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: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

The film 'Fascination,' 'Obstacle Gun Drill,' 'The Belle and the Bracelet,' 'The Mocking Actress' have been screened for the last few nights. Tomorrow night, 'High Treason' will be screened for the first time, and with it, a fourth series of war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-09
Summary:

The new series of war pictures was on show for the first time at the Victoria last night. Mr. Henry and Miss May will perform tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Henry and May performed at the Victoria last night. The war pictures are still going strong and more are expected by the management in the immediate future.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-12
Summary:

There was a crowded house at the Victoria Theatre yesterday afternoon, when the management gave an invitation show of war pictures to the officers and men of both services.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-04
Summary:

Miss Irene Delmar and Mr. H. Kenyon Slade gave their opening turns at the Victoria. A new set of war pictures will be presented at the Victoria tomorrow night, together with the new dramatic film 'Fantomas.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-20
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria contains the film 'The Great Sinner,' two excellent sets of new war pictures and two or three good comics. Lilliputian Troupe are due to open at the Victoria about March 1.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-25
Summary:

The Midnight Guest' is being shown at the Victoria for the last time tonight. The war pictures are the finest we have yet seen. A new Wiffles picture will be shown tomorrow night together with a special series of war pictures. The Victoria having now obtained exclusive rights in Hong Kong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-05
Summary:

The Victoria's programmes are profiting by the new contract with Messrs. Pathe. The Wiffles film which was shown on Tuesday, Wednesday and last night was good. The War pictures are better than ever, and the long film 'The Crime for Love' is good too. Tonight a new Max Linder…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-08
Summary:

Last night, a Filipino band performed at the Victoria. The war pictures were interesting and instructive. The long film 'Contrasts' and a Max Linder film were screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-24
Summary:

Mr. J. Bracken gave excellent performances last night at the Victoria. The war pictures and the dramatic film 'The Mystery of Kador Cliffe' were interesting.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-26
Summary:

We understand that the war pictures advertised on page eight to be shown at the Victoria Theatre have been withdrawn.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-05
Summary:

The war pictures and a long film 'The £500,000 Necklace' [sic] were shown at the Victoria on Saturday night. On Tuesday at 4 p.m., there will be a free matinee to soldiers, sailors and volunteers and their families, at which special war pictures will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-07
Summary:

Yesterday afternoon, the Victoria was crowded with military and naval spectators and their families, who accepted the management's invitation to a special show of war pictures. At the 9.15 performance, a new programme was put on, including the most up-to-date war pictures. The long film,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-17
Summary:

The war pictures screened at the Victoria last night were interesting. There was a funny Vitagraph picture, but the most popular item was the Max Linder film. The features of next week's show will be a series of Sherlock Holmes pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-02
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre put up a good programme last night, containing among other things, two Pathe Gazettes with interesting war pictures. 'The Kangaroo at Home' was a wonderfully vivid picture. The two long pictures were 'Ahainthe' and a funny 'Wiffles' film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-07
Summary:

The war pictures shown at the Victoria Theatre are fresh and interesting, while, in addition to one or two excellent comics, the fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Perils of Pauline' are on show. These include a sensational incident in a New York Chinese joss house, and a remarkable…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-11
Summary:

The new instalments of 'The Perils of Pauline' at the Victoria Theatre have been drawing big houses during the weekend. The current programme also contains some excellent war pictures and a couple of good comics. Beginning from Wednesday June 18, a full orchestra, under the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

The success of the series 'The Perils of Pauline' is testified by the crowded houses at the Victoria on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and last night. The Adventures will be continued in next Friday's programme. In addition to the Pauline pictures, there was a most interesting film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-06
Summary:

So popular is the Pauline series at the Victoria Theatre that the house has several times refused admission to late comers. The newest instalments, which were put on for the first time on Friday night, include perhaps the most sensational jump ever shown on the film, and many other engrossing…