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: 1897-10-14 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The latest improved projecting machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A dispute between Bicyclists; The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-15 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The Cinematograph for one night only. The latest improved projecting Machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-20 - 1897-10-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph was a grand success. This was the last opportunity to see The Queen's Jubilee Pictures and other beautiful views; Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Company's Stores. Johnson & Charvet are the proprietors.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-01 - 1902-02-03
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala on Saturday night. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-05 - 1902-02-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Stone of Scone.' 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: 1902-02-06 - 1902-02-08
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film, 'Thrown to the Lions.' 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: 1902-02-09 - 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: 1902-05-03
Summary:

Barnes' Entertainers and Biograph Company are advertised to open for a season in Hongkong on Thursday next. We believe the company is a highly talented one, including Madame Freed, who has already been heard in Hongkong.

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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: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-17
Summary:

Last night, a large audience greeted Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers on Theatre Royal. Madame Freed was in excellent voice, also with Miss Rosa Barnes. The moving pictures portraying scenes from the famous Dreyfus trial were by far the best that have been seen in Hongkong and gave a…

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Headline: Manager Barnes
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-17
Summary:

Manager Barnes of the 20th Century Entertainers who re-opened at the Theatre Royal last night is be congratulated on gathering around him such a bright company of players. Performers included Rosa Barnes and Madame Freed. With moving pictures of the Dreyfus trial, including the life of Maitre…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-19
Summary:

The programme submitted at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers got a remarkably good reception from a full house. Performances by Harry Gray, Madame Freed and Miss Rosa Barnes. The biographic pictures of the Dreyfus trial were very good indeed, but…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-24 - 1907-12-24
Summary:

Screening of 'The Great Passion Play', a film of 6000 feet long; Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe, sweets would be distributed during the interval

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-25 - 1907-12-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Great Passion Play', a film of 6000 feet long; Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe, sweets would be distributed during the interval

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-27 - 1907-12-27
Summary:

Screening of 'The Great Passion Play', a film of 6000 feet long; Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe, sweets would be distributed during the interval

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-28 - 1907-12-28
Summary:

Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe; New films arrived by the French Mail; Three Prizes in the Shape of Watches given away nightly

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-30 - 1907-12-30
Summary:

Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe; New films arrived by the French Mail; Three Prizes in the Shape of Watches given away nightly

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-31 - 1907-12-31
Summary:

Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe; New films arrived by the French Mail; Three Prizes in the Shape of Watches given away nightly