A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

F. Marshall Sanderson will present on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. D. W. Griffith's colossal spectacle 'Intolerance'. The picture that has all the stars: Lillian Gish, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love, Miriam Cooper and Elmo Lincoln (Tarzan). Sir Herbert Tree - Douglas Fairbanks -…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-02 - 1919-08-05
Summary:

Tonight, 'Intolerance,' 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 1 to 4), 'The Lily of Poverty Flat' and comedies. Booking at Robinson's. August 4 remarks: Griffith's masterpiece. August 4 remarks: 'Three Weeks' at 5.15 p.m. August 5 remarks: Douglas…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-15 - 1919-08-14
Summary:

D. W. Griffith's masterpiece 'Intolerance.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

What Shakespeare was among dramatists; what Charles Dickens was among novelists; that D. W. Griffith is among film producers! 'Intolerance' and 'Hearts of the World.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-05 - 1919-08-05
Summary:

The Coronet in its latest enterprise! We have now made arrangements to purchase the rights of the big pictures that we show. As the fruits of this new venture, we invite you to witness 'Intolerance' tonight.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-16 - 1919-08-16
Summary:

There will never be another $2,000,000 picture. There will never be another 'Intolerance.' If you have not seen the screen's most glorious production, do not miss this last opportunity.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-29 - 1919-08-29
Summary:

Tonight, 'Intolerance.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-07-21 - 1921-07-22
Summary:

When we tell you that it costs us $2 a minute to show 'The Devil's Passkey' at Wo Ping Theatre more than it cost to screen either 'Hearts of the World' or 'Intolerance,' you can perhaps realise that it must be a great picture. The Coronet Orchestra will provide…

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Headline: Intolerance
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-13 - 1923-04-25
Summary:

April 13-14 Remarks: Teaser ads. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. April 21 Remarks: The greatest picture of all time, 'Intolerance' will be shown at the Star. The cast includes Lilian [sic] Gish, Mae Marsh, Seena Owen, Constance Talmadge,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-23 - 1923-04-24
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Nut.' The Star: At 5.30, 'The House of Whispers.' At 9.15, 'Intolerance.' With full orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-25 - 1923-04-25
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Nut.' The Star: 5.30 only, 'Black Beauty.' At 9.15, 'Intolerance.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-01 - 1923-05-01
Summary:

Last performances of House Peters in 'Human Hearts.' Tomorrow at 5.15 & 9.15 sharp, 'Intolerance.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-02 - 1923-05-02
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m. only, 'Intolerance.' today at 2.30 p.m., 'More Deadly Than the Male.' The Star: Tonight at 5.30 & 9.15 p.m., Enid Bennet [sic] in 'What Every Woman Learns.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-03 - 1923-05-05
Summary:

De Luxe presentation of D. W. Griffith's 'Intolerance.' Price details included. May 3 Remarks: Today at 2.30, 'The Heart of a Woman.' May 3 Remarks: Today at 2.30 only, 'Crooked Straight.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-21 - 1920-02-25
Summary:

Producer, star and story all combine 'Polly of the Circus,' a great photoplay. You have seen 'The Auction Block,' 'The Thais' and 'Dodging a Million,' so you know what the name Goldwyn means on a picture. You have not yet forgotten the acting of Mae Marsh…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-10 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Final performances of 'Merry-Go-Round.' Tomorrow, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury' supported by the famous Universal Ranch Riders directed by Clifford Smith, a Universal picture. January 22 remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'Merry Go Round.'