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: 1919-05-05
Summary:

The final episode of the 'House of Hate' is now screening at the Victoria. Another masterpiece serial entitled 'Hands Up' with Ruth Roland in the leading role, and a Pathe attraction 'The Phantom Rider' are coming to screen.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

In Victoria Theatre, Charlie Chaplin's million dollar picture 'A Dog's Life' will be screened. A new superb serial has been started, which entitled as 'Hands Up,' featuring Ruth Roland the popular Pathe Star. For the weekend, the first two episodes of this picture…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-26
Summary:

Owing to the insistent demands of patrons, Victoria Theatre will provide screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' again on Wednesday, and also Pathe's Gazette. Tonight 'The Other Woman' will be on board and on Thursday, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-29
Summary:

There is every prospect of a big house tonight when for the first time Episode 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up' will be projected at the Victoria Theatre. 'Hands Up' is from the pen of Gilson Willets, and starred by Ruth Roland. 'The Other Woman' will be screened for the last…

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

Miss Phyllis Faye, the well-known versatile Australian artist, will give a sensational exhibition of the fire dance in Victoria Theatre. Pathe's Gazette, a new episode of 'Hands Up' and a Toto comedy, will also be included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre made a happy selection when they took that masterpiece film 'Moral Suicide' to show their patrons. Tonight 'Hands Up' will be shown as well as a Harold Lloyd and other films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-24
Summary:

Visitors to the Victoria this evening are assured a suitable programme. With Pathe and Gazette, followed by 'Hands Up' and couple of films. Harold Lloyd, a fun-making film comedian, appears in the farcical film 'She Loves Me Not.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-23 - 1907-12-31
Summary:

Matinee on 24th 4.30 p.m. Grand presentation of toys for children. Grand programmes during the Xmas season. New Apparatus and Films for sale, at cheap rates.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-31 - 1908-01-02
Summary:

New Year Season. Wonderful films just arrived. Superb exhibition.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-07 - 1908-02-13
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! First appearance in Hongkong of Prof. Carl Rozello, the entertaining English magician and society entertainer. Performances by Melle Yvonne D'Arthis, Miss Nellie Loftus, Little Miss Irene. New films, humoristic and sentimental. Machado's String Band. Time 9 to 11.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-05 - 1908-02-10
Summary:

Great Change of Programme. All new films. Fregolini, transformist and monologue. Lady Artist. New Songs. Magnificent films just arrived from Paris. Two performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-20 - 1908-03-07
Summary:

New films. Latest novelty. Sister and Brother. Engel. Song and dance and other artists. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-09 - 1908-03-12
Summary:

New films. Latest novelties. The London Horse Show, at which His Majesty King Edward and H. R. H. the Prince of Wales were present. Sisters and brothers. Engel. Song and dance. And other artists. Films and apparatus for sale. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-19 - 1908-03-20
Summary:

New films. New songs and dances by the sisters and bothers Engel and other artists. Change of programme every second day. Apparatus for sale. Two performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-27 - 1908-03-30
Summary:

Lion Hunting in South Africa

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-04-13 - 1908-04-16
Summary:

(Opposite Central Market) Entirely under new management. Films - Comic, dramatic and sensational. Never seen in Hong Kong. Schedule details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-04-04 - 1908-04-11
Summary:

Change of programme every second night. Two performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-04-18 - 1908-04-18
Summary:

New and interesting films. Two performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-04-24 - 1908-04-24
Summary:

The Engel Sisters in the Dance of Mirrors. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-18 - 1908-05-21
Summary:

New films! Special benefit performance for the Engel Troupe. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).