A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-01-06
Summary:

Nightly at the Victoria Theatre some very good pictures are being shown. 'Fascination,' 'The Mocking Actress' and on Friday next the great military picture 'High Treason' and Fourth series of War Pictures will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-09-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a very fascinating programme these nights. Besides the thrilling episode of 'Lucille Love,' some very amusing comics are given. The war pictures are also good.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-02
Summary:

Apart from 'Lucille Love' and the 'Boat Race Mystery,' Victoria Theatre has more comics to show, includes 'The Fatal High C,' the 'Terror and the Terrier' and the programme is further strengthened by war pictures and pleasant selections by Professor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-08
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre showed the 13th and 14th episode of 'Lucille Love' last evening. 'A Court Intrigue' is another stirring drama produced in four parts and there will be a usual good run of 'Comics' and some exclusive war pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-09
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre the famous Shakespeare's play 'Othello' will be shown on Friday evening. New comics and war films will form part of the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-02-15
Summary:

A Cinematograph Performance is being given at the Peak Club at 9:15 p.m. tomorrow when some very interesting War Films will be exhibited. The surplus proceeds will be devoted to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-05-01
Summary:

The magnificent Italian war film is to be shown at the Victoria Theatre at 9:15 tonight in aid of Italian War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-05-21
Summary:

Attention is drawn to the advertisement regarding the interesting war film which is to be shown at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-09
Summary:

Into the remotest villages of Great Britain vivid glimpses of the war are to be brought by a fleet of 'cine-motor-cars' invented by Captain Barber, which the Ministry of Information, Lord Beaverbrook, have dispatched from London. In the later screening, films show England has beaten…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-11
Summary:

Last night, the Coronet Theatre provided screening of 'The Bungalow Bungle,' Charlie Chaplin's 'Shanghaied,' Max Linder and his adventures, war pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-08
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-14
Summary:

The Victoria continues to show good pictures, including the Pathe film and three episodes of 'The Bull's Eye.' 'Hinton's Double' with Frederick Ward [sic] in the title role, is the feature for tonight's show.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-15
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre has been well patronised by showing 'Moon Child' and the 'Bull's Eye' in the past few weeks. Tomorrow the 9th and 10th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

During the week the rest of the episode of 'The Moon Child' will not be screened owing to the late arrival of steamers. From today at 9.15pm, 'The Explorer' in five parts will be screened. It is the work by famous English dramatist, William Somerset Maugham. 14th and 15th…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-27
Summary:

The Peace Celebration Committee which promised an entertainment to the school children in the Colony, kept its word yesterday by providing the pupils of the Belilios Girls' School entertainment in Victoria Theatre from 1 to 4 p.m. 'Voice of Destiny' with Baby Osborne and war…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-06
Summary:

The great war in all its phases as participated in by the American Army has been depicted for the archives of the nation in no fewer than 47,000 still photographs and 160 miles of motion picture negatives. Mr. Baker, Secretary of War, in announcing this fact to Congress asked authorisation to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-02
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was well filled last evening when Mlle. Van der Flier lectured on 'Refugee Work in Holland' on behalf of the Hongkong Fund for the Devastated Villages of France and for Belgian widows and orphans. The lecture was under the patronage of H.E. the Governor, H.E. Vice-…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers are as smart a variety combination as has visited Hongkong, and that their work is being appreciated is testified by the fact that the number of their patrons has increased nightly since they opened. Harry Gray, as a comedian, has few equals. The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-05-31
Summary:

In very recent wars the motion-picture cameras have made their appearance. C. Fred Ackerman, with whom the writer tented in China, is undoubtedly the most successful of the war motion-picture operators. His first experience was in the Philippines, which photographed two men in the act of being…