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: 1902-01-22 - 1902-01-23
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The thrilling picture, 'The Golden Belt.' Debut of Miss Ruby Williams on Tuesday. Debut of Lyall Sisters on Wednesday. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26. 'A Dead Man's Child' on Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-24 - 1902-01-25
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. A great week of vaudeville. Performance by Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Lyall Sisters tonight. 'A Dead Man's Child' on Thursday. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26. K.O.Y.L.I. Band and H.M.S. Merlin will…

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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: 1906-04-05
Summary:

The firm of Levy Hermoanos may be converted into a Company Ltd next year with 10 million francs. This firm had been extending to the East and opened 9 new branches. They are agents for the Richard Brasier motor-cars as well as for Pathe Freres Cinemagraphs and films. – 'Straits Times…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-09-23
Summary:

It was a private view of the wonderful photographs taken of wild birds on their nests, feeding their young, etc. by Messrs. Richard and Kearton. The photographs were taken by a bioscope. They were run through in film form on the bioscope machine.

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-13
Summary:

Arrangements have been made for a meeting at the City Hall on Dec 7 between Billy Bellew and Roberts of the Dockyard Police. On Thursday nest Billy meets Taff Childs, and they are expected to go 10 rounds for a side stake of 200 at the Victoria Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-16
Summary:

A lot of audiences watched the fight between Billy Bellew and Taff Childs at Victoria Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-05
Summary:

A grand benefit performance will be tendered to Baby Daughtry, the clever child artist, at the Star Cinematograph on Sunday evening. Along with Dante, the marvellous and clever magician and singer Miss Lottie Outley. All the pictures have been specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-28
Summary:

London, December 3 – In General: Now that the bidding for the Johnson-Jeffries contest is over. The accepted bid of Tom Richards is certainly generous, and with a purse of £20,200 and 66 percent of the profit on the cinematograph to be split up, the fighters will reap a golden harvest.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-05 - 1912-06-07
Summary:

By special request of our patrons and for a few nights only showing 'Dead Man's Child'; Performanace by Sam Gale and Sadie

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-07-27
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Miss Addie Leigh impressed their audience last night at the Victoria Theatre. The new dramatic picture in two parts entitled 'Forgiveness' was particularly well received, whilst the comic films tickled the spectators. The film 'A Child to the Rescue' was very…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-08-19 - 1912-08-21
Summary:

The coolest hall in town; 2 performances daily: 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme; matinees: Saturdays at 4.30 p.m., Sundays at 6.00 p.m.; return visit of the celebrated artistes Sam Gale, Little Sadie, and Myra James; the grand films 'Fatality' and 'The Love of a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-20 - 1912-08-20
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., return visit of Sam Gale, Little Sadie and Myra James; Showing: 'Fatality' and 'The Love of a Child'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-20
Summary:

According to a report in Singapore Free Press, the adaptability of the cinematograph to practical education is being rapidly recognised in England. The effect of the cinematograph on the juvenile mind was the subject of a lecture recently delivered at Birmingham University by Mr. H. Holman.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-15 - 1913-07-19
Summary:

Performance by Moore; Tom Richards, the Rag Time King will open on Wednesday next for one week only; pictures only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-17 - 1913-07-18
Summary:

Performance by Nora Moore and the popular comedian, Tom Richards; 7:15 pm pictures only

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-19 - 1913-07-26
Summary:

Film screening of 'Holy State' (coloured films, 4,000ft); Performance by Nora Moore; The popular comedian - Tom Richards; 7:15 pm pictures only

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-07-19
Summary:

A very fine coloured film 4,000 feet ling is being shown at the Bijou Theatre tonight. Performance by Miss Nora Moore and Tom Richards.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-19
Summary:

Miss Nora Moore, the popular soprano, is still the special attraction at the Bijou Theatre, also Tom Richards, the comedian. A very fine coloured film entitled 'The Holy State' (4000 ft. long) is being exhibited from tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-07-19 - 1913-07-28
Summary:

Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Special engagement of Miss Nora Moore. A coloured film, 'Holy State' in 4,000 feet long, on Saturday, 19th inst. Performance by Tom Richards. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.