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: 1908-01-23 - 1908-02-04
Summary:

Great Change of Programme. A magnificent film, 'Ali Baba or the Forty Thieves' [sic]. Fregolini, transformist and monologue. Dorothy and her songs. Funny bob-bob (R.A. Macdonald) new songs. Two Performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-21 - 1911-02-22
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. The magnificent dramatic film 'Rigoletto.' Miss Dolly Swift and Mr Dennis Carnly. Coming: The Donnelly Trio in songs, dances and sketches. On Friday night, the grand film '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-23
Summary:

At the Empire Theatre tomorrow the Donnelly troupe will make their debut. Tonight a splendid new film 'Drink' (after Zola's famous novel of that name) will be shown for the first time. The film is no less than 2,500 feet long.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-23 - 1911-02-23
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. The magnificent dramatic film 'Rigoletto.' Performances by Miss Dolly Swift and Mr Dennis Carnly. Debut of the Donnelly Trio on Friday night. The inn (or…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-24
Summary:

At the Empire Theatre tonight the Donnelly family make their debut when a large audience will no doubt give them a great reception. The great film 'The Inn' or 'The drink' is also to be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-02-24
Summary:

A complete change of programme will take place tomorrow at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. New songs by Miss Vera Ferrace and Mr. Stephenson and fresh pictures on the biorama are billed; The Empire will exhibit for the first time Pathe's coloured film entitled 'The Inn or The Drunk.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-24
Summary:

The Donnelly troupe will make their debut at the Empire Cinematograph tonight. A dramatic film 2,500 feet long is also to be exhibited. The picture takes fully an hour.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-24 - 1911-02-27
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Tonight! Debut of the Donnelly Family. The inn (or the drink) after 'L'assomdir.' Grand matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. at reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-24 - 1911-02-28
Summary:

Tonight is the debut of the eminent artistes, Mr. & Mrs. Donnelly, baby Tommy Donnelly (5 years), and little Kitty Donnelly (7 years); special songs, dances and sketches. From tonight and for a few days only, screening of the magnificent film of 'The Inn' or 'The Drink,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-02-27
Summary:

The Empire Cinematograph was crowded on Saturday when the Donnelly's made their bow to the Hongkong public.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-28
Summary:

The grand skating carnival in connection with the Victoria Skating Rink takes place tonight. Messrs Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors are giving no less than four valuable prizes for which the ladies have a chance of competing; While in Empire Theatre, a very fine and interesting film entitled…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-28 - 1911-02-28
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Performances by Donnelly Family, Mr Dennis Carnly and Miss Dolly Swift. The grand and interesting film 'Scotland's Newspapers.' Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-01
Summary:

Quite a number of new films was put on the screen last night at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre and heartily enjoyed by the spectators. The Donnelly Family won admiration from all in their songs and dances. Miss Dollie Swift made her farewell appearance and Mr. Denis Carney gave a very smart…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-01 - 1911-03-02
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Performances by Donnelly Family and Mr Dennis Carnly. The grand and interesting film 'Scotland's Newspapers.' The grand coloured film '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-01 - 1911-03-06
Summary:

Grand success of the eminent artistes Mr. & Mrs. Donnelly, baby Tommy Donnelly (5 years), and little Kitty Donnelly (7 years); special songs, dances and sketches; magnificent films; matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-03 - 1911-03-06
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Performances by Donnelly Family and Mr Dennis Carnly. The grand and interesting film 'Scotland's Newspapers.' The grand film 'The Centurion…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-06
Summary:

The Empire on Saturday was also crowded to its fullest extent, the Donnelly's, a decidedly clever troupe of artists, being the draw. The pictures were also excellent and some of them amusing. The place is sustaining its reputation, being the pioneer cinematograph and vaudeville show in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-07 - 1911-03-10
Summary:

Tonight (Tuesday), 7th March, 1911, grand change of programme; among some magnificent new films, the grand picture after a romance of H. Balzac; 'Eugenic Grandet,' a dramatic moral picture; and the interesting film, the whole process of salvage of H.M.S. 'Gladiator'; the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-10 - 1911-03-10
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Grand change of programme tonight. The grand picture, 'From Victoria to Brighton.' Also the coloured picture, 'Christmas in All Lands.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-11 - 1911-03-15
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Performance by Kitty Donnelly. Grand matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. at reduced prices.