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: 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: 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:

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: 1923-12-01
Summary:

Orphans of the Storm,' at the Coronet, has achieved the peculiar distinction of drawing bigger crowds each night it has been shown. Adapted from the stage play 'The Two Orphans,' it is a stirring narrative of the events shortly before and during the French Revolution. The bare…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03
Summary:

Joseph Schildkraut, who plays the leading part in D. W. Griffith's new picture sensation, 'Orphans of the Storm,' a picturization of 'The Two Orphans,' is known as 'the handsomest man in the world.' He received this distinction no less an authority than Max…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

In making his picture sensation, 'Orphans of the Storm,' (now showing at the Coronet Theatre) D. W. Griffith took the love story in Kate Claxton's famous melodrama, 'The Two Orphans,' and wove it through the turbulent scenes of the French Revolution.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-05
Summary:

Orphans of the Storm' enters upon the last two days of its run at the Coronet today. Apart from its appeal to the general public, it is a tribute to the merit of the picture to find several prominent French residents of the Colony loud in their praises of its fidelity of atmosphere.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-06
Summary:

Way Down East,' which in many people's opinion, is still Griffith's best picture, will be shown at the Coronet commencing tomorrow, for a short season only. The two films show entirely different aspects of the producer's genius. 'Orphans of the Storm' is a strong…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-21
Summary:

Annual Report – School days this year have numbered 174. The daily round has been enlivened twice by visits to the Coronet Theatre, to see 'Robin Hood' and 'Orphans of the Storm.'

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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.