A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-26
Summary:

A thrilling drama of human emotions presented against a background of primaeval scenery in the majestic Yosemite is seen in 'The Magnificent Brute,' featuring Frank Mayo, which will be shown at the Hongkong Theatre today. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

The Tramp' featuring Henry Krauss will be screened tonight at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British and American Gazettes are really good this week and comic pictures are worth seeing. A well-known cinema serial 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White is expected shortly from…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Seats were fully occupied at Victoria and Hongkong Theatre. In the twentieth century the role of a hero is played by a female rather than male and Pearl White fulfils every requirement in the 'Fatal Ring.' Film synopsis included. Many interesting films will be shown in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-31
Summary:

The 7th and 8th episodes of the 'Strange Case of Mary Page' will be screened tonight with Gaumont Graphic and Keystone Comics. A ten reel film 'A Daughter of the Gods' will be exhibited with amazing scenes, featuring Annette Kellermann and made by William Fox. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-10
Summary:

A fine film 'Daughter of Gods' will be screened tonight. At the matinee a Triangle comedy 'His picture in the papers' will be shown together with new comics. Final episodes of 'Mary page' will be given on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-14
Summary:

The performances of 'Daughter of the Gods' will be extended. The Paramount film 'Each pearl a tear' featuring Fanny Ward will be screened at the matinee today and 'Mary Page' will be shown soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre screens the final episodes of a serial film'Mary Page.' Also, the Gaumont Graphic and selected comics will be shown in the intervals. Paramount feature 'Victory of Conscience' featuring Miss Lov-Tellgen [sic] in five reels will be screened on Saturday. As…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-24
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre had good attendance by showing popular films like 'Mary Page.' Tomorrow the Triangle photo-play 'Let Katy do it' featuring a child will be screened, also 'Their Husbands,' a Keystone comedy, and 'The Great Smash.' On Wednesday, '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-28
Summary:

The week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre is very attractive with Paramount photo-play 'Each Pearl a Tear,' the first five parts of 'A Daughter of the Gods' and another serial 'The Secret Kingdom' featuring Chas. Richman, Dorothy Kelly and Arline Pretty will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-04
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will be screening a unique serial film 'The Secret Kingdom,' film plot included. And the 'Daughter of the Gods' will be screened for the last time on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10
Summary:

There will be a special matinee at the Hongkong Theatre showing a thrilling drama 'The Fatal Ring' in five parts and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow the Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Tongues of Men' a fine drama by Edward Childs Carpenter. Film plot included. Film version of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-21
Summary:

Charles Dickens' famous novel 'Great Expectations' will be screened this afternoon and tonight at the Hongkong Theatre, instead of 'The Tongues of Men' which has been put off.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-24
Summary:

Screening of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' and excellent supporting comedies. Another fine Triangle film, 'The Missing Links' featuring Norma Talmadge, will be shown tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-03
Summary:

Today being a public holiday a special Matinee will take place at the Hongkong Theatre, at which 'Great Expectations' will be repeated by general request. Marie Doro plays the leading role.

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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: 1919-05-20
Summary:

Constance Collier, the famous London Star was in 'The Tongues of Men' which will appear in Hongkong Theatre on Wednesday. Another renowned novelist's romantic picture, 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens, will be screened on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-22
Summary:

Louise Huff and Jack Pickford, the two principal roles in Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations,' have proved the predicted success in Yesterday's show in Hongkong Theatre.