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: 1907-06-10
Summary:

Mr. Fung Wa Chun lectured to a crowded meeting, and he talked about the opinion of the Chinese government. Mr. A. W. Brewin, and the following members of the Chinese Public District Dispensaries Committee were at the meeting.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-21
Summary:

Mr. A. C. Franklin, of the Government Civil Hospital, will give a lecture on 'Origin of rock, with local specimens' on Thursday, the 29th, at the Chinese Y.M.C.A. There will be a number of lantern slides.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-01
Summary:

The lecture on the 'Origin of Rocks' by Mr. A. C. Franklin at the Chinese Y.M.C.A. was attended by a large crowd of men. After the close of the lecture, an opportunity was given to examine through a powerful microscope some sections of local rocks, the slides of which had been made by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-04
Summary:

Mr. Howard A. Kennedy, of the editorial staff of the London 'Times,' has travelled far and wide and is consequently an interesting subject to have a chat with. He and his daughter are at present making Hongkong their half-way house on a journey round the world. Mr. Kennedy described…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-21
Summary:

Calcutta, January 4 – Yesterday Mr. Justice Fletcher decided the case of Warwick Major, manager for Mr. Maurice Bandmann, against A. Stephen, proprietor of the Empire Theatre, claiming R15,000 in compensation for telegrams of a defamatory character sent in May last to Mr. Bandmann. – '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-18
Summary:

The management of the Empire Cinematograph Theatre announces that Professor A. Lewis, and Miss Lewis will make their debut this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-18 - 1910-05-19
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Tonight! Debut of Prof. A. Lewis, introducing novelties never seen in Hong Kong. Miss Lewis (age 6), surprising infantile comic, serio and recitations. Coming: Miss Eva Hughes. No performance…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-21 - 1910-05-24
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Monday! Debut of Miss Eva Hughes. Prof. A. Lewis, introducing novelties never seen in Hong Kong. Miss Lewis (age 6), surprising infantile comic, serio and recitations.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-26 - 1910-12-02
Summary:

Every night at 7.00 and 9.00 o'clock. Matinees Saturdays and Sundays at 4.00 p.m. World's pictures, Vaudeville performance by Mr. Elliott, Mr. A. Colins and Mr. Stephenson; Price details included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-28
Summary:

The programme at the above popular hall was entirely changed on Saturday night when a good audience assembled for the nine o'clock performance. The biorama exhibited splendid pictures. Mr. Stephenson, A. Collins, Mr. Elliott's performances were good.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-11-29 - 1910-12-01
Summary:

Every night at 7.00 and 9.00 o'clock; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. World's pictures, exhibition of club swinging, Mr. A. Collins, cornet soloist Mr. Elliott and Mr. Stephenson, a dramatic humourist. 7 p.m. 50, 30, and 20 cents; 9 p.m. $1.00, 70 and 40 cents; special…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-12-02 - 1910-12-09
Summary:

Every night at 7.00 and 9.00 o'clock; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. World's pictures; vaudeville performance from Miss A. M. Carrington, contralto balladist, Mr. F. Burgess, exhibition of sword swinging, and Mr. R. H. Stephenson, dramatic humourist; look out for Vera…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-03 - 1910-12-07
Summary:

A complete change of programme and pictures. Vaudeville performances by Miss A. M. Carrington, Mr. F. Burgess, Mr. R. H. Stephenson; Price details included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-08 - 1910-12-09
Summary:

A complete change of programme and pictures. Vaudeville performances by Miss Vera Ferace, Miss A. M. Carrington, Mr. F. Burgess, Mr. R. H. Stephenson; Price details included

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-06-19
Summary:

It will no doubt greatly interest the public of Hongkong to know that Messrs Ramos and Ramos, of the Victoria Theatre, have secured the services of Mr A. Lauro, a cinematograph film producer, who arrived today for the purpose of taking pictures of the Coronation Celebrations in Hongkong during…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-06-19
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre at an enormous expense has procured the services of Mr. A. Lauro, the eminent cinematograph film producer, who has arrived by the French Mail for the purpose of taking pictures of the Coronation events during the week. These pictures will be shown at the Victoria Theatre.…

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Headline: Coronation reat
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-06-24
Summary:

The arrangements for entertaining the R. G. A. and A. O. D. women and children to the Coronation were provided by the Entertainment Committee. The party was afterwards taken in three special cars to the cinematograph entertainment kindly provided by the management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre. A…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-01 - 1911-12-06
Summary:

Special photoplays by Max Linder every evening at 9.15 p.m.; Performer: Miss Kitty Delavale; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-07 - 1911-12-15
Summary:

Performance by Miss Kitty Delavale, Miss Eileen Murray and the latest photoplay; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-16 - 1911-12-18
Summary:

The latest pictures every evening at 9.15 p.m.; Performer: Miss Eileen Murray; 7.15 p.m. pictures only