A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-25
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre has been renovated and refurnished throughout. New features have been introduced including children's plays. Mr. H. W. Ray is the new Manager of the Coronet. The first performance under the new management took place yesterday was 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-31
Summary:

The first 'super' film at the Coronet Theatre, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' which has been succeeded at the evening presentation by another Fox film, 'The Walls of Jericho.' The film has wonderful acting and photography. Film synopsis included. Also, an amusing comedy…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-06
Summary:

New York' is being screened at the Coronet Theatre again tonight. "Jack and the Beanstalk" is being shown again on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-09
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre has improved the lighting and new arrangement for the pictures screened, including 'New York,' 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' 'Runaway Romany.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-23
Summary:

There is a varied programme of pictures provided for the patrons of the Victoria Theatre this week. The final episode of 'The Terror of the Range' is to be screened together with 'The Yellow Ticket,' featuring Fannie Ward. And also a film version of 'Jack and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

K,' a famous novel by Mary Roberts Rinehart, which will be told on the screen under the title 'K-the Unknown,' Universal Jewel, soon to be shown in the Star Theatre. K. LeMoyne, the man around whom the story is built. Virginia Valli plays the part of Sidney. Percy Marmont, whose…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-16
Summary:

If Winter Comes,' based on the novel by A. S. M. Hutchinson, made its appearance on the screen at the Coronet Theatre last night. Watching the tale unfold is like reading the book with living illustrations on the page opposite. Film synopsis included. Percy Marmont takes the leading role.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-05
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-31
Summary:

The Yellow Typhoon' winds up at the Grand tonight and Mr. Buster Keaton will also launch his remarkable craft for the very final time. An interesting programme tomorrow includes the film version of 'Dead Men Tell No Tales.' It was written by E. W. Hornung, famous author of '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-06
Summary:

It does not speak very well for British enterprise that 'If Winter Comes,' the most discussed British novel of 1921, is to be filmed by an American company. Mr. Fox has conferred with Mr. Hutchinson, and has been over all the ground where the 'action' takes place.