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: 1919-01-18
Summary:

There was a large number of audiences enjoy the screening of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' in Victoria Theatre last night, many of them were French. The programme in Theatre also included the American Gazette and the usual comic.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The Count of Monte Cristo has been shown for twice in Victoria Theatre and looking forward to the third round. There is also a good programme coming tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday, including film 'King Baggot' and American Gazette and a Keystone comic 'Hogan out West.'

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

In Victoria Theatre, Charlie Chaplin's million dollar picture 'A Dog's Life' will be screened. A new superb serial has been started, which entitled as 'Hands Up,' featuring Ruth Roland the popular Pathe Star. For the weekend, the first two episodes of this picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-04
Summary:

During the 'Ultus' show in Hongkong Theatre, the attendance was very pleased. The programme for tomorrow will include a new serial film of episodes in which the well-known protagonist Marie Walcamp in the 'Red Ace' will appear in the 'Moon Child,' a picture of the…

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

The 'Moon Child' film is now screening in Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marie Walcamp. Tomorrow the well-known actress Fannie Ward will appear in 'Her Strange Wedding' of Lasky Production in 5 parts. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened on Saturday. 'The Fall of a Nation' written recently by Thomas Dixon, in 7 parts, will also be screened. The protagonist of the play is Leila Frost in the role of Virginia Holland, the heroine of the story written…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Fall of a Nation.' On Friday night, the 5th and 6th episode of 'The Moon Child,' starring Marie Walcamp, will be screened. New comics will be introduced at intervals, the best and latest ones.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

Come to the Hongkong Theatre to witness the subsequent episodes of the splendid serial film 'The Moon Child' in which Marie Walcamp takes the leading role. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-08
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-15
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre has been well patronised by showing 'Moon Child' and the 'Bull's Eye' in the past few weeks. Tomorrow the 9th and 10th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

During the week the rest of the episode of 'The Moon Child' will not be screened owing to the late arrival of steamers. From today at 9.15pm, 'The Explorer' in five parts will be screened. It is the work by famous English dramatist, William Somerset Maugham. 14th and 15th…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-29
Summary:

From this afternoon to next Friday there will be a new programme at the Hongkong Theatre, in which Carmel Myers will be seen in the love-drama 'Who will Marry Me?.' This picture is a 5-part production from the Universal Film Co. A comedy in two parts 'The Monkey Stuff' with…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-27
Summary:

Thomas H. Ince presents Charles Ray in 'His Mother's Boy' at the Hongkong Theatre tonight. The picture is from Rupert Hughes' story 'When Life is Marked Down.' A comedy and scenes from American Gazette will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-03 - 1919-01-03
Summary:

January 3rd, 4th and 5th, American Gazette No. 18, 'The Girl with the Green Eyes,' a Pathe Gold Rooster play featuring Katharine Kaelred and Julian L'Estrange, supported by a capable cast. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-09 - 1919-01-11
Summary:

January 9, 10, 11 and 12, 1919, American Gazette No. 19, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' and 'The House of Terrible Scandals.' Thursday, matinee 9th, January, 'Boy Scouts Be Prepared' in 8 parts. Sunday, matinee 12th, January, 'Sons of Satan.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-15 - 1919-01-17
Summary:

January 16, 17, 18 and 19, 9.15 p.m. performance, American Gazette No. 20, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' 2nd epoch entitled 'The Treasure of Monte Cristo,' and 'Billie Joins the Navy.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-27 - 1919-01-29
Summary:

January 27, 28 and 29, 9.15 p.m. performance, American Gazette No. 22, 'A Wife's Forgiveness' featuring Henry Roussel and Madame Emmy Lyn. Also showing 'The Celebrated Spanish Dancers,''The Years.''Lucky Wiffles,' Manila String Band will be in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-30 - 1919-01-31
Summary:

January 30, 31, February 1 and 2, 9.15 p.m. performance, American Gazette No. 23, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' 4th epoch, 'Sinbad, the Sailor.' Also, 'The Busy Bell Boy.' The Manila String Band will be in attendance on Saturday, February 1, at 9.15 p.m. Matinees…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-12 - 1919-02-15
Summary:

February 13, 14, 15 and 16 at 9.15 p.m., American Gazette No. 24. 'The Count of Monte Cristo' epoch 6 ‘The Three Vengeances.' In this epoch the Count rapidly completes his schemes for the downfall of the three men who were responsible for his years of misery at the Chateau d'…