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: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Visiting the Coronet Theatre during the next few days, you can see the history of Madame du Barry presented with the greatest colour and realism, for this evening there comes to this popular cinema-house Pola Negri's great picture, 'Passion.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-27
Summary:

At the Star Theatre this evening, Wesley Barry will be featured in 'Schooldays.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
Summary:

Wesley Barry's latest picture, 'School Days' which comes to Coronet Theatre will be the upcoming attraction. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-13
Summary:

Male and Female,' the film version of James Barrie's play 'The Admirable Crichton,' comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-14
Summary:

In Coronet Theatre, the showing of 'Male and Female,' a film version of Sir James Barrie's great drama, had been delayed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-15
Summary:

Male and Female,' Paramount's film version of James Barrie's 'The Admirable Crichton,' was screened at the Coronet Theatre yesterday evening. Meanwhile, Thomas Meighan, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Wesley Barrie [sic], and others, take roles in the play.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-15
Summary:

Sir James Barrie's 'Admirable Crichton' is now appearing in a film version entitled 'Male and Female,' is showing in Coronet Theatre. Thomas Meighan, who appeared in 'The Miracle Man' starred as the leading role. Gloria Swanson plays the leading lady, while…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-04
Summary:

Another famous Barrie play is the feature attraction at the Coronet Theatre today when 'Sentimental Tommy' will be shown for the last time. That the filming has been worthy of the theme cinema patrons need not doubt, as the entire direction has been under the master hand of William de…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-05 - 1913-09-08
Summary:

Programme: the beautiful dramatic film (Pathe Coloured picture); The Madame Du Barry's Flirtation in two parts; 'A Beast at Bay'; the comic pictures, 'Why Wouldn't the Piano Play,' 'Diamond Cut Diamond,' 'An Aeroplane Elopement,' and '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-28
Summary:

The Little Minister,' the film version from Paramount of which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening as the new attraction. The cast is led by Betty Compson and the story is based on Barrie's first full-length novel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-27
Summary:

(Reuter's Service the China Mail) Paris, March 26 – The filming has begun of M. Clemenceau's work 'le voile du bonheur' for the film production of which Clemenceau recently signed a contract. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-03
Summary:

Today at the Coronet the first of two Barrie plays, as adapted to the needs of the screen, will be presented. 'What Every Woman Knows' is no doubt familiar to the vast majority of theatre-goers as one of the brilliant works. William de Mille is responsible for the present production.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening a screen classic 'Passion.' The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry.

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

School Days' – could any name convey more for a Wesley Barry picture than this! Everybody who has seen Freckles in his earlier productions can readily imagine how he must fairly revel in this his latest piece which comes to the Coronet Theatre today as the feature attraction for the next…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-07
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening 'The Bachelor Girl.' It is based on the famous novel by Victor Marguerite, adapted to the screen by Armand Du Plessy. The film exhibits the beauty of the city of smiles.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Costume plays are usually dull enough affairs, with little life or movement. That they can be infused with life and colour is proved by the notable historical film now showing at the Coronet Theatre, 'Passion,' which not only presents some beautiful costumes but also unfolds a dramatic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-07 - 1924-08-07
Summary:

Don't fail to see 'The Bachelor Girl' (in 9 reels), 1924's super-artistic production beautiful beyond praise, based on the famous romance by Victor Margueritte, adapted to the screen by Armand du Plessy with a superb all-star cast.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-07
Summary:

The World Theatre is now showing a picture in nine reels, based on the famous romance by Victor Marguerite, adapted to the screen by Armand Du Plessy. The Café Napolitan, the Vaudeville, both famous palaces of joy, are elegant, with beautiful women whose movements are full of art and charm.