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: 1915-08-10
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been giving a splendid programme over the weekend, including war pictures, a Sherlock Holmes episode and a magnificently produced Pathe drama 'A Queen's Love.' tonight's programme includes a new Wiffles picture and the 'Everyone His Own Destiny…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-07
Summary:

Hong Kong is to have the opportunity of witnessing another masterpiece of cinematograph by arrangement with Pathe Freres, the Victoria Theatre is to screen a filmed version of Dumas' 'The Count of Monte Cristo.' It will be shown in eight epochs, the first of which is to be put on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-10
Summary:

The audience which gathered at the Victoria Theatre last night to witness the first epoch of Pathe's wonderful film d'art, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' was delighted with this masterpiece of cinema production. The first episode will continue to be shown up to the 12 inst., and…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-14
Summary:

The chief attraction in the current programme of the Victoria Theatre is the remarkably fine film 'Thou Shalt Not Covet.' It is the work of James Oliver Curwood and comprises five parts of an intensely gripping character. A Keystone comedy is included in the programme and is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-10
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre must be congratulated. On Saturday night, the doors were besieged by a large crowd to see 'The Count of Monte Cristo' by Dumas, screened and also to be regaled by the Manila string band. It was a delightful combination and patrons felt extremely…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-14
Summary:

There was quite a full house last night at the Victoria Theatre when a combination bill was presented, the first part being the screening of Epoch 6 of 'The Count of Monte Christo' [sic], and a variety entertainment by the Cottrells. This masterpiece of Dumas has been correctly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-24
Summary:

On Saturday and Sunday, there were record houses at the Victoria Theatre. The seventh epoch of Alexander Dumas' 'The Count of Monte Cristo' was screened. The photographic studios and the acting were a revelation. This movie is a masterpiece and the interest is sustained all along…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-09
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre had a great selection of pictures, including 'The Official Boy Scout,' Alexandre Duma's well-known book 'The Count of Monte Chirsto [sic].'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-14
Summary:

A fine film 'Thou shalt Not Covet' is now screening at the Victoria Theatre. It is written by James Oliver Curwood. The Keystone Comedy with Fatty in the leading role is indeed very funny. The 2nd episode of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' will be screened on Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-21
Summary:

The Victoria is showing a beautiful film 'Marble Heart' featuring King Baggot in five parts. The 3rd episode of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' will be screened and some extra pictures will be given at matinees.

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Headline: Monte Cristo'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, beginning on January 9 is to be shown a Kine-dramatization of Alexandre Dumas's celebrated novel 'Monte Cristo.' The film is said to be Pathe most stupendous production. The novel 'The Count of Monte Cristo' was acknowledged as Alexander Dumas…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-13
Summary:

There have been good houses at Victoria Theatre during the weekend, the special attraction being the first epoch of the film, 'The Count of Monte Cristo.' The music part is supplied by the string band of the s.s. 'Venezuela.'

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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: 1919-01-24
Summary:

Long and interesting set of pictures were shown at Victoria last night included 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' 'Annals of the War,' 'United States Customs Inspection' and 'Wilful Wallops for Wealth.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

The Count of Monte Cristo' was shown for the fifth round last night. 'Annals of the War' opened the programme and an interesting insect film, finishing up with a comic 'Dimple, Auto Salesman' [sic], which was very funny.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre attracted full houses. The chief attraction is 'The Court of Monte Cristo' [sic]. A new programme will be produced tonight, including William Fox picture 'Slander' starring Bertha Kalich. Also a Gazette number and two last…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.