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: 1907-02-07
Summary:

The Royal party had a very busy day with the return of Duke and Duchess, who had to carry out everyone waited at the Ko Shing Theatre for the tea party arranged by the Chinese community in Ko Shing Theatre. The theatre was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers. The stage looked like a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-06-10
Summary:

Mr. Fung Wa Chun lectured to a crowded meeting, and he talked about the opinion of the Chinese government. Mr. A. W. Brewin, and the following members of the Chinese Public District Dispensaries Committee were at the meeting.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-09
Summary:

Before the Chief Justice (Sir F Piggott) this morning a petition for a receiving order in bankruptcy was made by Wong Fung Skek [sic]. Mr. F. D. Almada appeared for Mr Otto Kong Sing, who represents the debtor, and stated that the liabilities were $9,820.01 and the assets amounted to $5,140,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-06-09
Summary:

Re. Wong Fung Shek. Mr. F.X. Almada said he appeared for Mr. Otto Kong Sing. The debts amounted to $9,810.91 and the assets were $9,140, consisting of a set of cinematograph apparatus, furniture in the Salon-Cinematograph and a debt of about $700 due from the Hongkong Government. The application…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-24
Summary:

Wong Fung Shek came up for public examination at the bankruptcy court. He said that he put in $2,000 in the Salon-Cinema, but not as a partner. He also ran some cinematograph shows in Canton.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-12
Summary:

Mr. Edward Mow Fung, sole agent in Hongkong for the Four Wheel Drive Auto Company, Clintonville, Wisconsin, gave a dinner to representatives of both the English and vernacular press at To Yuen restaurant on Saturday evening. After dinner a film showing the many uses to which the auto trucks…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-17
Summary:

A big commotion was caused at the Wo-Ping Theatre (which has this week been transferred from the Hongkong Amusements Ltd. to a Chinese Company) last night, as the result of a shooting affray. One of the leading members of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company, Li Siu-fan, was seriously injured.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-18
Summary:

Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, dies in the hospital. He was shot at the Wo Ping Theatre on Tuesday night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-23
Summary:

The preliminary trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre, commenced at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon. The article outlined the main conversations at the Magistracy in detail.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-24
Summary:

Yeung Ko appeared on remand before Mr. R. E. Lindsell at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, at the Wo-Ping theatre on the night of the 16th. Details regarding the conversations of the case are listed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-25
Summary:

A big crowd gathered at the Magistracy, to see the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre. Conversations are listed in the article.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-26
Summary:

The trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre continued.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-27
Summary:

At the Magistracy yesterday afternoon Mr. R. E. Lindsell committed Yeung Ko to the criminal sessions for trial on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-30
Summary:

The special sessions for the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of having murdered Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre, was formally opened yesterday and adjourned until the next Monday.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-15
Summary:

Accompanied by his wife, Yeung Ko, the accused man who was acquitted the murder of Li Siu Fan, left Hongkong for Macao by the steamer Chuen Chow. The victim of the murder was a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company and was shot while performing at the Wo Ping Theatre.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-27
Summary:

Cantonese actor Sam Fung, who was considered a star some years ago has met his death at the hands of some bandits in the Shun Tak silk district.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is to be opened early next month. Capable of accommodating 1400 people, the theatre will have the most modern features and design. The proprietor of the theatre is Mr. Ma Chui-chiu. The Theatre will screen pictures under the able management of Mr. Leung Cheuk-wing and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-02
Summary:

Queen's Theatre, Hongkong's latest venture to cater for the cinema-loving public was opened with all the eclat which has made the Chinese famous. The pictures shown were mainly of the comedy type. The opening ceremony was performed by Hon. Mr. Kotewall. The palatial building was…