A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-06-03 - 1918-06-05
Summary:

From June 4-6, Bell's vaudeville; performance by Keeley and Aldous; also complete change of films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

Entire change of programme: another thrilling instalment: 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts; 'The Golden Calf' in 3 parts, an extremely powerful mining drama by the Nordisk Company; 'Jim the Mule Boy,' comedy drama; comedies: 'Bunny's Mistake,…

3
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-22 - 1923-01-22
Summary:

What a Wonderful Program' We do not know whether we should be pleased or disappointed at this criticism of our current show at The Coronet. As far as pictures go, the program is certainly a wonderful one, but it is merely keeping up to the standard of films that we have recently been…

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-01 - 1913-03-04
Summary:

A stock of magnificent films just arrived; performance by Willson & Ossipoff; matinees details included.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-05 - 1910-01-14
Summary:

Wyndham (Flower) Street, opposite G.P.O. The only first-class show in the Colony. Excellent films; best artists; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programmes; complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily at 6.30 and 9.15 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m. at half-…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-15 - 1910-01-28
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the celebrated American serio balladist, Miss Ada King, Miss Doris McAuley, and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-29 - 1910-02-18
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the famous comedienne Happy Nellie Marshell, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday, daily two performances; first…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-02-19 - 1910-03-07
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of Mr. Carl Wallner, whistler and comedian, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two performances, first commences…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-03-08 - 1910-03-17
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of Mr. Carl Wallner, whistler and comedian, and Miss Ada King in her new repertoire. Excellent films; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two performances, first commences at 6.30 half-price; second commences at 9.15;…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-02 - 1911-02-03
Summary:

2 performances at 7.15 p.m. with reduced price and 9.15 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.; the best films with the best artists; the hall at good things, near door of the popular Victoria Skating Rink; 5 sessions daily.

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-01 - 1911-03-06
Summary:

Grand success of the eminent artistes Mr. & Mrs. Donnelly, baby Tommy Donnelly (5 years), and little Kitty Donnelly (7 years); special songs, dances and sketches; magnificent films; matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-03 - 1911-04-06
Summary:

Performances by the black comedian Frank Foster and the celebrated soprano Miss Irma De Lepomme; magnificent films; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-30 - 1911-05-31
Summary:

The palace theatre of the colony; magnificent films; Ching Ling Foo troupe; debut on Wednesday.

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-03 - 1911-05-18
Summary:

Up-to-date splendid films; a big hit of the eminent artistes: Mr. Falanto, Miss Salvati, and Miss Bascans; 2 high-class music performances at 7.15 & 9.15 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays & Sundays at 4.30 p.m.; coming the well-known troupe Ching-Ling-Foo.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-04 - 1912-11-07
Summary:

The finest hall in town; 2 performances 7.15 and 9.15 p.m.; performance by The 2 Franklins, the fun makers of the East; performance by Miss Smith; magnificent new films.

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-08 - 1912-11-11
Summary:

The finest hall in town; 2 performances 7.15 and 9.15 p.m.; performance by The 2 Franklins, the fun makers of the East; performance by Miss Smith; magnificent new films; popular dance by Verne and Smith; next week the greatest film ever produced, 'Notre Dame,' 4,000 ft. long in 3 parts…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-11 - 1912-12-20
Summary:

The pioneer place of entertainment of Hongkong; 7.15 pictures only, 9.15 full programme; magnificent films tonight; performance by Howard Sisters.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-21 - 1912-12-27
Summary:

The pioneer place of entertainment of Hongkong; 7.15 pictures only, 9.15 full programme; magnificent films tonight; performance by Howard Sisters and Miss Nellie Maher.

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-03-22 - 1912-03-22
Summary:

The undersigned has resolved instructions to sell by public auction; Saturday, the 23rd March, 1912, at 12 o'clock (noon) at his Sale Rooms, Duddell St., the scenic railway (fully fitted car and necessary gear), with 16 films; now on view at the Hongkong University.

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Headline: Scenic Railway
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-04-26 - 1912-06-07
Summary:

The same as was shown at the Hongkong University Bazaar, will be open to the public from Wednesday, 1st May, 1912, at the old Land Office in Queen's Road (opposite the foot of D'Aguilar St.); 86 extra films will be exhibited, so that passengers may go Round the Globe with all the…