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: 1924-07-19
Summary:

Few movie plays have excited more comment than 'The Sheik,' the big feature film now showing at the Coronet Theatre. The story has been adapted from a popular novel and the scenario has been screened by a famous movie concern like Paramount. Rudolph Valentino excels himself in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-21
Summary:

Magnificent is the word for 'The Sheik,' the great feature film now showing at the Coronet Theatre, for magnificent it is in every detail. A wonderful story, brilliant acting, and staging – which impresses the beholder most it is at times hard to say, but certain it is that taken…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-22
Summary:

Today represents the last opportunity that Hongkong cinema-goers of seeing 'The Sheik,' the wonderful Paramount picture which has been drawing large audiences at the Coronet Theatre as the feature attraction for the last five days.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-09
Summary:

Whether it is by design or accident that the Coronet Theatre this evening offers 'The Shriek of Araby' does not really matter, the only thing that concerns local cinema-goers is the fact that they are thus able to compare Mack Sennet [sic]'s famous burlesque with the picture…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-11
Summary:

The Shriek of Araby,' Mack Sennet's [sic] delightful burlesque of 'The Sheik,' will be shown at the Coronet Theatre again today. The inimitable Ben Turpin plays the leading role.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-12
Summary:

Hongkong cinema-goers have their last opportunity this evening of seeing 'The Shriek of Araby,' Mack Sennet's [sic] clever burlesque of 'The Sheik,' which was shown in the Colony a couple of weeks ago. 'The Shriek of Araby,' is being screened at the Coronet…

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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.