A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-25
Summary:

Juvenile crime in Britain and Germany has, according to the home papers, been largely on the increase since the war began. As is generally the case, the thefts were undertaken in order to obtain money for entrance to a cinema show. The authority of parents is seldom regarded so far as cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31
Summary:

Intolerance,' D. W. Griffith's greatest spectacle, said to have cost two million dollars, to utilize the services of 125,000 people, and to take three years in the making, will commence an engagement of three nights at the Coronet Theatre. The cast included Mae Marsh, Lilian Gish,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

The Birth of a Nation' was a tax upon self-control, but far more wearing upon a director must have been in the preparation of the spectacle 'Intolerance' which, at the Coronet Theatre promises to be the sensation of the season. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Intolerance
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer thought the price of a seat in a cinema, was a luxury (and it certainly is in this Colony). At Blackpool, a velvet seat in a very up-to-date, elegant and comfortable picture house at the modest charge of six pence plus one penny war tax for '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre is to be congratulated on screening last night of D. W. Griffith's spectacular drama 'Intolerance.' Detailed film review included. There will be a late car tonight after the show at the Coronet.

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Headline: An Explanation
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer believed that the complaint about 'Intolerable' is hardly fair concerning the prices of admission to see the picture. 'Intolerance' is the most expensive picture ever brought out to the Far East, but believing that the foreign…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Intolerance' which has been drawing good houses, will be screened for the last time at the Coronet tonight at 9.15.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

Hearts of the World' the supreme triumph of D. W. Griffith, who made 'Intolerance,' to be presented at the City Hall for a short period under the management of the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. Booking at the Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-27
Summary:

Hearts of the World' will only be shown at the Coronet for two more nights. 'Intolerance' will be screened soon. Both pictures will be taken to Shanghai.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-17
Summary:

Mr. F. Marshall Sanderson, while on his way to Hankow with the popular film 'Intolerance' had to lie up at Chinkiang with influenza.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-25
Summary:

Mr. F. Marshall Sanderson, who after a visit to this Colony was on his way from Shanghai with the 'Intolerance' film but had to be taken to hospital when the steamer arrived at Kiukiang, is progressing favourably.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-18
Summary:

The Auction Block' which proved so popular at the Coronet Theatre a few weeks ago, is to be screened again tonight. It is a Rex Beach production in seven parts and features Rubye De Remer. Commencing of Saturday, partons will have an opportunity of seeing Mae Marsh, the actress who was in D…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-23
Summary:

Crowded houses have been the order of the day at the Coronet, where is being screened Goldwyn's 'Polly of the Circus,' with Mae Marsh. The film is in eight parts and which was the means of bringing Samuel Goldwyn into the front rank of American producers. Some very clever acting…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-26
Summary:

Mae Marsh is now appearing in the first Goldwyn production 'Polly of the Circus,' which is showing at the Coronet Theatre. Those who saw Miss Marsh in 'The Escape' or in 'Intolerance' will readily admit that she is a magnificent actress. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-24
Summary:

The great Fox masterpiece 'A Daughter of the Gods,' featuring Annette Kellerman, should fill the Coronet every time it is shown. Film synopsis included. The Fox Company carried out their work in the production of what, next to 'Intolerance,' must be described as the most…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

Countless film features have been shown here with Norma Talmadge in the starring role. This is perfectly true of 'The Wonderful Thing,' a First National picture directed by Herbert Brenon. Harrison Ford is also in the film and there is also the novelty of a real American society leader…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-29
Summary:

For the last time tonight, Hongkong cinema-goers will have an opportunity of seeing 'The Face in the Dark' starring Mae Marsh who made such a hit in 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' 'The Face in the Dark' is the current feature at the Queen's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-29
Summary:

Exciting much interested comment among local cinema-goers is the movie play 'Judith of Bethulia.' This was the first big film that the master producer, D. W. Griffith ever made, and comparisons are being drawn with his later works, such as 'Intolerance' and 'Way Down…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-13
Summary:

Miriam Cooper, the actress who bewitched thousands by her portrayal of one of the Cameron sisters in 'The Birth of a Nation' and in 'Intolerance' will appear at the Queen's Theatre today in 'Serenade,' an R. A. Walsh-First National Attraction. Playing opposite…