A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-14
Summary:

Screening of the Arctic film 'Nanook of the North,' booked by the Coronet, had to be postponed. The picture is expected to return by Saturday. In the meantime, today the theatre will be screening 'The Brat,' tomorrow 'In Search of a Sinner' featuring Constance…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre recently screened 'Hunting Big Game in Africa.' Now the theatre is going to screen the photoplay entitled 'Nanook of the North' which gives a detailed view into the life of the Arctic Region. The photoplay was taken by Mr. Robert J. Flattery [sic] who spent a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Nanook of the North.' The photoplay portrays a detailed view of the life of a family of Eskimos living in the Arctic region. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the Pathe Eskimo production 'Nanook of the North.' The picture was taken by R. J. Flattery [sic], five times leader of Sir William Mackenzie's expeditions and provides a detailed view of human life in the North Pole. The scenes are located in the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-15
Summary:

Nanook of the North,' which has been delayed in transit to Coronet, was not able to screen today while 'In Search of a Sinner' is a replacement attraction. The film starred Constance Talmadge. Tomorrow 'The Hoodlum' starring Mary Pickford will be screened. On Friday,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-21
Summary:

A wonderful Arctic picture, 'Nanook of the North' is available at Coronet. Production and story details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-24
Summary:

An in-depth article about the impact and the review of the Film 'Nanook,' which was shown at the Coronet before.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-29
Summary:

The last screening of 'Everywoman' will take place at the Coronet on Sunday. Monday will have Blanche Sweet and Harold Lloyd in a tip-top comedy and a film of 1922 Derby with a slow motion picture of the finish.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

The winning of Captain Cuttle in 1922 Derby just arrived and is being screened as on the items in Coronet Theatre today. The rest of the programme included 'Her Unwilling Husband' starring Blanche Sweet and there is also Harold Lloyd in 'Now or Never.'

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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…