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: 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: 1924-06-18 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Constance Talmadge in 'The Primitive Lover' and Topical Budget No. 662.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-07-02
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Tom Moore in 'Officer 666,' Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life' and Topical Budget No. 664.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-14 - 1924-06-17
Summary:

Commencing today, the Topical Budget is here again starting with the King at the British Empire Exhibition. Also George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-16 - 1924-06-16
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, George Arliss in 'The Silent Voice' or 'The Man Who Played God,' presented by Distinctive Productions Inc., directed by Harmon Weight. Also the King at the opening of the gorgeous British Empire Exhibition in the latest Topical…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-17 - 1924-06-17
Summary:

See the opening of the British Empire Exhibition today only at the Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-26 - 1924-06-26
Summary:

Seldom, very seldom, indeed, we show a picture at the Little House, the Coronet, that was ever a big success at one of our other theatres. But this time, we are making an exception with Rex Ingram's masterful rendering of Balzac's famous story, 'Eugenie of Grandet'; known on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-30 - 1924-06-30
Summary:

Stately pageantry greets King Ferdinand and Queen Marie of Roumania; King and Queen escort them through British Dominions at Wembley, in the latest Topical Budget. Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life,' a two-reel comedy. Tom Moore in 'Officer 666.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., D. W. Griffith's 'Judith of Bethulia' with an all-star cast including Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Robert Harron, Henry B. Walthall and Kate Bruce. Also showing a Chinese educational film by B. A. T. Co., '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-01
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, 2 days only, Samuel Goldwyn presents Tom Moore in 'Officer 666,' the notable stage success by Augustin MacHugh and Winchell Smith, directed by Harry Beaumont. Also Baby Peggy in 'Such Is Life' and Topical Budget. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-28 - 1924-07-28
Summary:

Judith of Bethulia' is a very old picture, produced in the year 1913, when the film industry was still young. But it was a masterpiece, a sensation and the most spectacular film of its time. David Wark Griffith and it was played by a cast of the most famous and best-loved screen stars of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-09 - 1924-08-09
Summary:

Mack Sennett presents Ben Turpin in 'The Shriek of Araby.' Also showing Topical Budget No. 670. See Sir Robert Ho Tung at the Prime Minister's reception.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-11 - 1924-08-11
Summary:

You can never afford to miss a programme like this one. Mack Sennett's 'The Shriek of Araby' with Ben Turpin and Kathryn McGuire; Johnny Jones in Booth Tarkington's 'Edgar and the Teacher's Pet'; Topical Budget: Sir Robert Ho Tung at the Prime Minister's…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-12 - 1924-08-12
Summary:

Last time today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mack Sennett presents Ben Turpin in 'The Shriek of Araby.' Also Edgar Comedy and Topical Budget No. 670.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-16 - 1924-08-16
Summary:

Tomorrow at 6, 7.30 and 9.15, Monday to Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., a George Melford production, 'The Great Impersonation' with James Kirkwood, a Paramount picture, from the novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim, photoplay by Monte M. Katterjohn. Also showing pictures of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-23 - 1924-08-23
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6, 7.30 and 9.15 p.m., last performance of George Fitzmaurice production of the famous novel by Mary Johnston, 'To Have and to Hold,' with Betty Compson and Bert Lytell, supported by Theodore Kosloff and W. J. Ferguson. Also '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-30 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., tomorrow at 6, 7.30 and 9.15 p.m., last performances of Betty Compson in J. M. Barrie's play, 'The Little Minister,' a Paramount picture. Also showing Baby Peggy in 'Stepping Some,' scenes of Wusih and Topical Budget No. 672.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-29 - 1924-10-29
Summary:

Today till Saturday at usual time and prices, 'The Rustle of Silk' featuring Betty Compson, Conway Tearle and Anna Q. Nilsson. Also showing the most up-to-date British newsreel and the Topical Budget.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-04-03
Summary:

Mid-Day Movies. Today's programme: International News, Topical Budget, Gaumont Graphic, Pathe British Gazette, Pathe News and Felix Cartoon. Admission: 40 cents.