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: 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: 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: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best Pathe's productions, will be screened at Victoria Theatre on Thursday night. The management expects a big rush.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

The third and fourth episode of Pearl White's Pathe serial 'The Lightning Raider' will be screened in Victoria Theatre, and the Manila string from the s.s. 'Venezula' will be in attendance. Plot summary of the episodes included.

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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: 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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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 191908-26
Summary:

Thursday night, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' Pathe's supreme effort in photoplay production. Book straightaway at Anderson's. Photo and film plot included. August 26 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on the film.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Today's matinee, 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 15, 16 and 17. Booking at Anderson's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-30 - 1919-08-30
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Harold Lloyd in 'Take a Chance.' Sunday's matinee, William Farnum in 'Samson.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-06 - 1919-09-09
Summary:

See Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' episode 3 and 4. String Band from the S. S. 'Venezuela.' September 6 Remarks: On page 10, another ad. on 'The Lightning Raider.' Sunday's matinee, 'Stranded in Arcady,' a 5-part photoplay featuring Vernon […

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-08 - 1919-09-10
Summary:

Tonight's Programme, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' episode 3 and 4. Most interesting Budget of world news. Matinee programmes: Wednesday 10, 'Her Hidden Past'; Thursday 11th, 'Candy Girl.' Booking at Anderson's. September 8 Remarks: String Band…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-11 - 1919-09-12
Summary:

Tonight's Programme, 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Lightning Raider.' A fine Harold Lloyd comedy, 'Hear ‘Em Rave.' Booking at Anderson's. September 11 Remarks: Today's matinee: Gladys Hulette in 'The Candy Girl.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-20 - 1919-09-23
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow, last two nights of episodes 7 and 8 of Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider.' September 20 Remarks: Also showing 'Looking Out Below,' a most excruciatingly funny Lloyd Comic. Matinee: today, episodes 7 and 8 of 'The Lightning Raider'; tomorrow…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-27 - 1919-09-30
Summary:

Tonight, the Prize Packets and episodes 9 and 10 of 'The Lightning Raider.' September 27 & 29 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. with the programme rundown provided. September 27 Remarks: Matinees: today, 'Lightning Raider' episodes 9 and 10; tomorrow, 'Culpable.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-04 - 1919-10-04
Summary:

Tonight and Sunday night, great boxing match, Georges Carpentier vs. Dick Smith. Madame and Her Godson, a farce comedy in 5 parts. The greatest success of the Palais Royal Theatre, Paris, the Band of the S. S. 'Ecuador,' will be in attendance at 9.15 p.m. October 4 Remarks: On page 12…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-08 - 1919-10-10
Summary:

Tonight, episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Lightning Raider' and a hilarious Lloyd comic. October 8 Remarks: Today's matinee, boxing match between Carpentier and Smith, and 'Madame and Her Godson.' October 9 Remarks: Today's matinee, dauntless Pearl White in 'The…