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: 1915-06-07
Summary:

The war pictures shown at the Victoria Theatre are fresh and interesting, while, in addition to one or two excellent comics, the fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Perils of Pauline' are on show. These include a sensational incident in a New York Chinese joss house, and a remarkable…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-11
Summary:

The new instalments of 'The Perils of Pauline' at the Victoria Theatre have been drawing big houses during the weekend. The current programme also contains some excellent war pictures and a couple of good comics. Beginning from Wednesday June 18, a full orchestra, under the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

The success of the series 'The Perils of Pauline' is testified by the crowded houses at the Victoria on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and last night. The Adventures will be continued in next Friday's programme. In addition to the Pauline pictures, there was a most interesting film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-30
Summary:

A good programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last night, and will be followed till Friday, when fresh instalments of the ever-popular 'Pauline' will be put on. The chief features, in addition to some good war pictures, are another delightful 'Wiffles' picture and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-06
Summary:

So popular is the Pauline series at the Victoria Theatre that the house has several times refused admission to late comers. The newest instalments, which were put on for the first time on Friday night, include perhaps the most sensational jump ever shown on the film, and many other engrossing…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-14
Summary:

Owing to the Great demand for Seats on Friday and Saturday at the Victoria for the17th and 18th Episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline,' the management requests the public to obtain their tickets early. They will not be responsible for reserved seats 10 minutes after the rise of curtain.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-20
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was again crowded to the doors over the weekend, in consequence of the great popularity of 'The Perils of Pauline.' This exciting story finishes next Friday, on which occasion, as we announced yesterday, a grand benefit concert in aid of the flood suffered will be…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-24
Summary:

A special picture show and instrumental concert on behalf of the Kwangtung Flood Relief Fund attracted a lot of audiences. Socieda [sic] Philarmonie, the joint bands under Professor Gonzalez, and Sir Edward Elgar performed. The cinematograph show included two splendid sets of recent war pictures…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-19
Summary:

The Perils of Pauline,' which deals with the adventures of Pauline who goes for a trip around the world was manufactured by the Pathe Phone Cinema Chine and screened at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-25
Summary:

The Perils of Pauline' was the chief attraction of the evening programme at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-08
Summary:

In securing the wonderful film, 'The Perils of Pauline,' the management of the Victoria Theatre has evidently judged rightly the tastes of the Hongkong theatre-going community. It combined the highest qualities of all that is notable in the best films and the Pathe actors were admired…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-09
Summary:

The principal films at the Victoria Theatre will be 'Harry the Swell' and 'On the Santa Fe Trail.' 'Perils of Pauline' are to be continued soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-11
Summary:

Two further episodes of 'Perils of Pauline' and the great film of the Olympic sports in Shanghai will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-25
Summary:

The Peril of Pauline' continues to be the principal feature at the Victoria Theatre. On Saturday Paddy Finn and Nutty Crockett will give a four-round boxing exhibition.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-29
Summary:

The Ways of Life' and further episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-14
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre requests the public to obtain their tickets early for 17th and 18th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-23
Summary:

A grand benefit performance will be held at the Victoria Theatre on behalf of the poor sufferers of Canton, with the last series of 'Perils of Pauline' and also the latest war pictures. The next thrilling pictures to be staged will be 'Lucille Love,' 'Queen's Lover…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-15
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre is presented 'Lucille Love,' a new series of the magnificent sister-film to 'The Perils of Pauline.' New comic pictures and a drama will be exhibited as well.

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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.'