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: 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: 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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-01-27 - 1904-01-27
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities', there was a detailed description about Mr. Freear and his programme. Noted that M. M. Rehemanjee's celebrated bioscope will be shown in the interval. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-01-28 - 1904-01-30
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities', which made such an enormous success in Hong Kong 10 years ago. Noted that M. M. Rehemanjee's celebrated bioscope will be shown for 15 minutes after Freear's Frivolities. Full band in attendance. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-23 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Season of 6 nights only. Also presenting The Bioscope, 200 latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-01-27 - 1904-01-30
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities,' there was a detailed description about Mr. Freear and his programme. Noted that Mr. M. Rehemanjee's celebrated bioscope will be shown in the interval.