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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-02
Summary:

Mr. Henry Dallas has reserved two best one-act pieces for his last two nights in the Victoria Theatre. In addition to the triple bill, several new Films will be shown on the Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-08
Summary:

A splendid cinematograph entertainment was given in the Refreshment Hall approved by Messrs. Ramos and Ramos of the Victoria Theatre. The performance was a great success and was greatly appreciated.

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Headline: Christmas Tree
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-23
Summary:

The Christmas Party in connection with the R.E. and the A.S.C. took place yesterday at the Wellington Barracks. The children received gifts and were treated to a cinematograph show by Mr. Blake of the Victoria Theatre.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-12
Summary:

Miss Nellie Maher gave her farewell performances at the Victoria Theatre last night. The cinematograph films shown were of the usual good quality. Miss Elsa Willson sang beautiful songs.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-17
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe is to give exhibitions in the large hall at Cafe Weismann's on Saturday evening, commencing at 9. The show will be permanent, and the pictures will be changed constantly. The public will have the benefit of electric fans during the hot weather.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe opens tonight in Weismann's large hall in Wyndham Street. The films, we believe, are very good and of a wide variety.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-06
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe in the Weismann's large hall was a success on Sunday night, and the series of scared pictures was highly appreciated by the audience. After a brief interval, a few amusing films were used, and all agreed that they were some of the best seen in the Colony.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-17
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe is attracting good houses nightly in the large hall of Weisman's and the pictures are good. Today, at 4, there will be a matinee, and the amusing comic pictures are bound, as usual, to elicit roars of laughter, By special request, for 3 nights next week, the fine…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-09-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe on exhibition at Cafe Weismann continue to entertain good audiences. A number of new films have been received and will be shown on the screen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-10-07
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe at Weisman's large hall had a number of new films, varying from 1,100 to 1,500 feet long on Saturday night. One, illustrative of a tour round the world, was much admired.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-27
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe, which has been exhibiting at Café Weismann with great acceptance for some time back, is branching out. Following the success of its open air exhibition at the Cricket Fete it is to exhibit in the City Hall next Saturday evening. The chief feature of the exhibition will…