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: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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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: 1915-09-30
Summary:

The drama 'Lucille Love' now being shown at the Victoria Theatre, has reached the 11th and 12th episodes. Other interesting films being screened are 'Variety Boat Race Mystery,' Pathe's British Gazette, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-25
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War' and 'For Honour and Country,' are the features in current Victoria Theatre programme. Other pictures are those dealing with events of the day and a series showing North Sea trawling.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-27
Summary:

The programme at the Victoria Theatre this week includes: 'Excessive Affection,' 'Sept. Morn.', 'A Suspended Ordeal' and 'After the Honeymoon' which are all laughable. Pathe's British Gazette and 'Sport in Catalonia' are very interesting…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-13
Summary:

The historical film 'Joan of Arc' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre tonight and, for the last time, at next Wednesday's matinee, by request. Tomorrow the thrilling drama 'The Eye of a God' will be screened. And there will be a number of new 'comics' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-23
Summary:

Tomorrow night at the Victoria Theatre will be screened 'Max Sees Life' by Max Linder and a thrilling drama 'The Final Turn' and Pathe's interesting British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-30
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing another good all-round programme this week, including Pathe's British Gazette, a series showing the bombardment of the Turkish coast by the Russian Black Sea fleet, some beautiful panoramic views of Genoa, good comics in 'The Riot,' 'The Heart…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-12
Summary:

Apart from Shakespeare's play 'Othello,' the Victoria Theatre is showing war and big guns for the front pictures from Pathe's British Gazette; 'A Leaning to Leanness' and 'On His Wedding Day,' which are both comic films.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

The management of Coronet Theatre has secured another top-hole film entitled 'More Trouble.' This picture was shown last night along with Pathe British Gazette, and a Keystone comedy in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28
Summary:

Despite the bad weather, Saturday night saw a full house at the Victoria, when Mr. Charlie's clever combination of juvenile artists entertained the audience for two solid hours. Two films were also included in the programme, which are Pathe's British Gazette and Harold Lloyd comedy…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-17
Summary:

A review on the acting of Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' which being shown at the Coronet. The film also co-starred by Hardee Kirkland and Lydia Yeamans Titus. A comedy and Pathe's British Gazette are also included in the programme.

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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: 1915-10-01 - 1915-10-02
Summary:

The eleventh and twelfth episodes of 'Lucille Love' on Friday, 1st October, 1915. The drama in 2 parts, 'Varsity Boat Race Mystery,' will be shown. Pathe's British gazette included. Keystone comic 'Fatal High C' is displayed.