A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-05-31
Summary:

In very recent wars the motion-picture cameras have made their appearance. C. Fred Ackerman, with whom the writer tented in China, is undoubtedly the most successful of the war motion-picture operators. His first experience was in the Philippines, which photographed two men in the act of being…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is presenting a very fine programme just now and it is pleasing to see that the enterprise of Ramos and Ramos is meeting with ample reward in the form of good houses. The speciality this week is a two-part film entitled 'The Evil Fascination,' superbly acted, while…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

Messrs. Ramos and Ramos presented a very fine programme at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday. The feature of this week's pictures is a two-part film. 'The Evil Fascination.' Fred Graham and Nellie Dent in a one-set comedy kept the house in roars of laughter during their performance…

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Headline: A Good Show
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-07-08
Summary:

The pictures at the Victoria Theatre are well worth seeing this week. The long film 'For a Crown' is full of dramatic power. Fred Graham and Nellie Dent kept the house laughing with their burlesque.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-03
Summary:

Mr. Fred B. Smith and Mr. Raymond Robins are on a world tour in a 'men and religion forward movement' and visit YMCA. They have a meeting in the City Hall and accompanied by the Messrs. Paul J. Gilbert, P.H. Metcalf, C.M. Keeler and Ed. W. Peck. Raymond Robins dealt with the social…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-04
Summary:

Mr. E. Burton Holmes, who is a famous lecturer, has travelled to different countries. SCMP had an interview with him. Mr. Holmes said he had spent over 10 weeks in the Philippine Islands and excellent films of local scenes had been taken and developed successfully. No less than 17,000 feet of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-11
Summary:

Mr. Burton Holmes, the American lecturer, and his assistants were busy yesterday taking cinematograph views of life in Chinatown. They are delighted with the interesting phases of life in Hong Kong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-09
Summary:

London, July 8 – Fred Welsh beat Willie Ritchie for the lightweight championship at the Olympia and two thousand ladies were amongst the spectators at the Olympia. The contest was staged by Mr. C. B. Cochran, and Ritchie refused to sign articles unless he received £10,000 (win, lose or draw) and…

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-09-07
Summary:

An exceptional theatrical agreement has been concluded by Mr. George Tyler, the American Theatrical manager, of the firm of Leibler and Company, New York. He has secured the exclusive services for a long term of years, both for America and for England, of Miss Phyllis Neilson Terry, the daughter…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-30 - 1916-10-03
Summary:

Last episodes of 'Neal of the Navy'; detective drama 'A Strange Adventure' in 3 parts; Wiffles: 'Fred as Soldier' [sic]; Charlie Chaplin by special request.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-14 - 1918-03-14
Summary:

Plot of episodes 1 to 2 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-21 - 1918-03-29
Summary:

Plot of episodes 3 to 6 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-04 - 1918-04-04
Summary:

Plot of episodes 7 to 8 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-11 - 1918-04-11
Summary:

Plot of episodes 9 to 10 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-18 - 1918-04-18
Summary:

Plot of episodes 11 to 12 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-25 - 1918-04-25
Summary:

Plot of episodes 13 to 14 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-02 - 1918-05-02
Summary:

Plot of episodes 15 to 16 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-09 - 1918-05-09
Summary:

Plot of episodes 17 to 18 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-16 - 1918-05-16
Summary:

Plot of episodes 19 to 20 of 'The Fatal Ring' by Fred. Jackson included. Copyright 1917 by Fred. Jackson. All rights reserved. See it in moving picture tomorrow evening at Victoria Theatre.