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: 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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-01 - 1912-05-02
Summary:

Two performances daily: 7.15 p.m. film only, 9.15 p.m. full programme. Performance by Les Sans Souci, Graham and Dent coming soon

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-08 - 1912-06-14
Summary:

Two performances: Pictures only at 7.15 p.m. & Full programme at 9.15 p.m.; Performance by Sam Gale and Myra James, Graham and Dent is coming; 'The Crusades' will be shown on 13th

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-11
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph, notwithstanding the heat, continues to provide a popular draw every night. The refined comic sketch artistes Graham and Dent are expected to make a return visit shortly and picture-lovers are advised to look out for the splendid dramatic film 'The Crusaders.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-18 - 1912-06-22
Summary:

The White Slave' will be shown for a few nights only; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-18
Summary:

An exceptionally good entertainment is being provided at the Victoria Theatre just now. Graham and Dent performed again. The 'star' film is a 'star' indeed. It is entitled 'The White Slave.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-20
Summary:

Victoria Theatre has exceptional attractions this week in the sensational film entitled 'The White Slave' and the first-class performance of Graham and Dent. Last night there was a good house, who revelled in the films and rapturously applauded the clever sketch and music turns of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24 - 1912-06-24
Summary:

The Girl Fascination' will be shown for a few nights only; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

Messrs. Ramos and Ramos presented a very fine programme at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday. The feature of this week's pictures is a two-part film. 'The Evil Fascination.' Fred Graham and Nellie Dent in a one-set comedy kept the house in roars of laughter during their performance…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is presenting a very fine programme just now and it is pleasing to see that the enterprise of Ramos and Ramos is meeting with ample reward in the form of good houses. The speciality this week is a two-part film entitled 'The Evil Fascination,' superbly acted, while…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-25 - 1912-06-27
Summary:

The Evil Fascination' will be shown for a few nights only; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-28 - 1912-07-01
Summary:

Secret Anguish' will be shown for a few nights only; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-02 - 1912-07-02
Summary:

The magnificent films which are strong both in plot and treatment, 'The Red Inn' and 'For a Crown'; Last week of Graham and Dent; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-03 - 1912-07-04
Summary:

The magnificent films which are strong both in plot and treatment, 'The Red Inn', 'For a Crown'; Last week of Graham and Dent; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-05 - 1912-07-08
Summary:

Showing 'For a Crown' and 'The Funeral of King Frederick VIII of Denmark'; Last week of Graham and Dent; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'

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Headline: A Good Show
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-07-08
Summary:

The pictures at the Victoria Theatre are well worth seeing this week. The long film 'For a Crown' is full of dramatic power. Fred Graham and Nellie Dent kept the house laughing with their burlesque.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-03
Summary:

Mr. Fred B. Smith and Mr. Raymond Robins are on a world tour in a 'men and religion forward movement' and visit YMCA. They have a meeting in the City Hall and accompanied by the Messrs. Paul J. Gilbert, P.H. Metcalf, C.M. Keeler and Ed. W. Peck. Raymond Robins dealt with the social…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-09
Summary:

London, July 8 – Fred Welsh beat Willie Ritchie for the lightweight championship at the Olympia and two thousand ladies were amongst the spectators at the Olympia. The contest was staged by Mr. C. B. Cochran, and Ritchie refused to sign articles unless he received £10,000 (win, lose or draw) and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-09-07
Summary:

An exceptional theatrical agreement has been concluded by Mr. George Tyler, the American Theatrical manager, of the firm of Leibler and Company, New York. He has secured the exclusive services for a long term of years, both for America and for England, of Miss Phyllis Neilson Terry, the daughter…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-15
Summary:

Henry and May's performance at the Victoria last night was well appreciated. Billy Graham will perform on Wednesday night. Tonight the new film 'Acquitted' will be presented.