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: 1917-10-25
Summary:

A statement about the winter season of Victoria Theatre has been made by Mr. J. J. Blake, the manager. Concerning serial pictures were so much appreciated by cinema-goers, Mr. Blake has arranged to screen first 'The Grip of Evil,' with Jackie Saunders in the leading role. Other serials…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-26
Summary:

Mr J. J. Blake, the manager of that Victoria Theatre, informs us that great care has been taken in the choice of productions for the winter season. Great variety of films were obtained, including 'The Grip of Evil,' with Jack Saunders, 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-04
Summary:

A new serial film 'The Mystery of the Double Cross' will be commenced at the Victoria Theatre on Friday next. 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Miss Pearl White and 'Kick in, Kick in' are hoped to be secured next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

The Tramp' featuring Henry Krauss will be screened tonight at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British and American Gazettes are really good this week and comic pictures are worth seeing. A well-known cinema serial 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White is expected shortly from…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-15
Summary:

The long expected serial film 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White will be screened with war pictures at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – A scheme has been arranged for a cinema entertainment to take place at the Royal Artillery Theatre. It is to be added that the proposed entertainments are supported by the Pathe firm. The first performance included Pathe's 'The Fatal Ring.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-22
Summary:

Victims of Fate' will be screened for the last time. The 3rd and 4th episodes of the serial film 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl While will be produced. The new American Gazette is full of interest.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-25
Summary:

With reference to the recent announcement of the Cinema performances for the troops and their friends at the Royal Artillery Theatre, it should be stated that 'The Fatal Ring' is being presented by the permission of the management of the Victoria Theatre. Successful entertainments will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-03
Summary:

Pearl White played her part well in the 'Fatal Ring' while another feature 'The Annals of the War' is also supplied by Pathe Freres.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Precautions have been taken by the management of the Victoria Theatre. The absence of the military is due to the arrangement for providing cinema performances only for them. The films including 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White, Sydney Chaplin's comics, and 'The…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-15
Summary:

Seats were fully occupied at Victoria and Hongkong Theatre. In the twentieth century the role of a hero is played by a female rather than male and Pearl White fulfils every requirement in the 'Fatal Ring.' Film synopsis included. Many interesting films will be shown in the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-04
Summary:

The striking picture showing the movement of the horse is a Pathe Freres colour production 'The Horse.' The 15th and 16th episodes of the 'Fatal Ring' become increasingly interesting. And also Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoon with American and British Gazettes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-11
Summary:

The 17th and 18th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring' were issued. New comics and comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-16
Summary:

The Spirit of France' in five parts is now screening and it is a story of love, featuring Pathe's star Raphael Dufios and Mme. Jane Hading. The final episodes of 'The Fatal Ring' will be shown next Friday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-18
Summary:

The Spirit of France' will be shown again at the Victoria Theatre on Monday night. Sunday night will be the last night which 'The Fatal Ring' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-18
Summary:

A beautiful Pathe Colour series 'Life in a Fresh Water Aquarium' is now being shown at the Victoria. The last two episodes of 'The Fatal Ring' featuring Pearl White, and the British and American Gazette are also shown.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10
Summary:

There will be a special matinee at the Hongkong Theatre showing a thrilling drama 'The Fatal Ring' in five parts and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-12
Summary:

From today until Tuesday next a Paramount picture in five parts, 'Pretty Mrs Smith' featuring Fritzie [sic] Scheff, will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Fatty Arbuckle will be seen in a delightful 2-part love comedy. At the 7:15 performance a new serial in fifteen episodes '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Hongkong Theatre tonight brings a most interesting 6-part drama 'Fighting Cressy,' featuring the popular star Blanche Sweet. At the 7.15 p.m. performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film the 'Iron Test,' will be screened. Special…