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: 1916-10-17
Summary:

Tomorrow night, at the Victoria Theatre, the famous Somme film, 'The Battle of the Somme,' will be screened for the first time. The picture has met with such adverse criticism, but the comments from the Times and the Globe were different. Film review included.

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre on Friday night, the first two episodes of the new serial 'The Red Circle' were shown and proved very exciting. Two war pictures were screened: 'Approaching the Second Line,' and 'The Battle of the Somme.' As comic relief, a new Wiffles film…

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

The official pictures of 'The Battle of the Somme' were exhibited last night for the first time at the Victoria Theatre. They were first shown at the Scala Theatre, London, some six weeks after the battle took place on July 1st, 1918. The pictures are truly a vivid representation of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was again crowded to over flowing last night when the official films of the Battle of the Somme were shown for the second time. These pictures are beautifully clear, and they give a wonderfully realistic impression of what the actual fighting on the Western Front is like.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14
Summary:

A war film 'The Battle of the Somme' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre. The management has made arrangements to obtain the film for exhibition.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-24
Summary:

Audiences have been attracted by the war film 'Battle of the Somme' screened at the Victoria Theatre. 'The Red Circle' was also shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-27
Summary:

Last evening, at the Victoria Theatre, the great war-film, entitled 'The Battle of the Somme' was produced. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-28
Summary:

That the Hongkong public has been eagerly awaiting the Battle of the Somme films was again evident last night, when another crowded house thronged the Victoria Theatre. Film plot included.

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-20
Summary:

'Battle of the Ancre' was shown at the Victoria Theatre. It depicted the scenes in battle worth great details.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-02
Summary:

The Italian War film 'From the Mountains to the Sea' was exhibited in aid of Italian War Charities at the Victoria Theatre. The pictures were beautifully tinted and different from the 'Battle of the Somme' and the 'Battle of the Ancre.' By special request a…

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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.