A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-31
Summary:

There was a packed house at the Victoria Theatre last night and a most interesting programme was gone through, including Pathe's British and American Gazette, 'Despised' (a two-part play), 'The Star Boarder' (introducing Charlie Chaplin), 'The Great War' , and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-30
Summary:

An excellent new programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last evening, which included Pathe's British Gazette and 'The High Hand,' a six-part film dealing with American labour and political questions.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-15
Summary:

The Bijou management announced the coming of dancers in 'The Gibson Girl.' The Sheridans' dancing was admired and the picture programme was excellent for variety, including the American newsweekly, Pathe's British gazette, several comics and a sensational story in two parts…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-10
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre had a change of programme with a three-reel film 'The Bridge of Terror.' Pathe's British and German gazettes, with a sprinkling of comedies, round out an inviting program.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-19
Summary:

The thrilling drama 'Neath the Lion's Paw,' is the attraction at the Victoria Theatre. 'The Fisher Girl's Folly' is also shown. The war pictures consist of scenes of the Russian Army in snow clad mountains and Pathe's popular British Gazette. There are also two…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-18
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is providing capital programmes and 'The Foundling' was the star of the evening at the Victoria Theatre. Pathe's British Gazette was also a most interesting series of pictures. 'Blacky's Adventures,' 'Dolly of the Dailies,' are also…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-20
Summary:

The Exploits of Elaine' become more and more exciting as the various episodes develop. The programme includes 'The Poisoned Room' and 'The Vampire.' The programme contains amusing comic subjects and exciting Pathe colour film 'Tiny Jim and his Sister.' Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-27
Summary:

The interpretation of 'Barnaby Rudge' is shown at the Victoria, together with this week's issue of Pathe's British Gazette. On Friday, the 19th and 20th episodes of 'Exploits of Elaine' and a Charlie Chaplin film will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-09
Summary:

Commencing tonight at the Victoria Theatre a splendid drama 'The Shot.' Three dramatic pictures 'The Blood of Her Father,' 'Wooing of Aunt Jemima' and 'The Handsomer Man' and Pathe's British, French and American Gazettes will be a feature of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-20
Summary:

Misses Doris and Aileen Woods pleased the audiences at private entertainment at the Victoria Theatre. Some interesting pictures 'The Grip of Evil,' 'Pathe's British Gazette' completed the programme with a Keystone comic 'That Springtime Feeling.'

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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: 1918-02-25
Summary:

The picture 'Miss Nobody' featuring Gladys Hulette is interesting. Some splendid films will be exhibited and new programmes at matinees. Pathe's British and American Gazettes retain their interest.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

A very well-arranged programme is announced by the Victoria Theatre management for tomorrow night. The screening of 'The Lightning Raider,' which was disturbed by 'The Globe Trotter' taking the house, will continue regularly in future. The film is featuring Pearl White and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'The Thief of Bagdad' featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The film is produced by Douglas Fairbanks himself and the performance is appreciated by the critics. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be showing 'The Thief of Baghdad' [sic] starring Douglas Fairbanks. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is successfully screening Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad.' The film is gathering full houses for the theatre. The story is appealing as much to the adults as it is to the kids.

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Headline: Blood and Sand'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

After Douglas Fairbanks' famous 'The Thief of Bagdad,' Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Blood and Sand' featuring Rudolph Valentino. The story is written by a world-famous Spanish writer who is known for his part in the 'Four Horsemen.'

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Headline: Moon of Israel
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Every movie play has its critics, even 'The Thief of Bagdad' was no exception. Coronet Theatre is currently screening the British film 'The Moon of Israel.' The film is based on Sir H. Rider Haggard's famous novel. Some parts of it were filmed in the Valley of the Kings…