A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-22
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Not only will the Coronet maintain the standard of films it has been showing in the past, but it will show even bigger films in the immediate future. Just cast an eye over the following list: 1st, from United Artists, we have 'Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall,' 'A Woman of Paris,…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-06 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Nero' directed by J. Gordon Edwards. February 9 remarks: Baby Peggy in 'Family Secrets.' February 11 remarks: Jacques Gretillat and Violet Mersereau in 'Nero.' February 12 remarks: Charlie Chaplin in 'The Pilgrim.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-06 - 1925-02-07
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Nero,' staged by J. Gordon Edwards, story by Charles Sarver and Virginia Tracy, showing Monday next. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-06 - 1925-02-06
Summary:

Starting Monday next, William Fox presents 'Nero,' directed by J. Gordon Edwards. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-07
Summary:

Jaded movie fans man now experience the Big Thrill. It is called 'Nero' and will be shown at the Coronet Theatre next Monday. Details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-11
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, William Fox presents Jacques Gretillat and Violet Mersereau in 'Nero' in 15 massive reels with special musical setting. Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.10 and 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. 7.30 p.m. only, Baby Peggy in 'The Family…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-09
Summary:

Nero' the William Fox super special, opens at the Coronet tonight. Written by Charles Sarver and Virginia Tracy, directed by J. Gordon Edwards, 'Nero' discloses a tale of Ancient Rome. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-09
Summary:

Jaded movie fans may now experience the big thrill! It is called 'Nero,' and will be shown at the Coronet Theatre today. As the idea of the stupendous cast may be gleaned from the fact that in one scene 65,000 people were employed. Most spectacular films resort to artifice for their…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-09 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.10 and 9.15, William Fox presents 'Nero.' Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.10 and 9.15, $2 and $1. 7.30 programme, Baby Peggy in 'Family Secrets.' Usual prices.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10 - 1925-02-10
Summary:

Looking back over all the big spectacular pictures we have shown at the Coronet and not forgetting 'Hearts of the World,' 'My Four Years in Germany,' 'Intolerance,' 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' 'Orphans of the Storm,' 'The Four Horsemen,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

A film review of 'Nero,' the feature which is screening at the Coronet Theatre. Film plot included.

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Headline: Nero'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

Tonight, Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Nero' which was widely famous in the Rivoli Theatre when it was screened there. The film is true to Roman history throughout and is gathering widespread appreciation.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

See Venice and die' is an old adage. See 'Nero' at the Coronet and sigh – for the chance of seeing again. 'Nero' is a spectacle that cannot be forgotten. Film synopsis included. The photographing was done in Italy, with the actual localities of the story as the scenes.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

Nero is drawing great crowds at the Coronet. Charles Sarver and Virginia Tracy were the authors of the story. The cast included Jacques Gretillat, Alexander Salvini, Paulett Duval, Edy Darcleo [sic], Violet Mersereau. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the William Fox attraction 'Nero.' Mr. Fox sent Mr. J. Gordon Edwards to Rome so that proper characters and proper atmosphere might be secured.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

The burning of Rome, as depicted in 'Nero,' is remarkable. The number and size of the building destroyed and the powerfully natural way the effect is fitted into the picture, lift it into a new field of achievement. The authors of the story, Charles Sarver and Virginia Tracy have…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-12 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, William Fox presents 'Nero.' 7.30 p.m. only, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Pilgrim.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-12 - 1925-02-12
Summary:

Today till Saturday, William Fox's 'Nero.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-12
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the Fox production 'Nero' which is attracting huge audiences in the theatre. Massive scenes of destruction are exhibited in the picture. Film synopsis included.