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: 1919-06-11
Summary:

There is every indication that on Thursday night the Victoria Theatre will draw a packed house from the way the bookings are going. The occasion will be the screening of the film 'Moral Suicide, or the Slaying of a Soul.' A private exhibition of this picture was accorded to the press.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Moral Suicide or the Slaying of a Soul' will be the star film at the Victoria Theatre tonight. Patrons are requested to be early as the demand for seats in pressing. It is an all-round excellent film with a fine plot, beautiful photography and versatile acting.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-17
Summary:

Cinema-goers are reminded that 'Moral Suicide' will be screened, by special request, at the Victoria Theatre at the matinee tomorrow (Wednesday). As there were crowded houses last week, when it was produced, we have no doubt that the same will be the case tomorrow. This will be the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much-advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best of Pathe's productions, in which Pearl White, the worldwide known cinema star, takes the principal part, will be screened at the Victoria Theatre on Thursday night and is certain of success.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management asks us to announce that, owing to the Empress of Russia being delayed at Manila, the two artists, Mr. Baroen and Miss Rosetti, who were to appear tonight at the Victoria, will not do so. Consequently, the musical programme will not be included in their bill.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

For tomorrow night a treat has been arranged by the enterprising management of the Victoria Theatre. The third and fourth episodes of 'The Lightning Raider,' featuring Pearl White, will be released and the string band from the s. s. Venezuela will play a critical selection of music.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-20
Summary:

A very fine programme is being shown form tonight at the Victoria Theatre. The new episodes of 'The Lightning Raider' are just as engrossing as their predecessors and a very funny Harold Lloyd comedy 'Look Out Below' will also be screened. Altogether the bill is varied and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-27
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre tonight, besides new episodes of 'The Lightning Raider' the programme will consist of bright songs, duets and dances contributed by that English company 'The Prize Packets.' The Company has been drawing good houses since Thursday and there is every…

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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: 1919-06-10
Summary:

'Moral Suicide' is the punchy title of a new special feature soon to be released by the Victoria Theatre. It is written by Ivan Abramson, whose screen successes included 'Forbidden Fruit,' 'Sins of Ambition,' 'Enlighten Thy Daughter' and 'Sins of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-11
Summary:

Moral Suicide,' a striking film in seven parts, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre. The management also has secured an assortment of good comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-12
Summary:

Ivan Abramson, author and director of the sensational photo-play 'Moral Suicide,' to be shown at the Victoria Theatre, wrote the story with the purpose of educating the public to the fragilities of human nature. His success photo-dramas included 'A Fool's Paradise,'…