A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-01
Summary:

Alexandre Dumas famous romance, 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' comes to the Coronet Theatre as the feature attraction for the next week. Film plot included.

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Headline: Monte Cristo'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, beginning on January 9 is to be shown a Kine-dramatization of Alexandre Dumas's celebrated novel 'Monte Cristo.' The film is said to be Pathe most stupendous production. The novel 'The Count of Monte Cristo' was acknowledged as Alexander Dumas…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-13
Summary:

There have been good houses at Victoria Theatre during the weekend, the special attraction being the first epoch of the film, 'The Count of Monte Cristo.' The music part is supplied by the string band of the s.s. 'Venezuela.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-18
Summary:

There was a large number of audiences enjoy the screening of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' in Victoria Theatre last night, many of them were French. The programme in Theatre also included the American Gazette and the usual comic.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The Count of Monte Cristo has been shown for twice in Victoria Theatre and looking forward to the third round. There is also a good programme coming tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday, including film 'King Baggot' and American Gazette and a Keystone comic 'Hogan out West.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-24
Summary:

Long and interesting set of pictures were shown at Victoria last night included 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' 'Annals of the War,' 'United States Customs Inspection' and 'Wilful Wallops for Wealth.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

The Count of Monte Cristo' was shown for the fifth round last night. 'Annals of the War' opened the programme and an interesting insect film, finishing up with a comic 'Dimple, Auto Salesman' [sic], which was very funny.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre attracted full houses. The chief attraction is 'The Court of Monte Cristo' [sic]. A new programme will be produced tonight, including William Fox picture 'Slander' starring Bertha Kalich. Also a Gazette number and two last…

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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: 1919-01-09 - 1919-01-11
Summary:

January 9, 10, 11 and 12, 1919, American Gazette No. 19, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' and 'The House of Terrible Scandals.' Thursday, matinee 9th, January, 'Boy Scouts Be Prepared' in 8 parts. Sunday, matinee 12th, January, 'Sons of Satan.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-15 - 1919-01-17
Summary:

January 16, 17, 18 and 19, 9.15 p.m. performance, American Gazette No. 20, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' 2nd epoch entitled 'The Treasure of Monte Cristo,' and 'Billie Joins the Navy.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-25 - 1919-01-25
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m. performance, Annals of the War No. 57, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' 3rd epoch 'The Philanthropist' and 'Wilful Wallops for Wealth.' Matinees every Wednesday and Thursday at 5.15 p.m., Saturday 2.15 p.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m. Booking at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-30 - 1919-01-31
Summary:

January 30, 31, February 1 and 2, 9.15 p.m. performance, American Gazette No. 23, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' 4th epoch, 'Sinbad, the Sailor.' Also, 'The Busy Bell Boy.' The Manila String Band will be in attendance on Saturday, February 1, at 9.15 p.m. Matinees…