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: 1902-05-26
Summary:

The Lord Chamberlain has issued a circular addressed to the London managers requiring all theatres to be closed on the evening of Coronation and the following day.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-12
Summary:

Taylor Holmes comes to the World Theatre for the presentation of his latest screen success 'Upside Down,' a comedy made from the Harper's Basaar story, 'Lovely Reason' by Geo. Agnew Chamberlain. Moreover, Mr. Holmes has established himself on the screen as a star such…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-16
Summary:

Last night the Italian Opera Company played 'Paggliacci' and 'Cavaleria Rusticana,' the excellent singing fully maintaining the high reputation the Company has made for itself. There is to be a matinee this afternoon, when 'La Favorita' is to be presented. Moreover…

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-03
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre will be screening a Metro special photodrama entitled 'Blackmail' featuring Viola Dana, Wyndham Standing, Alfred Allen, Florence Turner, Edward Cecil, Lydia Knott, Jack Roi and Fred Kelsey. Based on the story by Lucia Chamberlain, the picture is directed by Dallas M.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-01
Summary:

It is learnt that two thousand motion picture theatres located throughout China within the next three years is part of the programme of the Peacock Film Corporation, the syndicate formed by Mr. J. A. Thomas and his associates. This undertaking has at its back the du Pont, Brady and Duke…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-08
Summary:

Shanghai, Mar 7 – An ambitious scheme for the erection, within three years, of at least two thousand cinemas throughout China by the American Peacock Film Company is outlined by Mr. Chamberlain, General Manager, in a statement to the North China Daily News.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'Orphans of the Storm.' Illustration and price details included. The Star: Tonight, Italian Grand Opera Co. in 'Lucia.' Tomorrow, 'La Boheme.' The Grand: Tonight and tomorrow, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Nut.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03 - 1923-12-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Orphans of the Storm.' Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2 and $1. The Star: Tonight, Italian Grand Opera Co. in Lucia. Tomorrow, La Boheme. The Grand: Tonight and tomorrow, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Nut.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-03
Summary:

The Italian Grand Opera Company will present 'Lucia de Lammermoor' at the Star tonight. Signor Carpi's aggregation of artists is possibly the best show that has ever been in Hongkong. Its rendering of Il Trovatore on Saturday night was fine, the leading lady, Miss Isabel Sanchez,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-12-04 - 1923-12-04
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Orphans of the Storm.' Prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2 and $1. The Star: Tonight, Italian Grand Opera Co. in Lucia. Tomorrow, La Boheme. The Grand: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Through the Back Door.'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-04
Summary:

Last night, Star Theatre hosted Italian Grand Opera's presentation entitled 'Lucia Di Lammermoor.' The opera is based on Scott's novel entitled 'The Bride of Lammermoor' and was decorated by rousing choruses directed by Maestro. Sig. Giletta and Mlle. Delza's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-29 - 1924-11-07
Summary:

Sunday, Nov. 2nd., by popular request, Mr. A. Carpi will present his Italian Grand Opera Co. Sunday matinee at 3 p.m., Rigoletto. Sunday night at 9.15 p.m., Trovatore. November 6 Remarks: Matinee at 3 p.m., Lucia. Night at 9.15 p.m., Carmen with Scamzzl.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-08
Summary:

A Grand Opera matinee has now been arranged for tomorrow afternoon at the Star. This will commence at 6 pm when 'Lucia de [sic] Lammermoor' will be presented. At 9 pm 'Carmen' will be given.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-08
Summary:

Star Theatre will be hosting the Italian Grand Opera Company again tomorrow. There will be a matinee performance of 'Lucia di Lammermoor' commencing at 6 o'clock and a later presentation of 'Carmen' at a quarter past nine in the evening.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-08 - 1924-11-08
Summary:

Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Thomas Meighan in 'White and Unmarried.' Sunday at 6 p.m., Lucia. Prices: $3, $2 and $1. 9.15 p.m., Carmen with Scamuzzi. $4, $3 and $2.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-14
Summary:

Mr. Tod Sanborn, spoken of as the World's greatest Xylophonist will appear at the Star Theatre. He manipulates the xylophone with an ease and grace that is admirable and whether it be in classical selections or syncopated jazz, his work is always that of a great artist. He has selected from…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-16
Summary:

Kowloon audiences are notably quick to appreciate any divergence from the usual in their amusement programmes. Mr. Tod Sanborn was billed to perform. He is a musician whose medium is that difficult, i.e., xylophone. Last night's programme included the Sextette from Lucia de Lammermoor.…