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: 1915-09-30
Summary:

The drama 'Lucille Love' now being shown at the Victoria Theatre, has reached the 11th and 12th episodes. Other interesting films being screened are 'Variety Boat Race Mystery,' Pathe's British Gazette, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-25
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War' and 'For Honour and Country,' are the features in current Victoria Theatre programme. Other pictures are those dealing with events of the day and a series showing North Sea trawling.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-27
Summary:

The programme at the Victoria Theatre this week includes: 'Excessive Affection,' 'Sept. Morn.', 'A Suspended Ordeal' and 'After the Honeymoon' which are all laughable. Pathe's British Gazette and 'Sport in Catalonia' are very interesting…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-13
Summary:

The historical film 'Joan of Arc' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre tonight and, for the last time, at next Wednesday's matinee, by request. Tomorrow the thrilling drama 'The Eye of a God' will be screened. And there will be a number of new 'comics' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-23
Summary:

Tomorrow night at the Victoria Theatre will be screened 'Max Sees Life' by Max Linder and a thrilling drama 'The Final Turn' and Pathe's interesting British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-30
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing another good all-round programme this week, including Pathe's British Gazette, a series showing the bombardment of the Turkish coast by the Russian Black Sea fleet, some beautiful panoramic views of Genoa, good comics in 'The Riot,' 'The Heart…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-12
Summary:

Apart from Shakespeare's play 'Othello,' the Victoria Theatre is showing war and big guns for the front pictures from Pathe's British Gazette; 'A Leaning to Leanness' and 'On His Wedding Day,' which are both comic films.

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

The management of Coronet Theatre has secured another top-hole film entitled 'More Trouble.' This picture was shown last night along with Pathe British Gazette, and a Keystone comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28
Summary:

Despite the bad weather, Saturday night saw a full house at the Victoria, when Mr. Charlie's clever combination of juvenile artists entertained the audience for two solid hours. Two films were also included in the programme, which are Pathe's British Gazette and Harold Lloyd comedy…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

A review on the acting of Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' which being shown at the Coronet. The film also co-starred by Hardee Kirkland and Lydia Yeamans Titus. A comedy and Pathe's British Gazette are also included in the programme.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-01 - 1915-10-02
Summary:

The eleventh and twelfth episodes of 'Lucille Love' on Friday, 1st October, 1915. The drama in 2 parts, 'Varsity Boat Race Mystery,' will be shown. Pathe's British gazette included. Keystone comic 'Fatal High C' is displayed.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-07 - 1915-10-09
Summary:

The last episode of 'Lucille Love' on Friday, 8th October, 1915. The drama 'Court Intrigue' in 4 parts. Pathe's British gazette and Keystone comics included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-14 - 1915-10-15
Summary:

The fifth series of 'Rocambole,' the Terror of Paris, in 5 parts on Friday, 15th October, 1915. Pathe's British gazette included. A grand benefit night embracing naval, military and civil picture on Thursday, 21st October, the Red Cross Day.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-21 - 1915-10-23
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War,' in 2 parts and 2,000 feet long, on Friday, 22nd October, 1915. Pathe's British gazette included. Farewell performances of Miss May Clark on Monday, 25th October.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-28 - 1915-10-30
Summary:

The thrilling drama in 3 parts, 'The False Wireless,' on Friday, 29th October, 1915. Pathe's British gazette included. Comic and interesting pictures included. Performances by Miss May Clark.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-03 - 1915-11-06
Summary:

The enthralling drama in 4 parts, 'When Rome Ruled,' on Friday, 5th November, 1915. Pathe's British gazette included. A very interesting film, 'Seal Hunting.'