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: 1919-03-26
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's second million dollar picture 'Shoulder Arms' is showing at the Victoria Theatre. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-29
Summary:

There was a crowded house again last night at the Victoria Theatre to witness the latest Charlie Chaplin film, 'Shoulder Arms.' In this picture we have a combination of the usual comicalities of Chaplin combined with incidents in the trenches which give me a humorous idea as to what…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-15
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin is a great favourite with the public, and this was abundantly proved last night at the Victoria when his million dollar production 'Shoulder Arms' was again presented by special request of the patrons of that Theatre. There were a full house and continuous laughter that…

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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: 1919-03-27
Summary:

With commendable enterprise the management of the Victoria Theatre has secured the well-known Chaplin film 'Shoulder Arms.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-16
Summary:

The second of the Carlie Chaplin Million Dollar series is billed to be shown at Victoria Theatre, entitled 'A Dog's Life.' The first is 'Shoulder Arms' and the third is 'Sunny Side.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-16
Summary:

On Sunday night there was a crowded house at the Victoria Theatre when 'Shoulder Arms' was re-screened at the insistent demands of patrons. The programme is an all-comedy one, with a very fine comic being Harold Lloyd's 'We Never Sleep.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-17
Summary:

There was another big house at the Victoria Theatre last evening when 'Shoulder Arms,' the famous film featuring Charlie Chaplin, was again screened. A comedy by Harold Lloyd formed the first part of the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-28
Summary:

Last night at the Victoria Theatre Charlie Chaplin's Million Dollar masterpiece 'Shoulder Arms' was shown. Plot and production details had been included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-04
Summary:

Messrs. Pathe and the management of the Victoria Theatre is very kindly giving a matinee performance of the famous picture, Charlie Chaplin's 'Shoulder Arms.' The whole theatre is reserved for the services and admission is free for soldiers of the local garrison.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-15
Summary:

There was a full house last night at the Victoria Theatre when Charlie Chaplin in 'Shoulder Arms' was presented together with Harold Lloyd's 'We Never Sleep.'

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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…