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: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

There is always a good show at Coronet: Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' 'Assorted Heroes' and Topical film. The Star: Tonight only at 5.30 and 9.15, Milton Sills in 'Legally Dead.' The Grand: Tonight only at 9.15 p.m., 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'The Kid,' 6 reels of joy. Also Felix Cartoon, Prizma Colour Film and our own Topical. At usual prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-04 - 1924-11-04
Summary:

Final showing today, Lionel Barrymore in 'The Face in the Fog,' supported by Seena Owen and Lowell Sherman. Also our own Topical Film, the latest newsreel of the world.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-25 - 1924-11-25
Summary:

For one day more, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Court,' 'Easy Street' and 'The Immigrant.' Also Felix Cartoon and our own Topical Film. The enormous success of our wonderful all comedy program compels us to postpone the showing of Reginald Denny's great dramatic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-18 - 1924-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Signal Tower.' Also Inkwell Comedy and our own Topical. The Star: Today at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Little John Revue Co. Prices: 5.30, $1 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and $1.00.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1924-11-15
Summary:

The Coronet: Today till Monday, Tom Moore and Isobel Elsom in 'The Harbour Lights.' The Star: Today till Monday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Son of Kissing Cup,' Century Comedy and our own Topical.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-29 - 1924-12-30
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Strongheart (the wonder dog) in 'The Love Master' with Lillian Rich, a First National attraction. Patrons will be pleased to hear that the 1924-1925 First National pictures have now arrived. All brand new and complete. Also 'Masters of…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-27 - 1924-12-27
Summary:

Today till Tuesday, Strongheart in 'The Love Master,' a First National attraction. Patrons will be pleased to hear that the 1924-1925 First National pictures have now arrived. All brand new and complete. 'Masters of China,' intimate portraits of Chang Tso Lin, Tuan Chi Jui…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-27 - 1924-12-27
Summary:

Strongheart in 'The Love Master,' a First National picture with Lillian Rich. Also 'Master of China,' Felix Cartoon and our own Topical. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Gloria Swanson in 'My American Wife.' Charlie Chaplin in 'The Floorwalker.' Also our own Topical and B. A. T. Scenic. Tomorrow at 2.15, 4.45, 7 and 9.20, 'When Knighthood Was in Flower,' 12 wonderful reels of English history…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-20
Summary:

A picture that pleases everybody! Today till Friday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Grumpy' with Theodore Roberts, the grand old man of the screen in the part made famous on the stage by Cyril Maude. Also our own Topical, includes Sir Harry Lauder at Happy Valley Departure of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-23 - 1925-02-23
Summary:

Another big Coronet success! All records broken on Saturday and Sunday by Harold Lloyd in 'Girl Shy,' 8 reels of sheer delight. Come and see yourself on the screen in our own Topical.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-18
Summary:

Other items in our own Topical Film include a close up of Sir Harry Lauder; the Official Farewell to General Fowler; Hongkong vs the Navy at Rugger. There is also a Screen Review of 1924.

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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: 1925-04-13 - 1925-04-14
Summary:

No More Women,' United Artists' seven-part comedy. Showing together with our own Topical and 'Big Business,' an exceedingly funny 'Our Gang' comedy in which Hal Roach's Rascals open a barber's shop, but are finally routed by a skunk.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-04 - 1925-04-04
Summary:

No need for us to praise 'Tiger Rose.' Everyone who has seen it is doing it for us. It is showing today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 for the last time. There is also a fine Mack Sennett Comedy and an up-to-the-minute Topical.