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: 1918-02-15 - 1918-02-16
Summary:

From Feb 15-18, 9.15 pm performance, a thrilling Pathe drama 'The Tramp' in 3 parts, those who saw Henry Krauss in the 'Miserables' [sic] will remember his brilliant acting, and appreciate him still more in this new role; Pathe's American Gazette and various comics;…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-26 - 1919-08-27
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Her Hidden Past' featuring Dorothy Bernard. An instructive Gazette. Matinee: Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl' and 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 15, 16 and 17).

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-31 - 1913-03-31
Summary:

The great Éclair film 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, all new pictures, dramas and comics; The Latest News (Pathe Gazettes); performance by Bonetta and Stephano; next week, 'Les Miserables' (from the world story of Victor Hugo) will be produced at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-09 - 1915-08-10
Summary:

On Aug 10, a powerful drama 'Everyone His Own Destiny' in 3 parts, 'Wiffles Has Two Engagements'; Gazettes and Keystone Comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-20 - 1916-01-22
Summary:

Tonight! The great Pathe masterpiece in 5 parts, featuring the famous child actress Marie Fromet, of 'Les Miserables' fame in 'The Price of Discipline'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'The Fantastic Umbrella'; 'In the Wood of Mortain'; '…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-03 - 1919-12-08
Summary:

Valeska Suratt repeats her role of Siren in the five reels W. Fox Drama 'The New York Peacock.' December 5 remarks: Booking at Anderson's. December 5 and 8 remarks: Harold Lloyd comic and Gazette. December 6 remarks: Matinee: Episodes 9 and 10 of 'The Tiger's Trail.…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-03 - 1919-12-11
Summary:

Episodes 9 and 10 of 'The Tiger's Trail.' A Luke comedy, 'The Marathon.' December 4 remarks: Matinee: 'Princess Romanoff.' December 9 remarks: Ruth Roland in 'The Tiger's Trail.' 11th Episode 'In the Breakers' and 12th episode 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-07 - 1915-06-09
Summary:

On June 8, the thrilling detective dramas, 'Harry the Swell' and 'On the Santa F. E. Trail'; latest gazettes; comic, interesting & historical pictures; On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-11 - 1913-03-14
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 pm for films and 9.15 pm for full programme; performance by Ardla; the magnificent picture 'A Lion Let Loose' and 'The Two Loves'; about end of March, 'Les Miserables' (from the world-story by Victor Hugo) will be produced at Victoria…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-15 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 pm for films and 9.15 pm for full programme; performance by Coleman; on Wednesday, 'Les Miserables'; performance by Galinsky.

12
Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, on Friday, screened a war play of unusual interest: 'The Menace,' which is not only staged and mounted in the Film d'Art Company's best manner, but which unfolds a most strikingly ingenious plot. There was also a new Gazette, equal is point of quality to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21
Summary:

There was an over flowing house at the Victoria Theatre last night, when two excellent Gazettes were shown. Other items on the programme were further instalments of the sensational serial 'The Iron Claw' and some American comic pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-25
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Victoria Theatre last night when the first two episodes of the new serial 'Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford' were shown. These pictures are considerably above the level of the ordinary American serial, and should be seen. The current programme also…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-12
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Victoria Theatre last night, and an excellent programme was provided. There was a new Gazette, full of interesting matter, and another good feature was 'The Fatal Pie' — some very clever cartoon work by the American Caricaturist. The three-part Pathe…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-25
Summary:

A statement about the winter season of Victoria Theatre has been made by Mr. J. J. Blake, the manager. Concerning serial pictures were so much appreciated by cinema-goers, Mr. Blake has arranged to screen first 'The Grip of Evil,' with Jackie Saunders in the leading role. Other serials…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-08-10
Summary:

There should be even larger 'houses' at the Victoria Theatre this week, for a special feature film, entitled 'Instinct' is being presented. The play, dealing with the love story of a great French doctor, is one of the best unfolded we have seen for a long time, and when it is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre announces the special engagement of M. Therese and Misses Senour and Gordon, who are to appear tomorrow night in characteristic and modern dances, mimicry and magic. The great photo-play 'M'Liss' will also be shown. Last night's display of films at the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-14
Summary:

There was quite a full house last night at the Victoria Theatre when a combination bill was presented, the first part being the screening of Epoch 6 of 'The Count of Monte Christo' [sic], and a variety entertainment by the Cottrells. This masterpiece of Dumas has been correctly…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-17
Summary:

Saturday night's programme at the Bijou, including St. Patricks tide, Miss Stephano and Miss Violet Bouettes' singing, is extremely good. A film portraying Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables' will be exhibited about the end of the month at the Victoria, under the joint…