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: 1920-08-02
Summary:

The Probation Wife' has drawn large audiences to the Coronet over the weekend, despite the inclement weather. The freshness of the story, the beautiful setting and photography and the charm which dainty Norma Talmadge seems to exercise over all who see her pictures make the production a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-11
Summary:

Another tale of the frozen north is being produced as a weekend feature at the Coronet by the First National Film Corporation. 'The River's End' is a film brimful of adventure and love incidents and may be placed in the same category as 'Back in God's Country.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-18
Summary:

At the Coronet yesterday, the first screening of a fine production featuring Geraldine Farrar was given. The story as suggested by its title of 'The Hell Cat' was of a usually free character, dealing with the primitive passions of certain cattlemen whose rivalry with their neighbours,…

4
Headline: Get Rich Quick
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-08
Summary:

To the editor of the S.C.M. Post – The writer have made arrangements with the proprietor of the Coronet Theatre for the use of his hall twice nightly for about half an hour, when as a relief from the unending round of Gazettes, Dramas and Comedies that are shown there.

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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: 1920-04-20
Summary:

A Day's Pleasure,' and 'Upstairs' is funning in the enjoyable programme at the Coronet. Film reviews included. In addition, Georges Carpentier illustrates in 'The Gazette' his knockout blow to Beckett. The programme will be repeated tonight.

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences were at the Coronet last night. A picture with six-part 'A Sister of Six' and comic 'The Game Old Knight' was shown. There was also an interesting Gazette and the orchestra which is always worth hearing. Booking for the 9.15 performance is at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-18
Summary:

The new management of Coronet Theatre provides a 4 acts film, screening of 'Caligula' last night, a story founded on the early days of the Roman Emperor Gaius. Detail plot included. There is also a Gazette and a fine comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' included in the programme…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-02-11
Summary:

Miss Constance Talmadge's performance in 'A Temperamental Wife' showing at the Coronet until Sunday next. An interesting Gazette showing happenings at home, together with a very laughable Snub Pollard comedy entitled 'Raise the Rent' is included in the Coronet programme…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-14
Summary:

Pirate Gold' is the current attraction in Coronet Theatre, with Harold Lloyd Comedy 'His Royal Slyness' and an interesting topical gazette complete an excellent programme.

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-23
Summary:

The Devil's Pass Key' is the current attraction at the Wo Ping Theatre. Starring Una Trevelyn, Maud [sic] George, Mae Busch, Samuel de Grasse and Clyde Fillimore [sic]. Music was supplied by Coronet Orchestra. A fine tropical gazette showing the Australian cricketers at play, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-03-28
Summary:

First pictures of the late Pope's obsequies are included in the Coronet Theatre's topical gazette.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-20
Summary:

Kowloon had nothing to complain of Saturday night's show provided by Hongkong Amusements, Ld. [sic] At the Coronet Theatre, a big picture entitled 'The Last of his Race' was screened. Also, the inimitable Harold Lloyd shall conclude the programme with 'Get In and Get Under.…

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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.