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: 1897-04-24
Summary:

Professor Maurice Charvet, who arrived by the French mail steamer to Hongkong from Paris to exhibit 'Cinematograph' and the 'Kinetoscope' the twin marvels of the age. These have never been shown in Hongkong or the Far East before. The pictures exhibited are 'Loie Fuller…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27
Summary:

Last night, Professor Charver gave a luminary exhibition of the latest invention in phantasmagoria in St. Andrew's Hall to a select party of press representatives and other gentlemen. There is a description of the screening of Cinematograph: a long strip of photographic film is wound from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal Tonight (Thursday), and Saturday, the 26th and 28th August, at 9 p.m. Complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door. Admission: Dress Circle $2 & $1; Stalls $2, $1 & 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14
Summary:

An up-to-date Cinematograph is to open at the City Hall next Saturday night. The pictures will include views of the Jubilee Celebrations in London and interesting scenes from all parts of the world. Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Co's Music Rooms.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The latest improved projecting machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A dispute between Bicyclists; The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-15 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The Cinematograph for one night only. The latest improved projecting Machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-18 - 1897-10-20
Summary:

Matinee for children, when the Queen's Jubilee Views will be exhibited besides other interesting and amusing for the little folks. As for the 9.15 p.m. section, last opportunity to see the Queen's Jubilee Pictures and others so highly spoken of by the press. Booking at the Robinson…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

In the first appearance in Hongkong of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, the greatest living conjuror, assisted by the charming Mdlle. D'Alton. You are not up-to-date if you fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 200 subjects, recently the craze of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-29 - 1898-03-29
Summary:

Performance by the marvellous Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the Absolute Marvel of the Age, Animated Pictures in colours in the Cinematographe. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the animated pictures in colours in the Cinematographe, 20 popular and pleasing subjects. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Edwin Geach is the Manager.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, recently the craze of West, including the Great 'Star' Picture 'The Death of Nelson.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-03 - 1898-04-03
Summary:

Overwhelming success of the performances of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the truly marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 [sic] animated pictures in colours. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-04 - 1898-04-04
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is the Agent.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Crowded evening to witness the marvellous performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not miss seeing the truly marvellous life like Cinematographe, 20 popular & pleasing subjects, animated pictures in colours, absolutely the talke of the city. The company is under the management…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours, the sensation of the hour, absolutely the talk of the City. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is…