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: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Paramount picture called 'To Please One Woman' is the attraction at the Star Theatre. The leading role is portrayed by Claire Windsor. While a Thursday, there will be a double programme from two dancers Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother and an excellent film…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

In 'A Full House,' the Paramount feature which will be screened at the Star Theatre tonight and tomorrow night, Bryant Washburn, the well-known light comedian, takes the leading part. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Local cinema-goers are reminded of the final show of the Paramount picture, 'A Full House' at Star Theatre today, which is starred by Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn. Directed by James Cruze.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-09-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a very fascinating programme these nights. Besides the thrilling episode of 'Lucille Love,' some very amusing comics are given. The war pictures are also good.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-08
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre showed the 13th and 14th episode of 'Lucille Love' last evening. 'A Court Intrigue' is another stirring drama produced in four parts and there will be a usual good run of 'Comics' and some exclusive war pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-20
Summary:

The Black Ball,' a dramatic picture of high intrigue and stage romance is in the current Victoria Theatre, while several comic films provide plenty of relief. Tonight's programme will be given by the Naval Concert Party in aid of Red Cross Funds.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-06
Summary:

When Rome Ruled,' a well-staged picturesque and dramatic romance in four parts, is the chief item in the Victoria Theatre's current programme, while the Animated Gazette, war pictures, a seal-hunting episode, and some comics are also screened.

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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.

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-13
Summary:

The historical film 'Joan of Arc' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre tonight and, for the last time, at next Wednesday's matinee, by request. Tomorrow the thrilling drama 'The Eye of a God' will be screened. And there will be a number of new 'comics' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-05
Summary:

With films illustrating the war and topical events, the habits of cormorant and several pictures, this week's programme at the Victoria Theatre makes a strong appeal to all tastes. Grenade-making and throwing is an interesting picture, 'Battle for Freedom' a good drama, and 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'…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-18
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre the new programme includes a thrilling drama, in three parts entitled 'Neath the Lion's Paw'; also the one part drama 'The Fisher Girl's Folly' and several interesting and comic films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-09
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre the famous Shakespeare's play 'Othello' will be shown on Friday evening. New comics and war films will form part of the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-05-02
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was well attended last night with the Italian War films entitled 'From the Mountains to the Sea.' The proceeds being given in aid of Italian War Charities. Film plot included and two comic items were also given and the theatre orchestra rendered appropriate music…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-18
Summary:

There was a large number of audiences enjoy the screening of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' in Victoria Theatre last night, many of them were French. The programme in Theatre also included the American Gazette and the usual comic.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-14
Summary:

An amusing picture 'Pots and Pans Peggy' was showing at the Victoria during the weekend. Miss Gladys Hulette has an amusing and original part as Peggy. Tonight, a splendid film, 'The Terror of the Range' will be screened. Besides these, there will be a gazette and comic, with…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-14 - 1914-12-17
Summary:

The thrilling drama, 'In the Consul's Uniform' in 3 parts, 4,000 feet long, on Tuesday, 15th December. Various interesting films and comics are included. Perfromances by Bert Flatt and Flo Brooks. The third series of war pictures is coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-18 - 1914-12-19
Summary:

The sensational drama, 'Playing with His Luck' in 3 parts, 3,000 feet long, tonight on 18th December. Gaumont graphic is included. The dramatic film by request, 'The Strength of Men' in 2 parts. Various interesting films and comics are included. The third series of war…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-21 - 1914-12-24
Summary:

The sensational dramas 'Gipsy Blood' and 'John Sterling, Alderman' on Tuesday, 22nd December. Various interesting films and comics are included. Performances by Bert Flatt and Flo Brooks. Grand X'mas tree matinee at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 24th December. Matinees on Friday,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-01-18 - 1915-01-20
Summary:

The magnificent picture in 3 parts, 'Theresa the Adventures' in 3,000 feet long, on Tuesday, 19th January. New comics and historical films included. Debut of Billy Graham for one night only on Wednesday, 20th January. Matinees on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.