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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-13
Summary:

An unusually interesting attraction beginning at the Coronet tomorrow, is the film version of Anthony Hope's 'Prisoner of Zenda.' It is a great theatrical hit, with Miss Fay Compton and a brilliant cast is one of the outstanding successes of the London season. The Metro Company…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-16
Summary:

Metro Pictures were astute enough to let Rex Ingram have a free hand to direct 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' which result the screen version compares very favourably with the book and stage play. Coronet is still providing screening of the film this week.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-17
Summary:

In 'The Prisoner of Zenda' the Coronet has secured another powerful drawing card, based on Anthony Hope's novel. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

The Prisoner of Zenda will be followed at the Coronet on Sunday for one day only by racing drama 'The Kentucky Derby.' On Monday Richard Barthelmess in 'Tol'able David' is the attraction. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Hearts are Trumps,' a film adaptation of the old Drury Lane melodrama by Cecil Raleigh is proving a big draw at the Coronet. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the starring role, and the picture was made by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

The famous old melodrama, showing at the Coronet this week, lends itself admirably to the requirements of the cinema. Alice Terry, of 'Prisoner of Zenda' fame, has the leading role. The direction is Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

There is always curiosity to know what a new picture is like and with a producer like Rex Ingram, the curiosity is heightened. 'Trifling Women' which is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time, is by the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Mr. Anthony Hope may rightly be called the creator of the country of Ruritania, about which so many romances and plays are written nowadays. 'The Prisoner of Zenda' is so well-known to the general public that it is a matter of general interest to see how the film version compares with…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-17
Summary:

Anthony Hope's famous romance, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' as adapted for the screen, continues to draw large houses to the Coronet. Admirers of the book will be pleased to hear that the picture has not been changed out of all likeness to the original. The Coronet is to be commended…