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: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal Tonight (Thursday), and Saturday, the 26th and 28th August, at 9 p.m. Complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door. Admission: Dress Circle $2 & $1; Stalls $2, $1 & 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-20 - 1902-02-22
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. May [sic] Linder's best pictures. Performance by Lyall Sisters. Dancers of 'The Brennons' are coming. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-03 - 1902-05-03
Summary:

The Company will open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Watch future advertisements. Harry Gray is the Business Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Company have arrived by the S.S. 'Rosetta Maru' and will positively open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Performances by Miss Rosa Barners, Harry Gray, Malvena Moore, John R. Reynolds, Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Tom Queen, Marie Barton and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12 - 1902-05-13
Summary:

Entire change of programme. No repetitions. Dollar Tickets may be had of the colour-sergeants at the Barracks. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-12 - 1902-05-13
Summary:

Entire change of programme. No Repetitions. Dollar Tickets may be had of the colour sergeants, at the Barracks. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Gray is the Business Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-05-21
Summary:

The managers of the Koshing Theatre submitted a petition to the Sanitary Board meeting, requesting that the theatre may not be closed by the Board on account of the daily increasing cases of plague.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-06-19
Summary:

At the meeting of Sanitary Board yesterday afternoon the following letter was read from the Colonial Secretary, the Hon. F. H. May, was regard to the closing of Chinese theatres. The letter stated that persons attending the theatres would probably be less crowded together than if they remained…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-08-14
Summary:

Lance-Sergeant Willis said he had been in the Ko Shing and Chung Hing theatres continuously to the end of May for over two years. He had seen complainant in the Ko Shing Theatre, and knew him by the nickname of 'Tai Po.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-26
Summary:

Saturday, February 24 – Wong Wun charged a man with stealing. The complainant arrived from Macao, when he went near the lane of Ko Shing Theatre, the defendant stole his blanket, mat and wrapper.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-04-05
Summary:

The firm of Levy Hermoanos may be converted into a Company Ltd next year with 10 million francs. This firm had been extending to the East and opened 9 new branches. They are agents for the Richard Brasier motor-cars as well as for Pathe Freres Cinemagraphs and films. – 'Straits Times…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-04-28
Summary:

On Monday the 'Napoleon of the world's magicians' arrives in the Colony and will stay one week. This magician is from England and had made various performance before the Kings and presidents. His first part of the program is called 'creation and the second part will have a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-15 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-17 - 1906-05-17
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd. Mr. S.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-18 - 1906-05-18
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-19 - 1906-05-19
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-19
Summary:

We are to have another exhibition of 'moving pictures' shortly. 'Smiling Metaner' writes us from Manila under date May 14, asking us to announce that he will be in Hongkong with the Britt-Nelson Fight pictures. In the meantime he expects to finish a very successful season in…