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: 1898-04-07
Summary:

A complete change of programme was presented last night, at the entertainment given by Carl Hertz, in the City Hall. A number of remarkably lifelike pictures were shown by the cinematograph, 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade' being receiver with great enthusiasm. 'Persimmon…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11
Summary:

There will doubtless be a big holiday audience present at the Theatre Royal this evening, to witness the performance of Carl Hertz. Also the cinematographe pictures were enthusiastically received, the fight between gunboats and the turn-out of the London Fire Brigade being re-shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-07-13
Summary:

Sergeant Gordon bought eleven men before Mr. Hazeland charged with gambling at No. 369, Queen's Road West. The first and the second defendant was charged $50 and the rest $3 each. Another gambling raid was made by Inspector Smith in which he arrested 17 men in the Chung Hing Theatre at Po…

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-19
Summary:

Tommy Burns defeated Moir in 10 rounds, and the article writes about the interview of Burns. He mentioned that he went to a show where they had moving pictures of his fight with Tiger Smith.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-07-22
Summary:

Sir Cecil Clement Smith stated that Princess of Wales first put forward the idea that India and the Colonies could be educated knowledge of England by lantern pictures and people of England could be educated by the same method of knowledge of the people of the Empire by the same method. These…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-28 - 1912-08-28
Summary:

Tonight: Debut of the celebrated artists Verne & Smith; Magnificent films and performance by Sam Gale, Little Sadie and Myra James

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-08-28 - 1912-08-28
Summary:

The coolest hall in town; 2 performances daily: 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme; tonight the debut of the celebrated artistes Verno and Smith; a new week of magnificent films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-29 - 1912-08-31
Summary:

Tonight: A big hit of the celebrated artists Verne & Smith; A new week of magnificent films

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-08-30 - 1912-08-31
Summary:

2 performances: 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme; a big hit of the celebrated artistes Verne and Smith; a new week of magnificent films, matinees Saturdays 4.30 p.m., Sundays 6.00 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-02 - 1912-09-02
Summary:

Tonight: A big hit of the celebrated artists Verne & Smith

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-03 - 1912-09-03
Summary:

Performance by Verne & Smith, Bayle & Pstsy; Magnificent films

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Headline: Victoria Hall
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-27 - 1912-09-30
Summary:

New pictures this week; Dramatic film: 'A Wedding Gift', 'Hatred of the Music Hall', 'Love and Science'; Comic: 'Let us be Divorced'; Picture: 'A Good Watch Dog'; Coming next week: 'Prince Charlie at Culloden', 'Shamus O'Brien…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-30 - 1912-10-03
Summary:

Re-opening night of the famous artists and unparalleled dancers Verne and Smith; magnificent new pictures just arrived.

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Headline: Victoria Hall
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-01 - 1912-10-03
Summary:

Two performances: Pictures only at 7.15 p.m. & Full programme at 9.15 p.m.; Performers: Verne & Smith

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Headline: Victoria Hall
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-04 - 1912-10-07
Summary:

Two performances: Pictures only at 7.15 p.m. & Full programme at 9.15 p.m.; Performers: Verne and Smith, Miss Addie Leigh; Coming great boxing contest 'Moreau v. Papke'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

On Friday, October 11, a grand variety entertainment will take place at the Victoria Theatre. The band of the Yorkshires, and also the Orient string band will be in attendance, and the artistes will include Mr. R. Stephenson, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer (by the courtesy of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-11 - 1912-10-16
Summary:

Shamus O' Brien' for a few days only; great Irish drama; performances by Addie Leigh, Verne, and Smith; Miss Nellie Maher will arrive shortly.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-12 - 1912-10-17
Summary:

Show the great Irish drama 'Shamus O'Brien' for a few days only; Coming performance by Miss Addie Leigh, Verne and Smith, Miss Nellie Maher.

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Headline: Benefit Night
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

The Victoria cinematograph was packed last night, the occasion being a benefit performance to the popular manager, Mr. Blake. There was a full programme, and every item was thoroughly enjoyed. Mr. R. H. Stephenson, the manager of the Bijou Scenic theatre, kindly assisted with the programme, as…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was filled to the doors last night by a highly appreciative audience, the occasion being a special variety entertainment in compliment to Mr. J. Blake, the popular night manager. The programme was a long one, including the performances offered by Bimbo Drake, Mr. Bob…