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: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

Positively starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

In the first appearance in Hongkong of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, the greatest living conjuror, assisted by the charming Mdlle. D'Alton. You are not up-to-date if you fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 200 subjects, recently the craze of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, recently the craze of West, including the Great 'Star' Picture 'The Death of Nelson.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-11-04
Summary:

The Tung Kee firm, lately carrying on business at the Tsung King Theatre, make an application for adjudication as the theatre lessees. The managing partner of the firm was examined at length by the official receiver, and the reason for the failure of the theatre is 'not bad companies, but…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-03-04
Summary:

At the Police Court, Lai Keng, the lessee of the Ko-shing Theatre, Queen's Road West, was summoned on two charges: (1) On February 26, obstructing the gangways and exits of the theatre; and (2) permitting people to stand in the gangways. Li Ching, manager of the theatre, deposed that he…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-24
Summary:

Chan Iu, a hawker, was charged at the Police Court yesterday morning with (1) hawking theatre ticket without a hawker's license, and (2) causing an obstruction at West Point on 22nd inst., by hawking tickets on the footpath. Chan Iu was fined $5 on the first charge, and $20 on the second.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-31
Summary:

Another tramway accident occurred in Des Voeux Road West, near the Tai Ping Theatre, at 7 o'clock on Monday morning, as a result of which a coolie was removed from hospital having sustained some nasty bruise on the head and face. It is not quite certain at present whether the unfortunate…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-06-14
Summary:

The proprietor of the Ko Shing Theatre, Queen's Road West, summoned at the instance of Inspector Gourlay for allowing people to have access to the stage while a piece was being played on the 7th instant. The case was remanded.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-07-15
Summary:

The attendance at Chinese theatrical performances does not appear to be affected by hot weather. The Ko Shing, West Point is continually crowded and sometimes literally packed, so that the authorities are compelled to step in to ensure public safety. A Chinese official from Ko Shing was summoned…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-15
Summary:

Li Fuk, a runner in boarding house No. 7, West Street, was charged with selling theatre tickets outside the Koshing theatre in Queen's Road West.

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Headline: Actors Arrested
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-04-05
Summary:

The West Point Police made a raid on the basement of the Ko Shing Theatre last night, where they suspected gambling, an unlawful game of pai kow, was going on. 41 Chinese were capture and 37 of them who gave their occupation as actors. They were arrested and brought before Mr F.A. Hazeland, at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-10 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

Every evening at 7:30 pm; Animated pictures and an infinite variety of subjects. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-07-13
Summary:

Sergeant Gordon bought eleven men before Mr. Hazeland charged with gambling at No. 369, Queen's Road West. The first and the second defendant was charged $50 and the rest $3 each. Another gambling raid was made by Inspector Smith in which he arrested 17 men in the Chung Hing Theatre at Po…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-08-02 - 1906-08-08
Summary:

The performances will open at Friday, August 3rd. Prices: Best Seats $2 & $1, Back Seats 60 Cents. Tickets for reserved seats at New Connaught Hotel.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1906-08-02 - 1906-08-09
Summary:

The Great Thurston will give several performances at the Ko Shing Theatre (Queen's Road West). Opening Friday, August 3rd.

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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'.'