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: 1913-09-20 - 1913-09-20
Summary:

Performance from Conjurer Verto, the Illusionist; Screening of 'Sign of the Cross' (2,000 ft) played by late Mr. Wilson Barrett and 'The Kelly Gang' (in 2 parts, 4,000 ft)

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-03 - 1919-01-06
Summary:

January 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, 7.15 and 9.15 performance, 'Mystery of the Double Cross,' episodes 11 and 12. Also 'The Two Trunks,' another comic picture, and Annals of the War No. 4 (interesting events of the European war).

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Verto, the clever illusionist and conjurer, appears tonight at the Empire Theatre,and will close his successful engagement tomorrow. The programme this week is the most interesting one and includes a 2,000 ft. film. The Sign of the Cross, as played by Wilson Barrett. Another feature picture is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-05
Summary:

Mr Lew Marks, manager of Empire Theatre, applied for exemption on the ground that Mr M. E. Bandman had placed him entirely in charge of the Government tour of the official war films 'Britain Prepared,' 'The Battle of the Somme' and 'The Battle of the Ancre,' and…