A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Coming Shows
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-24
Summary:

H.M.S. Rainbow's Mastodon Minstrels, are to make their first appearance before a Hongkong audience next Thursday evening at Theatre Royal, City Hall. While at the end of this month the Hongkong public will be enabled to witness the latest European scientific and artistic novelties in the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27
Summary:

Last night, Professor Charver gave a luminary exhibition of the latest invention in phantasmagoria in St. Andrew's Hall to a select party of press representatives and other gentlemen. There is a description of the screening of Cinematograph: a long strip of photographic film is wound from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-21
Summary:

Messrs Johnson and Charvet repeated their exhibition of the Cinematograph at the Theatre Royal last night. The screened film includes 70 distinct photographs; The Spanish dance 'Bolero'; The Jubilee procession passing Green Park; the most comical and laughter provoking picture 'A…

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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: 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: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

Positively starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-29 - 1898-03-29
Summary:

Performance by the marvellous Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the Absolute Marvel of the Age, Animated Pictures in colours in the Cinematographe. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-01
Summary:

Theatre Royal welcome London Conjurer Mr. Carl Hertz provide his remarkable and magical entertainment. In addition, the cinematograph pictures were all new and many were repeated in deference to loud demands. The coloured scenes by their fidelity to nature materially enhanced the effect.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-03 - 1898-04-03
Summary:

Overwhelming success of the performances of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the truly marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 [sic] animated pictures in colours. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent.…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark', second edition of the truly marvellous and up-tp-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War' and 'A Gun Boat in Full Action.' Under the distinguished…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11 - 1898-04-11
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. To see the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark' or 'After the Flood.' And the New Pictures on the Cinematographe: 'The Greco-Turkish War,' 'Call on the London Fire Brigade,' and 'The Prince of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-12 - 1898-04-12
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. First presentation on the Great Illusion 'Mephisto's Target' assisted by Mdlle D'Alton. New Series of Pictures on the Cinematographe: 'The Queen's Jubilee Procession,' 'The English Cricketers in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-14 - 1898-04-15
Summary:

Last night of Carl Hertz, Mdlle D'Alton and the Cinematographe of 'Queen's Diamond Jubilee' and 'English Cricketers.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.