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: 1924-06-09
Summary:

Flaming Youth' is the arresting title of the picture which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening as the feature attraction. The picture does not belie its name. First, there is the very interesting story adapted from a successful novel; then there is the notably fine action of a cast…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-10
Summary:

Yesterday was a general holiday, but this fact cannot be wholly held for the record houses which greeted the First National feature film, 'Flaming Youth,' in the Coronet Theatre at all performances. Undoubtedly, many people must have been attracted by the fame which has gone before…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-11
Summary:

Jealous wives with susceptible husbands should boycott the Coronet Theatre during the next few days, for the feature attraction now showing there includes such very, very pretty girls that – but perhaps it is alright since the prettiest among them eventually gets married. She is a wealthy young…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13
Summary:

Tempestuous scenes in ballrooms and conservatories. Wild orgies of drinking and freak dancing in the homes of the American rich amid gorgeous surroundings. 'Flaming Youth' is not a picture of good morals and discreet behaviour, but it knows the present day precocity of young people and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29
Summary:

Exciting much interested comment among local cinema-goers is the movie play 'Judith of Bethulia.' This was the first big film that the master producer, D. W. Griffith ever made, and comparisons are being drawn with his later works, such as 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-22
Summary:

Those who like kinema thrills will not be disappointed in 'Conflict,' the remarkable picture which Coronet audiences are enjoying this week. Priscilla Dean, who plays the part of the heroine, outdoes herself. The scene in which she rescues her lover from death in a raging torrent on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
Summary:

In making the big South Sea drama 'Idol Dancer,' which the Coronet is showing today and tomorrow, the whole Griffith Company nearly found watery graves. The Company went to Jamaica to take this picture. They wanted a big storm. They went out in a small steamer and found their storm.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' will be the next star offering at the Coronet, after the conclusion of the run of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' As regards Barthelmess, his work is sufficiently well-known – in Way Down East, etc. Richard Barthelmess, as the youngster…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-06
Summary:

Way Down East,' which in many people's opinion, is still Griffith's best picture, will be shown at the Coronet commencing tomorrow, for a short season only. The two films show entirely different aspects of the producer's genius. 'Orphans of the Storm' is a strong…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

The wonder attraction of the contemporary stage is announced for presentation at the Coronet Theatre, where D. W. Griffith presents tonight his great screen enlargement of 'Way Down East.' It is not a mere expanding of the stage play of the same name. Rather, 'Way Down East'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
Summary:

David W. Griffith's masterful motion picture elaboration of 'Way Down East' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Again, as in the case of 'The Birth of a Nation,' Griffith has turned to a success of the stage for his material. When Lottie Blair Parker and Joseph…

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

No eulogies are needed as to the excellence of 'Way Down East,' which is now in the process of 'revival' at the Coronet. Since the first announcement of the return of this masterpiece of Griffith's, the cinema has been crowded. Richard Barthelmess and Lilian Gish are the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-11
Summary:

Way Down East,' extended to oblige popular demand, closes its run at the Coronet tonight. No picture shown at the Little House has drawn such audiences, every seat being sold at very performance on Saturday and Sunday. This is a remarkable tribute to the picture's merit. Booking today…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-10
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of David Wark Griffith based on the old play by Lottie Blair Parker, will come to the Coronet Theatre on Monday. David Wark Griffith is known for 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Broken Blossoms,' and 'Hearts of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-15
Summary:

Way Down East,' a production of D. W. Griffith, is drawing record audiences to the Coronet Theatre. It is just one of those simple, human stories whose British prototypes are 'East Lynne' and 'The Lights o' London.'

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Headline: Way Down East'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-16
Summary:

It is mentioned that 'Way Down East,' the great Griffith film, is showing to crowded audiences at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-17
Summary:

The music of 'Way Down East' arrived on Tuesday, and that explains why last night's presentation of 'Way Down East' at the Coronet Theatre was a sheer triumph. It is noted that Mr. Ray got into touch at once with the headquarters of the distributing firm in America and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-18
Summary:

Way Down East,' directed by Griffith, has been crowding the Coronet Theatre all this week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-22
Summary:

Way Down East' is being screened for the last time today at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-23
Summary:

The Midnight Romance,' which succeeds 'Way Down East' on the Coronet screen today, Anita Stewart, as the heroine, has ample opportunity to give nine emotions of every woman all a turn. Film plot included.