A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-09
Summary:

No 262 of 1905: Re Chan Yip Shi (plaintiff) and the Wing Kee firm (defendant). This was a trial of the issue as to whether Lau Siu Cheun was a partner in the defendant firm. Hong Chun Iu mentioned that he was formerly manager of the Wing Kee firm. The Wing Kee carried on the business of lessees…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-13
Summary:

Monday, February 12 – No 262 of 1905: Re Chan Yip Shi (plaintiff) and the Wing Kee firm (defendant). This was a trial of the issue as to whether Lau Siu Cheun was a partner in the defendant firm. The case continued in detail.

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Headline: Supreme Court
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-03-16
Summary:

An appeal was heard on the issue of Lau Siu Cheun's partnership relation in the case of Chan Up Shi versus the Wing Kee firm (Ko Shing Theatre).

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Headline: A Theatre Drawl
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-10-18
Summary:

Canton, 17th October – On the 15th instant, when a theatrical performance was going on in a theatre in the market town of Kut Lee, in the district of Hamhoi, a disturbance arose between some of the spectators, with the result that one man was killed and another wounded by shots fired from…

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-09-14
Summary:

Canton, September 12 – Wong Siu Cheung, lessee of the Honam Theatre, owes the Government Tls. 1,300, being arrears of revenue payable last month, besides a sum of Tls. 130 for police rates.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-05
Summary:

In the Summary Court this morning, Mr. Justice J. R. Wood harden action brought by Mr. H. H. [sic] Ray, the proprietor of the Coronet Theatre, against Bon Ton, tailors, for the recovery of $100, being damaged done to the basement of the theatre by the employees of the defendants. Mr. Ray said…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-10
Summary:

In the suit brought by Mr. H. W. Ray against the Bon Ton firm, for the recovery of $100, being alleged damages as a result of the kitchen in the basement of 2A D'Aguilar Street. Mr. Jossier. R. Wood has delivered the judgment. The Bon Ton firm remained in occupation of the kitchen for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-08-07
Summary:

The newest organisation to enter the field of film production is the James B. Leong Productions, Inc., with offices at 1240 Maral Strong Bldg, Los Angeles, California, which was incorporated under the laws of State of California, 27th October 1919, with James B. Leong, President and General…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-09 - 1921-07-09
Summary:

Attraction for three nights only, July 9th, 10th and 11th 1921 at 8 p.m. sharp, the great Brackens American Circus Company in a happy mixture of varieties, direct from the London Theatres. Admission, 50 cents. Booking at the Hongkong Theatre daily.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-17
Summary:

A big commotion was caused at the Wo-Ping Theatre (which has this week been transferred from the Hongkong Amusements Ltd. to a Chinese Company) last night, as the result of a shooting affray. One of the leading members of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company, Li Siu-fan, was seriously injured.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-18
Summary:

Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, dies in the hospital. He was shot at the Wo Ping Theatre on Tuesday night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-19
Summary:

Yeung Ko was arrested in connection with the murder of Li Siu-fan. He was charged with murder.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-23
Summary:

The preliminary trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre, commenced at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon. The article outlined the main conversations at the Magistracy in detail.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-24
Summary:

Yeung Ko appeared on remand before Mr. R. E. Lindsell at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, at the Wo-Ping theatre on the night of the 16th. Details regarding the conversations of the case are listed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-25
Summary:

A big crowd gathered at the Magistracy, to see the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre. Conversations are listed in the article.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-26
Summary:

The trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre continued.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-27
Summary:

At the Magistracy yesterday afternoon Mr. R. E. Lindsell committed Yeung Ko to the criminal sessions for trial on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-30
Summary:

The special sessions for the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of having murdered Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre, was formally opened yesterday and adjourned until the next Monday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-06
Summary:

The Supreme Court was packed with Chinese yesterday, when Yeung Ko was brought before Mr. Justice Gompertz at a special Criminal Sessions to answer to a charge of murdering an actor named Li Siu-fan at the Woping Theatre on August 16th.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-09-07
Summary:

The trail of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering an actor named Li Siu-fan at the Woping Theatre was continued.