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: 1925-10-23
Summary:

Queen's Theatre provides three items in the current programme: Performance from Tod Sanborn; feature film 'The Teaser'; The Gaumont Graphic's of the scenes depicted being the Funeral of King Edward and the Coronation of King George.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-07
Summary:

Those who missed seeing 'Man-Woman-Marriage' a year ago have another opportunity again in Coronet. It is a production which can compare with films such as 'Intolerance.' The film stars Dorothy Philips.

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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: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen tomorrow (Saturday) the 5th and 6th episode of the beautiful serial film 'The Strange Case of Mary Page.' Sydney Chaplin will appear in the comedy the 'Hushing Scandal' in two parts, together with the Gaumont Graphic as last in the programme.…

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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: 1922-06-19
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage' is approaching the Coronet for an attraction today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-20
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage' was the big picture of the Coronet. The film starred Dorothy Philips and James Kirkwood. Special music by the Coronet Orchestra adds to the pleasure. Film synopsis included. Constance Binney figures in 'Something Different' and a laughable Lehrmann comedy is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-06-24
Summary:

After providing the screening 'Man-Woman-Marriage,' Coronet is striking out in an entirely different direction, which includes 'Pay Day' from Charlie Chaplin. Film plot included; Harold Lloyd and Larry Semon in 'Never Weaken' and 'Between the Scenes.' The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-09-29
Summary:

Man-Woman-Marriage,' which attracted so much attention in Coronet a few months ago, is now being shown over at Kowloon Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-03-19
Summary:

An enjoyable programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The animated picture are quite an interesting lot and special mention should be made of the Gaumont Graphic, Little Moritz in Africa, Great French Army Review, as well as several humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-15 - 1902-02-29
Summary:

The latest pictures and popular artistes. Pathe Freres gazette, 'Gaumont Graphic.' Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Performance by Miss Eileen Murray. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-27 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

(Flower Street) Two performances nightly at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. Picture plays including the Pathe Gazette, 'The Conjurer's Triumph,' the Gaumont Graphic, 'Please Take One,' 'What Every Mother Does,' 'Strange Transaction' and 'Betty's Flight…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-31
Summary:

Special programme tonight at 9:15 p.m. Latest news in pictures that London editions of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic. Performances by Dolly Swiff, Gladys Spencer and Ada Rowley. Matinees on all holidays.