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: 1924-02-18
Summary:

A film described as a second 'Miracle Man' is 'The Faith Healer,' with Milton Sills, which is on today only at the Star. Tomorrow Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-29
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-05
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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: 1924-08-25
Summary:

Betty Compson, whose meteoric rise in the cinema world as the result of her remarkable portrayal in 'The Miracle Man,' will be seen in 'Prisoners of Love,' the attraction at the Queen's Theatre, till Thursday. Others in the cast include Ralph Lewis, Roy Stewart, Clara…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-07
Summary:

Lon Chaney, in a Universal Jewel super-production that comes to a climax when a reproduction of the earthquake of 1906 shakes San Franciso into kindling for the great fire, will be the offering at the World Theatre, entitled as 'The Shock.' The film also starred by Virginia Valli, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' by Universal, based on Bernard McConville's story, is showing today at the Queen's Theatre. The cast includes Baby Peggy, whose first picture 'The Darling of New York,' was so widely acclaimed. Her parents in this picture are Elinor Fair, remembered for…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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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: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best Pathe's productions, will be screened at Victoria Theatre on Thursday night. The management expects a big rush.

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

The third and fourth episode of Pearl White's Pathe serial 'The Lightning Raider' will be screened in Victoria Theatre, and the Manila string from the s.s. 'Venezula' will be in attendance. Plot summary of the episodes included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-27
Summary:

Heralded by critics as the most tremendous screen production of the year, 'The Miracle Man' comes to Coronet Theatre today, and is to be screened for one week only. The review from the Philadelphia North American was included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-01
Summary:

Capacity house continued at the Coronet Theatre where the sensational picture play 'The Miracle Man' is being shown all this week. The leading roles are played by Thomas Meighan and Betty Compson. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-05-24
Summary:

The Thunderbolt' is the title of the photoplay starring Katherine MacDonald and Thomas Meighan (of 'Miracle Man' fame), which was shown at the Coronet Theatre yesterday. Film synopsis included. In addition, a Snub Pollard comedy 'Don't Weaken' is also shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-08-17
Summary:

The Devil to Pay' which is being shown at the Coronet today for the first time is a remarkable picture which works up to an amazing climax. The cast of 'The Devil to Pay' is an extraordinary capable one. Perhaps the most notable member of it is Joseph Dowling who made himself…

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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.'