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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Today is the last showing of 'Trouble' at the Coronet Theatre. Tomorrow the attraction will be Norma Talmadge in 'The Eternal Flame,' a short story adapted from Balzac's 'Duchesse de Langaise.' The settings of France of the Louis reign are of unusual beauty.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Eternal Flame' featuring Norma Talmadge who is supported by Conway Tearle and a big cast. The story is adopted from one of Balzac's novels. Miss Talmadge is worth seeing in the film both because of her performance and the beautiful gowns…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Today is the last showing of 'Trouble' with Jackie Coogan and Buster Keaton in 'The Boat' at the Coronet. Tomorrow attraction will be Norma Talmadge in 'The Eternal Flame,' a story adapted from Balzac's 'Duchesse de Lanfaise.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Norma Talmadge is the star of 'The Eternal Flame,' the current attraction at the Coronet. The story is adapted from the novel 'The Duchesse de Langaise' by Balzac. The supporting actor also included Conway Tearle, who had been quite up to the standard when she set in '…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-23
Summary:

Norma Talmadge follows her triumph in 'Smilin' Through' with another film, 'The Eternal Flame,' which will be the First National attraction at the Coronet Theatre shortly. Conway Tearle portrays the leading male role, while Adolphe Jean Menjou is to be seen as the Due de…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
Summary:

Cinderella's Twin,' with Viola Dana, will continue at the Coronet until Sunday. The next big Coronet film will be 'Orphans of the Storm,' which is now in course of preparation. Bookings for the coming months include Norma Talmadge in the 'The Eternal Flame,' Wesley…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
Summary:

Everybody's in trouble at the Coronet Theatre just now. First, there's little Jackie Coogan. Then Buster Keaton, who has turned his hand to boat-building. 'Trouble' and 'The Boat' are widely dissimilar in type, but they are both chock full of humour, and should not…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

The locale of Norma Talmadge's elaborate picturization of 'The Eternal Flame,' adapted from Honore Balzac's 'La Duchesse de Langeais,' is France, following Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, when the Second Restoration swept Louis XVIII. The Dutchess is portrayed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-18
Summary:

Norma Talmadge is given the opportunity to wear some beautiful clothes in the course of 'The Eternal Flame.' The film deals with the old French regime when dandies and Court beauties revelled in scandalous gaieties. Film synopsis included. The film is dressed in sumptuous fashion, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-19
Summary:

Norma Talmadge in 'The Eternal Flame,' a drama of Old France, appears for the last time at the Coronet today. The Coronet management announces the early presentation of 'Penrod,' the film made from Booth Tarkington's now famous boy stories that ran in the Cosmopolitan…

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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.