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: 1904-11-04
Summary:

The Tung Kee firm, lately carrying on business at the Tsung King Theatre, make an application for adjudication as the theatre lessees. The managing partner of the firm was examined at length by the official receiver, and the reason for the failure of the theatre is 'not bad companies, but…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-31
Summary:

Another tramway accident occurred in Des Voeux Road West, near the Tai Ping Theatre, at 7 o'clock on Monday morning, as a result of which a coolie was removed from hospital having sustained some nasty bruise on the head and face. It is not quite certain at present whether the unfortunate…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-07-21
Summary:

Yesterday, the hearing was opened of the case in which Tung Fuk Cho charged Un Kam Wa. Tung Fuk Cho has admitted to Mr. Looker that he is a partner of the defendant firm the Hongkong Ko Shing Theatre, Wing Kee. The defendant denied that he's a partner of the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of Alice memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospitals, including $23 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-09-15
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and affiliated Hospitals acknowledges with thanks donations of $25 from Chung Hing Theatre, and $19.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Headline: Alice Hospital
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-20
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the hospitals, including $25 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-05-16
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospital, including $25 from Chung Hing Theatre and $12.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-10-25
Summary:

Canton, 24th October – A merchant named Ho King-sau has petitioned the Canton Bureau of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce, applying for the lease of Po Wah Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-15 - 1907-11-18
Summary:

A series of living pictures were given; Proceeds after expenses have been paid will be devoted to the North-Eastern Hospital for Children in London, and to the fund for the Restoration of Winchester Cathedral. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-21
Summary:

Mr. A. C. Franklin, of the Government Civil Hospital, will give a lecture on 'Origin of rock, with local specimens' on Thursday, the 29th, at the Chinese Y.M.C.A. There will be a number of lantern slides.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks to Ko Shing Theatre, Tai Ping Theatre and Chung Hing Theatre for the donating $25 each to the funds of the hospitals.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-10-13
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer was astonished that men of the educational attainments of Mr. Lau Chu Pak, Mr. Tam Tze Kong, Mr. Leung Pui Chi, and others should have been so weak-minded as to kneel down and kowtow thrice, three times in succession, before the effigy of Confucius (a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-09-05
Summary:

The death took place at the Peak Hospital on Saturday of Mr. Fogliani, an Italian railway contractor. He was a couple of years ago engaged in the Canton-Hankow railway and intended starting a cinematograph theatre in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-29
Summary:

Canton, October 27 – The Tung Hing Theatre, on the New Bund, has lately received a blackmailing letter purporting to have been sent by some revolutionary society.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-11-04
Summary:

Canton, 3rd Nov. – There was some trouble at the first Nicola's performance here at the Tung Hing Theatre a few nights ago, when there was a large attendance of Europeans. They tried to cause a panic and their plans were frustrated by the police.

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Headline: Blackmail
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-23
Summary:

Canton, Dec. 21 – The Tung Hing Theatre on the new Bund, having again received a blackmailing letter, has forwarded it to the authorities.

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Headline: Police Notes
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-11
Summary:

Canton, June 8 – The manager of the Tung Hing Theatre offered a bribe of $50 to the Chief Secretary of the Police Department with a request to reduce the number of policemen detailed for duty at the theatre. This matter was reported to the Superintendent of Police, who ordered that the proceeds…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

An application involving interesting issues came before the Judge in the Supreme Court. The original case was that in which Ho Chiu Lam, alias Ho Yiu Tung, was the plaintiff and Ho San Lam, alias Ho Ngok Lau, the defendant. The plaintiff's claim was as partner in the Po Cheong firm of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-11
Summary:

A Chinese female, suffering from injuries received by falling from a scaffolding at the Taiping theatre, was admitted into hospital on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

Miss Le Sage of the Dallas Musical Comedy Company, who was performing in Hongkong a few weeks ago, died in the Victoria Hospital at Tientsin.