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: 1923-10-27
Summary:

A China Mail representative obtained an interview with Mr. H. W. Ray, managing director of Hongkong Amusement Ltd. In the US, a number of public spirited people have spent large sums in the preparation of educational films, esp. Mr. Henry Ford. The Educational Films Corporation of New York has…

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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-21
Summary:

Tonight's change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, includes a wonderful film entitled 'The Port of Missing Men,' which is similar to 'A Prisoner of Zenda'; comic and gazette also will be included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-05
Summary:

There was a full house at the Hongkong Theatre last night, having Paramount feature entitled 'The Kiss' which is well received. Other items on the programme included the Gazette and two comic 'Eddie's Night Out' and 'Love's Strategy.'

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

The 'Sons of Satan' was the principal item of the programme at the Victoria Theatre last night, besides a gazette number, portraying many live war incidents, always welcomed with the audiences. Wiffles picture 'Wiffles Has Married a Wealthy Wife' was very interesting.

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

There was a popular programme at the Hongkong Theatre yesterday evening, the leading picture being a 5-part play entitled 'Father and the Boys.' Two comedies, 'The Deceivers' and 'A Coat's a Coat' were really funny. Tonight there is a change of programme with…

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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 principal picture being shown in Hongkong Theatre this week is 'Kindling' with Charlotte Walker and Maggie Schultz in the cast. A Gazette and a Comic picture are also in the programme. This afternoon they will screen 5-part dramatic picture 'The Golden Sword Knot' and…

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

Large and appreciative audiences were at the Coronet last night. A picture with six-part 'A Sister of Six' and comic 'The Game Old Knight' was shown. There was also an interesting Gazette and the orchestra which is always worth hearing. Booking for the 9.15 performance is at…

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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: 1919-02-18
Summary:

The new management of Coronet Theatre provides a 4 acts film, screening of 'Caligula' last night, a story founded on the early days of the Roman Emperor Gaius. Detail plot included. There is also a Gazette and a fine comic 'Lonesome Luke – Plumber' included in the programme…