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: 1925-03-12
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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-26
Summary:

It is hard to do justice to the vital feeling of the story of 'Tol'able David.' There are scenes of tenderness, love and pathos. The acting is superb, Richard Barthelmess and the supporting cast not wasting a gesture or omitting a single telling experience. A play like 'Tol…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-27
Summary:

Tol'able David' is amongst the few superb productions. It has discarded all the hackneyed tricks of camera and all the warily familiar situations. There is a world of tenderness and human feeling in the story. More pictures like 'Tol'able David' will be welcome in…

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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.