A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-04-06
Summary:

Thursday, April 5 – Sergt. Gordon raided the Ko Shing Theatre early yesterday morning, and brought 41 gamblers before Mr. Hareland. Most of the gamblers were actors. His worship imposed a fine of $50 on the first defendant and the rest $2 each. Money and gambling implements were forfeited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-07-13
Summary:

Sergeant Gordon bought eleven men before Mr. Hazeland charged with gambling at No. 369, Queen's Road West. The first and the second defendant was charged $50 and the rest $3 each. Another gambling raid was made by Inspector Smith in which he arrested 17 men in the Chung Hing Theatre at Po…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-03-14
Summary:

Wednesday, March 13 – Li Fong Shan, a returned coolie from South Africa, was charged by Sergeant Gordon with stealing a woollen jacket. The complainant, who is a hawker, said he was selling his wares near the Ko Shing Theatre when defendant suddenly snatched up his jacket and made off. He…

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-29
Summary:

The Dallas Comedy Company opened a short season in Hong Kong at the Victoria Theatre. 'The Thief' is from the French of Henri Bernstein, by Cosmo Gordon Lennox, and abound with big possibilities. Mr. Henry Dallas and Miss May Hallett will play the role of injured husband and erring…

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-28 - 1916-07-28
Summary:

Screening of 'Sixty Years A Queen'; Also 'The Horse Thief' (Keystone) and 'Harry's Gazette'; tomorrow night a full band will be attendance

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-29 - 1916-07-29
Summary:

Screening of 'Sixty Years A Queen'; Also 'The Horse Thief' (Keystone) and 'Harry's Gazette'; Tonight a full band will be attendance

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-26
Summary:

The entertainment which is to be given under the auspices of the St. John Ambulance Brigade at the Victoria Theatre on October 12, in aid of the Joint Fund of the St. John Ambulance Association and the British Red Cross Society. The entertainment will be under the distinguished patronage of H. E…

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-27
Summary:

Entertainment will be given under the auspices of the St. John Ambulance Brigade at the Victoria Theatre. A varied and extensive programme has provided, including the Police Reserve Orchestra, Mr. Denman Fuller, Mrs. Aubrey and Miss Dione May, Misses Gordon, Mrs. Hill, Miss Mary Hyde, Mr. P. P.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-13
Summary:

It was evident from the packed condition of the Victoria Theatre last night that local people are prepared to open their purses for no worthy an object as the 'Our Day' Fund. Everybody was there, including H. E. the Governor, Lady and the Misses May and H. E. Major General Ventris and…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-22
Summary:

Iron Claw' had to be interrupted owing to unavoidable delay. 'Greed' is still proceeding. New War pictures together with some good comics made a good programme. 'Via Wireless' will be screened from Friday, adapted from the play by Winchell Smith and Paul Armstrong,…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-27
Summary:

A fund of enjoyable items was provided at the Victoria Theatre last night, by the Magpie Pierrot Troupe, for the large audience which gathered at the concert in aid of the 'Heather Day' Fund, which should benefit to a considerable amount. Pte. Pickering, Sergeant McGregor, Ice Cpl.…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-02 - 1918-05-04
Summary:

From May 3-6, 15th and 16th episodes of 'The Fatal Ring,' 'The Dagger Duel' and 'The Double Disguise'; 'Fragments from France,' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons.

13
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…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-02
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has a store of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons. These films which have been reproduced from Bairnsfather's 'Fragments from France' in the 'Bystander.' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather himself appears upon the screen.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-03 - 1918-05-06
Summary:

May 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, a continuation of the great success, 'The Fatal Ring,' episode 15 and 16, featuring Pearl White and Warner Oland. Exclusive to the Victoria Theatre, Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons (series no. 1), 'Fragments from France,' Bystander famous…

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-04
Summary:

The striking picture showing the movement of the horse is a Pathe Freres colour production 'The Horse.' The 15th and 16th episodes of the 'Fatal Ring' become increasingly interesting. And also Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoon with American and British Gazettes.

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-06 - 1918-05-08
Summary:

Gladys Hulette in 'The Streets of Illusion'; Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons, series 2; American Gazette No. 51.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-07 - 1918-05-09
Summary:

Tonight, Gladys Hulette in 'The Streets of Illusion.' Also Captain Bairnsfather's cartoons, series 2 and American Gazette No. 51. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-07 - 1918-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'Fragments from France,' Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's cartoons, series 2.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-05-14 - 1918-05-15
Summary:

A story of the love that lies in the heart of every Frenchman for his glorious country, 'The Spirit of France' in 5 parts; Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons, series 3; American Gazette No. 52.