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: 1913-04-30
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was crowded last night at the second demonstration of Thos. A. Edison's latest invention, the 'Kinetophone.' The demonstration consisted of 6 pieces: 'Julius Caesar'; Chimes of Normandy'; 'An Indian Girl's Revenge'; 'Jack's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-03-30
Summary:

Cinematograph pictures of the Scott expedition to the Antarctic will be shown at an early date with the Theatre Royal.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-21
Summary:

The Undying Story of Captain Scott and Animal Life in the Antartica' is a production from actual life. It reveals the Antartic and the lives of Captain Scott who sacrificed their lives. Although there were a few empty seats at the openings, the disappoinment faded soon enough.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-23
Summary:

The expedition of Captain Robert Falcon Scott included great pictures of penguins and active volcano. The widows and orphans of the dead heroes will control the films and receive the major part of the net profits.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-24
Summary:

The cinematograph history of the Scott Antartic Expedition was shown at the Theatre Royal by means of film made by Mr. Herbert G. Ponting. It was fortunate to film a large school of deep sea creatures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24
Summary:

A good music-hall programme was given last night in Theatre Royal. Owing to the illness of an important member of the company, viz, the lime-light man, the London Bioscope had to be omitted. Various artists performed included Mr. Bell: a comedian, Miss Delroy on dancing, Miss Maud Lita on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-29
Summary:

A large number of people assembled at the Theatre Royal last night to witness the first demonstration in Hong Kong of Edison's latest invention Kinetophone, the union of moving picture with voice was pleasing and effective. The first item was a short description of the invention, given by a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-29
Summary:

The first public performance given in Hongkong of Mr. T. Edison's invention – The Kinetophone, took place in the Theatre Royal last night. The new invention, in its remarkably life-like presentation of sounds and actions synchronising, is wonderful but by no means perfect. It displayed six…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-09
Summary:

There will no doubt be a very large audience present at the Theatre Royal this evening, when the renowned Carl Hertz, will make his re-appearance. In the marvellous cinematographe [sic] the new series pictures will be shown which includes the great sensational picture 'A Call on the London…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11
Summary:

There will doubtless be a big holiday audience present at the Theatre Royal this evening, to witness the performance of Carl Hertz. Also the cinematographe [sic] pictures were enthusiastically received, the fight between gunboats and the turn-out of the London Fire Brigade being re-shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark', second edition of the truly marvellous and up-tp-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War' and 'A Gun Boat in Full Action.' Under the distinguished…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-09 - 1898-04-09
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark,' second edition of the truly marvellous and up-to-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War,' 'A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11 - 1898-04-11
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. To see the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark' or 'After the Flood.' And the New Pictures on the Cinematographe: 'The Greco-Turkish War,' 'Call on the London Fire Brigade,' and 'The Prince of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-28 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Change of programme. The Transvaal War and a series of other pictures all new to Hongkong in the London Bioscope, including 'The Late Derby.' 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race,' 'Final for the English Football Cup' and 'The White Mahatma.' Positively the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

Tonight, Wednesday, second series of London Attractions, new tricks and new and up-to-date Pictures. The Cinematographe is showing 20 new and startling subjects, including A Call on the London Fire Brigade, 'Greco-Turkish War,' A Gun Boat in Full Action. Booking at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-09 - 1898-04-09
Summary:

Tonight, and also Easter Monday night, performance by Carl Hertz. Entirely new and up-to-date Pictures. The Cinematographe is showing 20 new and startling subjects, including A Call on the London Fire Brigade, Greco-Turkish War, A Gun Boat in Full Action and The Prince of Wales' Derby.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24 - 1900-04-24
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following four night only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following three nights only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. An entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with The Transvaal War. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-26 - 1900-04-26
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Two following nights only. The Transvaal War by the London Bioscope. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business…