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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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: 1902-03-05 - 1902-03-06
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) For a short season. The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. will open at the Victoria Theatre on March 13th with 'The Speculators.' Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-07 - 1902-03-13
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. will open at the Victoria Theatre on March 13th with The Speculators. Performances by Fiddle Lee Dee. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-15 - 1902-03-18
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. at the Victoria Theatre with The Speculators. Performances by Fiddle Lee Dee. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-19 - 1902-03-20
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. at the Victoria Theatre with 'In Society.' Performances by The Dutchman and The Jew and Mdme Lloyd. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-22 - 1902-03-23
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. will present the farcical comedy, Two Men from Japan, on March 21, tonight. Extra performance by special request, The Texas Tommy Dance, on Saturday and Sunday. Matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-04-24
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Saturday, at 8.30 p.m., the American Bioscope Company open for a short season in Hong Kong, at No. 5, Des Voeux Road. The programme includes Ventriloquism, Songs, Musical, Comedies, Bioscope and Phonograph Exhibitions. The prices of admission are 30 cents, 60 cents, and $1…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-14
Summary:

A crowded house patronised the Great Thurston on Saturday evening and was as mystified as ever Thurston alone was well worth the money, but mention must also be made of the clever vocal comedy of Miss Maud Amber and Mr. Winfield Blake, not to mention the roaring laughter created by the moving…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-01-21
Summary:

Particulars of the Alexandra Cinematograph at No. 2, Zetland Street, will be found in our advertisement columns. The show re-opens under entirely new management and a good selection of Pathe films is announced. The films include drama, comedy, burlesque, geography, history, war, journeys, etc.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-22 - 1909-01-22
Summary:

No artist but only the latest Pathe Films are shown as in London and Paris, these films have never been seen in the East and comprise drama, comedy, burlesque, geography, history, war, journeys on land and sea; Matinee for children, half price

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-25 - 1909-01-27
Summary:

Tonight & every night, Family Programme. No artist but only the latest Pathe Films are shown as in London and Paris, these films have never been seen in the East and comprise drama, comedy, burlesque, geography, history, war, journeys on land and sea; Matinee for children, half price

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-28 - 1909-02-04
Summary:

Tonight & every night, Family Programme. No artist but only the latest Pathe Films are shown as in London and Paris. Entire change of programme every Monday and Thursday. These films have never been seen in the East and comprise drama, comedy, burlesque, geography, history, war, journeys on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-05
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph, No. 2 Zetland Street, showed many beautiful films of varied subjects like pictures of comedy, travel and educational advantage. The machine is a particularly good one, and the entertainment well repays a visit.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-06 - 1909-03-06
Summary:

Monday, March 8th, 9 to 11 p.m. The world famed comedy duet. Steve Adson and Throne Jessie. The special act entitled 'Getting Ready.' Comic and dramatic films. Songs by Miss Cecilia Verard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-08 - 1909-03-09
Summary:

Tuesday, March 9th, 9 to 11 p.m. The world famed comedy duet. Steve Adson and Throne Jessie. The special act entitled 'Getting Ready.' Comic and dramatic films. Songs by Miss Cecilia Verard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-10 - 1909-03-10
Summary:

Wednesday, March 10th, 9 to 11 p.m. The world famed comedy duet. Steve Adson and Throne Jessie. The special act entitled 'Getting Ready.' Comic and dramatic films. Songs by Miss Cecilia Verard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-11 - 1909-03-13
Summary:

The world famed comedy duet. Steve Adson and Throne Jessie. The special act entitled 'Alagazam.' Comic and dramatic films. Songs by Miss Cecilia Verard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-15 - 1909-03-17
Summary:

The world famed comedy duo. Steve Adson and Throne Jessie. In their inimitable Irish character sketch, Molly Doolan's Troubles. Comic and dramatic films. Last performance of Miss Cecilia Verard.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-18 - 1909-03-18
Summary:

The world famed comedy duo. Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. In their inimitable Irish character sketch, Molly Doolan's Troubles. Comic and dramatic films.