A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-03
Summary:

Open-air cinematograph show in the hotel gardens every Saturday and Sunday; Assorted ices would be served on the Lawn during the performance

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-12-15 - 1908-12-15
Summary:

Two performances every night including magnificent comics and dramatic films; Special Performance for the Electrician by Miss O. Montez and Mr. Jap. Allon

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-12-16 - 1908-12-28
Summary:

Two performances every night including magnificent comics and dramatic films; Performance from Miss Laura Diamond from Tivoli Theatre of Sydney, and Miss O. Montez

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-12-21
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph Theatre still continues to attract large and appreciative audiences, and the entertainment is well worth a visit. New films, comics and otherwise, are frequently shown, and are clear and steady. Miss Laura and Miss O. Montez are undoubtedly attractive, and their…

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Headline: Coronation reat
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-06-24
Summary:

The arrangements for entertaining the R. G. A. and A. O. D. women and children to the Coronation were provided by the Entertainment Committee. The party was afterwards taken in three special cars to the cinematograph entertainment kindly provided by the management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre. A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-03-20
Summary:

The productions staged at the Victoria Theatre under the auspices of Hughes American Musical Comedy Company have convulsed large audience with laughter. 'Society' was presented last night. The performance was offered by Messrs Paul Stanhope and Bert Le Blane, Madame Pearl Lloyd and Mr…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-28
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Bert Le Blane made a funny speech. Mr. Dave Nowlin made a hit with his song. Miss Gertrude St. Clair was good too. There'll be the chorus girls' contest tonight. One of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-27
Summary:

The West River Flood Relief Fund should benefit to a considerable extent as the result of the performance of Queen's College Dramatic Society in Taiping Theatre last night. Audiences included H.E. the Governor, Captain R. O. Hutchison, A.D.C., the Director of Education Mr. E. A. Irving, the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight, a special item 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 15 episodes by E. P. Oppenheim, England's great mystery fiction writer, played by the British film favourite Henry Rawlinson and Anna Little.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box', see Anna Little's acting; Also 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog', 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night Tonight; Picture included

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Headline: Imitators
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-04
Summary:

Youth, it appears, has come under the influence of the cinematograph, and numbers of English and Scottish boys, ignoring the good example of the V. C.'s and D. S. O.'s who are photographed so dully in the halfpenny newspapers, have taken to copying the dress and deeds of those American…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-12
Summary:

The manager of Hongkong Theatre has procured another serial film 'Goddess' and 'Peg o' the Ring' and 'Terence O. Rourke.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-25 - 1917-05-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Who's Guilty' (1st & 2nd Story), story by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow featuring Anna Nilsonn and Tom Moore; British, French and American Gazettes and 'The Cash Girl's Lovers'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Bride of Mystery' featuring Lucille Love & Hugo, 'A Page in Life' featuring Anna Little & Herbert Rawlinson, and Comedies

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

On June 9, showing 'The Bride of Mystery,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo, complete in 3 parts; 'A Page in Life' [sic] in 2 parts, featuring Anna Little and Herbert Rawlinson of the 'Master Key'; also comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-11 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Bride of Mystery' featuring Lucille Love & Hugo, 'A Page in Life' featuring Anna Little & Herbert Rawlinson, and Comedies

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-23 - 1917-06-23
Summary:

Screening of 'Who's Guilty' (9th & 10th Story) featuring Anna Nilson, British, French and American Gazettes and 'The Ballon Men'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-28 - 1917-06-28
Summary:

An one-paged ad.; Victoria Theatre got clear pictures and the best music, change of programme every Tuesday and Friday; Coming screening of Pathe's pictures; Picture of Anna Nilson and Pearl White

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-01
Summary:

The Red Ace' issued by the Hongkong Film Exchange Company, featuring Marie Walcamp, will be shown for this first time. The film showed signs of popularity and is expected to gain more interests. Film review from Louella O. Parsons of the Chicago Herald included.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-17 - 1918-08-17
Summary:

Coming, a Paramount serial, 'Who Is Number One?' in 15 episodes, 30 parts. Story by Anna Katherine [sic] Green, featuring Kathleen Clifford. Illustration included.