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: 1923-05-24
Summary:

Smilin' Through' is to be presented at the Coronet Theatre next week. This is the loveliest thing Norma Talmadge ever did, and by every token the greatest picture this year has brought forth. Technically, the production is without a flaw. It surpasses even the high standard established…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-28
Summary:

The sweet, almost exotic, beauty of Norma Talmadge has a fitting frame in 'Smilin' Through,' the beautiful romance which comes to the Coronet today for a week. A picture that almost raises the manufacture of motion pictures from a commercial venture to the dignity of art, it has…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-29
Summary:

Beautiful architecture and striking scenic effects are predominant features of 'Smilin' Through,' which Norma Talmadge in the chief role, won general admiration when it was shown for the first time at the Coronet yesterday. Film synopsis included. Added to this is a wonderful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-31
Summary:

The Frawley Company added to their list of successes last evening by the performance of 'Lawful Larceny,' an absorbing play by Samuel Shipman. Miss Adele Blood took the part of Marion Dorsey, whilst Mr. Herbert Light gave a convincing study of Andrew Dorsey. Miss Helen Barnes scored a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-23
Summary:

Norma Talmadge follows her triumph in 'Smilin' Through' with another film, 'The Eternal Flame,' which will be the First National attraction at the Coronet Theatre shortly. Conway Tearle portrays the leading male role, while Adolphe Jean Menjou is to be seen as the Due de…

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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.