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: 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: 1898-04-16 - 1898-04-16
Summary:

Special farewell programme of Carl Hertz, Mdlle D'Alton. Pictures will be shown. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07 - 1905-09-07
Summary:

Performances by the famous Gaiety Stars Polite Vaudeville and Specialty Company. Tonight, grand change of programme, including new songs, new dances and new pictures. Booking at Robinson Piano Co. W. Hollinworth is the Lessee & Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-16 - 1907-12-16
Summary:

New Pictures. Two performances: 7 p.m. to 8.45 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Price: box seat $1, first-class $0.7, second-class $0.4. New Apparatus and Films for sale, at cheap rates.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-07 - 1907-12-16
Summary:

Comfortable, interesting, pictures which have never been exhibited. Two performances each night, from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m. Price: first-class 50 cents, second-class 25 cents, military in uniform and children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-26 - 1908-01-15
Summary:

New Pictures. Performances by the Troupe of Miss Adala with the assistance of La Belle Dora for a few nights only. Price: first-class $1, second-class $0.5 and third-class $0.25.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-06-11 - 1908-06-24
Summary:

(Opposite Central Market) New pictures. New songs by Miss Beryl Lytton. Schedule details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-10-27 - 1908-11-03
Summary:

Tonight! Every night at 9:15 p.m. Manila Orchestra. Director - Mr F. Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-24 - 1909-03-27
Summary:

(Wyndham Street, Up from the Clock Tower) 4 new artistes: Baby Daughtry, Linton David, Vera Vaughan, Lottie Oatley. Our pictures are all new in Hong Kong. Two performances every night. Price and schedule details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-07 - 1909-05-07
Summary:

Tonight! Friday. Grand benefit tendered to Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. The famous comedy duo and expert dancers. A monster programme has been arranged. Some artistes and pictures will appear.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-19 - 1909-06-28
Summary:

(Wyndham Street, Up from the Clock Tower) Every evening. 9 to 11 p.m. New pictures. The celebrated Engle Troupe. New song and dances. Good music. Popular prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-10 - 1909-09-10
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Tonight, Friday, 10th, grand benefit performance of Phillip Sisters. Good pictures. Madame Harrison. Miss Bessie Young. Tomorrow matinees at 4 p.m.