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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-29 - 1902-01-29
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The talk of the town. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-31 - 1902-01-31
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-01 - 1902-02-03
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala on Saturday night. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-05 - 1902-02-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Stone of Scone.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-06 - 1902-02-08
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film, 'Thrown to the Lions.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-09 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…

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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: 1908-04-22
Summary:

The play's the thing,' sang the much quoted William. The natives of fair Cathay think similarly. When a popular piece is staged at the Taiping theatre a speculator usually buys up all the best seats and then sells them at the door, or in the streets. One hawker was fined $5.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-28
Summary:

The only Chinese actor in America appearing in an English speaking company is Ah Sam, who plays Sing Wing as William Collier's support in 'Caught in the Rain' at the Victoria theatre on Monday (says the 'Daily Colonist,' Vancouver). Ah Sam was born and raised in Hong…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-10
Summary:

Tonight's programme at the Bijou Theatre is one of special attraction, the art picture being 'The Martyrs,' a fine classic tragedy by Corneille, the Shakespeare of France. There is a burlesque by artistes Murray and Stephenson. A new and taking feature is the 'London Graphic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-28
Summary:

In the mere matter of amusement the cinematograph has gained almost unbounded popularity; for purposes of instruction its usefulness has been plainly demonstrated, and there is already indication of the possibilities in its application to science. Of the progress of the evolution, Mr. F. A.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-13
Summary:

Science has marched forward to another victory. It has been acclaimed by a gathering of learned gentlemen in the Royal Institution, when Professor William Stirling gave a lecture with demonstrations. In a little while it will be the most popular item in all the music-halls of Europe. It is an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20
Summary:

The popular Bijou Scenic Theatre will be once more thrown open to its patrons on Monday next. There will be a fine selection of new pictures, whilst the variety turns will be sure to please, the artistes being Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer. Mr. Stephenson is going to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-23
Summary:

Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer are to make their first appearance in Hong Kong at the Bijou Theatre. The films are new and of a high standard of interest and excellence.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-21
Summary:

The jewellery she has worn in 'The Marriage of William Ashe' has drawn attention to Miss Fanny [sic] Ward, the American actress who has just been divorced.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-24 - 1913-04-26
Summary:

Friday, 25th, inst, the grand drama 3000 ft. long, 'The Woman of Stone,' 'Les Miserables' (expected daily); Saturday, 26th inst., Shakespeare's great work, 2000 ft., 'Tempest': Sunday, 27th inst., The Woman of Stone; matinees details included.