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: 1923-10-29
Summary:

A letter from a reader to an editor, stated that the previous article from China Mail 'Education By Film.' It is said that the only cinema machines which have fixed optical centre are covered by American Patents. This is a wrong statement as the fixed optical centre with which our…

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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: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-05
Summary:

An exceptionally good programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson this week. The films are as good as ever. A story by Max Linder, the inimitable cinema humorist, the Pathe Gazette, and two star comics are included in the programme. Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-27
Summary:

The picture programme is capitally varied and includes some good comics. Currently events are shown on the Pathe Gazette, the latest happenings being all faithfully recorded. An interesting film shows some of the extraordinary fears that are accomplished at the School of Gymnastics at Tanville.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-23
Summary:

A capital programme is being submitted at the Bijou Theatre this week. The pictures include 'The Nabob.' The leading part is taken by M. Bernard. Other good subjects are 'The Diving Girl' and 'Conquering Carrie.' The Pathe Gazette shows the latest happenings of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-08-29
Summary:

This comfortable picture hall continues to attract a large audience at both houses nightly, and during this week home capital films have been screened. An interesting travel picture showing scenes in the Philippines is very clear and steady. The latest events are shown by Pathe Gazette, which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-15
Summary:

Two long films are in the programme now showing at the Victoria Theatre. The 'Bridge on the Year' is a well-told four part story of the great war. 'Max's Double Part' is a comedy in which Max Linder appears with the usual laughable results. 'Tricks of a Tab' is…

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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…