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: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

There are only two British picture houses in the Colony! The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple,' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in his latest comedy special, 'Among Those Present,' and Madge Kennedy in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday & Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-19 - 1922-05-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Captain Kidd, Jr.' May 19 Remarks: Fox-trot…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-09 - 1922-08-16
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Devil to Pay.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. 4 ads. per day in difference pages. August 16 Remarks: The cast includes Joseph Dowling ('The Miracle Man'), Robert McKim, Roy Stewart and Fritzi…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-01 - 1920-12-03
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Miracle Man.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 5 and 6.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in the most successful of hi $100,000 comedies 'Haunted Spooks.' Tom Moore and Mae Marsh in Goldwyn's delightful Xmas play, 'The Cinderella Man' by George Loane Tucker of 'Miracle Man' fame. The Coronet Review accompanied by the Coronet Jazz Band…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People.' The Kowloon: At 9.15, 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

On Sunday, October 14th, 'The Prisoner of Zenda' at the Coronet. October 19 Remarks: Last two nights of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Sunday only, 'The Kentucky Derby.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' and Buster Keaton in 'The Pale Face.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Star: Today, 'The Kentucky Derby,' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' 'The Kentucky Derby.' The Star: George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' 'My Wild Irish Rose.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19 - 1923-11-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Mon. to Thur. Nov. 19 to 22 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish,' an United Artists production. The Star: Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Terry in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Grand: 'Little Lord…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-05
Summary:

A great picture at ordinary prices, commencing today, 'Humoresque.' As pathetic as 'The Miracle Man,' as humorous as 'Potash & Perlmutter.' With special musical setting. September 5 Remarks: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, last performances.

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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.

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

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

An unusually interesting attraction beginning at the Coronet tomorrow, is the film version of Anthony Hope's 'Prisoner of Zenda.' It is a great theatrical hit, with Miss Fay Compton and a brilliant cast is one of the outstanding successes of the London season. The Metro Company…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

Metro Pictures were astute enough to let Rex Ingram have a free hand to direct 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' which result the screen version compares very favourably with the book and stage play. Coronet is still providing screening of the film this week.