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: 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: 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: 1924-04-12
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…