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: 1917-08-18 - 1917-08-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Shielding Shadow' (3rd and 4th episodes), 'Spring Time on the Riviera' (colour), Pathe News; Coming film: Max Linder in 'Max, Victim of the Clutching Hand'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-28 - 1919-03-01
Summary:

28th February, 1st and 2nd March at 9.15 p.m., Pathe News No. 28 and 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' final epoch. Matinee Sunday, 2nd March at 6 p.m., 'Mrs. Plum's Pudding' featuring Marie Tempest. Coming, Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-30 - 1919-12-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'An Amateur Orphan,' a Gold Rooster play in 5 parts, featuring Gladys Leslie. Also Pathe News No. 56. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-19 - 1919-12-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Bryant Washburn in 'All Wrong.' Also Luke's comic and Pathe's News. Today's matinee, 'The Tiger's Trail' episodes 13 and 14. Booking at Anderson's. December 22 Remarks: Today's matinee at 5.15 p.m., Bryant…

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-23 - 1923-10-27
Summary:

The Idol Dancer,' 'Broken Blossoms,' 'Way Down East,' and now 'Tol'able David.' That is the starring record of Richard Barthelmess, who now rivals Doug. Fairbanks as the most popular romantic character on the screen. 'Tol'able David' won the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-16 - 1923-10-16
Summary:

Six million votes were cast in the Sunday Pictorial Film Contest resulting as follows: 1. 'Way Down East,' 475,649 votes; 2. 'Orphans of the Storm,' 447,428 votes; 3. 'The Kid,' 446,216 votes; 4. 'The Four Horsemen,' 436,470 votes; 5. 'Queen of Sheba…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-06 - 1923-11-06
Summary:

As thrilling and dramatic as 'Way Down East,' D. W. Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' is the greatest thing that the greatest genius of the movies has made. Its big mob scenes are as big as those in 'Intolerance'; its heart interest is as great as that of 'Way Down East'; Lillian and Dorothy Gish are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-05 - 1923-12-05
Summary:

Way Down East.'

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

For a short season only at ordinary prices. Grand revival of Griffith's greatest 'Way Down East' in 11 reels, with full musical accompaniment. Tomorrow and Saturday at 2.15, 4.45, 7 and 9.15 p.m.; Sunday at 6 and 9.15.

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

Today and tomorrow at 2.15, 4.45, 7 sharp and 9.15 p.m., D. W. Griffith presents 'Way Down East,' based on Wm. A. Brady's famous play by Lottie Blair Parker and Jos. R. Grismer. Illustration included.

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

Owing to the impossibility of accommodating, during the weekend, to see Griffith's greatest picture, 'Way Down East,' this film has been held over for two more days, tonight and tomorrow. Note the times, 2.15, 4.45, 7 sharp and 9.20 p.m.

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

The Coronet: Note the altered times. 'Way Down East' is playing at 2.15, 4.45, 7 sharp and 9.15 at ordinary prices. The Star: Tonight at 9.15, 'The Barber of Seville.' Tomorrow, 'Carmen.' The Grand: Tonight and tomorrow at 9.15 p.m., 'Dead Game' with Hoot…

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

The Coronet: Note the altered times. 'Way Down East' is playing at 2.15, 4.45, 7 sharp and 9.15 at ordinary prices. The Star: Today at 2.30, 'Rigoletto.' At 9.15, 'Carmen.' Tomorrow, 'Othello.' The Grand: Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Dead Game' with Hoot…

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

The Coronet: For two nights more at 2.15, 4.45, 7 sharp and 9.20 p.m., Lillian Gish and Richard Barthelmess in D. W. Griffith's 'Way Down East.' Illustration included. The Star: Italian Grand Opera tonight at 9.15, 'Tosca.' Tomorrow, 'Faust.' The Grand: At 9.15…

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

The Coronet: Final showing of 'Way Down East.' Today at 2.15, 4.45, 7 and 9.20 p.m. The Star: Italian Grand Opera tonight at 9.15, 'Faust.' Tomorrow, 'Mignon.' The Grand: At 9.15 only, Gladys Walton in 'The Love Letter.'