A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-25
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald capitalised as the 'American Beauty' has certainly made an auspicious start as a First National star in 'The Thunderbolt,' an original creation by J. Grubb Alexander, which is the current attraction at the Coronet. She is supported by Thomas Meighan,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-28
Summary:

The remarkable comedy and dramatic talents of charming Madge Kennedy find ample scope in 'The Kingdom of Youth,' an intensely thrilling Goldwyn picture shown at the Coronet Theatre last evening. Film synopsis included. In the same programme are the latest Topical Budget, devoted mainly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Penalty' this evening. The film is written by Gouverneur Morris, staged by Rex Beach and produced by Goldwyn. Lon Chaney is playing the leading role, who also played a key role in 'The Miracle Man.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Devil to Pay' featuring Joseph Dowling who made himself famous in 'The Miracle Man.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-07
Summary:

There are so many notable features about 'Merry-Go-Round,' the big Universal film which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening. The leading role is taken by Mary Philbin, the Universal's 'find' of the year; George Siegmann, Norman Kerry, Anton Vaverka. Film plot…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

The Merry-Go-Round' comes to a conclusion at the Coronet Theatre this evening. The picture is directed by Rupert Julian. The cast included Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, George Siegmann. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-27
Summary:

Heralded by critics as the most tremendous screen production of the year, 'The Miracle Man' comes to Coronet Theatre today, and is to be screened for one week only. The review from the Philadelphia North American was included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-01
Summary:

Capacity house continued at the Coronet Theatre where the sensational picture play 'The Miracle Man' is being shown all this week. The leading roles are played by Thomas Meighan and Betty Compson. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-24
Summary:

The Thunderbolt' is the title of the photoplay starring Katherine MacDonald and Thomas Meighan (of 'Miracle Man' fame), which was shown at the Coronet Theatre yesterday. Film synopsis included. In addition, a Snub Pollard comedy 'Don't Weaken' is also shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-08-17
Summary:

The Devil to Pay' which is being shown at the Coronet today for the first time is a remarkable picture which works up to an amazing climax. The cast of 'The Devil to Pay' is an extraordinary capable one. Perhaps the most notable member of it is Joseph Dowling who made himself…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07
Summary:

Hongkong's cinema-goers can depend on seeing something distinctly unusual in 'Merry-Go-Round,' the notable Universal production which comes to the Coronet this evening, as the feature attraction for the next few days. 'Merry-Go-Round' is unusual because the producer has…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

In the fast receding days before the war, the most dazzling centre of Europe was Vienna, which had a romantic glamour hard to find anywhere else. This is the setting that has been utilized to the best possible advantage by the master hand who conceived the 'Merry-Go-Round,' the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

Last night saw a big house at the Coronet, the cinema-loving public being curious to see for themselves something of a picture that has a catchy title and that has been proclaimed a big draw by men who matter in the film world of other countries. 'The Merry-Go-Round' is certainly on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

Merry-Go-Round' is now approaching the close of a successful run at the Coronet. It is a romance of caste, the two principal characters being an organ grinder and a young Count of the Austrian Court. The role of the poor organ grinder is taken with rare skill by Mary Philbin. The '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-09
Summary:

This time is not far distant – perhaps within the next generation – when the motion picture will entirely supplant printed word.' This is the startling statement of Perley Poore Sheehan, noted novelist and, with Robert H. Davis, editor of Munsey's, the author of the novel, 'We Are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

Lon Chaney, whose work as the fake cripple in 'The Miracle Man' stands out as a bit of remarkable acting, to say nothing of his other impersonations, has added another characterization to his long list in his appearance as 'Quasimodo' and 'Oliver Twist.' 'The…