A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre is going to screen a Richard Bartholmess [sic] feature entitled 'Tol'able David.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Tolable David' featuring Richard Bartholmess [sic]. The story originally appeared under Joseph Hergesheimer's signature in the Saturday Evening Post and the author lent his personal services to the production of the film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening a First National attraction, 'The Fighting Blade,' featuring Richard Barthelmess, who is famous for his role in 'Tol'able David.' The cast also includes Miss Dorothy Mackaill, Mr. Frederick Burton. The film is full of thrill. Film…

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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: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess will be the star feature at the Coronet tonight in 'Tol'able David.' The story originally appeared under Joseph Hergesheimer's signature in the Saturday Evening Post, and the author lent his personal services to the production of the film.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

A review of the film 'Tol'able David,' which have been shown in Coronet. The film is a First National production featuring Barthelmess.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

Tol'able David' which has been shown in Coronet, is in a class by itself. The film is based on the novel written by Joseph Hergesheimer. Short review included.

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

The management of Coronet Theatre has secured another top-hole film entitled 'More Trouble.' This picture was shown last night along with Pathe British Gazette, and a Keystone comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

A review on the acting of Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' which being shown at the Coronet. The film also co-starred by Hardee Kirkland and Lydia Yeamans Titus. A comedy and Pathe's British Gazette are also included in the programme.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-29
Summary:

The last screening of 'Everywoman' will take place at the Coronet on Sunday. Monday will have Blanche Sweet and Harold Lloyd in a tip-top comedy and a film of 1922 Derby with a slow motion picture of the finish.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

The winning of Captain Cuttle in 1922 Derby just arrived and is being screened as on the items in Coronet Theatre today. The rest of the programme included 'Her Unwilling Husband' starring Blanche Sweet and there is also Harold Lloyd in 'Now or Never.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-12
Summary:

Showing again at the Coronet Theatre this evening is the great First National film, 'The Fighting Blade,' a romantic tale of the wars between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers. Cinema-goers who remember 'Tol'able David' will require no further warranty of the excellence…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' will be the next star offering at the Coronet, after the conclusion of the run of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' As regards Barthelmess, his work is sufficiently well-known – in Way Down East, etc. Richard Barthelmess, as the youngster…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-20
Summary:

With such authors as Joseph Hergesheimer, Conrad, Ibanez and Kipling at the service of film producers nowadays, the general level of pictures is being raised appreciably. In 'Tol'able David,' Mr. Hergesheimer's first effort for the screen, the public is provided with a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-22
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess, in Hergesheimer's famous story of the Virginia mountains, should prove a strong attraction at the Coronet tonight. The star is well-known and the author is considered one of the greatest of the day. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-23
Summary:

The visitor to 'Tol'able David,' the Barthelmess film showing at the Coronet, comes away with the pleasant impression of having seen, at last, a picture which, without being extravagantly unreal, contains many truly dramatic scenes. Hergesheimer's gripping story has received…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

Tol'able David,' now at the Coronet, will appeal especially to those whose cry as 'Better and Brighter Pictures.' Adapted from a story by a noted author, and superbly played Richard Barthelmess and a strong cast, this film has received glowing notices wherever it has been…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-25
Summary:

It is unfortunate that a picture of such merit as 'Tol'able David' has been given a title, which although familiar enough in America, is not so readily comprehensible in an English colony. The drawing power of a name is a real thing, and it is hoped that an unfortunate title will…