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: 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: 1912-04-27
Summary:

An enjoyable concert was given last evening at the Victoria Theatre, Messrs Ramos and Ramos being responsible for its promotion on behalf of the fund to aid the sufferers in the appalling Titanic disaster. A fine selection of cinematograph films was introduced. Performance under Mr F. Gonzales…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, Flower Street, announces that from May 10th to the end of September they will give their patrons a special reduction in the prices of admission between these dates, and that the programme will consist entirely of cinematograph pictures of the best.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-07-03
Summary:

At the request of several United States bishops, the Vatican has consented to the display of cinematograph pictures of religious subjects in churches, on condition that the host is removed during the performances.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-07-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph is now used in Germany as a means of training soldiers. A man with a loaded rifle or revolver is placed in front of the screen and suddenly see a couple of hostile soldiers or riders rushing upon him. As soon as the man has shot the apparatus stops and the result of the shot is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

Ministering Children's League Bazaar is to be held in the Volunteer Parade Ground on Saturday, October 19. The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in conjunction with Messrs Pathe Freres, have kindly offered their services. During the afternoon, there will be a Cinematograph…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow night entertainments are to be given by the University Students in St. John's Hall on behalf of the Flood Relief fund. Cinematographic films are to be shown. Mrs. Marley, Mr. A.G. England, Professor Gonzales and his string band will perform.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-18
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre the new programme includes a thrilling drama, in three parts entitled 'Neath the Lion's Paw'; also the one part drama 'The Fisher Girl's Folly' and several interesting and comic films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-06-19
Summary:

The second Cinematograph performance in aid of War Charities will take place in the Peak Club Theatre on Thursday night at 9:15 p.m. Tickets may be obtained by members for themselves and friends from Head Boy at the Club.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-06-22
Summary:

The Charity cinematograph performance at the Peak Club takes place tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-22
Summary:

The third cinematograph performance arranged by the Entertainment Committee of the Peak Club will take place on Thursday, the 27th inst. Commencing at 9:15 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be given to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-24
Summary:

The fine weather favours the cinematograph show on the lawn of the Peak Club tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-18
Summary:

Practically every seat in the Victoria Theatre was occupied when Mr. Horace Goldin and his Illusionists Company presented a series of mysteries of excellence and originality rarely seen in the Colony. Miss Barbara Barrington performed singing and cinematograph pictures of which embodied a…