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: 1919-05-05
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.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-04
Summary:

During the 'Ultus' show in Hongkong Theatre, the attendance was very pleased. The programme for tomorrow will include a new serial film of episodes in which the well-known protagonist Marie Walcamp in the 'Red Ace' will appear in the 'Moon Child,' a picture of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-07
Summary:

The 'Moon Child' film is now screening in Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marie Walcamp. Tomorrow the well-known actress Fannie Ward will appear in 'Her Strange Wedding' of Lasky Production in 5 parts. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened on Saturday. 'The Fall of a Nation' written recently by Thomas Dixon, in 7 parts, will also be screened. The protagonist of the play is Leila Frost in the role of Virginia Holland, the heroine of the story written…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Fall of a Nation.' On Friday night, the 5th and 6th episode of 'The Moon Child,' starring Marie Walcamp, will be screened. New comics will be introduced at intervals, the best and latest ones.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

Come to the Hongkong Theatre to witness the subsequent episodes of the splendid serial film 'The Moon Child' in which Marie Walcamp takes the leading role. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-15
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre has been well patronised by showing 'Moon Child' and the 'Bull's Eye' in the past few weeks. Tomorrow the 9th and 10th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.