A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-06 - 1912-09-13
Summary:

2 performances 7.15 and 9.15, matinees on Saturdays at 4.30 and Sundays at 6.00; a big hit of the American's favourites Bayle and Patsy; a grand success of the eminent electrical cartoonist Ed. Hill, a high novelty in Hongkong.

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Headline: Victoria Hall
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-07 - 1912-09-14
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m.; Magnificent films and performance by Bayle and Patsy and electrical cartoonist Ed. Hill

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-09
Summary:

Messrs. Ramos are offering a novel attraction at the Victoria Theatre, a performance by Mr. E. Hill, an electrical cartoonist. The pictures are as usual highly entertaining, especially the representation of Dickens' 'Edwin Drood.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-23
Summary:

The older sports will remember how the cheerful Jack defeated Sammy Newman in Hongkong, Sinclair in Shanghai, and Tom Lynch in Tientsin. He has his cinematograph films of several famous fights, which he proposes to show if circumstances are favourable.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Mr. Carlton Chase, Miss Eugenie Le. Blane, Miss Gertrude Sinclair [sic], Mr. Harry Burgess and Messrs. Vack and Le Blane all did well in their parts. Tonight, the company will present '…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-29
Summary:

Louis Rohmeyer, who was walking around the world for a wager, was stolen $10. The criminal was brought into court by Sergeant Pitt and was sentenced one month's hard labour and 4 hours ' stocks. The 'pedestrian' stated in evidence that he engaged the defendant to convey him…

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-03-02
Summary:

This morning a fine of $3 was imposed upon the manager of the Victoria Cinematograph for illegal posting at Morrison Hill Road.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-29 - 1915-10-01
Summary:

On Sept 29, 'Hills of Silence,' sensational and powerful drama in 3 parts length 5,000 ft.; 'Million in Pearls,' thrilling detective story in 2 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-29 - 1915-10-01
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Hills of Silence' (3 parts, 5,000 ft) and 'Million in Pearls' (2 parts)

10
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…

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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.…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-04-24
Summary:

St. George's Day being also the anniversary of Shakespeare, fitting that scenes from Shakespeare should form one of the main features of the day's programme. While we have all learnt to know that any theatrical performance which Mr. Walter Sinclair and Mr. and Mrs. C. H. P. Hay combine…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-16 - 1917-05-17
Summary:

By repeated requests presenting Chung Ling Soo and all variety company including Miss E. Hill, Sisters Aberdare and Mr. Colyer

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-18 - 1917-05-18
Summary:

Tonight: By repeated requests presenting Chung Ling Soo and all variety company including Miss E. Hill, Sisters Aberdare and Mr. Colyer

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-14 - 1918-10-16
Summary:

October 14-16. Performance. Gladys Hulette in 'Over the Hill.' Mr. C. Thereses, card manipulator assisted by Mesdames Senour and Gordon.

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-14 - 1918-10-14
Summary:

We have a programme tonight that should please you. Firstly, there is charming little Gladys Hulette in 'Over the Hill,' a 5-part Gold Rooster play with an unusually strong story the scene of which is laid in the office of a small country newspaper. And secondly, we have made…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-14
Summary:

A large number of people gathered at the Victoria Theatre last night and were treated to such a bright and engaging show that there are no doubt good houses will be the order at this popular place of entertainment during the stay of Mr. M. C. Theresas and his two charming lady helpers. This…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-14
Summary:

Victoria Theatre was well filled at the opening night of the short variety programme. Artistes appeared and pleased the crowd in addition to a keenly appreciated feature. Performances by M. C. Therese, Mesdames Senour and Gordon. The trio appears again tonight, with an additional feature of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-15 - 1918-10-16
Summary:

Tonight, 9.15 performance, Gladys Hulette in 'Over the Hill.' Also, Mr. C. Thereses, the card manipulator assisted by Mesdames Senour and Gordon. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-16
Summary:

Mr. C. Thereses with Meadames Senour and Gordon continue to attract appreciative audiences at the Victoria Theatre. Tonight is the last opportunity of enjoying the current attraction. The principal film being screened is 'Over the Hill,' featuring the charming Gladys Hulette.