A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-24
Summary:

Smilin' Through' is to be presented at the Coronet Theatre next week. This is the loveliest thing Norma Talmadge ever did, and by every token the greatest picture this year has brought forth. Technically, the production is without a flaw. It surpasses even the high standard established…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-28
Summary:

The sweet, almost exotic, beauty of Norma Talmadge has a fitting frame in 'Smilin' Through,' the beautiful romance which comes to the Coronet today for a week. A picture that almost raises the manufacture of motion pictures from a commercial venture to the dignity of art, it has…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-29
Summary:

Beautiful architecture and striking scenic effects are predominant features of 'Smilin' Through,' which Norma Talmadge in the chief role, won general admiration when it was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. Film synopsis included. Added to this is a wonderful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-31
Summary:

The Frawley Company added to their list of successes last evening by the performance of 'Lawful Larceny,' an absorbing play by Samuel Shipman. Miss Adele Blood took the part of Marion Dorsey, whilst Mr. Herbert Light gave a convincing study of Andrew Dorsey. Miss Helen Barnes scored a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks, the athletic film star, has an attractive part in his new picture, 'The Mark of Zorro' which will be shown in Coronet beginning Saturday. The film is a romance of a hundred years ago. Film synopsis included. Fairbanks shows distinct acting ability in his double role…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' new picture, may be described as a typical American romantic comedy. The story is high-spirited and happy-hearted. Douglas Fairbanks impersonates a wealthy young Spanish aristocrat. Film synopsis included. Mr. Fairbanks gives us his best bit of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-27
Summary:

The public can be sure of an evening's genuine entertainment at the Coronet anytime during the coming week. The star attraction, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Mark of Zorro,' is one of the best films seen in Hongkong for many a long day. Mr. Fairbanks gives his admirers something new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-28
Summary:

It is questionable whether any picture ever shown at the Coronet has scored such as distinct success as 'The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' latest release. Since the picture was first shown on Saturday, crowded houses have been the rule, and expressions of satisfaction have…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-29
Summary:

The Mark of Zorro,' Douglas Fairbanks' stellar attraction at the Coronet, continues to draw large houses to the theatre. The presence of Douglas Fairbanks on the screen always makes for happiness; and it is the general opinion that he has never shown to such advantage as in his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-30
Summary:

There now remain only two more nights of 'The Mark of Zorro,' in which Douglas Fairbanks is scoring the hit of his career in Hongkong. There is bound to be something about this photoplay which will suit you. If you like comedy, here it is. If you prefer adventure, you will be pleased.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-31
Summary:

Do not forget that tonight will be the last opportunity of seeing Douglas Fairbanks' masterpiece, 'The Mark of Zorro,' at the Coronet. The great success scored by this picture in Hongkong fully bears out the contention that the public will always pay to see photoplays of the first…