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: 1919-04-01
Summary:

The Pathe's Gazette showing the Armistice celebrations at Home and the surrender of some of the vessels of the German Fleet is attracting good crowds to the Coronet Theatre. Yesterday, at the two sessions, there were full houses. In advertising the film, the Coronet management advised…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' now being shown at the Coronet, is another Metro production. Film synopsis included. As a story, the film is rather stereotyped, but there are numerous passages providing plenty of humour and excitement. To add to the attractiveness of the programme, there is a Harold Lloyd…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-07-02
Summary:

The Coronet has now on show a first-rate programme which should give satisfaction to the most fastidious of its patrons. This consists of a Pathe's Gazette, a Charlie Chaplain comedy, and the tit-bit of the evening – a drama on the problem of marriage, with Madame Petrova, the famous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-10
Summary:

Emmy Wehlen in 'His Bonded Wife,' a smart up-to-date comedy of society life, is but one of the attractions at the Coronet Theatre until Saturday next, the other items being a screamingly funny $100,000 comedy entitled 'Bumping Into Broadway,' featuring Harold Lloyd, and an…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-15
Summary:

It speaks volumes for the control that the Coronet has secured over the best class of moving pictures that that house can screen in one and the same day two such pictures as 'The Plunderer' and 'Thais.' Roy Norton's red-blooded story which the former is founded. William…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-19
Summary:

The management of the Coronet claims that in the fourth special programme of their 'Super-season' they are presenting the most attractive picture that has yet been thrown upon a cinema screen in the Colony. The first item is the ever-popular Pathe Gazette, which shows Carpentier just…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-08
Summary:

The principal item of the Coronet programme is 'Daphne and the Pirate,' a costume play dealing with the times of Louis XV of France. Lilian Gish plays the heroine. Film plot included. Other interesting items in the programme are an excellent Pathe Gazette, in which showing Captain Ross…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-06
Summary:

It is a coincidence that the Coronet Theatre should at present be showing a Pathe Gazette which includes pictures of Lieut. Lockyear [sic] performing some sensational stunts on an aeroplane in Arizona. Reuter reports in our today's issue that both Lockyear and his assistant were killed at…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

The management of Coronet Theatre has secured another top-hole film entitled 'More Trouble.' This picture was shown last night along with Pathe British Gazette, and a Keystone comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is showing 'Tarnished Reputations' and the latest British producing 'Around the Town.' Pathe's Gazette was up to the standard. Mr Ray has secured the Eastern rights for this original and interesting series, and has eight in hand. A laughable Snub Pollard…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-04
Summary:

A good programme is being shown in the Coronet, with a six-reel picture 'Her Only Way' in which Norma Talmadge is the popular figure. In addition, a Pathe Gazette and Rolin comedy are in the programme as well as Gaumont's new feature 'Around the Town.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-10
Summary:

Harold Lloyd is again drawing capacity house to the Coronet Theatre in his latest mirth provoker, 'Bumping into Broadway.' The second attraction is an up-to-date comedy-drama of society life entitled 'His Bonded Wife,' featuring Emmy Wehlen. An interesting number of the Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

A review on the acting of Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' which being shown at the Coronet. The film also co-starred by Hardee Kirkland and Lydia Yeamans Titus. A comedy and Pathe's British Gazette are also included in the programme.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-29
Summary:

The last screening of 'Everywoman' will take place at the Coronet on Sunday. Monday will have Blanche Sweet and Harold Lloyd in a tip-top comedy and a film of 1922 Derby with a slow motion picture of the finish.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

The winning of Captain Cuttle in 1922 Derby just arrived and is being screened as on the items in Coronet Theatre today. The rest of the programme included 'Her Unwilling Husband' starring Blanche Sweet and there is also Harold Lloyd in 'Now or Never.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-09
Summary:

Emmy Wehlen in 'His Bonded Wife,' a smart up-to-date comedy of society life, is but one of the attractions at the Coronet Theatre until Saturday next, the other items being a screamingly funny $100,000 comedy entitled 'Bumping into Broadway,' featuring Harold Lloyd, and an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-14
Summary:

In 'The Law of Compensation,' the photo-play which drew full houses to the Coronet last night, Norma Talmadge has exceptional opportunities to display her versatile dramatic powers. Film plot included. In addition, a hearty laugh is caused by the antics of Ford Sterling in an out of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-27
Summary:

M. Simon, a Pathe camera expert, is arriving in Hongkong today on the s.s. Chenan under engagement to Hongkong Amusements Ld. He has made quite a number of reel pictures of current happenings, industrial activities, etc., in Shanghai. It is Mr Ray's intention to film events in Canton and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

The Coronet last night departed, for a change, from its 'big feature' in favour of a nicely varied programme. The Pathe British Gazette proved unusually interesting, a Christie comedy proved full of fun and a 'novelty reel' raised chuckles. One of the biggest pictures was…