A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph will be exhibited at the theatre tonight at 9.15. No one should miss the opportunity of seeing the Queen's Jubilee pictures.

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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: 1898-04-12
Summary:

Carl Hertz has decided to give a farewell performances. There was a change of programme, new from start to finish, including presentation of the new illusion entitle 'Mephisto's Target.' This is the illusion which caused such a sensation at the theatre in London, where it was…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-16
Summary:

Tonight, Carl Hertz bids good-bye to the Hongkong public. A special farewell programme has been arranged including his latest illusion 'Mephisto's Target,' new tricks, new songs by Mdlle D'Alton and new picture on the Cinematographe [sic], which will include the Queen's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19 - 1897-11-20
Summary:

Performance by Elsie Adair, assisted by amateurs from the Warships, Regiments, and the Hongkong Amateurs. New Animated Pictures, including fifteen views of the Queen's Jubilee Procession.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-18
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the conjurer, gave his last performance of the series in the Theatre Royal on Saturday night. There was a very good house. Some of the pictures shown by means of the Cinematographe were exceedingly good, and the Jubilee Procession was most enthusiastically received, more especially…