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: 1919-12-22
Summary:

The popularity of cinemas will be enhanced this festive week and the management of the Coronet Theatre, ever cognizant of the needs of the public, have led the way with an arrangement for a number of super productions which, cramped into the span of a week's screening, will provide…

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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: 1924-01-09
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: 1924-05-01
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: 1925-05-20
Summary:

Lon Chaney, whose work as the fake cripple in 'The Miracle Man' stands out as a bit of remarkable acting, to say nothing of his other impersonations, has added another characterization to his long list in his appearance as 'Quasimodo' and 'Oliver Twist.' 'The…

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

Cinema-goers must laugh their last laugh over Buster Keaton in 'The Scarecrow' and sigh their last sigh over Lon Chaney in 'Nomads of the North' this evening for these two excellent pictures will have been replaced tomorrow by the great Universal picture 'The Hunchback…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Victor Hugo was eminent as one of the greatest dramatic poet of his day before he gave to the world, in 1831, his great tragic romance, 'Notre Dame de Paris,' the magnificent film version of which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening under its original title of 'The Hunchback…

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Headline: Hongkong Nights
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-02
Summary:

The new Queen's Theatre, erected by the Hongkong Engineering and Construction Company, is an example of what the Colony can do to provide for the comfort of the theatre-going population. Nor are there many theatres in the Far East much better than our maligned municipal venture – the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

When people talk about a film as they are talking about 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' that film is worth seeing. This masterly film version of Victor Hugo's novel is now showing to crowded houses daily. Lon Chaney as the hunchback, and Patsy Ruth Miller as the gipsy girl. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

Hongkong cinema-goers are still flocking daily to the Coronet Theatre to see the magnificent film version of Victor Hugo's immortal story, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Several times that the management has been compelled to turn many away, and has in consequence instituted…