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: 1918-08-06 - 1918-08-08
Summary:

August 6-8. 'The Song of the Fire.' American Gazette No.69. 'A Bag of Trouble.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-06 - 1918-08-08
Summary:

6th, 7th and 8th August, 'The Song of the Fire.' Also American Gazette No. 69, 'A Bag of Trouble,' etc. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-09
Summary:

The principal item on the programme was a four part French drama 'The Song of the Fire.' The story, depicting the life of the most attractive nation in Europe, kept the spectators' attention to the last. Film plot included.

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Headline: Some Chatter
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-12 - 1923-09-12
Summary:

Tonight, 'Foolish Wives.' Next week, 'Robin Hood.' After that, 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'Tess of the Storm Country,' 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' and 'Peacock Alley.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

On Sunday, October 14th, 'The Prisoner of Zenda' at the Coronet. October 19 Remarks: Last two nights of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Sunday only, 'The Kentucky Derby.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' and Buster Keaton in 'The Pale Face.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Star: Today, 'The Kentucky Derby,' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Flirt.'

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

We believe that even that record will be eclipsed by the figures for Metro's superb presentation of Anthony Hope's famous romantic novel, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Rex Ingram was its director; Alice Terry is Princess Flavia; Lewis Stone plays Rudolf Rassendyll; Stuart Holmes…

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

Today at the Coronet: 'Captain Fly-by-Night' and Buster Keaton in 'The Paleface'; at the Star: 'The Kentucky Derby' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at the Coronet: at 6 and 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda'; at the Star: at 6 and 9.15, 'The Flirt…

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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: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'Captain Fly-by-Night' and Buster Keaton in 'The Paleface.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Star: Today, 'The Kentucky Derby' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, 'The Flirt.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-15 - 1923-10-18
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' Metro's superb presentation of this world-famous classic.

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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: 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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-15 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda,' Metro's superb presentation of this world-famous classic.

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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: 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…