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: 1916-10-05
Summary:

There was a large attendance at the Victoria Theatre at a benefit concert in aid of the Lord Kichener Memorial Fund. All items were greatly enjoyed and several pictures including the 'The Victoria Cross' were shown. Performance by Mr. Hatton, Messrs King and Gray, Mr. T. W. Mackay,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-25 - 1911-09-26
Summary:

Sunday, October 1st, at 10 a.m. Performance by the band of K.O.Y.L.I. at 4 to 7 o'clock. Carnivals and races will be held during the season. Monthly tickets to be had on application at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-13
Summary:

A special holiday programme has been framed by the enterprising management of the Victoria Theatre for the enjoyment of the public. The super William Fox production 'Princess Romanoff,' starring Nance O'Neil, will be on the boards. The plot is based on 'Fedora' by…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-28 - 1916-09-28
Summary:

On Oct 4, a grand benefit concert; pictures: 'The Victoria Cross' in 4 parts; a drama of the present war, 'A Soldier's Honour,' Pathe's Gazette, showing scenes in which the late Lord Kitchener appears; performance by artists.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-29 - 1916-10-03
Summary:

On Oct 4, a grand benefit concert; pictures: 'The Victoria Cross' in 4 parts; a drama of the present war, 'A Soldier's Honour,' Pathe's Gazette, showing scenes in which the late Lord Kitchener appears; performance by artists.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-09
Summary:

The proceed from the performance by the 'Cameos' at the Victoria Theatre is $786.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-20
Summary:

Les Miserables' will be shown at the Bijou Theatre tonight, not at the Victoria. This is the last night of the production in Hong Kong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-04
Summary:

The programme arranged for the concert in aid of the Lord Kichener Memorial Fund promises well. Local talent figures on the programme. Members of the Venus Amateur Dramatic Club will appear and war drama 'c' will be screened. Performance by 'Charlie' of the 'What nots,…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-25
Summary:

With reference to the recent announcement of the Cinema performances for the troops and their friends at the Royal Artillery Theatre, it should be stated that 'The Fatal Ring' is being presented by the permission of the management of the Victoria Theatre. Successful entertainments will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-06
Summary:

What purports to be the largest cinema theatre in Hongkong will be opened in the second week of June. The seating capacity of the World Theatre is sufficient, providing 900 seats. The Victoria Theatre, which when it was in existence was considered the largest at the time, only had a seating…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-01
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – In the case of an alleged illegal possession of opium at the Magistracy, it appears to have been stated by Counsel for the defendant that the Spanish Procuration (The Procurator of the Dominican Missions in the Far East) was interested in the Victoria Theatre and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-04 - 1916-10-04
Summary:

Grand Benefit Concert in aid of the Lord Kitchener Memorial Fund; Screening of 'The Victoria Cross', 'A Soldier's Honour', Pathe's Gazette (with late Lord Kitcheners); Performance by Miss C. Castro, Miss Irene Beryl, Mr MacKay and Mr Charlie together with the Venus…

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

The annual distribution of prizes at Ellis Kadoorie School took place yesterday. The school also beg to thank the management of the Victoria Theatre for giving them a cinema entertainment, combining education and amusement.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-30 - 1916-10-03
Summary:

Coming Grand Benefit Concert in aid of the Lord Kitchener Memorial Fund; Screening of 'The Victoria Cross', 'A Soldier's Honour', Pathe's Gazette (with late Lord Kitcheners); Performance by Miss C. Castro, Miss Irene Beryl, Mr MacKay and Mr Charlie together with the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-24
Summary:

Mr W. F. Blake, second engineer on the Lok Sang and son of the popular manager of the Victoria Theatre, was married on Saturday to Miss J. E. Mangas of Haiphone. The wedding took place at Haiphone.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-30
Summary:

Peace celebrations were held by Belilios Public School on September 26. By the generosity of the proprietor of the Victoria Theatre a matinee was given on Friday afternoon. The films shown included 'The Voice of Destiny' and topical news.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

Since the old Victoria Theatre was closed down owing to the expiration of the lease, the shortage of cinema houses in Hongkong has been felt, and the news that a new picture house is to be opened will be welcomed by the majority of cinema-goers. Some enterprising gentlemen have succeeded in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-01
Summary:

Kowloon's newly built Star Theatre had its first audience last evening. The guests were welcomed by the proprietor Mr. Lee Yue-cheong and the manager Mr. Gonzalez de Bernedo. Moreover, the new Theatre also screened two films, the principal one being 'Jane Goes A-Wooing' featuring…

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Headline: Removal Notice
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-30 - 1922-08-30
Summary:

Andersen, Meyer & Co., Ltd, beg to announce the removal on September 1st, 1922, of their offices from no. 2 Queen's Road, Central to no. 67-69 Des Voeux Road, (site of the old Victoria Theatre).