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: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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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: 1918-10-23 - 1918-10-25
Summary:

The seventh to ninth episodes of 'Who is Number One?' and comics tonight. Next serial 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 26th October.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-28 - 1918-10-29
Summary:

The first and second episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' tonight, including Universal Weekly and comics.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-30 - 1918-11-01
Summary:

The tenth to twelfth episodes of 'Who is Number One?' and comics tonight. The third and fourth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 2nd November.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-26 - 1918-10-26
Summary:

The serial 'The Mystery Ship' tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-04 - 1918-11-05
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from Saturday, 2nd to Tuesday 5th November, including Universal Weekly and comics. The final episodes of 'Who is Number One?' on Wednesday, 6th November.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-08 - 1918-11-12
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' from 9th to 12th November, including Universal Weekly and comics. Blanche Sweet in 'The Dupe' in 5 parts on Wednesday, 13th November. Special matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, 14th November.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-14 - 1918-11-15
Summary:

A Paramount feature in 5 parts tonight, 'The Dupe,' including Gaumont gazette and comics. Blanche Sweet is featured. The seventh and eighth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 16th November.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-11-16 - 1918-11-18
Summary:

The seventh and eighth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' tonight, including Universal gazette and comics. A Paramount film in 5 parts, 'The Lash,' on Wednesday, 20th November. Special matinee at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, 21th November.