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: 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…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-02 - 1924-05-03
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Hongkong Amusements Ltd. Take pride in presenting Carl Laemmle's masterly version of Victor Hugo's novel, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' The purpose of a picture house is to show moving pictures, the Coronet has the pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-05 - 1924-05-07
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Prices: 2.30 $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15 $2 and $1.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-09 - 1924-05-10
Summary:

Last day of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Note the times: 2.30, 7 and 9.20 p.m. 5.15 p.m. only, Bert Lytell in 'A Message from Mars.'

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

Premier showing in the far east of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' thirteen wonderful reels with the musical setting used in London and New York. Times and prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., $2 and $1.00. May 1 Remarks: Another ad. on page 6. Commencing today,…

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-02 - 1924-05-02
Summary:

Victor Hugo's famous story, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' starring Lon Chaney, is now showing daily at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m.

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

Extract from a letter from home: 'Even if you have to pay $10 a seat, go and see ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame.''

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Headline: An Apology
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-05 - 1924-05-05
Summary:

The management of the Coronet tender their humble apologies to the hundreds of picture goers who were unable to obtain seats on Saturday to see 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Never has a film been shown in Hongkong that has won such universal commendations. The ticket office at the…

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

Still drawing crowded houses! All who have seen it freely acknowledge that 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is the supreme filmplay. It is the main topic of conversation on tram and ferry; intelligent pupils are asking questions about it in the schools. You cannot afford to miss it for it…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-08 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

2.30, 7 and 9.20 p.m., 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Today and tomorrow at 5.15, for two matinees only, Richard Ganthony's famous romantic comedy drama, 'A Message from Mars.' May 8 Remarks: Another ad. on page 6. Bert Lytell in 'A Message from Mars.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-09 - 1924-05-09
Summary:

Your last chance of seeing 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is tonight as the film leaves for Shanghai tomorrow per S. S. Szechuen. Times of performance: 2.30, 7 and 9.20.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-10 - 1924-05-10
Summary:

It was by no means an easy matter to choose a picture to follow 'The Hunchback'! After carefully considering the claims of 'One Arabian Night,' 'Peacock Alley,' 'Suds,' 'Kindred of the Dust' and a dozen other first-class attractions in our…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-04-03
Summary:

Mid-Day Movies. Today's programme: International News, Topical Budget, Gaumont Graphic, Pathe British Gazette, Pathe News and Felix Cartoon. Admission: 40 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-21 - 1925-04-21
Summary:

Read what the proprietor of your home town cinema had to say about 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which will soon be seen again at the Coronet.