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: 1912-04-27
Summary:

An enjoyable concert was given last evening at the Victoria Theatre, Messrs Ramos and Ramos being responsible for its promotion on behalf of the fund to aid the sufferers in the appalling Titanic disaster. A fine selection of cinematograph films was introduced. Performance under Mr F. Gonzales…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-09
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos have sent the sum £67.13s. 5d. To the Lord Mayor of London in aid of the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund. This sum was realised at the recent entertainment at the Victoria Theatre, Hongkong, on behalf of the Titanic Fund.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-17
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company opens a short season at the Victoria Theatre on Sunday next, particulars of which appear in an advertisement in this issue. Bookings at Messrs Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-18
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company opens a short season at the Victoria Theatre tomorrow (Sunday) evening, when they will produce 'The Grafters.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company fully upheld their reputation as entertainers last evening in their presentation at the Victoria Theatre of 'A Day at the Races.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

There was hardly an empty seat at the Victoria Theatre last evening, when the Hughes Musical Comedy Company gave a repeat performance of 'A Day at the Races' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Company gave a repeat performance of the 'The Speculators' at the Victoria Theatre last evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-26
Summary:

It will take the Hongkong public a very long time to be tired of the Hughes Musical Comedy Company. Their performance filled up the Victoria Theatre every night.

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-03
Summary:

The biggest bill of the season will be presented, as in addition to the regular performance of the Hughes Musical Comedy Company, the amateurs of the Army and Navy will compete. The management has offered two cash prizes of the value of $15 and $10 respectively.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-05-30
Summary:

On Easter Monday, at the Victoria Hall, Miss Rosina Filippi's scheme of a People's Theatre will become an accomplished fact. Owing to lack of funds, she has been compelled to abandon her original intention of producing 'The Merchant of Venices,' 'Romeo and Juliet,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-09-18
Summary:

Scenes marked by great enthusiasm were witnessed at the Victoria Theatre last night. The programme provided by the management was highly appreciated.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-10-03
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was again filled to overflowing last night on the occasion of the second of a monthly series of programmes in aid of the Prince of Wales' War Relief Fund. The programme included songs, by Mr. N.W. Stevens, Mrs Bacon, Mr. England, Mr. McArdle, Mr. Brand, Mr Lyth and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-10-05
Summary:

Victory,' a realistic war film produced in conjunction with the United States Navy, was shown on Saturday and Sunday night at the Victoria Theatre before large houses.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-10-19
Summary:

St. Joseph Boy Scouts (Baden Powell), under the charge of Mr. Blake of the Victoria Theatre, are arranging a Concert to be given in their headquarters on Saturday, November 14, when the whole proceeds will be given to the Prince of Wales Fund.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-07
Summary:

Mr. J. Blake, the manager, of the Victoria Theatre presented a splendid programme last evening at the third of a series of monthly performances in the aid of the War Fund. Performances by Mr. Causey, Mr. Harry Ralph, Pedlar Palmer, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Haycock, Miss Hilda Barry, McArdle, Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-17
Summary:

How Heroes are Made' is the title of a thrilling dramatic film to be screened at the Victoria Theatre, tonight. It is produced in six parts, and is the conception of the same film artist who created pictures such as 'Anthony and Cleopatra.' 'Count Yarca' is another high-…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-30
Summary:

A letter of disclaimer from the Solicitors for the Spanish Procuration, stated that neither the Spanish Procuration or the Procurator of the Dominican Missions, is interested in the Victoria Theatre and the Empire Cinematograph as licensees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-14
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is screening tomorrow a thrilling drama 'In the Consul's Uniform.' Bert Flatt and Flo Brooks are now showing the Victoria.

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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: 1915-01-08
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has engaged for one night only – Sunday next, January 10, – The eminent cyclists Henry and May, who do some wonderful 'turns on the wheel' performance.