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: 1924-06-13
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-06
Summary:

The management of The Coronet draws attention to the altered times of performances for 'Orphans of the Storm,' rendered necessary by the unusual length of the picture, viz. 2.30, 5 sharp, 7.15 and 9.30 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-29
Summary:

Lillian Gish in her greatest role! The ethereal little star who tugged at heartstrings in such big productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Broken Blossoms,' 'Orphans of the Storm' and 'Way Down East' at last has a role that tests her full powers. In Henry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-29
Summary:

(By H. W. R. to the S. C. M. Post) When the time comes to write the story of the rise of the moving picture there will, I believe, be found two names that will 'lead the rest;' those of Charles Chaplin and D. W. Griffith. David Wark Griffith has been called the Dickens of the screen.…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) I feel bound to reply to Unklutch's latest sneer at 'so-called super-productions.' The pictures for which the Coronet increased prices during the past twelve months were: 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers,' 'Intolerance…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

David Wark Griffiths [sic] goes from strength to strength. When 'Orphans of the Storm' was first shown in the big cities of the world, the Press pronounced it an epochal triumph. Taken from the story of 'The Two Orphans,' it is a story of the events leading up to and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
Summary:

The Coronet management informs us that it is making all final arrangements for showing 'Orphans of the Storm,' David Griffiths [sic] great film of the events before and including the French Revolution. 'Orphans of the Storm' has a special musical score calling for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
Summary:

Cinderella's Twin,' with Viola Dana, will continue at the Coronet until Sunday. The next big Coronet film will be 'Orphans of the Storm,' which is now in course of preparation. Bookings for the coming months include Norma Talmadge in the 'The Eternal Flame,' Wesley…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-27
Summary:

The events preceding and including the French Revolution are shown in graphic and faithful fashion in 'Orphans of the Storm,' Griffith's film adapted from the stage play 'The Two Orphans.' Griffith's [sic] has presented a vista of the economic and social conditions…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-28
Summary:

Signor A. Carpi is to present the Italian Grand Opera Company in a short season of popular favourites at the Star, beginning on Saturday. The programme includes 'Trovatore,' 'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'Pagliacci.' 'Madame Butterfly and 'Carmen' are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-28
Summary:

Some of the world's greatest crimes have been committed by well-meaning men,' said D. W. Griffith in an interview while filming 'Orphans of the Storm,' which is at the Coronet this week. 'The events leading up to the great revolution, which I am depicting as the climax…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-29
Summary:

A few illuminating comments were made by an eminent musical critic recently, after he had visited Griffith's big film, 'Orphans of the Storm.' He mentioned the artistic fashion in which the Great Song of Liberty, the Marseillaise, was interpolated into the score during the big…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-30