A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-12
Summary:

Carl Hertz and D'Alton continue their performance in Theatre Royal. The Cinematograph was in good order and several views had to be repeated, notably Persimmon's win of the Derby, the London Fire Brigade's turn out, the Turkish warship in action and the Greece-Turkish war episode…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-25 - 1907-07-30
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will open for the season in Weismann's Large Hall (entrance: Wyndham Street) tonight at 9 p.m. Performances every night, including Sundays. Entire change of programme on Saturday night, films including 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper,' 'Hooligans of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Cinematograph exhibition at Weismann's Rooms. Including: 'Cinderella and the Slipper,' 'The Hooligans of the West' and ''The Desperate Girl'.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-07-22
Summary:

Large audiences continue to patronise the Victoria Cinematograph, where the pictures compare favourably with any shown in Hongkong. A Pedicure for Love is a most amusing film and is well worth seeing, while Russia's Honour, and Dreaming of his Mother-in-Law keeps the audience in continual…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-04 - 1911-02-07
Summary:

Saturday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal and performance by Mr. R. H. Stephenson. Screening: an American dramatic film, 'That Mendelssohn's Tune'(comic), 'Bismarck Grenadiers, Dutch Specialty,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-29
Summary:

London, Mar. 28 – Two girls have been killed and thirteen fatally injured through panic in a Cinematograph Theatre at Middlesboro, in which an alarm of fire was suddenly given.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-06-26
Summary:

The girls of the C.M.S. schools were given an extra treat by the Coronation committee and others. This took the form of a specially arranged cinematograph entertainment at the Victoria theatre, to which the pupils of Fairlea, Kowloon Victoria Home, St. Stephens' Girls College and six out of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-15
Summary:

Monster programme of magnificent films is being exhibited every night at the Victoria Theatre. Amongst the pictures to be shown are 'The telephone,' 'Queen Dido forsaken by Encas,' 'Only one girl,' 'The Regimental Flag,' 'Unwelcome guests,' etc.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-11 - 1911-11-25
Summary:

Special pictures 'Toreador' every evening at 9.15 p.m.: elephants in India, the Kromats, Wenry Willie as a ballet girl, the shipwrecked mariner, the bragger, and the burglar's ransome; performance by Miss Kitty; 7.15 p.m. pictures only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-14
Summary:

As a result of the variety entertainment held at the Theatre Royal, under the auspices of the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, the Diocesan Girls School and the Eyre Refuge have each benefited to the extent of $100 each.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24 - 1912-06-24
Summary:

The Girl Fascination' will be shown for a few nights only; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is presenting a very fine programme just now and it is pleasing to see that the enterprise of Ramos and Ramos is meeting with ample reward in the form of good houses. The speciality this week is a two-part film entitled 'The Evil Fascination,' superbly acted, while…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-28 - 1912-11-30
Summary:

Battle of Vanila,' 'You Kid,' and 'The Triflers' on Sunday and Monday, Dec 1st & 2nd; Tom and Jerry and College Days on Tuesday; 'The Man from Mexico,' 'The Girl and the Jockey' on Wednesday and Thursday; 'My Friend from Australia' on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-02 - 1912-12-02
Summary:

Tonight: The Triflers (chorus girls contest) on Tuesday; Tom and Jerry and College Days; The Man from Mexico, the Girl and the Jockey on Wednesday & Thursday; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town, Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-03 - 1912-12-03
Summary:

Tonight: Tom and Jerry and College Days; The Man from Mexico, the Girl and the Jockey on Wednesday and Thursday; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town and Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-04 - 1912-12-04
Summary:

Tonight: Uncle's Visit and The Land of Manana; My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town, Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday; The Time, the Place and the Girl on Monday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-05 - 1912-12-05
Summary:

Tonight in a double bill, Uncle's Visit and The Land of Manana, My Friend from Australia on Friday; Brown's in Town and Rooms for Rent on Saturday and Sunday; The Time, the Place and the Girl on Monday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-06 - 1912-12-06
Summary:

Tonight, My Friend from Australia and the Chorus Girls' Contest on Friday; Smith's in Town, The Girl and the Jockey on Saturday & Sunday; Who's Who on Monday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-07 - 1912-12-07
Summary:

Tonight double bill, Smith's in Town, The Girl and the Jockey on Sunday; Who's Who on Monday. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-09 - 1912-12-09
Summary:

Who's Who and A Chorus Girls' Contest. Booking at Moutrie's.