A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-06
Summary:

What Women Love,' a picture featuring Annette Kellerman is the attraction at the Queen's theatre beginning today. Annette Kellerman had been starred in 'A Daughter of the Gods' several years ago. On the same programme is shown 'Dogs of War' the latest 'Our Gang…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
Summary:

Priscilla Dean will be seen for the last time in 'Conflict' at the Coronet today. Sunday's picture is to be 'The Sporting Duchess,' a superb film version of the famous Drury Lane drama of that name, and Norma Talmadge will arrive on Monday in 'Smilin' Through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-29
Summary:

In 'Smilin' Through,' Norma Talmadge delighted crowded audiences at the Coronet yesterday. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

By special is request, 'Smilin Through,' starring Norma Talmadge, is again being screened in the Colony. This time is at the Star, Kowloon.

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Headline: The Hypocrites'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-17
Summary:

Norma Talmadge is the star of 'The Eternal Flame,' the current attraction at the Coronet. The story is adapted from the novel 'The Duchesse de Langaise' by Balzac. The supporting actor also included Conway Tearle, who had been quite up to the standard when she set in '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-31
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-21
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre on August 10th is to show a magnificent film entitled 'A Daughter of the Gods.' It is told that this is one of the best productions in cinema art yet presented to the world.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-08
Summary:

One of the best films ever shown in the theatres is the 'Daughter of the Gods,' which will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre on Saturday next. The film itself cost over a million dollars. It will be run until next Tuesday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-15
Summary:

Tomorrow the last exhibition of the magnificent film, the 'Daughter of the Gods' takes place at the Hongkong Theatre, and on Saturday the 11th, and two following days episodes of 'Mary Page' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.