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: 1908-02-07 - 1908-02-13
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! First appearance in Hongkong of Prof. Carl Rozello, the entertaining English magician and society entertainer. Performances by Melle Yvonne D'Arthis, Miss Nellie Loftus, Little Miss Irene. New films, humoristic and sentimental. Machado's String Band. Time 9 to 11.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-24
Summary:

At the Alexandra Cinema-Theatre on Saturday evening a very large and enthusiastic audience gathered to witness the farewell performances of Miss Violet Russel and Little Thelma, who have had just concluded a two months' successful engagement with the management of the above theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-30 - 1908-10-26
Summary:

Two performances every night including magnificent comic and dramatic films; Performance from the French Artistes Mlle. Cecilia & Mr. C. Verari, and the talented singer and dancer of the Tivoli Theatre of Sydney, Miss Ph. E. MacDonald

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-10-31 - 1908-11-09
Summary:

Two performances every night including magnificent comics and dramatic films; Performance from the Miss M'Donald, Mlle. Cecilia, Mr. Verard, Miss Violet Rusell and Little Thelma; Programme change every second day

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-10 - 1908-11-11
Summary:

Two performances every night including magnificent comics and dramatic films; Performance from the Miss M'Donald, Mlle. Cecilia and Mr. Verard; Programme change every second day

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-12 - 1908-11-17
Summary:

Two performances every night including magnificent comics and dramatic films; Performance from the Mlle. Cecilia, Mr. Verard, and the well-known tenor Genor Torras ; Programme change every second day

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-01
Summary:

A feast of good things is at present being provided to patrons of the Empire Cinematograph. Signorina Salvati appears in an amusing laughing song, while Miss Irma La Pomme and Mlle. Bascans contribute pleasing songs. Sr. Falanto's fine rich voice nightly evokes applause.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-03-26 - 1915-03-26
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Tears of Repentance', 'A Fourfooted Waif', 'A Game of Poker' (Keystone comic) and 'Sheriff's Daughter'; Screening of Pathe's Gazette; Coming film: 'Rocombole'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-03-27 - 1915-03-29
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Tears of Repentance', 'A Fourfooted Waif', 'A Game of Poker' (Keystone comic) and 'Sheriff's Daughter'; Screening of Pathe's Gazette; Coming film: 'Rocombole'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-05 - 1915-08-07
Summary:

On Aug 6, our grand new exclusive 'A Queen's Love,' a drama of court life in 3 parts with superb scenes and enthralling incidents, and perfect acting of Mlle. Robiune and M. Alexandre and others from Pathe's studios; also Sherlock Holmes in 'The Musgrave Ritual';…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-06 - 1915-08-06
Summary:

Films screenings including 'A Queen's Love' (3 parts) and 'Sherlock Holmes in The Musgrave Ritual'; Screening of Pathe's Gazette and Keystone Comics

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-07 - 1915-08-09
Summary:

Films screenings including 'A Queen's Love' (3 parts) and 'Sherlock Holmes in The Musgrave Ritual'; Screening of Pathe's Gazette and Keystone Comics

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-09-13 - 1915-09-15
Summary:

On Sept 14, the management has much pleasure in presenting Pathe's great picture 'Tinsel & Tragedy' in 3 parts, 3,400 ft. long. Mlle. Robinne & Mr. Alexander from Comedie Francaise; also 'Wiffles & The Unwritten Law'; on Friday, 'Lucille Love,' the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-14 - 1915-09-14
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Tinsel and Tragedy' (3 parts) and 'Wiffles and the Unwritten Law'; Coming film: 'Lucille Love'

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-15 - 1915-09-15
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Tinsel and Tragedy' (3 parts) and 'Wiffles and the Unwritten Law'; Coming film: 'Lucille Love'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-16 - 1915-09-16
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Tinsel and Tragedy' (3 parts) and 'Wiffles and the Unwritten Law'; Coming film: 'Lucille Love'

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-26
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been undergoing a process of redecoration and now looks extremely smart. The Christmas matinee was a very great success. At night the house was fairly well filled, and the Band of the 18th Infantry was in attendance. A splendid programme was provided, which included two…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-29 - 1916-12-29
Summary:

Enormous success of the Musical Shirley's; Screening of 'On the Brink' featuring Mlle Robinne, Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War' and Chaplin comedy 'Dough and Gynamite'; Coming film: 'The Iron Claw'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-30 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

Tp-night: Enormous success of the Musical Shirley's; Screening of 'On the Brink' featuring Mlle Robinne, Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War' and Chaplin comedy 'Dough and Gynamite'; Coming film: 'The Iron Claw'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-15 - 1917-02-15
Summary:

Screening of 'Daughter of Herolias' for one night only featuring Mlle Napierkoska in the Salome Dance; Coming comedy serial 'The New Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford'