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: 1916-03-06
Summary:

The Victoria has been crowded during the past three nights, the Melbournes' latest programme attracted audiences. The sketch 'Great Sale at Right Aways' was shown. Tonight, the popular American film 'The Nigger' will be shown for the first time.

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Headline: The Nigger'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-07
Summary:

There was quite a big house at the Victoria Theatre last night when 'The Nigger, or the New Governor' was screened for the first time in Hong Kong. It is to be screened for three nights, further photo-plays by renowned actors will be shown in Hong Kong in the near future. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-08
Summary:

Another exhibition of the famous American picture 'The Nigger' was given at the Victoria Theatre last night. Melbournes return to the Victoria on Friday night.

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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: 1916-03-06
Summary:

The Nigger' is to be screened at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-08
Summary:

In Hong Kong, there is an opportunity of seeing in a glance the racial turmoil through the story of a young man who achieved the rank of Governor and was discovered his black blood in his veins. Outline of the film 'The Nigger' is included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-31
Summary:

A large audience was attracted to the Victoria Theatre by the performance of Dr. Richard Rowe and 'Mora' with hand tricks and answering questions of audiences. The pictures included further episodes of the 'Black Box' and 'Romona' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre promises further sensational serial films when the run of 'The Black Box' is concluded, among them being 'The Broken Coin.' The next serial film will be 'Red Circle.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22
Summary:

Further episodes of the popular film the 'Black Box' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre during the week. The next serial film will be the 'Red Circle.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-25
Summary:

Tonight only a special series of pictures will be shown at Weismann's Rooms. The programme will include 'A Slave's Love,' 'The Servant Hypnotist,' 'The Maniac Juggler,' 'The Dancing Swine,' 'The Nurse's Strike,' ' The Red…