A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition at the City Hall has 'caught on' famously and the audiences are delighted with the wonderful display of art and science. Exhibitions are given daily and nightly in St. George's Hall.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal tonight, Miss Elsie Adair, assisted by several Hongkong amateurs, will give another performance. And fifteen views of the Jubilee procession will be shown on the vitascope. Mrs Jewell, and Miss Lee Jarvis, the celebrated comic opera prima donna, is to contribute several…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair's entertainment continues in Theatre Royal. With additional performers Mrs. Jewell and Miss Lee Jarvis.

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-22
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was fairly well filled on Saturday night by the performance from Elsie Adair, Mr. Vanderlip. Mrs. Jewel and Mr. C. T. Robinson. A number of new and old views were shown with the Vitascope and the graphic fidelity which some of them were animated was warmly applauded by the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-29 - 1904-06-30
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30
Summary:

The second popular weekly entertainment at the Metropole Theatre, Metropole Hotel, takes place on Sat evening, commencing at 9 pm. Artists include Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Rickshas […

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, Projectoscope [sic], Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-01 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-02
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule included.…

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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: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-19
Summary:

The artistic character of 'living pictures' shown in the theatre Royal last night deserved a larger house. The entertainment of the highest class is provided. Sir Approval, Lady Lugard's little friends, the son of the Colonel and Mrs. Darling appreciate the 'living pictures…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-03-06
Summary:

In the court of Summary Jurisdiction, yesterday afternoon Miss Latour sued the proprietor of a cinematograph in Dex Voeux Road for $75, alleged to be due as salary. Mrs. Coggin sued the same defendant for $20.80, also alleged to be due as salary. The defendant was a Belgian named Dufresne. Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-08
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph with its newest and up-to-date films continues to draw large audiences nightly. The pictures are undoubtedly greatly appreciated as evinced by the hearty applause evoked, the 'Cabman Mystified' and the 'Lost Umbrella,' being particularly good. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-05-16
Summary:

Crowded 'houses' still continue to prevail at this pleasant place of entertainment in the Des Voeux Road. The films shown are up-to-date and are placed on the scene in a very steady manner. Tonight and tomorrow night will witness a special programme, including duets by Mrs. Pastor and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-18
Summary:

A change of programme is announced for the Victoria Cinematograph tonight, and the pictures shown will include a most exciting chase after Automobile Thieves in America. Engel Troupe and Mrs Pastor will also appear.