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: 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
4
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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-07 - 1918-08-08
Summary:

A Paramount photo-play in 5 parts, 'Sweet Kitty Bellairs,' featuring Mae Murray on 7th, 8th and 9th August. Gaumont graphic and comics included. 'The Daughter of the Gods' will be released on Saturday 10th to Tuesday 13th.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-09 - 1918-08-13
Summary:

Performance at 9:15 p.m. tonight, including a beautiful picture story in 10 parts, 'The Daughter of the Gods.' Performance at 7:15 p.m., also in Saturday matinees, including a comedy in 5 parts, 'His Picture in the Papers.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-14 - 1918-08-16
Summary:

Last 3 nights only from 14th to 16th August. 'The Daughter of the Gods' at 9:15 p.m. Performance at 7:15 p.m., also in Wednesday matinees, including an Paramount featured in 5 parts, 'Each Pearl a Tear.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-24 - 1918-08-26
Summary:

A photo-play in 5 parts, 'Let Katy Do It,' on 24th to 27th August. Keystone & L. Ko. Comedies [sic] included. The first 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 28th August.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-27 - 1918-08-31
Summary:

Performance at 9:15 p.m. including a Paramount photo-play in 5 parts, 'Each Pearl a Tear,' on 28th, 29th and 30th August. The first 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' at 7:15 p.m. and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday matinees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-02 - 1918-09-03
Summary:

The first and second episodes in the 6 parts of 'The Secret Kingdom' tonight, including various comedies. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4th September.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-04 - 1918-09-05
Summary:

Performance at 9:15 p.m. including a comedy in 5 parts, 'His Picture in the Papers,' on 4th, 5th and 6th September. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' at 7:15 p.m. and matinees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-31 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

February 1, 2, 3 and 4, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldina [sic] Farrar. Also, Gazette and Comics. Monday February 3, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis,' a drama in 7 parts. Tuesday February 4, matinee…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-03-23 - 1920-03-27
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 p.m., Mary Miles Minter in 'Emmy of Stork's Nest' and Billy West in 'Backstage.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Circus King' episodes 13 and 14. At 9.15 p.m., 'The Daughter of the Gods.' March 27 Remarks: Ad. on 'A Daughter of the Gods'…