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: 1919-07-04
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.

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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: 1919-07-02 - 1919-07-04
Summary:

Tonight, showing 3rd episodes (final) of Gaumont British film in 5 parts, 'Ultus,' also various comics. Saturday, July 5, see Marie Walcamp in 'The Moonchild,' episodes 1 and 2. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-05 - 1919-07-08
Summary:

July 5, 6, 7 and 8, showing dramatic serial story, 1st and 2nd episodes, Marie Walcamp in 'The Moon Child.' Also Keystone Comics. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-09 - 1919-07-11
Summary:

July 9, 10 and 11, showing a fine picture with a beautiful star, Fannie Ward in 'Her Strange Wedding' (5 parts), also various Comics. Saturday 12th, continuation 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the Theatre.