A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-22
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was fairly well filled on Saturday night by the performance from Elsie Adair, Mr. Vanderlip. Mrs. Jewel and Mr. C. T. Robinson. A number of new and old views were shown with the Vitascope and the graphic fidelity which some of them were animated was warmly applauded by the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-12-23
Summary:

Professor Mercovitch gave an exhibition of the projectoscope in Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, on Praya Central, last night. The rendition of a quartette entitled 'High Old Time,' exhibition of boxing, umbrella dance and 'Children's Toilet' caused amusement.…

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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-20 - 1902-06-02
Summary:

One Edison Kinetoscope [sic] (new) with Appurtenances complete. On View at the Office of The American Tobacco Co., 4 Queen's Road.

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Headline: Edison's Latest
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-11
Summary:

The public will have an opportunity of seeing one of Edison's latest inventions in the City Hall. The principal feature of the entertainment will be the new 20th-century projectoscope, the latest development of the cinematograph and bioscope, and an immense improvement upon anything that…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-19 - 1904-01-19
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-20 - 1904-01-23
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included. Booking plan can be seen and tickets obtained at the City Hall and Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-23 - 1904-01-27
Summary:

The Bioscope is the only one of its kind really worth seeing. Emphasis on the pictures are steady and continuous and do not dazzle the eye. Cinematographic art as exhibited in the leading theatres of Europe and America. Price details included. Seats reserved can be booked at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-28 - 1904-01-28
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities' will be returned in Hong Kong. Noted that M. Rehemanjee's famous new bioscope will be shown in the interval.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-29 - 1904-01-29
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities' will be returned in Hong Kong tomorrow. Noted that M. Rehemanjee's famous new bioscope will be shown in the interval.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-30 - 1904-01-30
Summary:

Freear's World-Famous Frivolities is going to be shown tonight. Detailed description of the programme. M. Rehemanjee's new and celebrated 'Bioscope' will be exhibited for 15 minutes only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-30
Summary:

The programme of Mr. Freear's entertainment at the City Hall this evening; The programme included an extra item M. Rehemanjee's New and Celebrated 'Bioscope' for 15 minutes only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-02-26
Summary:

The far east question is being extensively reflected in the places of entertainment in London. The Palace has been showing biograph series of pictures of Japanese life.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-03-11
Summary:

Messrs. Palmer and Turner sent in an application for permission to sink a well on Marine Lot No. 185 adjoining the new Tai Ping Theatre, for the purpose of filling the tanks with water to be used in a case of fire. Dr. Pearse mentioned that the purpose of a well is for drinking water.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-03-24
Summary:

A meeting of the Sanitary Board will be held today at 4:15 p.m. 19 orders of the day are stated including correspondence relative to the latrine accommodation at the Tai Ping Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-03-25
Summary:

Correspondence relative to latrine accommodation at the Tai Ping Theatre was placed on the table. The president said the Medical Officer of Health thought the latrine accommodation was insufficient. He moved that the suggestions made by the Medical Officer of Health with regard to the matter to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-05-27
Summary:

Hong Kong is threatened with a music hall of a pronounced type. These reports are to the effect that Mr. Louis Levy of Manila, has secured permission to open a vaudeville theatre in Hong Kong. We are aware of the fact that Mr. Levy was here a short while ago for the purpose of looking into the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24 - 1904-06-24
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening of popular weekly entertainments tomorrow by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24
Summary:

Tomorrow night the Metropole hotel will be opened with a high-class vaudeville performance. Among the artistes who are billed to appear, are Tom Morcomb, Comedian and mimic; Walter King, Baritone; Miss Gertie Maisie, refined serio-comic; Authur Jones, Comedian and character impersonator; James…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-25 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…