A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition at the City Hall has 'caught on' famously and the audiences are delighted with the wonderful display of art and science. Exhibitions are given daily and nightly in St. George's Hall.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-29 - 1904-06-30
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30
Summary:

The second popular weekly entertainment at the Metropole Theatre, Metropole Hotel, takes place on Sat evening, commencing at 9 pm. Artists include Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Rickshas […

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, Projectoscope [sic], Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-01 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-02
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-04 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule included.…

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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: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-13
Summary:

We understand that the Reception Committee for the entertainment of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of Connaught, on his arrival in the Colony next month decided at their meeting yesterday to invite the public, both European and Chinese. H. R. H. dine with the Chinese Community in the Ko Shing Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-21
Summary:

A large audience, mostly Chinese, filled the Ko Shing Theatre on Saturday, when Mr. Stevenson had a number of special films on the bioscope. The entertainment was a great success, and the graceful dancing of Carmencella was highly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-09 - 1908-03-12
Summary:

New films. Latest novelties. The London Horse Show, at which His Majesty King Edward and H. R. H. the Prince of Wales were present. Sisters and brothers. Engel. Song and dance. And other artists. Films and apparatus for sale. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-07-18
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre is visiting Hong Kong. Their performance last night in a hall at No. 2 Zetland Street started shortly after eight. With the Manila String Band in attendance, and with Mr. Gongiles at the piano, the first performance was a song 'Honey Boy' by Miss Thelma.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-07
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) The best cinematograph show in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.