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: 1898-01-20 - 1898-01-31
Summary:

The wonderful animatoscope will be on exhibition for a short time in Hong Kong, at No. 5, Arsenal Street, Queen's Road East, commencing from the 23rd January, and so forth. The Animatoscope is the Latest Invention of the Wizard Edison, and produces Pictures Life-Size and True to Nature,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-29
Summary:

Evidence of the phenomenal and rapid growth of the kinematograph as a means of public entertainment is to be found in London and every provincial town, but in the United States it has caused quite a furore. Moving pictures of the historic Durbar pageantry have drawn to the theatre the most…

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

New programmes will be presented, including Panama Exhibition film, at the Victoria Theatre. 'A Traitor to his country,' Warner's 'The Battling British,' Sardou's 'Theodoro,' 'Sir Highwayman' will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-29 - 1918-04-01
Summary:

Tonight, 5th and 6th episodes of the great success serial of love and danger, 'The Fatal Ring,' with Pearl White and Warner Oland. Also Pathe British Gazette No. 437, Annals of the War No. 18 and comedy, 'Luke, Plumber' in two parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-13 - 1918-04-13
Summary:

Tonight, fine programme, Pearl White and Warner Oland in 'The Fatal Ring,' episode 9 and episode 10. Also Harold Loyd [sic] in 'Lonesome Luke Loses Patients.' Sunday 6 p.m., by many requests, 'The Cigarette Girl,' a Gold Rooster play featuring Gladys Hulette. Don…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-03 - 1918-05-06
Summary:

May 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, a continuation of the great success, 'The Fatal Ring,' episode 15 and 16, featuring Pearl White and Warner Oland. Exclusive to the Victoria Theatre, Captain Bruce Bairnsfather's Cartoons (series no. 1), 'Fragments from France,' Bystander famous…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-11 - 1918-05-14
Summary:

Tonight, screening 'Mother Love,' Warner's dramatic feature, complete story in 6 parts, including Charlie Chaplin's, cartoons and other comics. Wednesday 15th May, see the thrilling drama in 5 parts, 'Frustrated Power.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-27
Summary:

The riches and the mysteries of the bottom of the sea will be revealed tonight, and the first time in Hongkong, by the superb film entitled 'The Submarine Eye.' Williamson Bros. are the originators and sole producers.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-02
Summary:

A fire broke out at the Beaconsfield Arcade in Queen's Road, just opposite the City Hall and the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank. The fire seems to have broken out in a cinema-film exchange, known variously as the Wing Yik Film Company and A Hon's Continental Film Exchange. It is difficult…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-25 - 191908-26
Summary:

Thursday night, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' Pathe's supreme effort in photoplay production. Book straightaway at Anderson's. Photo and film plot included. August 26 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on the film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-30
Summary:

Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' episode 1st: 'The Ebony Blook,' episode 2nd: 'The Counter Plot.' Matinee: 'The Bull's Eye' (episode 15, 16 and 17). Booking at Anderson's. August 29…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' episodes 1 and 2. Today's matinee: 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 15, 16 and 17. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-28 - 1919-08-28
Summary:

Tonight's programme, Pathe's peerless serial star, Pearl White with Warner Oland in 'The Lightning Raider,' 1st episode: The Ebony Block; 2nd episode: The Counter Plot. Today's matinee, 'The Bull's Eye,' episodes 15, 16 and 17. Booking at Anderson's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-20 - 1919-09-20
Summary:

Pearl White, Warner Oland and Harold Lloyd with their company.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-20
Summary:

The new programme that the Victoria Theatre management is showing tonight is a very fine one. There is one of the most excruciating comics in which Harold Lloyd has taken part, entitled 'Look out Below.' Also the 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Lightning Raider' depict Pearl…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-20 - 1919-09-20
Summary:

Presents tonight, Pearl White, Warner Oland and Harold Lloyd with their company.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-02-26 - 1920-02-27
Summary:

Tonight, Pathe presents Virginia Pearson in 'Impossible Catherine.' Also, The Bros. Graydon, 'Light Comedy Duo.' Booking at Anderson's. February 26 remarks: Virginia Pearson and Sheldon Lewis in 'Impossible Catherine.'

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Headline: At the Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-26 - 1920-02-27
Summary:

Tonight, Pathe presents Virginia Pearson in 'Impossible Catherine,' a dramatic farce-comedy in five parts. Also the Bros. Graydon, light comedy duo, entertainers to the British expeditionary force in France, now touring in the East will appear in their latest songs. Come along in…

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-26 - 1920-02-28
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., the Bros. Graydon, light comedy duo, in their latest songs. Virginia Pearson and Sheldon Lewis in 'Impossible Catherine.' Matinee at 5.15 p.m., 'Impossible Catherine.' Booking at Anderson's. February 28 Remarks: Matinee tomorrow at 6 p.m., Mabel…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-02-26 - 1920-02-28
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., the Bros Graydon, 'Light comedy duo,' in their latest songs. Also Virginia Pearson and Sheldon Lewis in 'Impossible Catherine.' Matinee at 5.15 p.m., 'Impossible Catherine.' Booking at Anderson's. February 28 Remarks: Matinee tomorrow at 6…