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: 1918-11-08
Summary:

In spite of the counter-attractions, the Victoria Theatre was quite full last night. The theatre secured serials with talented artists such as Pearl White and Antonio Moreno. The serial, 'The House of Hate,' was eagerly awaited by all theatre-goers. The picture, with such artistes as…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-11-22
Summary:

A most enjoyable programme, full of variety, is now being shown at the Victoria Theatre. It includes fresh episodes of the thrilling serial 'The House of Hate.' Other features are the British and American Gazettes and an exceedingly funny Harold Lloyd film entitled 'Look Pleasant…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-11-28
Summary:

Cinema-goers can look forward to a really magnificent film at the Victoria Theatre tonight and the three succeeding nights. This is the William Fox super production 'When a Man Sees Red,' which features William Farnum, the famous cinema actor. The story is a romance of the South Seas…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-11-29
Summary:

Every seat was taken at the Victoria Theatre last night, the large audience enjoying that famous picture 'When a Man Sees Red' with an enthusiasm which has seldom been witnessed in Hong Kong. The film came to the Colony, due to the enterprise of the management of the Victoria Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-09
Summary:

There is an especially good programme at the Victoria Theatre tonight and tomorrow, the main features of which is the screening of 'Carmen,' in which Theda Bara will take the chief role. The Annals of the War will also be most interesting. On the 11th inst. the great picture 'When…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-28
Summary:

All dressed up and nowhere to go.' That is the general complaint in Hong Kong, but it should be. It is true that Hong Kong is very poor in the matter of amusements, but there is one house that offers wholesome recreation, and that is the Victoria Theatre. On Christmas Day, its doors were…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-23
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management has arranged for the screening of episodes of 'The House of Hate' on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. This is a very fine film and will be well worth seeing. The management always has an eye to the comfort and convenience of its patrons, and between…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-28
Summary:

The House of Hate,' new episodes of which were screened on Saturday at the Victoria Theatre, has been drawing packed houses. Pearl White is a film favourite and it is interesting to record that every picture depicting her requires no bleating to attract the public.

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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: 1918-11-06
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management secured another magnificent serial film 'The House of Hate' featuring Antonio Moreno and Pearl White. It is written by Arthur B. Reeve and Chas. A. Logue. 'Protea IV' will be exhibited soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-15
Summary:

Pathe's new serial picture 'The House of Hate' is popular than the last few continued stories of 'The Exploits of Elaine,' 'The Iron Claw,' 'The Red Circle,' 'The Mystery of the Double Cross,' 'The Fatal Ring' and 'The Seven…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-26
Summary:

Miss S. Potapowich and Miss R. Tushynsker, the two Russian dancers, made their debut at the Victoria Theatre. A thrilling picture 'When a Man Sees Red' is also shown.