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: 1902-03-07 - 1902-03-16
Summary:

March 11 to 16 from 2:30 p.m. daily. Stalls, exhibition and music are included. Music performances by H.M.S. Minotaur, K.O.Y.L.I., 8th Rajputs, 126th Baluchis, 25th and 26th Punjabis. Evening entertainments on 11th at 9:15 p.m., 12th at 7:30 p.m. and 13th at 9:15 p.m. including dinner, musicale…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-15
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-14
Summary:

An unusually attractive and new programme has been arranged for Saturday night's performance at the Metropole Theatre on which occasion some new artistes will make their appearance, e.g. Miss Dora Grey. A new series of animated pictures will be displayed by the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-16 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers tonight including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-08-01
Summary:

There was a crowded audience at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night. At one time, it seemed that the night would be wet, but the drizzling rain soon ceased and this encouraged the hesitating one. The performers met with a warm reception, their acting being well applauded. The author later…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-11-02
Summary:

The Bandmanns only stopped one night to perform. They were forced to perform in the Chinese Theatre in King Street, but the audience were enthusiastic. All the Penang ladies are longing for a fancy dress ball due to the charisma of the actors Harry Cole who played Jim Cheese.

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Headline: The Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-02-19
Summary:

The third production of 'Princess Toto' was appreciated in the crowded theatre on Saturday Night. The performance was classed as excellent, and was a credit to the whole company, both to those who appeared before the footlights and also those whose work prevented them from being seen.…

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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…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-19
Summary:

The artistic character of 'living pictures' shown in the theatre Royal last night deserved a larger house. The entertainment of the highest class is provided. Sir Approval, Lady Lugard's little friends, the son of the Colonel and Mrs. Darling appreciate the 'living pictures…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-17
Summary:

The Hong Kong cinematograph proprietor has secured a number of new films lately, and to add to the attractions of the place in Dex Voeux Road three lady artistes favour with songs-French and English. The pictures are varied and excellent.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-23
Summary:

The film depicting the Passion Play was highly appreciated at the Hongkong Cinematograph, Des Voeux Road, on Saturday night, the 'House' being a crowded one. Several solos were sung by the lady artists.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-01-11 - 1908-01-16
Summary:

On Monday next, 13th January. Second performance by Ernesto Fregolini. His programme will include a monologue, 'The Valet' representing four different characters. Falsetto singing in contralto, giving imitations of famous Parisian Lady Artistes. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-05 - 1908-02-10
Summary:

Great Change of Programme. All new films. Fregolini, transformist and monologue. Lady Artist. New Songs. Magnificent films just arrived from Paris. Two performances nightly. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-18
Summary:

The appearance of Miss Beryl Lytton at the Hongkong Cinematograph on Saturday and Sunday evenings attracted a good house and the singing of this young lady was received with enthusiasm. The pictures were excellent, particularly the series representing riding fests in an Italian School of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-18
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph continues to draw large audiences every evening. The pictures this week are up to their usual high-class standard and include 'The Two Pick-pockets,' 'The Gendarme has a keen eye,' 'Music and Poetry,' 'For a Crown.' 'The…

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

Numbers of singers, including Miss Rosita Diralda, Miss Violet Russel, orchestra under Mr F. Gonzales, Mr Donald Harvey, Mr Harry Gould, Mr Leckie, Signor Torras, Miss Giralda, had been performed and number of films had been shown in the middle of the events, firstly 'Her first Bike Ride,…