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: 1902-03-19 - 1902-03-20
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. at the Victoria Theatre with 'In Society.' Performances by The Dutchman and The Jew and Mdme Lloyd. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Company have arrived by the S.S. 'Rosetta Maru' and will positively open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Performances by Miss Rosa Barners, Harry Gray, Malvena Moore, John R. Reynolds, Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Tom Queen, Marie Barton and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-01-03 - 1911-01-04
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Tonight! Debut of Miss Dolly Swift. Debut of Miss Queenie Laurance, an eminent English artiste. Miss Sadie Melrose, Miss Pearl Lovell and Mr Frank King. The grand film 'Macbeth.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-01-05 - 1911-01-07
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Queenie Laurance, Miss Sadie Melrose, Miss Pearl Lovell and Mr Frank King. Coming! The eminent comedian, Mr. Dennis Carnly.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-01-09 - 1911-01-09
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of all artistes, Miss Doll Swift and Miss Sadie Melrose. Last and farewell performance of Miss Pearl Lovell and Mr Frank King. Coming: Mr Dennis Carnly.

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Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-31
Summary:

This is the last night of the Donnelly Troupe at the Empire Theatre prior to their departure for Shanghai. Tomorrow night Mr Frank Foster makes his debut.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-31 - 1911-03-31
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 of Miss Irma de Lepomme every night. Performance of The Donnelly Troupe last night. Debut of Frank Foster tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-04-01 - 1911-04-01
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. Debut of Frank Foster tonight.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-01 - 1911-04-01
Summary:

Performance by Frank Foster.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-04-03 - 1911-04-06
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. Grand success of Miss Irma de Lepomme. Performance of the comedian, Frank Foster. Grand matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. at reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-03 - 1911-04-06
Summary:

Performances by the black comedian Frank Foster and the celebrated soprano Miss Irma De Lepomme; magnificent films; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-04-04
Summary:

Mr. Frank Foster, who arrived from Shanghai, has made his debut at the Empire Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-04
Summary:

Mr. Frank Morris made his debut at the Empire Cinematograph on Saturday night and was accorded a flattering reception. Miss Irma La Pomme continues to please her hearers with her refined singing.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-04-07 - 1911-04-10
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 success of Miss Irma de Lepomme. Performance of the comedian, Frank Foster. The new interesting film, 'Daily Life of the Human Ape on board of the U.S.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-07-25
Summary:

To a crowded house last night Frank Melrose, 'the nimble one,' made his debut and he held the stage for thirty-five minutes and the audience was convulsed with laughter.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-07-25 - 1911-08-01
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. London's new and complete Coronation Pictures. Debut of Frank Melrose.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-07-26
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos make a specialty of introducing the best artist to the Hongkong public and their latest success is Mr Frank Melrose, a great London comedian, who is known in all parts of the world. His Press notices alone fill several large albums so that he came to Hongkong to appear at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-01 - 1911-08-15
Summary:

Every evening at 9.15 p.m. the latest pictures; Performers: Miss Violet Bonetta, Mr. R. H. Stephenson and Frank Melrose; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-08-01 - 1911-08-09
Summary:

(Flower Street) Every evening at 9:15 p.m. has cinematograph and vaudeville. Performances by Miss Violet Bonnetta, Mr R. H. Stephenson and Frank Melrose. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.