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: 1916-10-09
Summary:

The 'What-nots' maintain their popularity at the Victoria Theatre, and there was a good house on Saturday night, despite the number of other attractions within the Colony. The Warleys gave some excellent sketches and the Great Renville Roberty performed further feats of magic. Miss…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre on Friday night, the first two episodes of the new serial 'The Red Circle' were shown and proved very exciting. Two war pictures were screened: 'Approaching the Second Line,' and 'The Battle of the Somme.' As comic relief, a new Wiffles film…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-30
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was crowded to the doors on Saturday night, when an interestingly varied programme was offered. The principal item was an abbreviated but most successful version of Moliere's 'Malade Imaginer.' The acting was of a very high order and the mounting of the piece…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-07
Summary:

The popular film 'The Red Circle' continues to draw good houses at the Victoria Theatre. With it, during the weekend, were screened a new Pathe Gazette and 'The Battle of Champagne' and a couple of Keystone comics. Last night, there was again a good attendance, and on this…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-21
Summary:

Notwithstanding other attractions the Victoria has shown its films to big houses during the weekend. The pictures consisted – in addition to the 9th and 10th episodes of the popular American film 'The Red Circle'- of an excellent Pathe Gazette and another of Pathe's Science Series…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-05
Summary:

The audience at the Victoria Theatre last night immensely enjoyed the excellent programme provided by the management. The band of the 18th Infantry rendered some capital selections, and the pictures were all good. The stirring serial, 'The Red Circle,' came to an end. In addition,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-08
Summary:

Victoria Theatre will commence to screen a mystery film 'The Shielding Shadow' on Friday. In the past, Pathe's serial 'Elaine,' 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline' and 'The Iron Claw' were very successful. This is the latest Pathe mystery…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-17
Summary:

There was a large house at the Victoria Theatre last night when the beautiful film 'Ambition' was screened. The chief character is Miss Ruth Roland, who scored such a success in the 'Red Circle.' Another item of interest was the appearance of 'Morango,' who is a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

Lovers of the Cinema who patronise the Victoria are promised a treat in the great Pathe Serial in 14 Episodes entitled 'The Red Circle.' Mr Frederick Coleman will give a lecture illustrated with slides on his experiences in the Great War.

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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: 1916-09-28
Summary:

The theatre secured the rights to show a Pathe movie, entitled 'The Red Circle.' The story is written by the famous author Mr. Albert Payson Terhune, starring Miss Ruth Roland.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-24
Summary:

Audiences have been attracted by the war film 'Battle of the Somme' screened at the Victoria Theatre. 'The Red Circle' was also shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-25
Summary:

Red Circle' attracts large audiences with three episodes remaining to be screened. Dramatic and other pictures are also being shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-05
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre has been up to excellence including episodes of serial film and some really good comics of Fatty shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-15
Summary:

A Pathe coloured film, 'A Matrimonial Tangle,' in five parts will be shown, starring Miss Ruth Roland. The story is most amusing; with its beautifully coloured open-air scenes it is a masterpiece of cinematography.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-09
Summary:

Victoria Theatre is going to show 'The Shielding Shadow' tomorrow. This Pathe serial continues the success of 'Elaine' to 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline,' and 'The Iron Claw.' The film is played by Grace Darmond, Ralph Kellard and Leon Bary…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-15
Summary:

Pathe's new serial picture 'The House of Hate' is popular than the last few continued stories of 'The Exploits of Elaine,' 'The Iron Claw,' 'The Red Circle,' 'The Mystery of the Double Cross,' 'The Fatal Ring' and 'The Seven…