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: 1903-01-06 - 1903-01-08
Summary:

The latest and most perfect animated pictures direct from London to Hong Kong. Complete set of Pictures of the Coronation Festivities. Vide Shanghai Press of last Winter. Plan at the Robinson Riano Co., Ltd. T. J. Stevenson is the Proprietor.

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Headline: The Bioscope
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09
Summary:

An exceedingly good Bioscope entertainment is that which is being given by Mr. T. J. Stevenson at the Theatre Royal. The coronation pictures are exceedingly good. The news described some scenes of the films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09 - 1903-01-09
Summary:

Imperial Bioscope. Complete change of programme. Plan at the Robinson Riano Co., Ltd. T. J. Stevenson is the Proprietor.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-05-31
Summary:

In very recent wars the motion-picture cameras have made their appearance. C. Fred Ackerman, with whom the writer tented in China, is undoubtedly the most successful of the war motion-picture operators. His first experience was in the Philippines, which photographed two men in the act of being…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-27
Summary:

The promoters of the Variety Entertainment at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night have no reason to complain of the attendance. There is a detailed description of the performers including McCormick, Arthur James, Walter Keene, Tom Morcomb, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie. Noted that the American…

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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: 1906-06-07
Summary:

On Saturday night 182,000 moving pictures illustrative of the Britt-Nelson contest will be shown in the City Hall, under the supervision of the representative for the Far East of Mr. J. W. Coffroth. The fight of 18 rounds was the most exciting character. The entertainment will be given for 2…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-30
Summary:

At the close of a most successful season, Mr. Hugh J. Ward, head of the good play-acting company that recently visited Hong Kong, in a few words of acknowledgement, expressed his regret that the theatres in the East were not all that they might be. In reference to Hongkong Theatre especially, he…

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Headline: To Let
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-11-19 - 1909-12-06
Summary:

To let: No. 2, Zetland Street, about 100 feet distance from the Queen's Road Central (formerly the Alexandra Cinema), suitable for showroom or warehouse; immediate possession

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Headline: To Let
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-07 - 1909-12-31
Summary:

To let: No. 2, Zetland Street, about 100 feet distance from the Queen's Road Central (formerly the Alexandra Cinema), suitable for showroom or warehouse; immediate possession

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-30
Summary:

The Salon Cinema Theatre, Wyndham Street, is now in working order. The building had been thoroughly renovated and made fireproof in all its parts. All seats have a clear view of the stage, and to effect this improvement the walls have been considerably raised, also the floor at the entrance.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-06
Summary:

Miss Ethel Leslie will bid farewell to Hongkong this evening after successful appearance. Mr F. Howard and Miss J. Lee will also make their debut having arrived by the s.s. Changaha. New films will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-09
Summary:

Miss Addie Leigh made a great hit at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Friday evening on the occasion of her debut. Miss Winnie Ryan and Mr J. Terrars are performing tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-11
Summary:

The Empire Cinematograph Theatre maintains its reputation as a first-class music hall and every night the house is crowded. Performance by Miss Maggie Frazer, Miss Addie Leigh, Miss Winnie Ryan and Signor J. Tarrars.

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Headline: Houses To Let
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-28 - 1910-08-19
Summary:

No. 2, Zetland Street, about 100 feet distance from the Queen's Road Central (formerly the Alexandra Cinema), suitable for showroom or warehouse; immediate possession

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Headline: To Let
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-08-20 - 1910-11-30
Summary:

No. 2, Zetland Street, about 100 feet distance from the Queen's Road Central (formerly the Alexandra Cinema), suitable for showroom or warehouse; immediate possession

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-08-22
Summary:

James J. Corbett, the ex-champion heavy-weight pugilist, explained that probably the reader would be able to see Jeffries' legs shaking in the moving pictures.

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

Under the auspices of the Odd Volumes Society, Mr. J. B. Suttor, Commercial Commissioner for New South Wales will lecture at the City Hall on Thursday, at 5:15 p.m., on Australian life. The lecture will be illustrated by cinematograph pictures, specially taken for the New South Wales Government…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-09
Summary:

Mr. J. B. Suttor is to lecture in the St. Andrew's Hall, City Hall, this afternoon before the Odd Volumes Society. The lecture, which will be illustrated by cinematograph pictures, is on Australian life, and H. E. the Governor will preside.