A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-22
Summary:

The Tragedy of the Four Devils' is the chief feature of the programme at the Victoria Theatre. The Keystone comic films are highly appreciated. 'Othello,' 'Sherlock Holmes,' 'Lucille's Love,' are to be shown shortly.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-23
Summary:

A grand benefit performance will be held at the Victoria Theatre on behalf of the poor sufferers of Canton, with the last series of 'Perils of Pauline' and also the latest war pictures. The next thrilling pictures to be staged will be 'Lucille Love,' 'Queen's Lover…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-31
Summary:

Sherlock Holmes' was staged last night for the first time in Hong Kong at the Victoria Theatre. 'Lucille Love' will be introduced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-15
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre is presented 'Lucille Love,' a new series of the magnificent sister-film to 'The Perils of Pauline.' New comic pictures and a drama will be exhibited as well.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-16
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre the last series of the film 'Lucille Love' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-16
Summary:

Messrs Pathe Freres are preparing a grand film entitled 'The Exploits of Elaine' with Pearl White Pauline in the leading role. 'Lucille Love,' the product of the Universal Gold Seal Company is now being exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-17
Summary:

There will be a change of programme at the Bijou Theatre. 'Lucille Love' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-24
Summary:

The serial performance that is being given at the Victoria Theatre is attracting many people. The 7th and 8th series of 'Lucille Love' with Nick Winter as the leading role will be staged.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-29
Summary:

Lucille Love and Keystone films are amusing and continue at the Victoria Theatre.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-30
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre the serial performance of 'Lucille Love' has come to its 9th and 10th episodes. Tomorrow, the 11th and 12 episodes. 'The Boat Race Mystery,' 'Rocambole' and new comic pictures will be staged next week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-05
Summary:

The feature at the Victoria Theatre is the continuation of 'Lucille Love' and a drama explaining a boat race mystery.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-07
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre the 15th and last episode of 'Lucille Love' will be screened. 'Court Intrigues,' and a Pathe film 'Rocambole' will be staged soon.

13
Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

14
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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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge those who were compelled to leave early on Saturday night. The band will attend and 'The Black Box' by E. Phillips Oppenheim will be screened.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26
Summary:

The Black Box,' by E. Phillips Oppenheim, is being shown at the Palisade and great entertainments were screened. Film plot for the fourth and fifth episodes included. Other films include 'Comedy and Tragedy,' 'Kitchener's Army,' Keystone's 'Kid Love,…

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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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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The mid-week programme was good in addition to showing famous films produced by studios. The 7th Episode of the 'Black Box' is being shown. The band of the 'Russia' will play during the evening.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-05
Summary:

The management of the Palisade has been secured the services of the String Band of 'Express of Russia.' Another episode of the 'Black Box Mystery' will be screened.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-13
Summary:

The mid-week programme of Kowloon's al fresco theatre is promising with 'Black Box Mystery.' Comics and 'Memories that Haunt' are shown whereas a full military band will give selections.