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: 1915-02-25
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: 1915-06-02
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: 1915-06-22
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: 1915-06-30
Summary:

A good programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last night, and will be followed till Friday, when fresh instalments of the ever-popular 'Pauline' will be put on. The chief features, in addition to some good war pictures, are another delightful 'Wiffles' picture and a…

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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: 1915-08-18
Summary:

All the items at the Victoria Theatre last night were bright and there were some excellent war pictures. The two leading features were a remarkably pretty French comedy 'Little Miss Hard-to-please,' and a two part Wiffles extravaganza.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria is a full one and contains much that is of wide general interest. There are four cheery comics and a lengthy coloured dramatic film 'The Ashes of Happiness.' The new Pathe Gazette is up to its usual excellent form, while a descriptive piece 'Snow…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-22
Summary:

Full houses have again been the rule at the Victoria at the various weekend performances. The Friday and Monday programme at the Victoria contains some bright little comics, another Wiffles picture, Pathe's Gazette 'The Flight that Saves,' and a coloured picture of the Cotentin…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-29
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, the Friday to Monday programme is full of good things, including another new Gazette 'Sports in Catalonia,' one of Pathe's scenic pictures. The three-part film 'The Stepmother' is prettily conceived. There are two comics. Tomorrow night's…

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

Among the items on the new programme at the Victoria Theatre are a new Wiffles picture, and a French film 'The Carnival Tragedy.'

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-08
Summary:

Wiffles on the Rivera,' 'The Voice Within,' 'The Avenger' and Pathe's Gazette containing some new war pictures were shown last night at the Victoria. Tonight, tomorrow and Friday, 'Indian Wars Refought' will be screened. Special native war dances and songs…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-20
Summary:

The Friday to Monday show at the Victoria Theatre contains some good features, including a two-part French Comedy 'When a Woman Schemes,' another comic 'Saving the Furniture,' and a dramatic film 'When the Earth Trembled.' Both sets of war pictures are vivid, and…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-30
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre programme for Tuesday, last night and tonight include a new Pathe's Gazette and some war pictures. Other features are one or two good little comics, a beautiful series of views of Genoa, and a dramatic film 'From Circus to Racecourse.' The programme for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-17
Summary:

There was a well-filled house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a very attractive series of pictures was screened. A new Max Linder film, 'Tiny Tim and the Cherries,' the new Pathe Gazette containing some war pictures, and the five-part drama 'The Masked Amazon' were…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-31
Summary:

In point of plot and of acting 'The Sin of Jean Perlot' is one of the greatest successes Messrs Pathe have achieved. Other items include Pathe's British Gazette, the French Troops in Alsace, some comics and an American drama entitled 'The Heart of Maggie Malone.'…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-31
Summary:

The Bijou's weekend programme contains some good comics, a Wiffles picture, and two lengthy dramatic films 'The Spider' and 'The Three Caskets.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-14
Summary:

In addition to a new Pathe Gazette and another topical picture 'Big Guns for the Front,' the Victoria is offering its patrons an excellent representation of 'Othello.' tomorrow night, this will be replaced with 'As You Like It.' An all British company Tom Melbourne…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-17
Summary:

The current pictures programme at the Victoria Theatre includes a good film representation of 'As You Like It' and a new 'Wiffles' picture in colours. Tomorrow night, the Melbourne Comedy Company will give its first performance in Hong Kong. Mr. Tom Melbourne, Miss Eileen…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14
Summary:

There has been quite a Number One show at the Victoria Theatre over the weekend, and good houses have been the rule. 'Mabelle and Kitty' are maintaining their popularity and are giving some excellent songs and dances. 'The Phantom of His Love,' the Pathe Gazette and the war…