A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The Friday, Saturday and Sunday programme at the Victoria Theatre was as well patronised as such an excellent bill of fare deserved to be. The Pathe Gazette was a particularly good one and the special war pictures beyond praise. The centre-piece was a beautifully staged romantic play: 'The…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Saturday night, the Palisade offered one of its especially good programmes, but unfortunately the rain entered with proceedings and the spectators were obliged to seek shelter. We are asked by the management to announce that it will welcome, free of charge, all patrons who were compelled to…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, on Friday, screened a war play of unusual interest: 'The Menace,' which is not only staged and mounted in the Film d'Art Company's best manner, but which unfolds a most strikingly ingenious plot. There was also a new Gazette, equal is point of quality to…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Palisade at Kowloon is not only maintaining but is vastly increasing its popularity, and very large numbers of people from both sides of the Harbour have visited it during the weekend. The pictures shown are of a good class, and the seating accommodation is particularly satisfactory.…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-30
Summary:

The management of the Palisade, Kowloon, has arranged a special attraction for tonight by the engagement of a string band, which will render a number of appropriate selections during the programme. There will no doubt be a larger audience if the weather keeps fine, for the series of films to be…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The management of Kowloon's popular open-air cinematograph has arranged a most attractive change of programme for tonight. The seventh episode of the thrilling 'Black Box' mystery is to be screened, while a further special feature is a very fine dramatic film entitled 'The…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

An extremely good programme has been put on at the Victoria during the weekend. Dr. Rowe and Madame Mora performed. The pictures included some more war films and a good Pathe Gazette; another of the clever Bray Cartoons dealing with the exploits of a police dog. Another feature was a further…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

Big attendances have again been the rule at the Palisade open-air theatre at Kowloon, and our original prophecy that the place had only to be known in order to be appreciated seems to have come true. On Saturday, the 7th episode of Mr. E. Phillips Oppenheim's mystery serial 'The Black…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

The Friday, Saturday and Sunday programme at the Victoria Theatre contained a most interesting variety of pictures, including the 7th and 8th episodes of Mr. Phillips Oppenheim's 'Black Box.' The Pathe Gazette and war pictures were extremely good, and there was a very jolly '…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the Palisade, a most interesting programme is on show. On Saturday night, there was the further agreeable addition of a band. The 8th and 9th episodes of the 'Black Box' serial film were given, together with a very fine jungle picture 'The Lion Hunters.' Three good comics…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

The management of the Palisade, Kowloon, has arranged a most attractive programme for tonight, when a full military band will again be in attendance. A special feature is being made of the Kowloon cartoons, which are the work of a local cartoonist. There will also be a number of local slides…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-25
Summary:

There was a big house at the Victoria on Saturday night when the closing scenes of the popular 'Black Box' film were screened. A special feature of the programme was a new Wiffles picture, representing that hero in as amusing a light as ever. The new Pathe Gazette and war pictures were…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-25
Summary:

The programme provided by the Palisade at Kowloon has been in every sense most enjoyable during the weekend. There was a full military band in attendance on Saturday night, when the star feature was the final instalment of the 'Black Box' mystery. The series has been greatly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-08
Summary:

Victoria Theatre will commence to screen a mystery film 'The Shielding Shadow' on Friday. In the past, Pathe's serial 'Elaine,' 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline' and 'The Iron Claw' were very successful. This is the latest Pathe mystery…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-16
Summary:

Messrs Pathe Freres are preparing a grand film entitled 'The Exploits of Elaine' with Pearl White Pauline in the leading role. 'Lucille Love,' the product of the Universal Gold Seal Company is now being exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-05
Summary:

The war pictures 'The French troops in Argonne' will be staged in two parts, followed by the British Gazette No. 333 showing latest Paris fashions, and the coal strike, Messrs. Lloyd George, Arthur Henderson and Runciman at Cardiff. In addition, the most enthralling drama 'When…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-23
Summary:

The Nigger' is the next film to be screened at the Victoria Theatre. 'Les Exploits d'Eclaine' [sic] led by Pearl White is also to hand. This exclusive film is said to be far more thrilling than 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-01
Summary:

The Nigger,' a six-reel drama, will be shown for four nights. William Farnum is the leading actor. This is the first of a series Famous Player Co. films to be shown in Victoria. The film also scored signal successes at the London Shaftesbury Picture Palace and the New York Hippodrome. Later…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-27
Summary:

Pathe's masterpiece 'Exploits of Elaine' will be shown every Friday which contains several subjects. Film synopsis included.