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: 1902-02-23 - 1902-02-24
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. New films just arrived. Performance by Lyall Sisters last week. Debut of 'The Brennons' next week. The magnificent film, 'Captain Kote.' Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-06 - 1903-01-08
Summary:

The latest and most perfect animated pictures direct from London to Hong Kong. Complete set of Pictures of the Coronation Festivities. Vide Shanghai Press of last Winter. Plan at the Robinson Riano Co., Ltd. T. J. Stevenson is the Proprietor.

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Headline: The Bioscope
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09
Summary:

An exceedingly good Bioscope entertainment is that which is being given by Mr. T. J. Stevenson at the Theatre Royal. The coronation pictures are exceedingly good. The news described some scenes of the films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09 - 1903-01-09
Summary:

Imperial Bioscope. Complete change of programme. Plan at the Robinson Riano Co., Ltd. T. J. Stevenson is the Proprietor.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-09
Summary:

The Tai Ping theatre West Point was entered twice last week by thieves, and last night a third visit was paid to it. The police were on the lookout on this occasion and arrested the intruder with a clock in his possession. At the Magistracy today he was sentenced to three months' goal by Mr…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-27
Summary:

The promoters of the Variety Entertainment at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night have no reason to complain of the attendance. There is a detailed description of the performers including McCormick, Arthur James, Walter Keene, Tom Morcomb, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie. Noted that the American…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-04
Summary:

Considering the state of weather there was good attendance at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night, and the entertainment was as interesting as was that of the previous week. The artistes were Messrs. George Gibbs, Walter Keene, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie and Tom Morcomb. There was also an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07
Summary:

On Saturday night 182,000 moving pictures illustrative of the Britt-Nelson contest will be shown in the City Hall, under the supervision of the representative for the Far East of Mr. J. W. Coffroth. The fight of 18 rounds was the most exciting character. The entertainment will be given for 2…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-26 - 1908-06-04
Summary:

Artists: Mrs Pastor, Messrs Cavajal, Arthur Harris, Geo. B. Ray. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-06-12 - 1908-06-15
Summary:

Artists: Mrs Pastor, Messrs Cavajal, Arthur Harris, Geo. B. Ray. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Tickets can also be obtained at the Robinson Piano Co. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-12
Summary:

Shameen, November 10 – The concert at the close of the King's Birthday celebration was a huge success, 400 seats were provided and latecomers had to stand. It was a happy idea to have the cinematograph and the band of the 13th Rajputs. Miss H. Thorne was demanded to have an encore for each…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-30
Summary:

At the close of a most successful season, Mr. Hugh J. Ward, head of the good play-acting company that recently visited Hong Kong, in a few words of acknowledgement, expressed his regret that the theatres in the East were not all that they might be. In reference to Hongkong Theatre especially, he…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-05 - 1909-05-06
Summary:

The celebrated comedy duo. Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. In a grand change of programme. The act entitled 'Paragraphs.' Special Announcement: on Friday evening, May 7th, special performance of Mr Steve Adson and Miss Jessie Thorne will be arranged. Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, 8th,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-08 - 1909-05-08
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! The celebrated artistes Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. Miss Hilda, serpentine dancer. New sensational film: 'Captain Dreyfus' with eighteen scenes. Sunday matinee at 4 p.m. Debut of the celebrated tenor, Signor Torras.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-10 - 1909-05-10
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! Debut of the celebrated tenor, Signor Torras. Opera selections and English songs. New sensational film: 'Captain Dreyfus' with eighteen scenes. Miss Hilda, serpentine dancer.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-11 - 1909-05-11
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! The celebrated tenor, Signor Torras. Opera selections and English songs. New sensational film: 'Captain Dreyfus' with eighteen scenes. Miss Hilda, serpentine dancer. Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Farewell performance of the celebrated artistes, Adson and Thorne. Special…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-06
Summary:

(From Our Own Correspondent) Rev. F. B. Meyer and His Meetings - July 2nd. We have been favoured with the visit of a Cinematograph Show for three nights, Monday to Wednesday, June 28 to 30. This has been fairly well patronised and has been fully up to the average of these most enjoyable…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11
Summary:

A grand benefit performance to the Sister Philips was given at the Victoria Cinematograph last night and there was a good attendance. Madame Harrison also appeared in new songs and Miss Dory-ta appears as Miss B. Young.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-10-16 - 1909-10-21
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. New films every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated artiste, Miss B. Galardi, serio and comedienne. Coming! Collins Sisters, a celebrated duo from Australia. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Headline: To Let
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-11-19 - 1909-12-06
Summary:

To let: No. 2, Zetland Street, about 100 feet distance from the Queen's Road Central (formerly the Alexandra Cinema), suitable for showroom or warehouse; immediate possession