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: 1924-01-18
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening one of Paramount's special productions 'Forbidden Fruit' for one day only. The film features Agnes Ayres. 'Felix the Cat' is another attraction full of humour. Tomorrow the theatre will be screening 'Quincy Adams Sawyer.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-19
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen a realist drama of life in New England entitled 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' featuring Lon Chaney and Blanche Sweet.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-23
Summary:

This week, Coronet Theatre is screening a melodrama mixed with humour 'Quincy Adams Sawyer.' Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' is scheduled to follow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' for the last time today. The next attraction is D. W. Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' featuring Carol Dempster.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-15
Summary:

The 'Birth of a Nation' is proving a big success this week at the Coronet. The next offering is the rural masterpiece, 'Quicy Sawyer Adams' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-16
Summary:

After the run of 'The Birth of a Nation,' now at the Coronet, the big rural drama 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' is promised.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-17
Summary:

The Coronet announces the last showing of 'The Birth of a Nation' for today. Followed tomorrow will be 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' starring Lon Chaney and Blanche Sweet. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-18
Summary:

The Coronet is putting on for one day only the film 'Forbidden Fruit,' a Paramount's special production, starring Agnes Ayres. Felix the Cat is another attraction, full of humour. Tomorrow will show 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' starred by Blanche Sweet, John Bowere [sic], Elmo…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-22
Summary:

Quincy Adams Sawyer' is fully in keeping reputation for Coronet. The film is starred by Blanche Sweet and Lon Chaney. Short summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-24
Summary:

Quincy Adams Sawyer' is providing big draw in Coronet. 'One Exciting Night,' Griffith's mystery film, starring Carol Dempster, will be followed next. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-14
Summary:

One of the most widely heralded of this season's photoplays is announced as coming to the Coronet Theatre. It is 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' a Metro-SL picture based on the famous story of New England life. So great was the popularity of the printed narrative by Charles Felton Pidgin…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-16
Summary:

Griffith's big picture, 'The Birth of a Nation,' has met with much popular approval during its run here. The work of Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall stands out as amongst the finest ever seen here. The next Coronet attraction is 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' which is…

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

Blanche Sweet has returned to the screen! The film favourite is seen, in the Metro-SL version of 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' which Clarence Badger directed. Miss Sweet retired a few years ago on account of ill health, and it was not until recently when she was married to Marshall Neilan that…

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

The Coronet announces for today the showing of the Cecil de Mille production, 'Forbidden Fruit.' Tomorrow the big rural drama 'Quincy Adams Sawyer' is promised. Press reports from England and America pronounce it a masterpiece of production.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-19
Summary:

The Metro production 'Quincy Adams Sawyer,' which comes to the Coronet today, is yet another of those new style pictures which leaves behind all the old trite situations. The story is taken from the widely-read novel by Charles Felton Pidgin. The cast in the film is an exceptional one…

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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.