A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Theatre Royal
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-16 - 1919-08-18
Summary:

H. W. Ray presents D. W. Griffith's 'Hearts of the World.' Booking at Moutrie's. August 18 remarks: Film reviews included. Music by an augmented orchestra.

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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: 1919-08-19
Summary:

The 'Hearts of the world' which promises to be a feature of exceptional attraction to cinema-goers of the Colony is being shown at the theatre Royal at 9.15 tonight under the management of the Coronet Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-19
Summary:

Detailed review and film synopsis of D. W. Griffith's 'Hearts of the World' featuring the Gish sisters, Lillian and Dorothy, with Robert Harron, George Fawcett and others. Mr. Ray is presenting the film at the theatre Royal tonight. Seats can be booked at Moutrie's.

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair provided performance at Theatre Royal last night. Apart from her, other performers included Mr. Vanderlip, Mr. C.T. Robinson, Messrs. Tripodi and Sananara. Another feature of the performance was the display of views by the Edison 'Vitascope.' The views included waves…

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-22
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was fairly well filled on Saturday night by the performance from Elsie Adair, Mr. Vanderlip. Mrs. Jewel and Mr. C. T. Robinson. A number of new and old views were shown with the Vitascope and the graphic fidelity which some of them were animated was warmly applauded by the…

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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: 1919-08-20
Summary:

The world-famed picture 'Hearts of the World' will be screened at the Coronet Theatre tonight at 9.15, instead of the Theatre Royal as originally intended.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Last night in Theatre Royal, the Elsie Adair Company gave an amusing entertainment before a large house. And a series of animated pictures were shown by means of Edison's Vitascope. It was an almost total absence of the flicker which has characterised all previous exhibitions of pictures of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal tonight, Miss Elsie Adair, assisted by several Hongkong amateurs, will give another performance. And fifteen views of the Jubilee procession will be shown on the vitascope. Mrs Jewell, and Miss Lee Jarvis, the celebrated comic opera prima donna, is to contribute several…

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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: 1898-04-06 - 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: 1898-04-14 - 1898-04-15
Summary:

Last night of Carl Hertz, Mdlle D'Alton and the Cinematographe of 'Queen's Diamond Jubilee' and 'English Cricketers.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-01 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

Programme for tonight in Theatre Royal including Descriptive Lecture, 'The Politician,' 'Jack's Joke,' 'The Old Guard,' 'The Chimes of Normandy,' 'The Redemption' and 'The Edison Minstrels.' Price details included. Matinees on…

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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: 1898-04-14 - 1898-04-15
Summary:

Last performance by Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton, and the Cinematographe. Entire change of programme, showing Queen's Diamond Jubilee and English Cricketers. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-01 - 1913-05-05
Summary:

Under patronage of H. E. the Governor, change of programme tonight; 'Descriptive Lecture,' 'The Old Guard,' 'The Politician,' 'The Chinese of Normandy,' 'Jack's Joke,' 'Her Redemption'; the Edison minstrels; prize details and…