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: 1919-04-01
Summary:

The Pathe's Gazette showing the Armistice celebrations at Home and the surrender of some of the vessels of the German Fleet is attracting good crowds to the Coronet Theatre. Yesterday, at the two sessions, there were full houses. In advertising the film, the Coronet management advised…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' now being shown at the Coronet, is another Metro production. Film synopsis included. As a story, the film is rather stereotyped, but there are numerous passages providing plenty of humour and excitement. To add to the attractiveness of the programme, there is a Harold Lloyd…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-07-02
Summary:

The Coronet has now on show a first-rate programme which should give satisfaction to the most fastidious of its patrons. This consists of a Pathe's Gazette, a Charlie Chaplain comedy, and the tit-bit of the evening – a drama on the problem of marriage, with Madame Petrova, the famous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-10
Summary:

Emmy Wehlen in 'His Bonded Wife,' a smart up-to-date comedy of society life, is but one of the attractions at the Coronet Theatre until Saturday next, the other items being a screamingly funny $100,000 comedy entitled 'Bumping Into Broadway,' featuring Harold Lloyd, and an…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-15
Summary:

It speaks volumes for the control that the Coronet has secured over the best class of moving pictures that that house can screen in one and the same day two such pictures as 'The Plunderer' and 'Thais.' Roy Norton's red-blooded story which the former is founded. William…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-19
Summary:

The management of the Coronet claims that in the fourth special programme of their 'Super-season' they are presenting the most attractive picture that has yet been thrown upon a cinema screen in the Colony. The first item is the ever-popular Pathe Gazette, which shows Carpentier just…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-08
Summary:

The principal item of the Coronet programme is 'Daphne and the Pirate,' a costume play dealing with the times of Louis XV of France. Lilian Gish plays the heroine. Film plot included. Other interesting items in the programme are an excellent Pathe Gazette, in which showing Captain Ross…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

It is a coincidence that the Coronet Theatre should at present be showing a Pathe Gazette which includes pictures of Lieut. Lockyear [sic] performing some sensational stunts on an aeroplane in Arizona. Reuter reports in our today's issue that both Lockyear and his assistant were killed at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is showing 'Tarnished Reputations' and the latest British producing 'Around the Town.' Pathe's Gazette was up to the standard. Mr Ray has secured the Eastern rights for this original and interesting series, and has eight in hand. A laughable Snub Pollard…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-04
Summary:

A good programme is being shown in the Coronet, with a six-reel picture 'Her Only Way' in which Norma Talmadge is the popular figure. In addition, a Pathe Gazette and Rolin comedy are in the programme as well as Gaumont's new feature 'Around the Town.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-10
Summary:

Harold Lloyd is again drawing capacity house to the Coronet Theatre in his latest mirth provoker, 'Bumping into Broadway.' The second attraction is an up-to-date comedy-drama of society life entitled 'His Bonded Wife,' featuring Emmy Wehlen. An interesting number of the Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-09
Summary:

Emmy Wehlen in 'His Bonded Wife,' a smart up-to-date comedy of society life, is but one of the attractions at the Coronet Theatre until Saturday next, the other items being a screamingly funny $100,000 comedy entitled 'Bumping into Broadway,' featuring Harold Lloyd, and an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-14
Summary:

In 'The Law of Compensation,' the photo-play which drew full houses to the Coronet last night, Norma Talmadge has exceptional opportunities to display her versatile dramatic powers. Film plot included. In addition, a hearty laugh is caused by the antics of Ford Sterling in an out of…