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: 1918-12-25
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre has been renovated and refurnished throughout. New features have been introduced including children's plays. Mr. H. W. Ray is the new Manager of the Coronet. The first performance under the new management took place yesterday was 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-31
Summary:

The first 'super' film at the Coronet Theatre, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' which has been succeeded at the evening presentation by another Fox film, 'The Walls of Jericho.' The film has wonderful acting and photography. Film synopsis included. Also, an amusing comedy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-06
Summary:

New York' is being screened at the Coronet Theatre again tonight. "Jack and the Beanstalk" is being shown again on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-09
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre has improved the lighting and new arrangement for the pictures screened, including 'New York,' 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' 'Runaway Romany.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-23
Summary:

There is a varied programme of pictures provided for the patrons of the Victoria Theatre this week. The final episode of 'The Terror of the Range' is to be screened together with 'The Yellow Ticket,' featuring Fannie Ward. And also a film version of 'Jack and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Booth Tarkington's arresting story of life in the small towns of the States, bearing the somewhat misleading title 'The Flirt' will be shown of the last time at the Star tonight. Beginning Thursday, the Star will present the big picture 'Disraeli.' George Arliss, in the…

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

The spectacular Metro film, 'Hearts Aflame' is due for a two days' showing at the Star, commencing tonight. A booking of unusual interest is the 'Disraeli' picture, which will be put on Thursday next. George Arliss, the star, played this drama for some years on the stage…

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

Beginning tonight the Star will show 'Disraeli,' which is a convincing attempt to depict a critical period in the career of the great statesman. George Arliss, the star, is an English actor, who had to go to America to make a reputation. When he made the screen adaptation, he brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

My Wild Irish Rose,' a production taken from the famous stage success 'The Shaughraun,' which is to be shown at the Star for two days beginning tomorrow. No writer knew the Irish better than Dion Boucicalt. He himself played the principal role and became famous in the seventies as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-08
Summary:

To round off a really big film week comes the announcement by the Grand that it will show George Arliss in 'Disraeli,' beginning tonight. The film concerns the plots and counterplots in connection with the acquiring by Great Britain of huge interest in the Suez Canal. The costumes and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-04
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-30
Summary:

Little Lord Fauntleroy,' starring Mary Pickford, finishes its run at the Coronet Theatre on Sunday. It is announced that, next week's attraction will be 'Disraeli.' 'Disraeli' is a film version of the famous play of that name by Louis N. Parker. Mr. George Arliss,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-01
Summary:

Disraeli,' a picture based on the life of the great British statesman of that name, was to have been the New Year attraction at the Coronet Theatre. The Chinese postal officials who now look after the British mails in Shanghai have, however, mislaid the film. To that circumstance is due the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-06
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks will disappear from the Coronet screen when 'His Majesty the American' is shown for the last time on Saturday night – but not for long. He will be back again on Monday in 'The Three Musketeers' for another three days. In turn, Sunday's picture will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-13
Summary:

A famous film version of the famous play of that name by Louis N. Parker, 'Disraeli,' starring George Arliss, will be shown at the Coronet Theatre next week. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

A film version of the stage play of that name by Louis N. Parker, 'Disraeli,' starring George Arliss, will be shown at the Coronet Theatre all this week. It is noted that George Arliss previously appeared in 'The Devil.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-16
Summary:

Disraeli,' a picture based on the life of the great Earl of Beaconsfield, was shown for the first time at the Coronet Theatre yesterday. The story is written by Mr. Louis N. Parker, while Mr. George Arliss is in the title role. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-18
Summary:

Disraeli,' a film version of the stage play of the same name starring George Arliss, will be shown at the Coronet Theatre all this week. Film synopsis included.