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: 1897-10-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph will be exhibited at the theatre tonight at 9.15. No one should miss the opportunity of seeing the Queen's Jubilee pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Last night in Theatre Royal, the Elsie Adair Company gave an amusing entertainment before a large house. And a series of animated pictures were shown by means of Edison's Vitascope. It was an almost total absence of the flicker which has characterised all previous exhibitions of pictures of…

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair provided performance at Theatre Royal last night. Apart from her, other performers included Mr. Vanderlip, Mr. C.T. Robinson, Messrs. Tripodi and Sananara. Another feature of the performance was the display of views by the Edison 'Vitascope.' The views included waves…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal tonight, Miss Elsie Adair, assisted by several Hongkong amateurs, will give another performance. And fifteen views of the Jubilee procession will be shown on the vitascope. Mrs Jewell, and Miss Lee Jarvis, the celebrated comic opera prima donna, is to contribute several…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair's entertainment continues in Theatre Royal. With additional performers Mrs. Jewell and Miss Lee Jarvis.

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Crowded evening to witness the marvellous performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not miss seeing the truly marvellous life like Cinematographe, 20 popular & pleasing subjects, animated pictures in colours, absolutely the talke of the city. The company is under the management…

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

A good music-hall programme was given last night in Theatre Royal. Owing to the illness of an important member of the company, viz, the lime-light man, the London Bioscope had to be omitted. Various artists performed included Mr. Bell: a comedian, Miss Delroy on dancing, Miss Maud Lita on…

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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: 1902-01-02 - 1902-01-03
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Reappearance of Harris and Vernon tonight. Extraordinary success of Miss Lynda Davies. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-04 - 1902-01-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The great film, 'An Episode in the Life of Henry VIII.' Reappearance of Harris and Vernon. Extraordinary success of Miss Lynda Davies. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-13 - 1902-01-13
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Searchlight,' the episode of Italo-turko War. Performances by Miss Lynda Davies. Debut of Harris and Vernon. A magnificent film, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' on Monday night. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-15 - 1902-01-15
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Tonight and tomorrow night. The handsome picture, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' in 40 rounds, with 4000 feet long. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-17 - 1902-01-19
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The handsome coloured picture, 'Tristan and Isolda,' 3000 feet long, for a few nights only. Last performance by Harris and Vernon tomorrow night. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-22 - 1902-01-23
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The thrilling picture, 'The Golden Belt.' Debut of Miss Ruby Williams on Tuesday. Debut of Lyall Sisters on Wednesday. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26. 'A Dead Man's Child' on Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-24 - 1902-01-25
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. A great week of vaudeville. Performance by Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Lyall Sisters tonight. 'A Dead Man's Child' on Thursday. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26. K.O.Y.L.I. Band and H.M.S. Merlin will…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-26 - 1902-01-27
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Debut of Miss Lynda Davies. Special attractions and monster programme. K.O.Y.L.I. Band and H.M.S. Merlin will appear. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-29 - 1902-01-29
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The talk of the town. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-31 - 1902-01-31
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. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-01 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. A complete change of programme and pictures every Wednesday and Saturday. Performance by Miss Eileen Murray. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m. at popular prices.