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: 1904-09-08
Summary:

It has been announced that Norma Whalley, the actress, who recently obtained a divorce from Sherrie Matthews, in New York, was married on August 2 to E. P. Clarke, son of Sir Edward Clarke, K.C. The ceremony took place in St. James' Church, Piccadilly.

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

Numbers of singers, including Miss Rosita Diralda, Miss Violet Russel, orchestra under Mr F. Gonzales, Mr Donald Harvey, Mr Harry Gould, Mr Leckie, Signor Torras, Miss Giralda, had been performed and number of films had been shown in the middle of the events, firstly 'Her first Bike Ride,…

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Publication Date: 1910-04-29 - 1910-04-30
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Addie Leigh, Miss Winnie Ryan, Miss Maggie Fraser and Little Percy. Tonight! Debut of the celebrated Hungarian violinist, Fekete. Coming: Two eminent artistes, Jim…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-02 - 1910-05-03
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Addie Leigh, Miss Winnie Ryan, Miss Maggie Fraser and Little Percy, will remain until May 4. Coming: Two eminent artistes, Jim Harvey and Madge Morris.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-04 - 1910-05-07
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Tonight! Debut of Miss Kitty Delavale, serio and comic. Grand success of Miss Addie Leigh and Miss Winnie Ryan. Coming: Two eminent artistes, Jim Harvey and Madge Morris.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-09 - 1910-05-10
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Debut of Jim Harvey and Madge Morris tonight. Grand success of Miss Kitty Delavale, serio and comic. Grand success of Miss Addie Leigh and Miss Winnie Ryan.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-11 - 1910-05-16
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Jim Harvey and Madge Morris. The celebrated Australian artistes, Miss Addie Leigh and Miss Winnie Ryan.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-17 - 1910-05-17
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Jim Harvey and Madge Morris. The celebrated Australian artistes, Miss Addie Leigh and Miss Winnie Ryan. Coming: Miss Eva Hughes. No performance on Friday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-25 - 1910-05-30
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Eva Hughes, Miss Addie Leigh, Miss Winnie Ryan, Miss Madge Morris and Mr Jim Harvey. Grand matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. at reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-30
Summary:

Miss Eva Hughes continues to attract and please the numerous patrons of the Empire Cinematograph by her singing and dancing. Miss Addie Leig maintains her reputation while Miss Madge Morris and Tim Harvey come in for their due share of appreciation. The films are new and interesting.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-31 - 1910-06-01
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Eva Hughes, Miss Winnie Ryan, Miss Madge Morris and Mr Jim Harvey. Last and farewell performance of Miss Addie Leigh. Grand matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-02 - 1910-06-06
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Eva Hughes, Miss Winnie Ryan, Miss Madge Morris and Mr Jim Harvey. Friday, June 3, the magnificent film about King Edward's service procession in Shanghai. Coming:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-13
Summary:

Miss Madge Morris and Mr Tim Harvey make their last and farewell appearance at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-13 - 1910-06-13
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Reappearance of the wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale. Last and farewell performance of Miss Madge Morrie and Mr Jim Harvey.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-10 - 1910-12-13
Summary:

Changing pictures twice weekly; Vaudeville performances by Miss Vera Ferace, Mr. Donald Harvey, Mr. R. H. Stephenson; Price details included

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-12-10 - 1910-12-13
Summary:

Every night at 7.00 and 9.00 o'clock; matinees Saturdays, at 4 p.m.; World pictures; vaudeville performances by Miss Vera Ferrace, a brilliant star artist, and Mr. Donald Harvey, the celebrated one-string violinist of England at 9 p.m.; 7 p.m. 50, 30, and 20 cents; 9 p.m. $1.00, 70 and 40…

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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: 1913-01-28
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Bert Le Blane made a funny speech. Mr. Dave Nowlin made a hit with his song. Miss Gertrude St. Clair was good too. There'll be the chorus girls' contest tonight. One of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-29
Summary:

The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. staged 'The Grafters' at the Victoria Theatre last night. The first act was marred by Miss Clark of the chorus breaking her forearm. The second act of the chorus girls' contest was the principal feature. The winners were Miss Club and Miss Phillips…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-03
Summary:

Mr. Hughes will host a contest among the amateurs at the Victoria Theatre tonight to see which was really the best 'Artiste.' The Hughes Comedy Company will have their last performance tomorrow night before leaving for Manila and Australia. They presented 'The Bullfighters'…