two artists, Mr. Baroen and Miss Rosetti, who were to appear tonight at the Victoria, will not do so. Consequently, the musical programme will not be included in their bill.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

For tomorrow night a treat has been arranged by the enterprising management of the Victoria Theatre. The third and fourth episodes of 'The Lightning Raider,' featuring Pearl White, will be released and the string band from the s. s. Venezuela will play a critical selection of music.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-20
Summary:

A very fine programme is being shown form tonight at the Victoria Theatre. The new episodes of 'The Lightning Raider' are just as engrossing as their predecessors and a very funny Harold Lloyd comedy 'Look Out Below' will also be screened. Altogether the bill is varied and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-27
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre tonight, besides new episodes of 'The Lightning Raider' the programme will consist of bright songs, duets and dances contributed by that English company 'The Prize Packets.' The Company has been drawing good houses since Thursday and there is every…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Romance of Happy Valley,' today. The film is written by Griffith, the same master hand of other films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down East.' Lillian Gish is the lead actress.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-25
Summary:

Juvenile crime in Britain and Germany has, according to the home papers, been largely on the increase since the war began. As is generally the case, the thefts were undertaken in order to obtain money for entrance to a cinema show. The authority of parents is seldom regarded so far as cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

Intolerance,' D. W. Griffith's greatest spectacle, said to have cost two million dollars, to utilize the services of 125,000 people, and to take three years in the making, will commence an engagement of three nights at the Coronet Theatre. The cast included Mae Marsh, Lilian Gish,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation' was a tax upon self-control, but far more wearing upon a director must have been in the preparation of the spectacle 'Intolerance' which, at the Coronet Theatre promises to be the sensation of the season. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Intolerance
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer thought the price of a seat in a cinema, was a luxury (and it certainly is in this Colony). At Blackpool, a velvet seat in a very up-to-date, elegant and comfortable picture house at the modest charge of six pence plus one penny war tax for '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre is to be congratulated on screening last night of D. W. Griffith's spectacular drama 'Intolerance.' Detailed film review included. There will be a late car tonight after the show at the Coronet.

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Headline: An Explanation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer believed that the complaint about 'Intolerable' is hardly fair concerning the prices of admission to see the picture. 'Intolerance' is the most expensive picture ever brought out to the Far East, but believing that the foreign…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Intolerance' which has been drawing good houses, will be screened for the last time at the Coronet tonight at 9.15.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

Hearts of the World' the supreme triumph of D. W. Griffith, who made 'Intolerance,' to be presented at the City Hall for a short period under the management of the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. Booking at the Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-27
Summary:

Hearts of the World' will only be shown at the Coronet for two more nights. 'Intolerance' will be screened soon. Both pictures will be taken to Shanghai.

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

A very well-arranged programme is announced by the Victoria Theatre management for tomorrow night. The screening of 'The Lightning Raider,' which was disturbed by 'The Globe Trotter' taking the house, will continue regularly in future. The film is featuring Pearl White and…