A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: At the Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-03
Summary:

Another large and well pleased audience greeted the Teal Comedy Company at the Victoria. Miss Sutherland had done exceptionally good.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-07
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Great Gale on the Home Coast' (Pathe Gazette), 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry,' 'The Timid Lovers,' 'Max Convalescent' [sic], 'The Luxembourg Gardens'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les Miserables,…

3
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-07
Summary:

Tonight's programme: Pathe Gazette 'Great Gale on Home Coast', 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry', 'The Timid Lovers Max Convalescent' and 'The Luxembour'; Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dviolet Bonetta; 7:15 pm pictures only

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-06
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Great Gale on Home Coast,' 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry,' 'The Timid Lovers,' 'Max Convalescent' [sic] and 'The Luxembourg Gardens.' Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Violet Bonetta. Artistes at…

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

Last screening of 'Descriptive Lecture', 'Faust', 'Selections of old Singing' by Truly Shattuck, 'The Law of The West', 'Dick the Highwayman', 'The Politician', 'The Old Guard' and 'The Edison Minstrel'; price…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-08-11 - 1914-08-12
Summary:

Films screening of 'A Modern Girl', 'The Adventure of Dick and Harry', 'Wiffles Tries Cinema Acting', 'Jim Mistaken for Foolshead' and 'Black Mail' (2 parts); Screening of Gaumont Graphic

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-08-11 - 1914-08-12
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, Gaumont Graphic, 'The Modern Girl' (comic), 'The Adventures of Dick & Harry' (comic), 'Wiffles Tries Cinema Acting' (comic), 'Jim Mistaken for Foolshead' (comic), and 'Blackmail' in 2 parts (detective).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-26
Summary:

Miss May Yohe who achieved fame in London when she played the leading part in 'Little Christopher Columbus,' 'Mademoiselle Nitouche' and 'Dandy Dick' is paying a visit to Hongkong. Her services have been secured by the management of Victoria Theatre.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-19 - 1915-05-21
Summary:

Performance by Reginald R. Bulluck; Films screenings including 'Honestly That Kills' (4 parts), 'Dick and His Mother-In-Law', 'Two Men and a Mule' and 'Miss Tweedledum is Taken for a Nihilist'; Orchestra in attendance

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-19 - 1915-05-21
Summary:

Performance by Bullock; also 'Honesty that Kills,' drama in 4 parts; 'Dick & His Mother-in-Law,' comic; 'Two Men & a Mule'; 'Miss Tweedledum is Taken for a Nihilist,' comic; orchestra performance at 9.15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-23
Summary:

Mr. P. A. Rosario and his happy band of 'stunts' could not have wished to have seen a larger house than that at the Victoria Theatre last night. The 'Stunts' led off with that very amusing farce 'My Lord in Livery' the theme of which is familiar to many, but which…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-20
Summary:

Hon Mr P.H. Holyoak gave a Children's Party in the Hongkong Hotel. Mr R. Sutherland gave a Punch and Judy Show and there was also a cinema performance.

13
Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-10 - 1919-01-13
Summary:

January 10, 11, 12 and 13, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' episodes 13 and 14, the feature serial of perils and love from a story written by Gilson Willets. Also 'The Great War 1914-16,' 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry' (comic film) and…

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-25 - 1919-01-25
Summary:

Dick Mason is the character impersonated by 'Smile-a-minute' George Walsh in 'The Yankee Way'; and the scene of his operations is somewhere in the Balkans. It is above all the fascination of George Walsh's smile and snappy way of doing things that makes this William Fox…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-28
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre was packed to the doors, last night when the first (evening) screening of William Fox's comedy 'The Yankee Way' took place. It is said that Mr. George Walsh has succeeded in giving us something new in the movie and a quite distinctive 'picture'…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-29
Summary:

The entertainment which the clever band of artists advertising themselves as 'The Globe Trotters' will give at the Victoria Theatre, on Monday night, is of a merry and bright description. Mr. Dick Norton, the manager of the company, is a very versatile comedian. He will particularly…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-30
Summary:

Mr. Dick-Norton, Manager of the 'Globe Trotters' Co. asks us to announce that he has no connection whatsoever with the artistes advertised to appear at the Victoria Theatre last evening. He also wishes to announce that the 'Globe Trotters' will positively appear, as…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-01
Summary:

The company of talented artistes opened their season in Hongkong at the Peak Club, where they played to a crowded house. Performances by Wallingford Tate, Dick Norton, Miss Forbes. This company is appearing at the Victoria tonight. There will be no pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-02
Summary:

The Globe Trotters' entertained a full house at the Victoria Theatre last night. Miss Forbes gave us some delightful numbers with her very fine soprano voice. Mr. Dick Norton excelled himself as a comedian in his tit-bits, and the butts of his sparkling humour were his two companions. Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-02
Summary:

This exceptionally clever company of entertainers repeated their success at the Victoria Theatre. Performances by Dick Morton, Wallingford Tate and Miss Forbes.