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: 1915-04-12
Summary:

What Happened to Mary' was screened for the first time in Hong Kong at the Victoria last week. The first series will be repeated at the matinee on Wednesday and the second series will be repeated on Saturday. 'Sherlock Holmes' and the series 'The Ocean Battlefield' will…

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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: 1915-07-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is now exhibiting a very powerful film 'For the Sake of the Throne.' The series of popular 'Sherlock Holmes' stories begins at the Victoria on Friday the 30th inst.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-31
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria Theatre is the most excellent one. It contains two complete episodes from Sir A. Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes,' two sets of very fine war pictures, various comics, and probably one of the best life pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-10
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been giving a splendid programme over the weekend, including war pictures, a Sherlock Holmes episode and a magnificently produced Pathe drama 'A Queen's Love.' tonight's programme includes a new Wiffles picture and the 'Everyone His Own Destiny…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-23
Summary:

The leading feature at the Victoria Theatre is an adaptation of a well-known French comedy under the title of 'Lend Me Your Wife.' The war pictures are again most interesting and there are two more Sherlock Holmes episodes.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-28
Summary:

People who want a good laugh should pay a visit to the Victoria Theatre while 'Wiffles' Mascot Umbrella' is being shown. The new Victoria programme has also two splendid sets of war pictures, another set of Sherlock Holmes pictures and some excellent minor comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-13
Summary:

The first part of 'What happened to Mary' will be repeated during the matinee by the courtesy of Mr. J. J. Blake, the manager. 'Sherlock Holmes' is expected to be screened on or about the 20th instant.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-19
Summary:

The war pictures screen at the Victoria Theatre are interesting and Max Linder never failed to keep up the fun. This week's feature is a Sherlock Holmes series

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-22
Summary:

The Tragedy of the Four Devils' is the chief feature of the programme at the Victoria Theatre. The Keystone comic films are highly appreciated. 'Othello,' 'Sherlock Holmes,' 'Lucille's Love,' are to be shown shortly.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-31
Summary:

Sherlock Holmes' was staged last night for the first time in Hong Kong at the Victoria Theatre. 'Lucille Love' will be introduced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-02
Summary:

Sherlock Holmes' was splendid and held undivided attention of a large audience at the Victoria Theatre. 'Badger Hunting' is going to be shown.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-07
Summary:

The story by Sir A. C. Doyle, 'Sherlock Holmes,' is to be filmed tonight at the Victoria Theatre. 'Wiffles' is one of the many comic pictures to be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.