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: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal Tonight (Thursday), and Saturday, the 26th and 28th August, at 9 p.m. Complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door. Admission: Dress Circle $2 & $1; Stalls $2, $1 & 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Last night in Theatre Royal, the Elsie Adair Company gave an amusing entertainment before a large house. And a series of animated pictures were shown by means of Edison's Vitascope. It was an almost total absence of the flicker which has characterised all previous exhibitions of pictures of…

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair provided performance at Theatre Royal last night. Apart from her, other performers included Mr. Vanderlip, Mr. C.T. Robinson, Messrs. Tripodi and Sananara. Another feature of the performance was the display of views by the Edison 'Vitascope.' The views included waves…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-20 - 1898-01-31
Summary:

The wonderful animatoscope will be on exhibition for a short time in Hong Kong, at No. 5, Arsenal Street, Queen's Road East, commencing from the 23rd January, and so forth. The Animatoscope is the Latest Invention of the Wizard Edison, and produces Pictures Life-Size and True to Nature,…

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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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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-20 - 1902-06-02
Summary:

One Edison Kinetoscope [sic] (new) with Appurtenances complete. On View at the Office of The American Tobacco Co., 4 Queen's Road.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The 20th Century Projectoscope Company (Edison's Latest): The Coronation! The Coronation! The passion play is in 5 miles of film presenting the Coronation of King Edward in details. Price details included. Note the management wish to inform the public of Hongkong this machine is the latest…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The Coronation! The Passion Play as it is played in Oberammergau. The Coronation of King Edward in detail. 5 Miles of Film. All the latest Novelties of the Cinematographic spheres. Note: The management wish to inform the public of Hongkong that they have the pleasure of bringing the first of…

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Headline: Edison's Latest
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-11
Summary:

The public will have an opportunity of seeing one of Edison's latest inventions in the City Hall. The principal feature of the entertainment will be the new 20th-century projectoscope, the latest development of the cinematograph and bioscope, and an immense improvement upon anything that…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-06-19
Summary:

At the meeting of Sanitary Board yesterday afternoon the following letter was read from the Colonial Secretary, the Hon. F. H. May, was regard to the closing of Chinese theatres. The letter stated that persons attending the theatres would probably be less crowded together than if they remained…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-09
Summary:

The Tai Ping theatre West Point was entered twice last week by thieves, and last night a third visit was paid to it. The police were on the lookout on this occasion and arrested the intruder with a clock in his possession. At the Magistracy today he was sentenced to three months' goal by Mr…

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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: 1906-04-28
Summary:

On Monday the 'Napoleon of the world's magicians' arrives in the Colony and will stay one week. This magician is from England and had made various performance before the Kings and presidents. His first part of the program is called 'creation and the second part will have a…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-10-23
Summary:

Mr. H. Hunter, the Hon. Treasurer acknowledges with thanks the following subscriptions for the Typhoon Relief Fund, including $150 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-20
Summary:

On Saturday evening at the Chinese Y.M.C.A., Mr. Alfred H. Crook, of Queen's College, will give a lecture on 'The Babyhood of the Earth.' It will be illustrated by 50 pictures showing the phenomenon of the earth's formation.