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: 1924-10-08
Summary:

Without the walrus and the seal, their best sources of food and clothing, existence would cease to be possible with the people depicted in the Coronet's Arctic picture, 'Nanook of the North.' The Eskimos' skill in capturing these ocean animals, weighing from one thousand to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-13
Summary:

The exploit of Amundsen, Peary and other intrepid explorers in the Polar Regions are known to almost all, and now, thank Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic], it is possible to see the hardships these men of adventure had to endure. It has remained for one man, Mr. Flattery [sic], to bring back to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-13
Summary:

The Coronet has consented to postpone 'Nanook of the North' and screen 'The Road to London' and 'Saturday Morning' for one more day. 'Saturday Morning,' a two-reel Robin Comedy featuring Sunshine Sammy, is responsible for more laughter than many a comedy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

In 'Nanook of the North,' the Coronet has secured for the Hongkong cinema-going public a film of more than usual interest. It is a picture of Eskimo life, taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic], in the Arctic Regions. During the ten years of exploration in the Polar Regions with the Sir…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-15
Summary:

Cinema patrons have a wonderful opportunity the remainder of this week to see some of the Coronet's recent successes, which are being screened in place of the new Arctic Regions picture, 'Nanook of the North,' which has unfortunately been delayed in transit. Today, 'In Search…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Nanook of the North,' the famous Arctic Pathe production, is to be screened at Coronet today. The photoplay introduces two entirely new personalities, Nanook, 'The Bear,' and Nyla, 'The Smiling One.' Nyla is said to have a 'real million dollar smile,' but at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

Nanook of the North, the big Pathe feature now showing at the Coronet, is in every way a really fine production. It is the first motion picture depicting the actual life of the Eskimo. The picture was made by Robert J. Flattery [sic], engineer and explorer of Sir William MacKenzie's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-22
Summary:

The Pathe film of the Arctic 'Nanook of the North,' continues to attract enthusiastic audiences to the Coronet. It is the only production ever filmed wholly in Arctic conditions and dealing from beginning to ending with the fascinating life drama of native characters.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, – I am constrained by a letter that I have just received from a valued patron of the Coronet to ask the hospitality of your columns either to confirm my correspondent in his views or to vindicate my judgment. I have been advertising the limit the film that was…

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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.