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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-15
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' for two days. The final screening will take place on Wednesday evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-16
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' for the last time tonight. The picture aptly exhibits the horrors of the Great War.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-26
Summary:

On Friday, Coronet Theatre will be screening 'The Four Horsemen' again. The full orchestra will play special music during the showing of the picture.

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Headline: The Sheik'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-22
Summary:

(To the Editor of the 'Hongkong Telegraph') Performances of Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres in 'The Sheik' which is the current attraction at the Coronet Theatre, have been quite disappointing. The film lacked 'pop' and Rudolph Valentino's acting was nothing…

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Headline: Blood and Sand'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' famous 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Blood and Sand' featuring Rudolph Valentino. The story is written by a world-famous Spanish writer who is known for his part in the 'Four Horsemen.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-26
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, the Coronet has been decided to screen 'The Four Horsemen' again.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-29
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, Mr. Ray of the Coronet has been decided to screen 'The Four Horsemen' today for one last time. It is a masterpiece and ranks with such pictures as 'Intolerance'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

An unusually interesting attraction beginning at the Coronet tomorrow, is the film version of Anthony Hope's 'Prisoner of Zenda.' It is a great theatrical hit, with Miss Fay Compton and a brilliant cast is one of the outstanding successes of the London season. The Metro Company…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-14
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-28
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Rudolph Valentino's 'Blood and Sand' will be sufficient to draw the crowds to the Coronet. The writer of 'Blood and Sand' is the same as 'Four Horsemen.' Film plot included.