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: 1898-04-16 - 1898-04-16
Summary:

Special farewell programme of Carl Hertz, Mdlle D'Alton. Pictures will be shown. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07 - 1905-09-07
Summary:

Performances by the famous Gaiety Stars Polite Vaudeville and Specialty Company. Tonight, grand change of programme, including new songs, new dances and new pictures. Booking at Robinson Piano Co. W. Hollinworth is the Lessee & Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-16 - 1907-12-16
Summary:

New Pictures. Two performances: 7 p.m. to 8.45 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Price: box seat $1, first-class $0.7, second-class $0.4. New Apparatus and Films for sale, at cheap rates.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-07 - 1907-12-16
Summary:

Comfortable, interesting, pictures which have never been exhibited. Two performances each night, from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m. Price: first-class 50 cents, second-class 25 cents, military in uniform and children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-26 - 1908-01-15
Summary:

New Pictures. Performances by the Troupe of Miss Adala with the assistance of La Belle Dora for a few nights only. Price: first-class $1, second-class $0.5 and third-class $0.25.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-06-11 - 1908-06-24
Summary:

(Opposite Central Market) New pictures. New songs by Miss Beryl Lytton. Schedule details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-10-27 - 1908-11-03
Summary:

Tonight! Every night at 9:15 p.m. Manila Orchestra. Director - Mr F. Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-24 - 1909-03-27
Summary:

(Wyndham Street, Up from the Clock Tower) 4 new artistes: Baby Daughtry, Linton David, Vera Vaughan, Lottie Oatley. Our pictures are all new in Hong Kong. Two performances every night. Price and schedule details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-07 - 1909-05-07
Summary:

Tonight! Friday. Grand benefit tendered to Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. The famous comedy duo and expert dancers. A monster programme has been arranged. Some artistes and pictures will appear.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-19 - 1909-06-28
Summary:

(Wyndham Street, Up from the Clock Tower) Every evening. 9 to 11 p.m. New pictures. The celebrated Engle Troupe. New song and dances. Good music. Popular prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-10 - 1909-09-10
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Tonight, Friday, 10th, grand benefit performance of Phillip Sisters. Good pictures. Madame Harrison. Miss Bessie Young. Tomorrow matinees at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11 - 1909-09-11
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Good pictures. Phillip Sisters. Madame Harrison. Miss Bessie Young. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-10-01 - 1909-10-06
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong. New pictures every 2 days. Tonight! Debut of the celebrated artiste, Miss Beatie Galardi, serio and comedienne. The celebrated Prof. Dobby, steel and fire wonderful acts. Miss Lee and Miss St. Clair, serios and comic songs. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.…