A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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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: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-13
Summary:

We understand that the Reception Committee for the entertainment of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of Connaught, on his arrival in the Colony next month decided at their meeting yesterday to invite the public, both European and Chinese. H. R. H. dine with the Chinese Community in the Ko Shing Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-21
Summary:

A large audience, mostly Chinese, filled the Ko Shing Theatre on Saturday, when Mr. Stevenson had a number of special films on the bioscope. The entertainment was a great success, and the graceful dancing of Carmencella was highly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-09 - 1908-03-12
Summary:

New films. Latest novelties. The London Horse Show, at which His Majesty King Edward and H. R. H. the Prince of Wales were present. Sisters and brothers. Engel. Song and dance. And other artists. Films and apparatus for sale. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-07-18
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre is visiting Hong Kong. Their performance last night in a hall at No. 2 Zetland Street started shortly after eight. With the Manila String Band in attendance, and with Mr. Gongiles at the piano, the first performance was a song 'Honey Boy' by Miss Thelma.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-07
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) The best cinematograph show in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-07 - 1908-09-11
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) New pictures! 'The Great Success of London.' Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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

Grand Benefit of Miss R. Giralda; Film screening of the 'Visit of The King of England to The King of Italy' and other interesting pictures tomorrow night

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

Grand Benefit of Miss R. Giralda; Film screening of the 'Visit of The King of England to The King of Italy' and other interesting pictures tonight

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-12 - 1908-09-16
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) Tonight! 'Hamlet' and many other new pictures never before seen in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-17 - 1908-09-22
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) 'Hamlet' and many other new pictures never before seen in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every…

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

Shameen, November 8 – Illuminations: At 9:30 in the evening another concert was given by the band, accompanied by a cinematograph entertainment, which was thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds of the Consulate were beautifully set off above the main gateway. A word of praise is due to Consul Fox for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-16
Summary:

Mrs. May, president of the Ministering Children's League, wants to specially thank Mrs. Tomkins, Mrs. Peter, Mrs. Eves, Miss Loureiro, Mrs Jordan, Mrs. Seth, Mrs. H. W. Bird, for helping Messrs. W. Powell and Company, Messrs Lane Crawford and Company, Wesmann Limited, Chazalon and Company,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-08-27
Summary:

Last week building operations were begun on the construction of another place of amusement for Shanghai. The new theatre, which will be the largest in China and it is being erected from designs by Messrs. G. R. Grove and Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-17
Summary:

Mr Hedley G. White will lecture at the Y.M.C.A., Chinese Department, tomorrow at 8:15 p.m. on 'The Progress of the Mercantile Marine from a Hongkong standpoint.' Lantern slides will be shown. A series of lectures of interest to be delivered at the same Association are those on '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-30
Summary:

The Salon Cinema Theatre, Wyndham Street, is now in working order. The building had been thoroughly renovated and made fireproof in all its parts. All seats have a clear view of the stage, and to effect this improvement the walls have been considerably raised, also the floor at the entrance.…