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: 1919-08-20
Summary:

The Silver Girl' is the seventh of Pathe's extra selected star photo-plays, which the Victoria Theatre management is showing tomorrow night. 'The Silver Girl' introduces that sterling character actor, Frank Keenan, in yet another new type of character. We saw him as a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-30
Summary:

About a year ago the famous house of Pathe, in announcing its intention to enter the big feature field, gave out a list of 'Extra Selected Star Photoplays,' each of which would feature a well-known and popular player, and for the production of which would be called into play all of the…

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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: 1919-06-25
Summary:

The Midnight Stage' will be shown at the Victoria. It is a five reel Frank Keenan photoplay, the successful star in 'The Bells,' adapted and modernized for the screen from Sir Henry Irving's 'The Lyons Mail.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-27
Summary:

There is something magnetic about the name of Mr. Frank Keenan in his relation to moving pictures. He has made a speciality of the late Sir Irving's masterpieces, 'The Bells.' This time, he featured in 'The Midnight Stage,' which is certain to draw good houses.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-02
Summary:

This evening at the matinee show the management of the Victoria Theatre is screening 'Th Midnight Stage,' which is the last opportunity offered to cinema-goers who have not witnessed this fine picture of doing so. It featured Frank Keenan and adapted from Henry Irving's story. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

Every woman, will find herself gripped in the spell of 'The Silver Girl,' starring Frank Keenan, the star in 'The Bells' and Henry Irving's 'The Midnight Stage,' which will be shown at the Victoria Theatre. This Pathe Extra Selected Star Photoplay is an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

Edward Peple, the author of the Broadway success, 'The Silver Girl,' declares that the screen version, starring Frank Keenan and Catherine Adams, is the best photo-adaptation of all of his plays in screen thus far. Mr. Keenan, considered the role in this film, is his biggest of all his…

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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…