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: 1915-08-10
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: 1917-07-12
Summary:

Patrons of the Victoria Theatre have some good things in store for them, for on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings next, an official war picture 'The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks' will be screened. In addition to this, a very fine film 'A Message from Mars…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-13
Summary:

The film displaying 'The Battle of the Ancre' will be screened at the Victoria Theatre for three performances, on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The booking plan is now open at Messrs. Moutrie and Co. It may be of interest to state that the scenes depicted were taken on an actual…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-17
Summary:

There was a large audience at the Victoria Theatre last night, when 'The Battle of the Ancre' was screened, and it is hardly necessary to say that it quite came up to expectations, depicting, as it did. The film, from the point of view of a true record of what is going on in France,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-18
Summary:

The pictures describing 'The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks' were again shown at the Victoria theatre last night before a large audience. Tomorrow evening, the war pictures will again be shown. Screen introduction included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-14
Summary:

'Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks' will be screened at the Victoria Theatre. The scenes depicted were taken on the actual battlefield. His Excellency the Governor has notified his intention of being present at the performance on Monday. Bookings at the Messr.s Moutrie…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-16
Summary:

The exciting film depicting 'Battle of the Ancre and the Tanks' [sic] are being shown tonight. They will also be shown on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-17
Summary:

The film depicting 'The Battle of the Ancre' was shown in 5 parts at the Victoria Theatre. This film is like the Somme film. One of the most striking portions of the films is the night photography and the films will be shown again tonight and Thursday night. The films giving '…

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Headline: The Ancre Films
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-18
Summary:

The picture of 'The Battle of the Ancre' attracted large attendance at the Victoria Theatre. Realistic scenes were shown and it is a disappointment of not seeing tanks among Germans.

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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.