A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-20
Summary:

Another very successful patriotic concert was given last night at the Victoria. The Band of the 74th Punjabis played some splendid selections, and one of the bandsmen, Allah Dah, gave a piccolo solo. Miss May Clarke, the Carsons, Mr. Harry Relph, professor Gonzalez, Mr. George Grimble and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre includes 'Colonel Heeza Liar, explorer' which provokes the audience to roars of laughter. Other good humorous films are 'Friend of the Family,' 'Knight Errant' and 'Bunny and a game of golf,' while 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-05-04 - 1916-05-06
Summary:

A grand gala programme for weekend. First and second episodes of 'Exploits of Elaine.' Comedies including 'Charlie by the Sea,' Charlie's 'Getting Acquainted,' 'A Fatal Taxi' [sic] (Keystone comic) and 'When Knights Were Bold.' Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-05 - 1916-05-08
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Exploits of Elaine' (1st and 2nd episodes), 'Charlie Chaplin by the Sea', 'Charlie Getting Acquainted', 'A Fatal Taxi' and 'When Knights Were Bold'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14
Summary:

General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien has made an appeal 'to certain theatrical managers to endeavour to raise the tone of performances they prepare for the public, especially for the younger members of our fighting profession. He also gave some comments on good and bad theatres, music halls and…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-28 - 1917-11-29
Summary:

Screening of 'The Secret of the Submarine' (13th & 14th episodes) and Comedies: 'Killing Horace' and 'Across the Hall'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-29
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre announces that the 13th and 14th episodes of an interesting naval film 'The Secret of the Submarine' are now showing. Also, comedies included 'Killing Horace' and 'Across the Hall' will be shown together with good comic pictures. Tonight the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-18
Summary:

Practically every seat in the Victoria Theatre was occupied when Mr. Horace Goldin and his Illusionists Company presented a series of mysteries of excellence and originality rarely seen in the Colony. Miss Barbara Barrington performed singing and cinematograph pictures of which embodied a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-22
Summary:

A pleasing change in entertainment is promised at the Victoria Theatre. Mr Horace Goldin opens on the 29th inst. and a feature of his show was very popular.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-22 - 1918-01-26
Summary:

Short season for five nights only. Performance by Horace Golcing and Barbara Barington in a carnival from 25th January at 9:15 p.m. Price details included. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-23 - 1918-01-25
Summary:

Short season 5 nights only, beginning 29th January at 9.15 p.m., Horace Goldin, the great royal illusionist, Monarch of Mystery and full company, presenting a series of new sensational spectacular surprises and a carnival of conjuring introducing the old and new. Also, Barbara Babington, England…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-25
Summary:

Horace Goldin opens at the Victoria Theatre. There are a thousand contrivances brought into play. The audiences were spellbound by his performance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-26 - 1918-01-29
Summary:

Commencing 29th January, Horace Goldin, the great royal illusionist and full company. Book now at Anderson's. Prices: $2, $1 and 50 cents. Picture included. January 28 & 29 Remarks: Programme details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-28
Summary:

Horace Goldin, the famed illusionist and his company are to open at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow for five days only. He is supported by Miss Babington, a charming artist, who is his chief assistant.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-28
Summary:

Horace Goldin and his company are to open at the Victoria Theatre for five days. He is supported by Miss Barbara Babington to create a night's entertainment.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-28 - 1918-01-28
Summary:

Tomorrow first performance at 9:15 p.m. by Horace Goldin, and his company headed by Barbara Barington. Booking at Anderson's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-29 - 1918-01-31
Summary:

First performance tonight at 9:15 p.m. by Horace Golcing, and his company headed by Barbara Barington. Films included 'The Indian Rope Trick,' 'From Film to Life,' 'Catching Bullet Shots from Guns,' 'Air Hypnotism' and 'Morocco.' Price details…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-30 - 1918-01-31
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Horace Goldin, the great royal illusionist, Monarch of Mystery and full company, headed by the beautiful Barbara Babington. Programme details included. Special matinee for children on Saturday at 5 p.m. Booking at Anderson's. Prices: $2, $1 and 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-30
Summary:

Horace Goldin and his company, assisted by Barbara Babington, gave their opening performance. Goldin gave a great variety of tricks and some of them are novel. A matinee will be given on Saturday afternoon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-31
Summary:

There was crowded attendance at Horace Goldin's performance, assisted by Babara Babington. The programme was lengthy and began with the screening of a film 'The Great Secret' including a lightning programme of impersonations of famous conjurors.