A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-05
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph, No. 2 Zetland Street, showed many beautiful films of varied subjects like pictures of comedy, travel and educational advantage. The machine is a particularly good one, and the entertainment well repays a visit.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged two short musical comedies at the Victoria Theatre last night. Messrs Le Blane, Vack, Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss Teddy Martin and Miss Eugenie Le Blane did well in their parts. The songs and choruses were as good as ever.

3
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-21 - 1916-02-24
Summary:

Tonight! Great race week attractions - all comedy programme; performance by the Melbourne Comedy Company; last performance of 'The Sentry Box, the Soldier and the Maid,' 'The Hongkong Suffragette,' and 'The Squaints,' etc; complete change of programme tomorrow, also…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-21 - 1916-02-21
Summary:

Great race week attractions tonight. Enormous success of The Melbourne Company. All comedy programme including The Sentry Box, the Soldier and the Maid, and the Hongkong Suffragette and Squaints, etc. Also the Keystone film, 'His Sister's Kids,' and a selection of latest cinema…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-24
Summary:

The Melbourne Comedy Company, Eileen Melbourne, Tom Melbourne, scored another big success at the Victoria Theatre. Tonight is the last night of this programme. The 'movies' consist entirely of comedies with the exception of Pathe's Gazette.

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-03-03 - 1916-03-04
Summary:

All comedy picture programme from Friday to Sunday on 3rd, 4th and 5th March. For three nights only. Also 'Great Sale at Rightaways' by The Melbourne Comedy Company. See The Flapper, The Scotch Girl, The Manager, The Secretary and The Customers.

8
Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-02 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) The seventh episode of 'The Black Box' (by Universal) in 2 parts are displayed tonight. Photo of the actor (Herbert Rawlinson) included. Dramas including 'The Single Act' (by the Lubin company) and 'The Vavasour…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

On June 9, showing 'The Bride of Mystery,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo, complete in 3 parts; 'A Page in Life' [sic] in 2 parts, featuring Anna Little and Herbert Rawlinson of the 'Master Key'; also comedies.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-27 - 1916-06-29
Summary:

From June 27-29, showing two thrilling dramas 'A Race for the Rubies' in 3 parts; 'The Legacy' in 2 parts; also comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-30 - 1917-07-03
Summary:

On June 30 and for 4 nights only, showing a thrilling drama 'The Hand Society' in 5 parts; also comedies.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-22 - 1918-02-25
Summary:

Programme tonight, a great Gold Rooster play in 5 parts, 'Miss Nobody,' featuring Gladys Hulette. Also Pathe Gazette and splendid comedy. The romantic and thrilling serial 'The Fatal Ring' with their favourite artist Pearl White will commence sometime in March next. Booking…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-05 - 1918-03-05
Summary:

Programme, tonight for 5th, 6th and 7th March, the continuation of 'The Great Secret,' 13th and 14th episodes, entitled 'The Struggle' and 'The Escape.' Pathe's Gazette and screaming comedy. Watch for the opening date of 'The Fatal Ring' with Pearl…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-03-08 - 1918-03-09
Summary:

From Mar 8-11, tonight at 9.15 pm, a drama of life, beautifully acted, and splendidly photographed, 'A Lapland Lass' in 3 parts; Pathe's Gazette, Annals of the War and a very amusing comedy; on Mar 15, 'The Fatal King' with Pearl White.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-08 - 1918-03-11
Summary:

Programme for 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th March. Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'A Lapland Lass,' a drama of life, beautifully acted and splendid photograph in 3 parts. Pathe's Gazette, Annals of the War and a very amusing comedy. Kindly note the date, Friday, 15th March, 'The Fatal Ring…

16
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-09 - 1918-03-09
Summary:

Showing on the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th March, the first 5 parts of 'Dolly of the Dailies,' a great exciting drama in 11 parts. Also good comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-03-11 - 1918-03-13
Summary:

From Mar 12-14, tonight at 9.15 pm, the continuation of 15th and 16th episodes of 'The Great Secret,' entitled 'The Test of Death' and 'The Crafty Hand'; Pathe's Gazette and screaming comedies; on Mar 15, 'The Fatal King' with Pearl White.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-12 - 1918-03-14
Summary:

Programme for 12th, 13th and 14th March. Tonight at 9.15 p.m., the continuation of 'The Great Secret,' 15th and 16th episodes, entitled: 'The Test of Death' and 'The Crafty Hand.' Pathe's Gazette and screaming comedies. Kindly note, Friday, 15th March, '…

19
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-03-18 - 1918-03-20
Summary:

From Mar 19-21, performance, Henry Krauss in 'Victims of Fate,' an absorbing drama in 3 parts, giving plenty of scope to this fine actor; American Gazette and comedies.

20
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-19 - 1918-03-21
Summary:

Programme for March 19th, 20th and 21st. Tonight at 9.15 p.m. performance, M. Henri [sic] Krauss in 'Victims of Fate,' an absorbing drama in 3 parts. Also American Gazette and comedies. Booking at Anderson's.