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: 1919-06-02 - 1919-06-09
Summary:

Ambassador Gerard's 'My Four Years in Germany.' Jun 4 remarks: The First National Exhibitor's Circuit producers of 'Shoulder Arms' and the 'Tarzan' pictures. Ambassador James W. Gerard's 'My Four Years in Germany.' Jun 5 remarks: What the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-05
Summary:

Booking is now open at Moutries for the showing that great propaganda film 'My Four Years in Germany.' The picture is a most wonderful production and has created a deep impression in every place in which it has been shown. It will be screened at the Theatre Royal on Saturday and Monday…

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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: 1919-06-07
Summary:

'My Four Years in Germany,' the film version of the adventures of Mr J. W. Gerard, American Ambassador in Berlin, is to be shown at the theatre Royal this evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

The consensus of opinion of those who saw 'My Four Years in Germany' at the theatre Royal on Saturday night was that the management of the Coronet has done us a good turn by bringing this film to Hongkong. This picture has given a decided flip to the 'Lest We Forget' feeling…

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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: 1919-06-05
Summary:

Booking is now open at Moutrie's for the great propaganda film 'My Four Years in Germany,' to be screened at the Theatre Royal.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-06
Summary:

Ambassador James W. Gerard's 'My Four Years in Germany,' a document of vital importance in the history, has been screened under his direct supervision and the film version will be shown at the Theatre Royal tomorrow evening. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

A film review of James W. Gerard's 'My Four Years in Germany,' which was shown the Theatre Royal in Hongkong.

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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: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The same capital programme was presented last night, at the Theatre Royal, by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers. A change of fare is to be provided tonight, which, no doubt, will meet with the marked appreciation that has characterised the first two performances of the Company in this…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers are as smart a variety combination as has visited Hongkong, and that their work is being appreciated is testified by the fact that the number of their patrons has increased nightly since they opened. Harry Gray, as a comedian, has few equals. The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Introducing two excellent attractions: The Wheelers, group of trick riders and Dante, a conjurer, from the performance of The Gaiety Stars Entertainment Company, which opened a short season in the Theatre Royal. Other than that, the rest of the performers include: singing and dancing by Mr Eric…

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Headline: The Gaiety Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal last evening the Gaiety Stars Theatrical Company gave their first change of programme and it proved to be such as to meet with the approval of the audience. A review on the Wheelers, Dante, Mr. Eric Howell and new set of biograph pictures had been provided.

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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: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-09 - 1902-05-09
Summary:

Enthusiastic reception of beautiful illustrated songs, the Biograph, the Theatrophone and 12 star artists. Harry Gray is the Business Manager. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.