At the close of a most successful season, Mr. Hugh J. Ward, head of the good play-acting company that recently visited Hong Kong, in a few words of acknowledgement, expressed his regret that the theatres in the East were not all that they might be. In reference to Hongkong Theatre especially, he suggested improvements that might be effected in such matters as lighting, etc. It is also a fact that the recent Burns-Johnsons cinematograph was unable to obtain in the hall sufficient light to give good screen results, and were put to the expense of introducing storage batteries and not in order to be able to throw up the pictures.
Theatre Royal Criticised
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