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: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

F. Marshall Sanderson will present on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. D. W. Griffith's colossal spectacle 'Intolerance'. The picture that has all the stars: Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love, Miriam Cooper and Elmo Lincoln (Tarzan). Sir Herbert Tree - Douglas Fairbanks -…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-02 - 1919-08-05
Summary:

Tonight, 'Intolerance,' 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 1 to 4), 'The Lily of Poverty Flat' and comedies. Booking at Robinson's. August 4 remarks: Griffith's masterpiece. August 4 remarks: 'Three Weeks' at 5.15 p.m. August 5 remarks: Douglas…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-15 - 1919-08-14
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's masterpiece 'Intolerance.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

What Shakespeare was among dramatists; what Charles Dickens was among novelists; that D. W. Griffith is among film producers! 'Intolerance' and 'Hearts of the World.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-05 - 1919-08-05
Summary:

The Coronet in its latest enterprise! We have now made arrangements to purchase the rights of the big pictures that we show. As the fruits of this new venture, we invite you to witness 'Intolerance' tonight.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-16 - 1919-08-16
Summary:

There will never be another $2,000,000 picture. There will never be another 'Intolerance.' If you have not seen the screen's most glorious production, do not miss this last opportunity.

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

Tonight, 'Intolerance.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-21 - 1921-07-22
Summary:

When we tell you that it costs us $2 a minute to show 'The Devil's Passkey' at Wo Ping Theatre more than it cost to screen either 'Hearts of the World' or 'Intolerance,' you can perhaps realise that it must be a great picture. The Coronet Orchestra will provide…

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Headline: Intolerance
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-13 - 1923-04-25
Summary:

April 13-14 Remarks: Teaser ads. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. April 21 Remarks: The greatest picture of all time, 'Intolerance' will be shown at the Star. The cast includes Lilian [sic] Gish, Mae Marsh, Seena Owen, Constance Talmadge,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-23 - 1923-04-24
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Nut.' The Star: At 5.30, 'The House of Whispers.' At 9.15, 'Intolerance.' With full orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-25 - 1923-04-25
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Nut.' The Star: 5.30 only, 'Black Beauty.' At 9.15, 'Intolerance.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-01 - 1923-05-01
Summary:

Last performances of House Peters in 'Human Hearts.' Tomorrow at 5.15 & 9.15 sharp, 'Intolerance.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-02 - 1923-05-02
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m. only, 'Intolerance.' today at 2.30 p.m., 'More Deadly Than the Male.' The Star: Tonight at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Enid Bennet [sic] in 'What Every Woman Learns.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-03 - 1923-05-05
Summary:

De Luxe presentation of D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance.' Price details included. May 3 Remarks: Today at 2.30, 'The Heart of a Woman.' May 3 Remarks: Today at 2.30 only, 'Crooked Straight.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-21 - 1920-02-25
Summary:

Producer, star and story all combine 'Polly of the Circus,' a great photoplay. You have seen 'The Auction Block,' 'The Thais' and 'Dodging a Million,' so you know what the name Goldwyn means on a picture. You have not yet forgotten the acting of Mae Marsh…

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

The Coronet: Final showing today, Claire Windsor and Norman Kerry in 'The Acquittal.' The Star: Today & tomorrow at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10 - 1924-09-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Bert Lytell, May McAvoy and Betty Compson in 'Kick In.' The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Bryant Washburn and Lois Wilson in 'A Full House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-16 - 1925-02-17
Summary:

Grumpy' has delighted generations of playgoers in every English speaking country in the world. It is headed by Theodore Roberts and May McAvoy. February 17 remarks: Our own Topical. Lionel Barrymore in 'I Am the Man,' a thrilling story of a crooked politician.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-20
Summary:

Grumpy' with Theodore Roberts, the Grand Old Man of the screen in the part made famous on the stage by Cyril Maude. Our own Topical includes Sir Harry Lauder at Happy Valley.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-19 - 1925-02-21
Summary:

Short engagement of Miss Refa Miller. Tom Mix in a thrilling drama of Hudson Bay, 'North of the Yukon,' Century Comedy, Felix Cartoon and Our own Topical.