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: 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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-12 - 1919-05-14
Summary:

May 12, 13 and 14, 9.15 p.m., House Peters in 'The Hand of Peril' in 5 parts, and various Comics. Matinee Thursday, May 15th at 5.15 p.m., Just Jim featuring Harry D. Carey. Remember Thursday, May 15th, Ruth Roland in a Pathe Cyclonic Serial, 'Hands Up.' Booking at Anderson…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-15 - 1919-05-17
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Ruth Roland in the cyclonic western motion picture serial packed full of daring adventures and heart-stirring romance, 'Hands Up.' Matinee Sunday, May 18th at 6 p.m., 'Colorado,' a dramatic masterpiece featuring Hobart Bosworth and all-star…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-29 - 1919-05-30
Summary:

Tonight, Ruth Roland in 'Hands Up,' episode 5: 'The Runaway Bride,' and episode 6: 'Flames of Vengeance.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-29 - 1919-05-31
Summary:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9.15 p.m., 'Hands Up,' episode 5 and 6, Runaway Bride and Flames of Vengeance. Repatriation of Enemy Subjects from Shanghai. A fine comedy 'Battle Royal.' Wednesday, matinee at 5.15 p.m., also on Sunday, matinee 6 p.m., by special…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-05 - 1919-06-07
Summary:

For four nights' season, commencing tonight, Thursday, June 5th, 'Hands Up,' episode 7: 'Tossed Into the Torrent,' and episode 8: 'The Fatal Jewels.' Miss Phyllis Faye, the best known and youngest Australia's star in catchy songs and latest fancy dancings…