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: 1902-05-05 - 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: 1903-03-25
Summary:

Hong Chung Iu, master of the Ko Shing theatre, was charged at the instance of P. C. Appleton, with neglecting to carry out the conditions of his permit, by making the necessary arrangements for the escape of the audience in case of fire. The theatre was crowded to overflowing, and held in all…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-09-08
Summary:

It has been announced that Norma Whalley, the actress, who recently obtained a divorce from Sherrie Matthews, in New York, was married on August 2 to E. P. Clarke, son of Sir Edward Clarke, K.C. The ceremony took place in St. James' Church, Piccadilly.

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

P. S. 75 MacDonald, of Yau ma-ti police station, charged a Chinaman with behaving in a disorderly and riotous manner in the Po Hing Theatre on the evening of the 23rd instant, Mr, Orme fined him $5.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

The Ko Shing Theatre got into trouble again, and were summoned by P. S. Fenton for blocking the gangways of the theatre. Mr. Looker appeared for the defence, and a fine of $100 was imposed. Another summon against the theatre charged a nominal fine of $1.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-16 - 1908-03-18
Summary:

Special benefit programme. In aid of Mr P. Madriaga, director of orchestra. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-04 - 1908-07-07
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories for sale

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Headline: Geo. P. Lammert
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-07-04 - 1908-07-04
Summary:

For sale. One Edison moving picture machine with 7500 feet best French film (Pathe) and all accessories. On view at Geo. P. Lammert's Sales Rooms, Duddell Street.

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Headline: Geo. P. Lammert
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-07-06 - 1908-07-09
Summary:

Mr Geo. P. Lammert has received instructions to sell by public auction, on Friday, 20th July, 1908, at 12 o'clock. One Edison moving machine with 7500 feet best French film (Pathe) and all accessories.

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-07 - 1908-07-08
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories selling by Public Auction

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-09 - 1908-07-09
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories selling by Public Auction tomorrow

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-10 - 1908-07-10
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories selling by Public Auction today

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-11
Summary:

An Edison's moving picture machine and a number of films were sold at auction by Mr. Geo. P. Lammert yesterday. The films brought various prices, and the machine was sold for $106. In every case, Ah Cheong was the purchaser.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-11
Summary:

Shameen, November 8 – Illuminations: At 9:30 in the evening another concert was given by the band, accompanied by a cinematograph entertainment, which was thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds of the Consulate were beautifully set off above the main gateway. A word of praise is due to Consul Fox for…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-11-23
Summary:

Miss P. E. Macdonald continues to draw large audiences and there is also an amusing lot of pictures exhibited. Mr Torras meets with a warm welcome and the entertainment provided is always very interesting. We learn that family tickets can be purchased but are only available from Monday to Friday…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-01-21 - 1908-01-21
Summary:

Mr Geo. P. Lammert has received instructions to sell by public auction, on Friday, 20th July, 1908, at 12 o'clock. One Edison moving machine with 7500 feet best French film (Pathe) and all accessories.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-27 - 1909-05-28
Summary:

(No. 2 Zetland Street, Corner of Hoorain-Ali's, near Clock Tower) Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Miss Helene Thorne. Miss Ruby Ray. On Saturday, the 29th instant, Prof. P. Gonzales will appear and give violin solos. Picture songs. Handsome new films. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-29 - 1909-05-31
Summary:

(No. 2 Zetland Street, Corner of Hoorain-Ali's, near Clock Tower) Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Miss Helene Thorne (Miss Coke). Miss Ruby Ray. On Saturday, the 29th inst., Prof. P. Gonzales will appear and give violin solos. Picture songs. Handsome new films. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-10
Summary:

Manila papers say that a Spaniard named Honorato Apestagina Pascual, who has been running a cinematograph show in Hongkong, is charged with attempting to smuggle 17 kilos of opium into the Philippines. He has been released on a cash bail of P. 1,000 pending the trial.