A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1923-06-16
Summary:

Harold Lloyd appears at the Grand, Wanchai, from today, in five-reel comedy, 'Grandma's Boy.'

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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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

The famous old melodrama, showing at the Coronet this week, lends itself admirably to the requirements of the cinema. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the leading role. The direction is Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

After the ran of 'Fools and Riches' finishes at the Grand tonight, Griffith's picture 'Way Down East' is due. People who missed their opportunity in Coronet, will be welcomed. On Xmas day Constance Talmadge in 'Wedding Bells' and Harold Lloyd in 'Now or…

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Headline: The Grand
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-23
Summary:

The Grand announced that they are compiled to withdraw 'Way Down East' after today show. Tomorrow Harold Lloyd's 'Now or Never' will be shown. Constance Talmadge's 'Wedding Bells' is also in the bill for Xmas.

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-04
Summary:

A special Prince's visit picture is prepared in Coronet Theatre for this great week. The main picture, as the public will speedily find fully justifies its selection for this historic occasion. Produced by the First National, America's leading filmmakers, its quality needs no praise.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-08
Summary:

First National's comedy 'Wedding Bells' which has been enjoyed by hundreds from the 'Renown' and Japanese cruisers, starring Constance Talmadge, appears at the Coronet Theatre for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-24
Summary:

After providing the screening 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' Coronet is striking out in an entirely different direction, which includes 'Pay Day' from Charlie Chaplin. Film plot included; Harold Lloyd and Larry Semon in 'Never Weaken' and 'Between the Scenes.' The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-26
Summary:

Lots of people will be taking advantage of this week to see the special all-comedy programme of Coronet, with Charlie Chaplin in 'Pay Day' at its head, which begins at the popular picture house today. Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Larry Semon all in the programme. Film review…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-12-11
Summary:

A new book by H. G. Wells or a new play by J. M. Barrie is not looking forward to with a keener nor more pleasant sense of anticipation than, in the moving picture world. 'Grandma's Boy,' starring Harold Lloyd, is the latest feature to be shown in the Coronet.