A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
Displaying 1 - 20 of 341
1
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-05 - 1902-02-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Stone of Scone.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

2
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…

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-30
Summary:

There was a crowded house at the Tai Ping Theatre and a coolie who was anxious to see the show could not obtain a good seat, who eventually sat on the stage. He was later removed from the stage by the management, however, the coolie resisted and threw a stone at the man who had ejected him. He…

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-07-28
Summary:

The foundation stone of the new Bandmann Theatre at the junction of Queen's Road and Matthew Road, Bombay, was to be laid by Brigadier General Cater.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-18 - 1911-01-19
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'An Unlucky Picture,' 'A Mill Stone Quarry,' 'Octavius'(comic), 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' '…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-12
Summary:

For throwing stones at an Indian constable in Taiping Theatre, during the performance on Saturday night, a Chinese was sent to jail for two months' hard labour.

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is presenting a very fine programme just now and it is pleasing to see that the enterprise of Ramos and Ramos is meeting with ample reward in the form of good houses. The speciality this week is a two-part film entitled 'The Evil Fascination,' superbly acted, while…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

Messrs. Ramos and Ramos presented a very fine programme at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday. The feature of this week's pictures is a two-part film. 'The Evil Fascination.' Fred Graham and Nellie Dent in a one-set comedy kept the house in roars of laughter during their performance…

9
Headline: A Good Show
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-07-08
Summary:

The pictures at the Victoria Theatre are well worth seeing this week. The long film 'For a Crown' is full of dramatic power. Fred Graham and Nellie Dent kept the house laughing with their burlesque.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-03
Summary:

Mr. Fred B. Smith and Mr. Raymond Robins are on a world tour in a 'men and religion forward movement' and visit YMCA. They have a meeting in the City Hall and accompanied by the Messrs. Paul J. Gilbert, P.H. Metcalf, C.M. Keeler and Ed. W. Peck. Raymond Robins dealt with the social…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-16 - 1913-04-16
Summary:

The grand dramatic film, 'In the Brink of the Abyss' [sic]; new comic picture by Max Linder, 'Max and the Bear Skin'; watch handbills for the two new dramatic pictures, 5000 ft. long, 'Sapho' and 'The Woman in Stone' [sic]; 'Les Miserables'…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-17 - 1913-04-24
Summary:

Films screenings including 'In the Brink of the Abyss', Max Linder's 'Max and the Bear Skin'; Coming film: 'Sapho' and 'The Woman in Stone'; 'Les Miserables' expected daily

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-17 - 1913-04-21
Summary:

The grand dramatic film, 'In the Brink of the Abyss' [sic]; new comic picture by Max Linder, 'Max and the Bear Skin'; watch handbills for the new dramatic pictures, 5000 ft. long, 'The Woman in Stone' [sic]; 'Les Miserables' expected daily.

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-22 - 1913-04-23
Summary:

During the week, the magnificent new pictures, 'Woman of Stone' in 2 parts, a magnificent Eclair Film of the play that Olga Nethersole made famous the whole world over, it is the rage wherever screened; 'Tempest,' dramatic film, full of interesting and exciting scenes; '…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-24 - 1913-04-26
Summary:

Friday, 25th, inst, the grand drama 3000 ft. long, 'The Woman of Stone,' 'Les Miserables' (expected daily); Saturday, 26th inst., Shakespeare's great work, 2000 ft., 'Tempest': Sunday, 27th inst., The Woman of Stone; matinees details included.

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-25 - 1913-04-28
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Woman of Stone'(3,000 ft), 'Les Miserables', 'Tempest' (2,000 ft); The celebrated artist Miss Ardea would performed

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-29 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Tempest'(2,000 ft), 'Les Miserables' and 'Woman of Stone'(3,000 ft); Performance by Miss Ardea

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-01-13 - 1914-01-14
Summary:

Films screening of 'Man and Stones' (in 2 parts) and 'Out of the Past' (in 2 parts); Coming film: 'Fantomas' (The Belthan Mystery) and 'Under the Shadow of the Guillotine'; Coming performances by The Two Colliers

19
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-01-14 - 1914-01-14
Summary:

Change of programme including the magnificent pictures 'Man & Stones' in two parts, and 'Out of the Past' in two parts; on Jan 16, the great detective film 'Fantomas' in four parts; The Two Colliers (the popular artists) will appear for a short season.

20
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-09
Summary:

London, July 8 – Fred Welsh beat Willie Ritchie for the lightweight championship at the Olympia and two thousand ladies were amongst the spectators at the Olympia. The contest was staged by Mr. C. B. Cochran, and Ritchie refused to sign articles unless he received £10,000 (win, lose or draw) and…