A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.