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: 1923-04-13
Summary:

A comic caricature of the Fairbanks film version of 'The Three Musketeers' entitled 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' is showing in Coronet This week, which Max Linder takes the bulk of the 'business' upon his capable shoulders.

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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: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Max Linder's comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres,' which was shown in Coronet before, is now coming to Star Theatre. It is an amusing burlesque of Douglas Fairbanks' film version of 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-25
Summary:

Who does not remember Douglas Fairbanks' every exploit in 'The Three Musketeers'? Now he comes again in 'The Mark of Zorro,' which will be the attraction at Coronet today.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

Dumas' novel, 'The Three Musketeers,' is so well-known and widely read to everybody. A crowded house last night showed appreciation of the adventures of D'Artagnan and his three companions, and watched with great interest the foiling of Richelieu's plot to ruin his queen…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-10
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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: 1924-03-22
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-09
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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: 1922-06-20
Summary:

Within last year (according to a writer in the New York Herald) there has been a marked lowering of salaries throughout the motion picture ranks, amounting in some instance to more than 50 per cent. A sage of Hollywood thus summarised the present salary situation. Several top listed actor and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-28
Summary:

Hongkong was to have had the opportunity of seeing Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Three Musketeers' this week but the film has gone astray somewhere in the course of transmission and the Coronet management have had regretfully to announce that its screening has been postponed. Today and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-12-18
Summary:

Long and vainly might one search before finding an artist better equipped by nature to play the part of D'Artagnan, the dashing hero of Alexandre Dumas' most famous novel, than Douglas Fairbanks whose film version of 'The Three Musketeers' is to be shown at the Coronet all…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-12-19
Summary:

The Three Musketeers' was well received and crowded by audiences in Coronet Theatre. The film was starred by Douglas Fairbanks with Dumas' fascinating narrative foundation.