A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-09
Summary:

Flaming Youth' is the arresting title of the picture which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening as the feature attraction. The picture does not belie its name. First, there is the very interesting story adapted from a successful novel; then there is the notably fine action of a cast…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-10
Summary:

Yesterday was a general holiday, but this fact cannot be wholly held for the record houses which greeted the First National feature film, 'Flaming Youth,' in the Coronet Theatre at all performances. Undoubtedly, many people must have been attracted by the fame which has gone before…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-11
Summary:

Jealous wives with susceptible husbands should boycott the Coronet Theatre during the next few days, for the feature attraction now showing there includes such very, very pretty girls that – but perhaps it is alright since the prettiest among them eventually gets married. She is a wealthy young…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-13
Summary:

Tempestuous scenes in ballrooms and conservatories. Wild orgies of drinking and freak dancing in the homes of the American rich amid gorgeous surroundings. 'Flaming Youth' is not a picture of good morals and discreet behaviour, but it knows the present day precocity of young people and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-09
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-12
Summary:

Rich Men's Wives,' the illuminating film presented for the first time at the Coronet last night, is a vivid revelation of the hectic life of New York society. The details of two notorious divorce cases in New York inspired the plot of the play. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-13
Summary:

There are many sensational scenes in the drama 'Rich Men's Wives,' now at the Coronet. The latter scenes, showing a society butterfly's struggle for the guardianship of her little boy, have a true human appeal. Film synopsis included. 'Rich Men's Wives' was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-14
Summary:

Rich Men's Wives' enters upon its last day's run at the Coronet today. It may be described as a legitimate society drama, with much in it that will strike a sympathetic note in the hearts of people who see it. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
Summary:

Showing at the Coronet Theatre tonight for the last time is 'Parted Curtains,' which pleased many large audiences during the week, while appearing at the Star Theatre – also for the last time is the Royal Russian Ballet, whose entertainment is supplemented with a very enjoyable movie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Poor Men's Wives' is now being screened in the Coronet Theatre. The film is a companion picture of 'Rich Men's Wives,' but it is greater, alike for its striking story, its lavish staging, and its faultless acting. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-15
Summary:

What makes a book really great? Sincerity – that is the great essential. Judged by this standard the feature attraction now showing at the Coronet Theatre is fit to rank with the greatest pictures shown this year. Barbara La Marr takes the leading role. Film plot included. The film is the…