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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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-31
Summary:

In point of plot and of acting 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' is one of the greatest successes Messrs Pathe have achieved. Other items include Pathe's British Gazette, the French Troops in Alsace, some comics and an American drama entitled 'The Heart of Maggie Malone.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-30
Summary:

An excellent new programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last evening, which included Pathe's British Gazette and 'The High Hand,' a six-part film dealing with American labour and political questions.

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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…

13
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-15
Summary:

The Bijou management announced the coming of dancers in 'The Gibson Girl.' The Sheridans' dancing was admired and the picture programme was excellent for variety, including the American newsweekly, Pathe's British gazette, several comics and a sensational story in two parts…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-10
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre had a change of programme with a three-reel film 'The Bridge of Terror.' Pathe's British and German gazettes, with a sprinkling of comedies, round out an inviting program.

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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.