A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-30
Summary:

There is a most excellent programme now running at the Coronet Theatre. It will continue for two nights more. The principal attraction is the splendid five-part film, 'The Walls of Jericho,' adapted from Alfred Sutro's play and featuring William Breese. Film synopsis included.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-29
Summary:

At the Coronet Theatre, 'Madcap Madge' is drawing packed houses. With an eye to wholesome production, the management of the Coronet has always screened the nest. 'Madcap Madge' is in this category. It is a comedy of unusual interest that cannot fail to please and amuse the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre, in its usual enterprising manner, screened yesterday Charles Darrell's famous melodrama 'When London Sleeps' in four parts. The film version of this drama, which had been performed in almost every town in the British Isles, closely follows…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

With the customary idea of supplying films that are a pleasure to see and free from penny-dread-fullness, the Coronet Theatre management yesterday presented an excellent picture programme, the star film being 'More Trouble.' The piece is excellently acted by Frank Keenan. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-16
Summary:

Most people in Hong Kong will remember the showing of Bex [sic] Beach's famous story 'The Barrier,' when Mitchell Lewis so wonderfully portrayed the character of the French Canadian. Mitchell Lewis has achieved another great success in a somewhat similar role in 'The Code of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

Rex Beach's 'The Silver Horde,' which is the feature of the current programme at the Coronet, contains scenes showing the salmon industry which were filmed in the salmon fishing and packing regions of America's Northwest. Rex Beach journeyed to the Northwest with the cast or…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-24
Summary:

Unusual skill and daring have made 'The Whispering Chorus,' the current attraction at the Coronet Theatre, one of the most powerful and arresting film dramas ever screened. Film synopsis included. This evening, H. E. the Governor and party will visit the Coronet Theatre expressly to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-08
Summary:

Two crowded houses last evening thoroughly enjoyed the good fare provided at the Coronet. The programme included British Gazette, Fatty in 'His Wife's Mistake,' Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

Screening of Charles Darrell's 'While London Sleeps,' support by 'The Great Vacuum Robbery,' 'The Wild Engine' and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10
Summary:

Sold for Marriage' at the Coronet tonight. It's a D. W. Griffith picture, with fine acting of Lilian Gish. In addition there is a fine British Gazette and a Triangle comedy, 'Dirty Work in a Laundry.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-03-15
Summary:

There is a splendid picture programme tonight at the Coronet, presented by Mr. Ray. There is firstly a most interesting British Gazette with the Lord Mayor's Show, the visit of the Shah of Persia to England and the Celebrations of the first anniversary of the Armistice; and, to pass by for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-02
Summary:

The first 1920 production to be shown on a local screen will be presented at the Coronet tonight in 'Lord and Lady Algy,' Goldwyn's adaption of the famous play by R. C. Carton. The cast included Tom Moore, Naomi Childers and William Burress. Film synopsis included. In addition,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-05
Summary:

Highly appreciative of the good fare offered have been the large audiences that have assembled at the Coronet during the holidays to see Goldwyn's delightful screen version of R. C. Carton's sporting comedy 'Lord and Lady Algy.' With this picture, the Coronet is inaugurating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-05
Summary:

Jubilo,' the principal feature in today's continuous performance at the Coronet, is advertised by the Goldwyn Film Corporation as their funniest picture with the biggest star, Will Rogers. Film synopsis included. Other items in the programme included a new British Gazette, a Harold…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-04
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen a drama entitled 'Trifling Women' which promises superb acting, staging and filming. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'Trifling Women' which exhibits strong forcible drama and a great climax. Screen players like Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, Lewis Stone and Edward Connelly were involved in making the film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-08
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a Rex Ingram's drama entitled 'Trifling Women' featuring four leading players, one of them being Barbara La Marr. Staging and filming are both worthy of the theme and acting.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-06
Summary:

Yesterday, Coronet Theatre screened Rex Ingram's photoplay 'Trifling Women.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Rex Ingram's 'Trifling Women' is to be screened at the Coronet today for the first time. Ingram is the man who made 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-06
Summary:

At the Coronet yesterday there were very large houses for the initial screening of Rex Ingram's latest photo-play, 'Trifling Woman.' Plot and production details included.