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: 1914-10-14
Summary:

Exciting scenes taking place in England at the beginning of the war with Germany will be shown at the Bijou Theatre. They include soldiers guarding various railways. Other scenes are Mr. Asquith on his way to the House to make his famous speech.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-14
Summary:

The proprietors and managers of cinema houses in London have been informed that no pictures dealing with the war in any shape or form are permitted on the screen. A violation of this order will mean instant cancelling of a licence.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-15
Summary:

The pictures portraying the outbreak of the war in England was an exceptionally good one at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The remainder of the programme contained sufficient variety to suit the most fastidious.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-05
Summary:

The war pictures about military preparations and declaration of hostilities will be exhibited at the Victoria Theatre.

5
Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-14
Summary:

Victoria Theatre: A film showing an excellent series of war pictures occupied the Victoria Theatre, including the British Army and the doings in Belgium. Performances by Mr. Robert Douglas and Miss Hilda Barry; Bijou Scenic Theatre: A new selection of war films commences tonight, including Pathe…

6
Headline: At the Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-19
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, tonight sensation lovers will be pleased with the third of the Rocambole series, 'The Missing Marquis.' At the Victoria, performances by Bert Flatt and Miss Flo. Brooks. 'Playing with his Luck' will be shown. Manager Blake promises another series of war…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

Fascination,' and 'The Mocking Actress' are shown at the Victoria Theatre. Further war pictures are to be shown at an early date.

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-01-12
Summary:

The management of Victoria Theatre has issued invitations to the naval and military authorities to witness the war pictures.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-02-19
Summary:

The war pictures were screened at the Bijou Theatre and Miss May Clarke sang 'Deville' and 'A little love and a little kiss.'

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-10
Summary:

War pictures continue to be a prominent feature of the show at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's 'On the Ocean's Battlefields' and a number of amusing films are shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-19
Summary:

The war pictures screen at the Victoria Theatre are interesting and Max Linder never failed to keep up the fun. This week's feature is a Sherlock Holmes series

12
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…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-22
Summary:

The Germans and German sympathisers in Mexico began an active campaign to compel the Mexican newspapers to print their reports. An independent newspaper was established by those who received German Education, splendid war films are being shown regularly in the Salon Rojo with great success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-11
Summary:

Victoria Theatre has offered great attractions to the public. In addition to the latest war pictures, the comics are unique and the selected dramas are all well arranged. Tonight a magnificent drama will be screened.

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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.…

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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…

17
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.