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: 1924-01-07
Summary:

Alice Lake and Rudolf Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' appear for the last time today at the Coronet. A splendid programme of films has been arranged to follow. The feature will be 'Are You a Failure,' a picture with a very novel story. Lloyd Hughes and Madge Bellamy take the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-18
Summary:

Three men of the same height, with much the same manner of walking, and with eyes so similar that no one can tell them apart when alone, were needed by D. W. Griffith in making his great mystery film, 'One Exciting Night.' Film plot included. The cast includes Croker-King, Wallace and…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-24
Summary:

Quincy Adams Sawyer' lives up to its advance promises and is pleasing the big crowds who are seeing it at the Coronet. The Coronet has another big picture coming shortly. It is Griffith's picture, 'One Exciting Night,' a complete departure from the famous producer's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-25
Summary:

Something new -ever the cry in motion pictures – has come with D. W. Griffith's latest film, 'One Exciting Night,' which begins at the Coronet Theatre today. The story concerns a young girl, played by Miss Carol Dempster. Also, the story concerns a half-million dollars that…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-26
Summary:

When D. W. Griffith, the master photoplay producer, made 'One Exciting Night,' his latest motion picture sensation which opened last evening at the Coronet Theatre, he went all screen comedy makes about two and one-half times better by instilling into this mystery film a play that one…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-28
Summary:

It would be unfair to give away the story of the new Griffith film, now at the Coronet, 'One Exciting Night.' It is in order to state that the picture deals with an up-to-date detective mystery, and that although the production is along new lines, all the genius of the big producer is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-29
Summary:

The Coronet announces the last nights of the Griffith mystery picture, 'One Exciting Night,' which has proved as popular during its run here as all the other big productions by the Movie Wizard. 'One Exciting Night' contains an abundance of humour, most of it being supplied…