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: 1915-09-30
Summary:

The drama 'Lucille Love' now being shown at the Victoria Theatre, has reached the 11th and 12th episodes. Other interesting films being screened are 'Variety Boat Race Mystery,' Pathe's British Gazette, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-25
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War' and 'For Honour and Country,' are the features in current Victoria Theatre programme. Other pictures are those dealing with events of the day and a series showing North Sea trawling.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-27
Summary:

The programme at the Victoria Theatre this week includes: 'Excessive Affection,' 'Sept. Morn.', 'A Suspended Ordeal' and 'After the Honeymoon' which are all laughable. Pathe's British Gazette and 'Sport in Catalonia' are very interesting…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-13
Summary:

The historical film 'Joan of Arc' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre tonight and, for the last time, at next Wednesday's matinee, by request. Tomorrow the thrilling drama 'The Eye of a God' will be screened. And there will be a number of new 'comics' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-23
Summary:

Tomorrow night at the Victoria Theatre will be screened 'Max Sees Life' by Max Linder and a thrilling drama 'The Final Turn' and Pathe's interesting British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-30
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing another good all-round programme this week, including Pathe's British Gazette, a series showing the bombardment of the Turkish coast by the Russian Black Sea fleet, some beautiful panoramic views of Genoa, good comics in 'The Riot,' 'The Heart…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-12
Summary:

Apart from Shakespeare's play 'Othello,' the Victoria Theatre is showing war and big guns for the front pictures from Pathe's British Gazette; 'A Leaning to Leanness' and 'On His Wedding Day,' which are both comic films.

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

The management of Coronet Theatre has secured another top-hole film entitled 'More Trouble.' This picture was shown last night along with Pathe British Gazette, and a Keystone comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28
Summary:

Despite the bad weather, Saturday night saw a full house at the Victoria, when Mr. Charlie's clever combination of juvenile artists entertained the audience for two solid hours. Two films were also included in the programme, which are Pathe's British Gazette and Harold Lloyd comedy…

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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: 1921-09-17
Summary:

A review on the acting of Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' which being shown at the Coronet. The film also co-starred by Hardee Kirkland and Lydia Yeamans Titus. A comedy and Pathe's British Gazette are also included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-01 - 1915-10-02
Summary:

The eleventh and twelfth episodes of 'Lucille Love' on Friday, 1st October, 1915. The drama in 2 parts, 'Varsity Boat Race Mystery,' will be shown. Pathe's British gazette included. Keystone comic 'Fatal High C' is displayed.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-07 - 1915-10-09
Summary:

The last episode of 'Lucille Love' on Friday, 8th October, 1915. The drama 'Court Intrigue' in 4 parts. Pathe's British gazette and Keystone comics included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-14 - 1915-10-15
Summary:

The fifth series of 'Rocambole,' the Terror of Paris, in 5 parts on Friday, 15th October, 1915. Pathe's British gazette included. A grand benefit night embracing naval, military and civil picture on Thursday, 21st October, the Red Cross Day.