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: 1900-04-21 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Fourth tour round the world of the world-famed Ada Delroy Company. The world's greatest dancer in her latest innovation 'She.' And the Bioscope will shown the latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also The White Mahatma's startling performance.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-23 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Season of 6 nights only. Also presenting The Bioscope, 200 latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24 - 1900-04-24
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following four night only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

First grand change of programme of Ada Delroy Company. And The White Mahatma in weird dream visions as a psychological bewilderment, a huge sensation caused with the London Bioscope. And an entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with the Transvaal War…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following three nights only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. An entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with The Transvaal War. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-26 - 1900-04-26
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Two following nights only. The Transvaal War by the London Bioscope. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-27 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Tonight and Tomorrow night. Change of programme, including The English Derby, Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, Final for the English Football Cup and The Transvaal War. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-28 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Change of programme. The Transvaal War and a series of other pictures all new to Hongkong in the London Bioscope, including 'The Late Derby.' 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race,' 'Final for the English Football Cup' and 'The White Mahatma.' Positively the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-09 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-01-05
Summary:

A very good story is told of Mr. Sidney Dark, the dramatic critic, and this year's President of the O.P. Club, who took the chair at the Old Savoyards dinner, Mr. Dark, as is well-known, is the critic of the 'Daily Express,' and went into the sub-editor's room one evening…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-01
Summary:

In the place of the present makoshifts [sic] which do duty as cinematograph theatres, shortly be erected on the site of the present Hongkong Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road, a palatial building of steel frames and reinforced concrete by a syndicate headed by Mr. Fogliano. The building will be…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-17
Summary:

Mr Hedley G. White will lecture at the Y.M.C.A., Chinese Department, tomorrow at 8:15 p.m. on 'The Progress of the Mercantile Marine from a Hongkong standpoint.' Lantern slides will be shown. A series of lectures of interest to be delivered at the same Association are those on '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-03-16
Summary:

The claims against Alex Almazoff of the Salon Cinema Theatre were mentioned before Mr. Justice Gompertz in the Summary Court. There were four plaintiffs, each represented by a solicitor, and Mr. Leo D'Almada, who appeared for the defendant, said his client consented to judgement. The claims…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-08
Summary:

London, July 7 – The mayors of many cities in the United States had prohibited the exhibition in cinematograph shows of the moving pictures of the great fight between Johnson and Jeffries. The strongest fears prevail that such exhibitions would only tend to inflame the racial feeling between the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-15 - 1911-02-15
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). The magnificent pictures in colour 'Flirt.' The comic picture 'How Max Linder travelled round the world.' The dramatic film 'Inez de Castro' [sic]. The high-class dramatic film '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-16 - 1911-02-16
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). The magnificent pictures in colour 'Flirt.' The dramatic picture 'The Flag of Co. H.' The dramatic film 'Inez de Castro' [sic]. The high-class dramatic film 'White Fawn Devotion…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-29
Summary:

A complete change of programme is announced in connection with the Victoria Theatre tonight, when the films to be presented are all new. Altogether some 82 films have arrived and will be presented during the course of the next week or so. The programme for tonight includes comic film 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-15 - 1912-06-17
Summary:

The Crusaders' will be shown for a few nights; Next week will be showing 'The White Slave' and performance by Sam Gale, Myra James and Little Sadie

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-15
Summary:

The Crusaders,' a magnificent film 4000 feet long, and one of the latest triumphs of the cinema is being exhibited at the Victoria Theatre before admiring houses. 'The White Slave,' will be exhibited shortly.