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

Last night the Ada Delroy Company repeated the programme of their opening night before a fair audience at the Theatre Royal. The Bioscope pictures were capitally shown and afforded much pleasure to the audience.

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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: 1900-04-26
Summary:

The hankering after the mysterious and the attractions of a good variety of entertainment drew together a good attendance lasts night at the third performance of the Ada Delroy Company in the Theatre Royal. Much enthusiasm was evinced by the exhibition on the bioscope of a series of pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-30
Summary:

The closing performance of the Ada Delroy Company took place on Saturday night, and was well attended. With the exception of the Bioscope item, which was only partially successful, all the other parts of the programme were enthusiastically received and seemed to give unqualified pleasure to…

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Headline: The Bioscope
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-10-05
Summary:

The exhibition of the Bioscope on Saturday night at the Theatre Royal was hardly up to the standard of such entertainments. The bioscope was not in good working order, necessitating several delays, and the films were in a damaged condition. Some problems and scenes of the pictures were described…

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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: 1900-04-21 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Fourth tour round the world of the world-famed Ada Delroy Company. The world's greatest dancer in her latest innovation 'She.' And the Bioscope will shown the latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also The White Mahatma's startling performance.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

First grand change of programme of Ada Delroy Company. And The White Mahatma in weird dream visions as a psychological bewilderment, a huge sensation caused with the London Bioscope. And an entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with the Transvaal War…