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: 1916-12-27 - 1916-12-27
Summary:

A treat for our musical patrons

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-27
Summary:

Miss May Brilliant after a very successful season at the Victoria, leaves tomorrow by the Empress of Russia to fulfil an engagement in Shanghai. She is succeeded at the Victoria by Mr and Miss Shirley who are offering a very pretty and novel turn which they have performed before large audiences…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-27
Summary:

The 'Musical Shirleys' opened at the Victoria Theatre yesterday afternoon.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-28 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

On Dec 29, performance by Shirleys; the magnificent exclusive film 'On the Brink' in 3 reels, featuring Mdlle Robinne; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; a Chaplin comedy, 'Dough and Dynamite'; don't forget the 'Iron Claw,' it grips you.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-28 - 1916-12-28
Summary:

Tonight: Engagement Extraordinary of the Musical Shirley's

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-29 - 1916-12-29
Summary:

Enormous success of the Musical Shirley's; Screening of 'On the Brink' featuring Mlle Robinne, Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War' and Chaplin comedy 'Dough and Gynamite'; Coming film: 'The Iron Claw'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-30 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

Tp-night: Enormous success of the Musical Shirley's; Screening of 'On the Brink' featuring Mlle Robinne, Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War' and Chaplin comedy 'Dough and Gynamite'; Coming film: 'The Iron Claw'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-01 - 1917-01-01
Summary:

Grand Band Night with The Musical Shirleys and screening of Charlie Chaplin

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-02 - 1917-01-02
Summary:

On Jan 2, last three nights of the 'Musical Shirleys'; 'An Old Love Story' in 2 parts, wonderful photography; 'Caught in His Own Net,' a pretty drama in 2 parts; comics: 'Father's Neutral' [sic] (Keystone); 'Housekeeping Under Cover,' Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-03 - 1917-01-03
Summary:

Last two night of the Musical Shirley's; Screening of 'Caught in His Own Net', Comics: 'Fathers Neutral' (Keystone), 'Housekeeping Under Cover' (Pathe), 'Billy's Stratagem' (Pathe), Interesting: 'Temples of Niko' and 'Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-06
Summary:

The Musical Shirleys have concluded an engagement at the Victoria Theatre. The stage setting and dressing are first-class.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-28
Summary:

Last night, a very pretty four-part story film 'For Love of a Maid' was shown at the Victoria Theatre. The leading role is in the hands of Miss Jackie Saunders, and the whole thing is exceedingly well done. We are informed that the Victoria management will soon be presenting a film…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-02 - 1917-03-03
Summary:

Screening of 'The Two Little Vagabonds' (1st episode), story of Pierre Decourielle, adapted by Geo. R. Sims and Arthur Shirley; 'The Great War (Series D15)' depicting interesting incidents of the Eastern Front and Comics

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-09 - 1917-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, the send and final episode of the 'Two Little Vagabonds,' the film version of the immortal melodrama adapted by Geo. R. Sims and Arthur Shirley; episode of 'Fanfan and Claudinet'; 'The Great War 1914-17,' depicting incidents of the front of Somme, Verdun,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-09 - 1917-03-10
Summary:

Screening of 'The Two Little Vagabonds' (2nd episode), adapted by Geo. R. Sims and Arthur Shirley; 'The Great War 1914-17' depicting incidents of Somme, Verdun and Salonika, 'Animals on Nursery Stage' coloured film of nature series; Coming film: 'Salambo…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-04 - 1917-04-04
Summary:

On Apr 5, grand complimentary night to the men, performance by the Musical Shirleys.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-05 - 1917-04-05
Summary:

Grand complimentary night to the men in the Garrison & Navy; Performance of the Musical Shirleys

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-16
Summary:

A select party attended the Victoria Theatre at the invitation of the management as a new series of films, instructive picture and drama were exhibited. The 'Paramount Pictures' have been brought to Hongkong by Mr. J. W. Allen, the foreign agent of the Progressive Motion Picture…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21 - 1917-04-21
Summary:

On Apr 23, 'The Woman' in 5 parts; 'Golden Chance' in 5 parts; on Tue and Wed at 9.15 pm, Pathe's great comedy serial, 'Rufus Wallingford' [sic]; on Thu at 5.15 pm, 'Tennesses Partner' [sic] in 5 parts, and 'Are You a Mason?' in 5 parts at 9…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21 - 1917-04-23
Summary:

An exciting detective drama 'The Corsair' in 6 parts; war graphic: 'The Allies in the East'; next week, special programme: Mon & Tue: 'The Woman' (drama in 5 parts); Wed & Thu: 'The Golden Chance' (drama in 5 parts); Fri: 'Tennesse's…