A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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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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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: 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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Coronet management announces that by special request of numerous patrons, Douglas Fairbanks' successful feature, 'The Mark of Zorro,' will be shown for one day only on Tuesday. 'Wild Honey' will be screened for the last time today, and for Saturday, the spectacular…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-10
Summary:

Johnnie Walker has become the talk of the continent overnight in America. He has chosen an excellent subject for his first starring effort, for 'Captain Fly by Night,' was written by Johnston McCulley, the author 'The Mark of Zorro,' one of Douglas Fairbanks' greatest…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-11
Summary:

Johnnie Walker, the new film star, got away to a flying start in Hongkong in his first big picture 'Captain Fly-by-Night.' The story is laid in the same territory as 'The Mark of Zorro,' and was written by the same author. If anything, the present film contains more exciting…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-12
Summary:

The romantic adventures of Johnnie Walker in 'Captain Fly-by-Night' continue to attract big assemblies to the Coronet. Miss Shannon Day is as pretty and accomplished a film actress as has been seen here. The story is a spirited narration of events in Spanish California of one hundred…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-12
Summary:

The inimitable Mr. Douglas Fairbanks, in his latest picture, 'The Mollycoddle' is sure to prove as strong a draw as ever at the Coronet this week. This film differs from one or two of 'Doug's' other efforts in that not so much stress has been laid upon spectacular effect…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-20
Summary:

Charles Ray, in 'The Girl I Loved,' is showing for the last time today at the Coronet. The announcement of the return of the irrepressible Mr. Douglas Fairbanks in his sensational picture hit, 'The Mark of Zorro,' makes good reading. The Coronet, after its last showing, was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-21
Summary:

Cinema-goers will be pleased to hear that Douglas Fairbanks is due back at the Coronet today in his 'The Mark of Zorro.' The Coronet management received so many requests to bring it back here that they seized upon the first opportunity to show it again. Douglas, as the dashing, masked…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-22
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks' immense personal popularity was reflected in the big attendances at the Coronet yesterday. It is probably true that Douglas in 'The Mark of Zorro' puts a little distinctive dash into his work that even he has never quite managed before. Some of his stunts verge…