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: 1919-08-08
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: 1919-08-14
Summary:

The Victoria continues to show good pictures, including the Pathe film and three episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.' 'Hinton's Double' with Frederick Ward [sic] in the title role, is the feature for tonight's show.

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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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

During the week the rest of the episode of 'The Moon Child' will not be screened owing to the late arrival of steamers. From today at 9.15pm, 'The Explorer' in five parts will be screened. It is the work by famous English dramatist, William Somerset Maugham. 14th and 15th…

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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: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-31
Summary:

July 28, 29, 30 and 31, 1919, at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William S. Hart in 'The Disciple' and two capital comedies. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's. July 29-31 Remarks: Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. 7.15 p.m. only, the big transatlantic serial in 17 episodes, 'The Bull'…

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

August 1, 2 and 3, 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' 5.15 p.m., 'The Lily of Poverty Flat.' 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes I and II. Booking for 9.15 p.m. at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-04 - 1919-08-04
Summary:

At 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' At 2.15 p.m., special children's matinee of 'Intolerance.' At 5.15 p.m., 'Three Weeks.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 3 and 4. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-05 - 1919-08-05
Summary:

Today, at 2.15 p.m., 'Intolerance.' Soldiers, sailors and families $1.00. At 5.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Lamb.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 3 and 4. At 9.15 p.m., 'Intolerance' (last performance).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-06 - 1919-08-07
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow night at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Real Roosevelt,' Rainey's 'Heart of the Jungle,' and 'Coney Island.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 3 and 4. Booking at Robinson's. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-07 - 1919-08-08
Summary:

Tonight, 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'One of Millions' (4 parts) and Comics. 7.15 p.m. performance, showing a new serial, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.' Booking at the Theatre.

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

August 8, 9 and 10 at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the fine Paramount Production, 'Big Timber.' Also 'The Wishbone' and 'Dance Creations.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 5, 6 and 7. Booking at Robinson's. Usual prices.