A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-29 - 1924-05-01
Summary:

The cinema event of the season, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' commencing Thursday. May 1 Remarks: Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-07
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 2-3 Remarks: Hongkong Amusements Ltd. presenting Carl Laemmle's masterly version of Victor Hugo's novel. The purpose of a Picture House is to show moving pictures, The Coronet has the Pictures…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-10
Summary:

Cynthia Stockley's 'Ponjola' will be screened at the conclusin of the record breaking run of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 10 Remarks: It's a First National attraction. Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-18 - 1924-05-19
Summary:

Last two days of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' at 2.30, 7 and 9.20. At 5.15 p.m., Bert Lytell in 'A Message from Mars.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-18 - 1925-05-20
Summary:

Today to Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Corinne Griffith and Conway Tearle in 'Black Oxen,' a First National picture adapted from Gertrude Atherton's latest and most successful novel. Usual prices. May 20 Remarks: Tomorrow at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-21 - 1925-05-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' with Lon Chaney, directed by Carl Laemmle, a Universal picture. No increase in prices. Illustration included. May 26 Remarks: Tomorrow till Sunday, D. W. Griffith will present 'The White Rose' featuring Mae Marsh,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' this evening. The story is inspired by Victor Hugo's famous classic 'Notre-Dame de Paris' and presents a vivid picture of Paris in the Middle Ages. One of the wonders of the film is the exhibition of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Adapted from Victor Hugo's book, the film presents all the tenderness for sorrow and all the sympathy for affliction. The film exhibits the various aspects of Paris in the middle ages.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of Victor Hugo's great romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is drawing large audiences. The entertainment is multiplied by the fine music of the Coronet Theatre Orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' exhibiting medieval Paris and 'Ponjola' showing modern South Africa. The former is based on Victor Hugo's romance and the latter is the film version of the recent novel of the same name.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is followed by the screening of the film version of Cynthia Stockley's novel of the same name 'Ponjola.' The film stars Anna Q. Nillson [sic] and captures the author's strong…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is probably the most expensive picture ever made, and is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. This is based on a famous story by Victor Hugo. Lon Chaney needed half hour each day to make up as the Hunchback. The other cast members include Ernest Torrence and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. This is based on a famous story by Victor Hugo. Film plot included.

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Headline: Last Chance
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

The Hunchbback of Notre Dame,' a Victor Hugo's romance has been drawing large crowds at Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

From Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' to 'Ponjola,' Coronet has taken both of them wisely. First National's 'Ponjola' is starred by Anna Q. Nilsson and James Kirkwood. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: Ponjola'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Photoplays need not all be as magnificent as Victor Hugo's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' 'Ponjola' is the screen version of Cynthia Stockley's novel of the same name, starring Anna Q. Nillson, as the current attraction of Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-20
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will begin to screen 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' on Thursday. The picture is based on Victor Hugo's classic and features Lon Chaney who is famous for his roles in 'The Miracle Man' and 'Oliver Twist.' Lon Chaney mentions that he has performed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-29 - 1924-04-29
Summary:

Commencing Thursday next at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-30 - 1924-04-30
Summary:

Gorgeous and spectacular as 'Intolerance'; mob scenes that rival those of 'Orphans of the Storm'; a setting rivaling that in 'Robin Hood'; a story as touching as 'The Miracle Man'; thrills that compare with those in 'Way Down East'--the moving…