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: 1925-05-06
Summary:

What Women Love,' a picture featuring Annette Kellerman is the attraction at the Queen's theatre beginning today. Annette Kellerman had been starred in 'A Daughter of the Gods' several years ago. On the same programme is shown 'Dogs of War' the latest 'Our Gang…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre announced the film selection competition result. The result disclosed that 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers' and 'The Kid.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-19
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-05-26
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Headline: Close-ups
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-11
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-01
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-05
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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: 1924-02-23
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-03
Summary:

Lionel Barrymore's name has been sufficient to draw great crowds to see him in 'The Face in the Fog.' Barrymore thrilled all who saw him in 'The Enemies of Women.' Commencing Wednesday, Charlie Chaplin and his discovery, Jackie Coogan, will be shown in 'The Kid.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-05
Summary:

The Kid' starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan, is showing in Coronet. Full review with production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-06
Summary:

The Kid' is now showing in Coronet. Jackie Coogan, the boy of eight has yet arrived England, chronicled in the press, for how he attracted the attention of Charlie Chaplin and development of his acting career. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

Following on Charlie Chaplin in 'Behind the Screen,' the Star Theatre is featuring Chaplin's 'The Kid,' with the 'discoveries' of Charlies, Jack Coogan. In addition, there is also a new round of what is called 'The Leather Pushers.' Film plot included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre on August 10th is to show a magnificent film entitled 'A Daughter of the Gods.' It is told that this is one of the best productions in cinema art yet presented to the world.

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

One of the best films ever shown in the theatres is the 'Daughter of the Gods,' which will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre on Saturday next. The film itself cost over a million dollars. It will be run until next Tuesday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-15
Summary:

Tomorrow the last exhibition of the magnificent film, the 'Daughter of the Gods' takes place at the Hongkong Theatre, and on Saturday the 11th, and two following days episodes of 'Mary Page' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-16
Summary:

A speaking cinema film is said to have been invented at last. It was reported that a Swedish engineer, M. Sven [sic] Berglund, has invented a speaking film which ensures simultaneous production of sound and picture. Professor Arrhenius, the famous scientist and Nobel prize-winner, declares that…