A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-02
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre put up a good programme last night, containing among other things, two Pathe Gazettes with interesting war pictures. 'The Kangaroo at Home' was a wonderfully vivid picture. The two long pictures were 'Ahainthe' and a funny 'Wiffles' film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria is a full one and contains much that is of wide general interest. There are four cheery comics and a lengthy coloured dramatic film 'The Ashes of Happiness.' The new Pathe Gazette is up to its usual excellent form, while a descriptive piece 'Snow…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-22
Summary:

Full houses have again been the rule at the Victoria at the various weekend performances. The Friday and Monday programme at the Victoria contains some bright little comics, another Wiffles picture, Pathe's Gazette 'The Flight that Saves,' and a coloured picture of the Cotentin…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-08
Summary:

Wiffles on the Rivera,' 'The Voice Within,' 'The Avenger' and Pathe's Gazette containing some new war pictures were shown last night at the Victoria. Tonight, tomorrow and Friday, 'Indian Wars Refought' will be screened. Special native war dances and songs…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-30
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre programme for Tuesday, last night and tonight include a new Pathe's Gazette and some war pictures. Other features are one or two good little comics, a beautiful series of views of Genoa, and a dramatic film 'From Circus to Racecourse.' The programme for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-17
Summary:

There was a well-filled house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a very attractive series of pictures was screened. A new Max Linder film, 'Tiny Tim and the Cherries,' the new Pathe Gazette containing some war pictures, and the five-part drama 'The Masked Amazon' were…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-14
Summary:

In addition to a new Pathe Gazette and another topical picture 'Big Guns for the Front,' the Victoria is offering its patrons an excellent representation of 'Othello.' tomorrow night, this will be replaced with 'As You Like It.' An all British company Tom Melbourne…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14
Summary:

There has been quite a Number One show at the Victoria Theatre over the weekend, and good houses have been the rule. 'Mabelle and Kitty' are maintaining their popularity and are giving some excellent songs and dances. 'The Phantom of His Love,' the Pathe Gazette and the war…

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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: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the weekend attraction is the new American serial, 'Neal of the Navy.' In the instalments shown on Saturday night, one of the most striking features was a fine picture of the eruption of Mont Pelee.

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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: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the long serial 'Neal of the Navy' maintains popularity, and the new instalments have been received with the utmost enthusiasm. We understand that this picture has still many reels to run yet. Its many scenes of excitement and thrill should make it a great…

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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: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the Bijou, the American serial film 'Neal of the Navy' becomes increasingly popular, both Europeans and Chinese finding it entirely to their taste. The 9th and 10th instalments are now being shown and, with them, some rousing comics, Keystone and others.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-12
Summary:

The popular picture 'Neal of the Navy' is to be transferred to the New Theatre in Queen's Road, and it will be shown from tomorrow night. Arrangements are also being made by the management of the New Theatre, for acquiring the right of a new and lengthy serial, the title of which…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-14
Summary:

Owing to the enormous success of the great serial film 'Neal of the Navy,' the management of this theatre has been able to make arrangements for its production. It will be exhibited in the following order: Three episodes and a Keystone Comedy on every change of programme, starting from…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

We are informed that the New Hongkong Theatre will exhibit the sixth, seventh and eighth episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' tonight and the two following nights.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

The last two episodes of the exciting drama 'Neal of the Navy' will be screened at the Bijou tonight, tomorrow and Friday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-23
Summary:

Further episodes, the 9th, 10th, and 11th of 'Neal of the Navy' will be screened tonight with Keystone Comics, at the New Hongkong Cinematograph.

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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…