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: 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: 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: 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-09
Summary:

Victoria Theatre is going to show 'The Shielding Shadow' tomorrow. This Pathe serial continues the success of 'Elaine' to 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline,' and 'The Iron Claw.' The film is played by Grace Darmond, Ralph Kellard and Leon Bary…

12
Headline: The Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-11
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – With a reference to a letter criticising Messrs. Pathe Freres' serial picture 'The Shielding Shadow' showing at the Victoria, it is believed that the correspondent may not be aware that the film has passed the British Board of Censors.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-18
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre will be shown the third and fourth episodes of a serial film 'The Shielding Shadow.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-21
Summary:

The Shielding Shadow' is at present the leading film at the Victoria Theatre. A series of a parody on the cinema gazettes was the most laughable and enjoyable of the items, 'Boob Weekly.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-27
Summary:

An interesting programme has been arranged at the Victoria Theatre for this week. Commencing on Tuesday a fine five reel film 'At Bay' with Florence Reed and Frank Sheridan will be screened. The 7th and 8th episodes of 'Shielding Shadow' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-12
Summary:

A good programme was provided at the Victoria Theatre on Monday. 'The Shielding Shadow' was entertaining. Good class comics and artistic pictures were provided.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-22
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre the last two episodes of the serial film 'The Shielding Shadow' will be shown tonight. The Annals of the War series is proceeding regularly and are very interesting. A great number of people are following them throughout with keen interest.

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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…