A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

Ashes of Happiness' is a two part dramatic coloured picture in which family misunderstanding is at last happily received. 'Snow sports in Switzerland' is an excellent 'interest' film; while the British Gazette and several good comics make up an attractive evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre includes 'Colonel Heeza Liar, explorer' which provokes the audience to roars of laughter. Other good humorous films are 'Friend of the Family,' 'Knight Errant' and 'Bunny and a game of golf,' while 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre provides entertainment with variety. 'Wiffles and the Millionaire' is a comedy, 'The Broken Oath' is a long dramatic picture. The 'interest' side is well maintained by films of the Bombay iron and steel industry, 'The Hidden Nest Egg'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-05
Summary:

Last night in Victoria Theatre, a fine 7-part film 'The Price of a Good Time' was shown. Film plot included. Other funny comics and British Gazette were also able to maintain a good reputation for the theatre. On Monday, there is to be a fine Pathe film 'Loaded Dice' in which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best Pathe's productions, will be screened at Victoria Theatre on Thursday night. The management expects a big rush.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

The third and fourth episode of Pearl White's Pathe serial 'The Lightning Raider' will be screened in Victoria Theatre, and the Manila string from the s.s. 'Venezula' will be in attendance. Plot summary of the episodes included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-06 - 1916-01-08
Summary:

A real society drama, 'The Polo Champion,' on Friday, 7th January. 'The Signal of Death' in 2 parts. British Gazette included. Comics including 'New Cure for Gout' [sic], 'Guarding Adolphins' and 'The Boy, The Bust, The Bath.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 191908-26
Summary:

Thursday night, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' Pathe's supreme effort in photoplay production. Book straightaway at Anderson's. Photo and film plot included. August 26 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on the film.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Today's matinee, 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 15, 16 and 17. Booking at Anderson's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-30 - 1919-08-30
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Harold Lloyd in 'Take a Chance.' Sunday's matinee, William Farnum in 'Samson.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-06 - 1919-09-09
Summary:

See Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' episode 3 and 4. String Band from the S. S. 'Venezuela.' September 6 Remarks: On page 10, another ad. on 'The Lightning Raider.' Sunday's matinee, 'Stranded in Arcady,' a 5-part photoplay featuring Vernon […

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-08 - 1919-09-10
Summary:

Tonight's Programme, Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider,' episode 3 and 4. Most interesting Budget of world news. Matinee programmes: Wednesday 10, 'Her Hidden Past'; Thursday 11th, 'Candy Girl.' Booking at Anderson's. September 8 Remarks: String Band…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-11 - 1919-09-12
Summary:

Tonight's Programme, 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Lightning Raider.' A fine Harold Lloyd comedy, 'Hear ‘Em Rave.' Booking at Anderson's. September 11 Remarks: Today's matinee: Gladys Hulette in 'The Candy Girl.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-20 - 1919-09-23
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow, last two nights of episodes 7 and 8 of Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider.' September 20 Remarks: Also showing 'Looking Out Below,' a most excruciatingly funny Lloyd Comic. Matinee: today, episodes 7 and 8 of 'The Lightning Raider'; tomorrow…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-27 - 1919-09-30
Summary:

Tonight, the Prize Packets and episodes 9 and 10 of 'The Lightning Raider.' September 27 & 29 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. with the programme rundown provided. September 27 Remarks: Matinees: today, 'Lightning Raider' episodes 9 and 10; tomorrow, 'Culpable.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-04 - 1919-10-04
Summary:

Tonight and Sunday night, great boxing match, Georges Carpentier vs. Dick Smith. Madame and Her Godson, a farce comedy in 5 parts. The greatest success of the Palais Royal Theatre, Paris, the Band of the S. S. 'Ecuador,' will be in attendance at 9.15 p.m. October 4 Remarks: On page 12…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-08 - 1919-10-10
Summary:

Tonight, episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Lightning Raider' and a hilarious Lloyd comic. October 8 Remarks: Today's matinee, boxing match between Carpentier and Smith, and 'Madame and Her Godson.' October 9 Remarks: Today's matinee, dauntless Pearl White in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

Tonight, Frank Keenan in 'Todd of the Times,' a fine comedy-drama in five acts. Harold Lloyd in 'Billy Blazes, Esq.' October 11 Remarks: Matinees: Today 2.15 and 5, 'Lightning Raider' episodes 13 and 14; tomorrow, 'Fortune Hunters.' October 13 Remarks:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-15 - 1919-10-17
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Lightning Raider' episodes 13 and 14. Well-selected News Budget and Comics. October 15 Remarks: Today's matinee, 'Todd of the Times.' October 16 Remarks: Today's matinee, Pearl White in 'The Fatal Ring' episodes 3, 4 and 5.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-18 - 1919-10-24
Summary:

Saturday and Sunday 9.15 p.m., a grand comedy night, Charlie Chaplin in 'Sunnyside.' Prices: $1.50, $1.00 and 70 cents. Booking at Anderson's. October 18 Remarks: Today's matinee, 3.15 and 5 p.m., final episode of 'The Lightning Raider.' Sunday's matinee, Miss…