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: 1914-04-18
Summary:

Hong Kong is to see the remarkable Antarctic motion pictures of Captain Scott's South Polar Expedition, which were taken by Lt. Herbert G. Ponting F.R.G.S. The exhibition will take place at the Theatre Royal, opening on Monday next. The series is heralded as 'The Undying Story of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-22
Summary:

Considering the excellence of the pictures unfolding the undying story of Captain Scott, at the Theatre Royal, there was but a poor attendance last night. The educational value of the pictures cannot be overrated and no European, particularly those of British nationality, should miss seeing the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-23
Summary:

There was again only a moderate attendance at the Theatre Royal last night when the Scott Expedition pictures were shown. The picture was recorded by Mr. Herbert G. Ponting on Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the Antarctic.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-25
Summary:

The pictures of Captain Scott's dash for the South Pole drew a fair house last evening at the Theatre Royal. There will be matinee this afternoon.

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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: 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: 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.…