A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

On Sunday, October 14th, 'The Prisoner of Zenda' at the Coronet. October 19 Remarks: Last two nights of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Sunday only, 'The Kentucky Derby.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' and Buster Keaton in 'The Pale Face.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Star: Today, 'The Kentucky Derby,' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' 'The Kentucky Derby.' The Star: George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' 'My Wild Irish Rose.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19 - 1923-11-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Mon. to Thur. Nov. 19 to 22 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish,' an United Artists production. The Star: Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Terry in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Grand: 'Little Lord…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1923-12-14
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Sat. at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Jackie Coogan in 'Trouble,' together with Buster Keaton in 'The Boat' Ilustration included. The Star: Italian Grand Opera tonight at 9.15, 'Mignon.' Tomorrow, farewell performance, 'Traviata.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-24 - 1923-12-27
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., all the kids in filmland in 'Penrod.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-02 - 1924-01-02
Summary:

The Coronet: 'Peg o' My Heart,' tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15. The Star: Tonight only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Penrod.' Tomorrow only, Jackie Codgan [sic] in 'Trouble.' The Grand: Tonight and tomorrow, Catherine Calvert in 'Dead Men Tell No Tales.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-16 - 1925-07-16
Summary:

Change of programme daily, today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mildred Harris Chaplin in 'Old Dad.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., all the kids in film-land in Booth Tarkington's 'Penrod.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-22 - 1925-07-22
Summary:

Change of programme daily, today at the Coronet at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Wesley Barry in 'Penrod.' Today at the Star at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Constance Talmadge in 'Dangerous Business.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

Coronet management has decided to screen only comedy programs throughout the festive weeks. Currently the theatre is screening a Mack Sennett attraction, entitled 'A Small Town Idol,' featuring Ben Turpin. The Christmas attraction proper will be 'Penrod' with Wesley Barry and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

For the last time today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Penrod' featuring Freckles [sic] Barry. Constance Talmadge's comedy 'Dangerous Business' is scheduled to follow.

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Publication Date: 1924-04-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Heroes of the Street' featuring Wesley Barry who is famous for his performance in 'Penrod' and 'Rags to Riches.' The picture is a blend of pathos and humour. Film synopsis included.

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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: 1923-10-13
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: 1923-10-16
Summary:

Metro Pictures were astute enough to let Rex Ingram have a free hand to direct 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' which result the screen version compares very favourably with the book and stage play. Coronet is still providing screening of the film this week.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-17
Summary:

In 'The Prisoner of Zenda' the Coronet has secured another powerful drawing card, based on Anthony Hope's novel. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda will be followed at the Coronet on Sunday for one day only by racing drama 'The Kentucky Derby.' On Monday Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' is the attraction. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Hearts are Trumps,' a film adaptation of the old Drury Lane melodrama by Cecil Raleigh is proving a big draw at the Coronet. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the starring role, and the picture was made by Rex Ingram.