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: 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: 1919-05-05
Summary:

The final episode of the 'House of Hate' is now screening at the Victoria. Another masterpiece serial entitled 'Hands Up' with Ruth Roland in the leading role, and a Pathe attraction 'The Phantom Rider' are coming to screen.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

In Victoria Theatre, Charlie Chaplin's million dollar picture 'A Dog's Life' will be screened. A new superb serial has been started, which entitled as 'Hands Up,' featuring Ruth Roland the popular Pathe Star. For the weekend, the first two episodes of this picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-26
Summary:

Owing to the insistent demands of patrons, Victoria Theatre will provide screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' again on Wednesday, and also Pathe's Gazette. Tonight 'The Other Woman' will be on board and on Thursday, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-29
Summary:

There is every prospect of a big house tonight when for the first time Episode 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up' will be projected at the Victoria Theatre. 'Hands Up' is from the pen of Gilson Willets, and starred by Ruth Roland. 'The Other Woman' will be screened for the last…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

Miss Phyllis Faye, the well-known versatile Australian artist, will give a sensational exhibition of the fire dance in Victoria Theatre. Pathe's Gazette, a new episode of 'Hands Up' and a Toto comedy, will also be included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre made a happy selection when they took that masterpiece film 'Moral Suicide' to show their patrons. Tonight 'Hands Up' will be shown as well as a Harold Lloyd and other films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-24
Summary:

Visitors to the Victoria this evening are assured a suitable programme. With Pathe and Gazette, followed by 'Hands Up' and couple of films. Harold Lloyd, a fun-making film comedian, appears in the farcical film 'She Loves Me Not.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-07 - 1918-08-08
Summary:

A Paramount photo-play in 5 parts, 'Sweet Kitty Bellairs,' featuring Mae Murray on 7th, 8th and 9th August. Gaumont graphic and comics included. 'The Daughter of the Gods' will be released on Saturday 10th to Tuesday 13th.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-09 - 1918-08-13
Summary:

Performance at 9:15 p.m. tonight, including a beautiful picture story in 10 parts, 'The Daughter of the Gods.' Performance at 7:15 p.m., also in Saturday matinees, including a comedy in 5 parts, 'His Picture in the Papers.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-14 - 1918-08-16
Summary:

Last 3 nights only from 14th to 16th August. 'The Daughter of the Gods' at 9:15 p.m. Performance at 7:15 p.m., also in Wednesday matinees, including an Paramount featured in 5 parts, 'Each Pearl a Tear.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-24 - 1918-08-26
Summary:

A photo-play in 5 parts, 'Let Katy Do It,' on 24th to 27th August. Keystone & L. Ko. Comedies [sic] included. The first 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 28th August.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-27 - 1918-08-31
Summary:

Performance at 9:15 p.m. including a Paramount photo-play in 5 parts, 'Each Pearl a Tear,' on 28th, 29th and 30th August. The first 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' at 7:15 p.m. and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday matinees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-02 - 1918-09-03
Summary:

The first and second episodes in the 6 parts of 'The Secret Kingdom' tonight, including various comedies. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' in matinee and performance at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4th September.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-09-04 - 1918-09-05
Summary:

Performance at 9:15 p.m. including a comedy in 5 parts, 'His Picture in the Papers,' on 4th, 5th and 6th September. The last 5 parts of 'The Daughter of the Gods' at 7:15 p.m. and matinees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-12 - 1919-05-14
Summary:

May 12, 13 and 14, 9.15 p.m., House Peters in 'The Hand of Peril' in 5 parts, and various Comics. Matinee Thursday, May 15th at 5.15 p.m., Just Jim featuring Harry D. Carey. Remember Thursday, May 15th, Ruth Roland in a Pathe Cyclonic Serial, 'Hands Up.' Booking at Anderson…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-15 - 1919-05-17
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Ruth Roland in the cyclonic western motion picture serial packed full of daring adventures and heart-stirring romance, 'Hands Up.' Matinee Sunday, May 18th at 6 p.m., 'Colorado,' a dramatic masterpiece featuring Hobart Bosworth and all-star…