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: 1925-02-09
Summary:

Jaded movie fans may now experience the big thrill! It is called 'Nero,' and will be shown at the Coronet Theatre today. As the idea of the stupendous cast may be gleaned from the fact that in one scene 65,000 people were employed. Most spectacular films resort to artifice for their…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

See Venice and die' is an old adage. See 'Nero' at the Coronet and sigh – for the chance of seeing again. 'Nero' is a spectacle that cannot be forgotten. Film synopsis included. The photographing was done in Italy, with the actual localities of the story as the scenes.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

The burning of Rome, as depicted in 'Nero,' is remarkable. The number and size of the building destroyed and the powerfully natural way the effect is fitted into the picture, lift it into a new field of achievement. The authors of the story, Charles Sarver and Virginia Tracy have…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-12
Summary:

Nero,' the last and most brutal of the Caesars, is drawing very big houses at the Coronet, proving that a picture of this type is pleasing to nearly every class of the public. 'Nero' certainly abounds in thrills. Beautiful and unusual view of the country around Rome is also shown…

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

It speaks well for the attraction of 'Nero,' now showing at the Coronet, that should be sustaining good houses at all the sessions this week. It is certainly evidence of the fact that the public will respond. In 'Nero,' one is carried away by the spectacular scenes. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-14
Summary:

A reminder is given that today will see the last of 'Nero' at the Coronet. In issues mention has been made of the main lines of the plot and the settings, but mention may perhaps be made of the culminating scene when Nero harangues the crowd, declaring that the Christians shall be…

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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.