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: 1924-01-09
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: 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: 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: 1918-12-02 - 1918-12-03
Summary:

Fox Kiddie Features' is ready for presentation by the producer, William Fox. The first film of the cinema will be 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is the first picture for the Kiddies. The main cast of the film are children and only a few grown people acted as parents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-02
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is chosen by William Fox. This film can make your dreams in fairy tales come true even though you are not a child.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-09 - 1918-12-10
Summary:

The castings, story plots and a large production process of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' make it a film not only suitable for children, but also for adults.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-11 - 1918-12-12
Summary:

A special Fox Kiddie Wonder Picture, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' is produced by William Fox. The cast includes 1,300 children, a giant with 8 feet 6 inches tall and actors/actresses from 5 to 90 years old. Direct from New York Run at the Globe Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-13 - 1918-12-14
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' by William Fox Production. Photos of the Princess Regina of the film included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-16 - 1918-12-18
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' includes a real giant in the pantomime.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-27
Summary:

The Coronet (the late Bijou Theatre) will reopen after construction, with 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' at 4:30 and 9:15 p.m. on 24th December. Price details included. Booking at Robinson's.