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: 1907-06-01
Summary:

Canton, May 30 – In consequences of the recent fire at Sam Kong, where about 500 persons were burnt to death in a theatre. Viceroy Chow has instructed the Provincial Treasurer and the Provincial Judge to send a special officer to investigate in order to give satisfactory compensation to the poor…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-08-07
Summary:

The newest organisation to enter the field of film production is the James B. Leong Productions, Inc., with offices at 1240 Maral Strong Bldg, Los Angeles, California, which was incorporated under the laws of State of California, 27th October 1919, with James B. Leong, President and General…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-17
Summary:

A big commotion was caused at the Wo-Ping Theatre (which has this week been transferred from the Hongkong Amusements Ltd. to a Chinese Company) last night, as the result of a shooting affray. One of the leading members of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company, Li Siu-fan, was seriously injured.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-18
Summary:

Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, dies in the hospital. He was shot at the Wo Ping Theatre on Tuesday night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-23
Summary:

The preliminary trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre, commenced at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon. The article outlined the main conversations at the Magistracy in detail.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-24
Summary:

Yeung Ko appeared on remand before Mr. R. E. Lindsell at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, at the Wo-Ping theatre on the night of the 16th. Details regarding the conversations of the case are listed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-25
Summary:

A big crowd gathered at the Magistracy, to see the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre. Conversations are listed in the article.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-26
Summary:

The trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre continued.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-27
Summary:

At the Magistracy yesterday afternoon Mr. R. E. Lindsell committed Yeung Ko to the criminal sessions for trial on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-30
Summary:

The special sessions for the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of having murdered Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre, was formally opened yesterday and adjourned until the next Monday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

Accompanied by his wife, Yeung Ko, the accused man who was acquitted the murder of Li Siu Fan, left Hongkong for Macao by the steamer Chuen Chow. The victim of the murder was a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company and was shot while performing at the Wo Ping Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-05-20
Summary:

An unusual case is taking place in Singapore in which Mr. Ralph Bridges, manager of the Singapore office of the Lasky Famous Players Film Company, is charged with attempting to check the Official Film Censor, Capt. T. M. Hussey, by falsely and fraudulently pretending to him that a film delivered…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-20
Summary:

A large number of Chinese businessmen attended a dinner at the Kam Ling Hotel in honour of the Chinese actor Mei Lan-fang. The gathering included the Hon. Mr. Chow Shou-son and the Hon. Mr. Ng Hom-tze. The customary toast of the Chinese Republic and the President of China having been honoured,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-30
Summary:

A very enjoyable time was spent at Repulse Bay Hotel on Saturday, when Mr. Mei Lan-fang was the guest at tiffin of the British American Tobacco Company. Messrs. F. A. Perry, K. H. Amuller, S. M. Mayes and H. C. Rowson represented the B. A. T. Company, and those invited to meet Mr. Mei Lang-Fong…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-17
Summary:

New York, Jan 8 – The formation of two great development companies for China was announced last night by ex-premier Chow Tse-chi. He stated that the Universal Textile Company, capitalized at G.$9,000,000 and the Dragon Film Corporation G.$5,000,000 had been organized and incorporated in the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-15
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-01
Summary:

It is learnt that two thousand motion picture theatres located throughout China within the next three years is part of the programme of the Peacock Film Corporation, the syndicate formed by Mr. J. A. Thomas and his associates. This undertaking has at its back the du Pont, Brady and Duke…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-03
Summary:

This is no less than the founding in the Colony of a motion picture company to produce Chinese plays and dramas. The China Sun Motion Pictures Company, Limited, is in the field with a capital of half a million dollars which it desires to be usefully and profitably employed in the starting of a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-13