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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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-21
Summary:

On Sunday, Star Theatre is going to screen a Griffiths' film entitled 'Intolerance' which is quite famous in London.

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

For the rest of the week, Coronet Theatre is going to screen D. W. Griffith's film entitled 'Intolerance.' An Orchestra of 18 performers will render the music, accompanying the film. The film will be screened in two intervals. So the screening will begin at 9 pm instead of 9:15 pm…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-09
Summary:

Star Theatre is showing the pictorial representation of Vincente Ibanez, entitled 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The picture aptly exhibits the horrors of the Great War. Together with 'Intolerance,' this latest Coronet production should be taken over by the League of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Tomorrow, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Man-Woman-Marriage' featuring Dorothy Phillips. Exhibiting the multiple roles of a woman, the production is compared with films like 'Intolerance.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

From tonight till Thursday, Queen's Theatre will be screening the thrilling melodrama 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' She has also been compared with world-famous Ellen Terry.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-29
Summary:

Tonight, Queen's Theatre will be screening 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-28
Summary:

For the next few days, Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Judith of Bethulia' which was D. W. Griffith's first big picture. Although Griffith gained popularity through his films like 'Intolerance,' 'Judith of Bethulia' also shows his master touch. The Theatre…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

This evening, Star Theatre will be showing a First National picture 'Kindred of the Dust' featuring Miriam Cooper who is famous for her performances in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' Raoul A. Walsh produced the film from the well-known novel of the same…

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

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount picture 'A Full House,' tomorrow night. The film features Bryant Washburn. Film synopsis included.

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

Today, Star Theatre will be screening 'A Full House' starring Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford. Mary Pickford is supported by George Walsh who is famous for his role in 'Intolerance.' The film will be screened at the Star Theatre in the second half of this week. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-13
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening an R. A. Walsh-First National attraction, 'Serenade,' starring George Walsh and Miriam Cooper who is famous for her performances in 'The Birth of a Nation' and in 'Intolerance.' In addition to the screening of 'Serenade,…