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: 1924-06-26
Summary:

Balzac's wonderful story, 'Eugenie Grandet,' comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening under the title of 'The Conquering Power.' Film synopsis included. 'Eugenie Grandet' was written in the full vigour of Balzac's genius, and it is only fitting that the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-28
Summary:

Saturday is always a special occasion for cinema-goers and it is fitting therefore that today the Coronet Theatre should be showing a special feature attraction. This is 'The Conquering Power,' the film version of Balzac's novel, 'Eugenie Grandet.' Made by the producer…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

From star to star with pleasurable frequency sums up the motto of the Coronet Theatre. One day Douglas Fairbanks in a story that will never be forgotten. Rudolph Valentino first burst into prominence in 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' and now, in another story by the same author…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

There is always curiosity to know what a new picture is like and with a producer like Rex Ingram, the curiosity is heightened. 'Trifling Women' which is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time, is by the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-15
Summary:

Including a party from Government House, well over two thousand people have seen the film version of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' which the Coronet management is screening. And of this number, there can have been few for whom it was not a revelation in motion picture…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage,' the film which drew packed houses to the Coronet Theatre every night for a week last summer, is again to be screened in Hongkong. It is a production which bears comparison with such masterpieces as 'The Four Horsemen and 'Intolerance.' Dorothy Phillips…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-23
Summary:

(By 'X. Y. Z.' for S. C. M. Post) The writer thinks that pictures are more powerful than pen and even the sword. The pictorial presentation of the emotions makes a far wider and more vivid appeal than the written story. However, often it has been prostituted to the basest form of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-26
Summary:

Twin Beds,' the film version of the farce comedy stage success of the same name, commenced at the Coronet yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Carter de Haven, who are sponsoring as well as starring in the production, have produced a truly refreshing comedy. Those who missed witnessing the screening of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

Today is the last chance residents will get of seeing the screening of the wonderful masterpiece, 'The Four Horsemen,' in Hongkong. Mr. Ray has decided to show the film again. It is a film that will live, and there are some who even prefer it to 'Intolerance.' 'The Four…

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

Mr. Anthony Hope may rightly be called the creator of the country of Ruritania, about which so many romances and plays are written nowadays. 'The Prisoner of Zenda' is so well-known to the general public that it is a matter of general interest to see how the film version compares with…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-11
Summary:

For the rest of the week, 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,' which has been screened with such pronounced success at the Star Theatre in Kowloon, is to be shown at the Coronet. The novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez upon which the picture is based deals with the life story of an ardent…