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: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to re-screen the Fairbanks success 'The Mark of Zorro' for one more day only. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-19
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen a United Artists production, entitled 'Robin Hood,' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. Enough historical material has been collected by the researchers for the enactment of the dramatic romance associated with the name Robin Hood. Film synopsis included.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-21
Summary:

A private screening of the film 'Robin Hood' was done in the presence of Director of Education (The Hon. Mr. E. A. Irving), the acting Registrar of the University (The Rev. J. T. Holman), the Hon. Mr. Pollock, K. C., the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall, Mr. E. Ralphs and other prominent…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of Griffith's 'Orphans of the Storm' featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. The film is probably more famous than other big hits like 'Mark of Zorro' and 'Robin Hood' at the 'Little House.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-23
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Richard, the Lion Hearted' featuring Wallace Beery. The film is the sequel to 'Robin Hood' which starred Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery. The film is shot with lavish settings, rivalling that of 'Robin Hood.' In some of the big…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

The Fairbanks' success 'The Mark of Zorro' will be shown for one more day at Coronet. On Saturday, 'Robin Hood' with special music will be put on.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-20
Summary:

Robin Hood' featuring Douglas Fairbanks, is coming to the Coronet Theatre next Saturday under United Artists release. Production details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-22
Summary:

The China Mail can, with all confidence, recommend its readers to pay a visit to 'Robin Hood' during its showing at the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-24
Summary:

Douglas Fairbanks tried hard with extra effort on the production of 'Robin Hood,' a United Artists release which was shown at the Coronet. Production details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

The run of 'Orphans of the Storm,' the Griffith film featuring Dorothy and Lillian Gish has been extended until Thursday. This film is probably the most talked-about picture ever shown at the 'Little House' not even excepting the now famous 'Mark of Zorro' and…

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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: 1924-07-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-21
Summary:

Wallace Beery, of Robin Hood fame, plus Conway Tearle, Josephine Crowell and Norma Talmadge appear in 'Ashes of Vengeance,' which is the super attraction in Coronet. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-23
Summary:

The impression made by 'Robin Hood,' with Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery, amongst others, was immense. Now we are to have the sequel to that film fancy in 'Richard, the Lion-Hearted,' which is showing at the Coronet Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-23
Summary:

Hongkong cinema-goers will be delighted to learn that Douglas Fairbanks' masterpiece, 'Robin Hood,' will start a brief season here from this evening. This picture was shown in the Colony over ten months ago, but so wonderful is it in every respect that another extremely cordial…