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: 1924-02-18
Summary:

A film described as a second 'Miracle Man' is 'The Faith Healer,' with Milton Sills, which is on today only at the Star. Tomorrow Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' will be shown.

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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: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-25
Summary:

Betty Compson, whose meteoric rise in the cinema world as the result of her remarkable portrayal in 'The Miracle Man,' will be seen in 'Prisoners of Love,' the attraction at the Queen's Theatre, till Thursday. Others in the cast include Ralph Lewis, Roy Stewart, Clara…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney, in a Universal Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Franciso into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre, entitled as 'The Shock.' The film also starred by Virginia Valli, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' by Universal, based on Bernard McConville's story, is showing today at the Queen's Theatre. The cast includes Baby Peggy, whose first picture 'The Darling of New York,' was so widely acclaimed. Her parents in this picture are Elinor Fair, remembered for…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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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: 1919-05-05
Summary:

The final episode of the 'House of Hate' is now screening at the Victoria. Another masterpiece serial entitled 'Hands Up' with Ruth Roland in the leading role, and a Pathe attraction 'The Phantom Rider' are coming to screen.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

In Victoria Theatre, Charlie Chaplin's million dollar picture 'A Dog's Life' will be screened. A new superb serial has been started, which entitled as 'Hands Up,' featuring Ruth Roland the popular Pathe Star. For the weekend, the first two episodes of this picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-26
Summary:

Owing to the insistent demands of patrons, Victoria Theatre will provide screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' again on Wednesday, and also Pathe's Gazette. Tonight 'The Other Woman' will be on board and on Thursday, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-29
Summary:

There is every prospect of a big house tonight when for the first time Episode 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up' will be projected at the Victoria Theatre. 'Hands Up' is from the pen of Gilson Willets, and starred by Ruth Roland. 'The Other Woman' will be screened for the last…

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

Miss Phyllis Faye, the well-known versatile Australian artist, will give a sensational exhibition of the fire dance in Victoria Theatre. Pathe's Gazette, a new episode of 'Hands Up' and a Toto comedy, will also be included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre made a happy selection when they took that masterpiece film 'Moral Suicide' to show their patrons. Tonight 'Hands Up' will be shown as well as a Harold Lloyd and other films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-24
Summary:

Visitors to the Victoria this evening are assured a suitable programme. With Pathe and Gazette, followed by 'Hands Up' and couple of films. Harold Lloyd, a fun-making film comedian, appears in the farcical film 'She Loves Me Not.'