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: 1924-09-22
Summary:

The man who adapted and supervised 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is now a producer in his own right. Following his signal success with the Hugo work, P. P. Sheehan, the novelist, was retained at Universal City as a director. His first picture, 'The Night Message,' adapted…

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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: 1922-06-22
Summary:

Another Wm. Fox picture is now screening at the World Theatre, in which Gladys Brockwell takes the leading role. It is stated that some of the recent events shown in Pathe News are interesting, as well as 'Sticky Fingers,' a comedy in two parts.

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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.

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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…

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

Phenomenal is the only word that can be found to describe the success in Hongkong of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' the great film version of Victor Hugo's famous novel. Lon Chaney's study of the Hunchback Quasimodo is one of the triumphs of the movies. 'The Hunchback of…

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

Judging from the hundreds who have already seen 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' one would imagine that every cinema-goer in the Colony has visited the Coronet Theatre during the last few days were it not that after its record run the picture is still as popular as ever. This film…