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: 1919-05-29
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre tonight, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up' will be screened. Patrons will be interested to learn that the management has recently installed a new apparatus which gives the place a delightful odour. The story is from Gilson Willets, the author of many successful…

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

A great attraction tonight at the Victoria Theatre will be a sensational fire dance by Miss Phyllis Faye, the well-known Australian danseuse and artist. Miss Faye has made a great name in Australia by this and other feats and tonight she should earn additional laurels. In addition to the fire…

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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: 1919-04-29
Summary:

A brief review on the 'House of Hate.' A new play 'A Little Sister of Everybody' started last night and will continue till tomorrow, in which the Dainty Pathe Star, Bessie Love takes the leading role. 'Hands up!' featuring Ruth Roland will be screened soon.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

The Hand of Peril' is the attraction. 'Just Jim' and 'Hands Up' will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-29
Summary:

There is every prospect of a big house tonight when for the first time episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up' will be projected at the Victoria Theatre. The serial is from the pen of Gilson Willets, with the charm of Ruth Roland as the main character. 'The other Woman' will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-07
Summary:

Miss Phyllis Faye, now appearing at the Victoria Theatre. Episode 9 and 10 of 'Hands Up' will also be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

Miss Phyllis Faye will give us a sensational exhibition of the fire dance at the Victoria Theatre tonight. Also screening of the Pathe's Gazette, a new episode of 'Hands Up' and a Toto comedy.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre struck oil with the film 'Moral Suicide' for in spite of the extremely hot weather experienced recently record houses were enjoyed every night. 'Hands Up' will be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-05
Summary:

The final episode of the 'House of Hate' is now screening at the Victoria. Another masterpiece serial entitled 'Hands Up' with Ruth Roland in the leading role, and a Pathe attraction 'The Phantom Rider' are coming to screen.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

In Victoria Theatre, Charlie Chaplin's million dollar picture 'A Dog's Life' will be screened. A new superb serial has been started, which entitled as 'Hands Up,' featuring Ruth Roland the popular Pathe Star. For the weekend, the first two episodes of this picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-26
Summary:

Owing to the insistent demands of patrons, Victoria Theatre will provide screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' again on Wednesday, and also Pathe's Gazette. Tonight 'The Other Woman' will be on board and on Thursday, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up…