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: 1918-12-30
Summary:

There is a most excellent programme now running at the Coronet Theatre. It will continue for two nights more. The principal attraction is the splendid five-part film, 'The Walls of Jericho,' adapted from Alfred Sutro's play and featuring William Breese. Film synopsis included.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-29
Summary:

At the Coronet Theatre, 'Madcap Madge' is drawing packed houses. With an eye to wholesome production, the management of the Coronet has always screened the nest. 'Madcap Madge' is in this category. It is a comedy of unusual interest that cannot fail to please and amuse the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre, in its usual enterprising manner, screened yesterday Charles Darrell's famous melodrama 'When London Sleeps' in four parts. The film version of this drama, which had been performed in almost every town in the British Isles, closely follows…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

With the customary idea of supplying films that are a pleasure to see and free from penny-dread-fullness, the Coronet Theatre management yesterday presented an excellent picture programme, the star film being 'More Trouble.' The piece is excellently acted by Frank Keenan. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-03-16
Summary:

Most people in Hong Kong will remember the showing of Bex [sic] Beach's famous story 'The Barrier,' when Mitchell Lewis so wonderfully portrayed the character of the French Canadian. Mitchell Lewis has achieved another great success in a somewhat similar role in 'The Code of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

Rex Beach's 'The Silver Horde,' which is the feature of the current programme at the Coronet, contains scenes showing the salmon industry which were filmed in the salmon fishing and packing regions of America's Northwest. Rex Beach journeyed to the Northwest with the cast or…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-24
Summary:

Unusual skill and daring have made 'The Whispering Chorus,' the current attraction at the Coronet Theatre, one of the most powerful and arresting film dramas ever screened. Film synopsis included. This evening, H. E. the Governor and party will visit the Coronet Theatre expressly to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-08
Summary:

Two crowded houses last evening thoroughly enjoyed the good fare provided at the Coronet. The programme included British Gazette, Fatty in 'His Wife's Mistake,' Douglas Fairbanks in 'Flirting with Fate' and Charlie Chaplin in 'The Rink.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

Screening of Charles Darrell's 'While London Sleeps,' support by 'The Great Vacuum Robbery,' 'The Wild Engine' and British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10
Summary:

Sold for Marriage' at the Coronet tonight. It's a D. W. Griffith picture, with fine acting of Lilian Gish. In addition there is a fine British Gazette and a Triangle comedy, 'Dirty Work in a Laundry.'

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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: 1920-03-15
Summary:

There is a splendid picture programme tonight at the Coronet, presented by Mr. Ray. There is firstly a most interesting British Gazette with the Lord Mayor's Show, the visit of the Shah of Persia to England and the Celebrations of the first anniversary of the Armistice; and, to pass by for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-02
Summary:

The first 1920 production to be shown on a local screen will be presented at the Coronet tonight in 'Lord and Lady Algy,' Goldwyn's adaption of the famous play by R. C. Carton. The cast included Tom Moore, Naomi Childers and William Burress. Film synopsis included. In addition,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-05
Summary:

Highly appreciative of the good fare offered have been the large audiences that have assembled at the Coronet during the holidays to see Goldwyn's delightful screen version of R. C. Carton's sporting comedy 'Lord and Lady Algy.' With this picture, the Coronet is inaugurating…

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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: 1920-07-05
Summary:

Jubilo,' the principal feature in today's continuous performance at the Coronet, is advertised by the Goldwyn Film Corporation as their funniest picture with the biggest star, Will Rogers. Film synopsis included. Other items in the programme included a new British Gazette, a Harold…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

Last night at the theatre, the 5-part Pathe play 'Runaway Romany' was screened. This interesting film depicts Marion Davis in the title role. Other attractions are the British Gazette, 'Zizi,' a comedy and an orchestra which discourses popular music. Tomorrow, Haddon Chamber…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-24
Summary:

At the Coronet last night there was a long programme of interesting films, including British Gazette, 'The Corsican Sisters,' 'Unlucky Thirteen' and 'The Rose of the Rancho.'