A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-03-30
Summary:

Cinematograph pictures of the Scott expedition to the Antarctic will be shown at an early date with the Theatre Royal.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-21
Summary:

The Undying Story of Captain Scott and Animal Life in the Antartica' is a production from actual life. It reveals the Antartic and the lives of Captain Scott who sacrificed their lives. Although there were a few empty seats at the openings, the disappoinment faded soon enough.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-23
Summary:

The expedition of Captain Robert Falcon Scott included great pictures of penguins and active volcano. The widows and orphans of the dead heroes will control the films and receive the major part of the net profits.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-24
Summary:

The cinematograph history of the Scott Antartic Expedition was shown at the Theatre Royal by means of film made by Mr. Herbert G. Ponting. It was fortunate to film a large school of deep sea creatures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24
Summary:

A good music-hall programme was given last night in Theatre Royal. Owing to the illness of an important member of the company, viz, the lime-light man, the London Bioscope had to be omitted. Various artists performed included Mr. Bell: a comedian, Miss Delroy on dancing, Miss Maud Lita on…

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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: 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…

12
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…

15
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: 1900-04-28 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Change of programme. The Transvaal War and a series of other pictures all new to Hongkong in the London Bioscope, including 'The Late Derby.' 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race,' 'Final for the English Football Cup' and 'The White Mahatma.' Positively the…

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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: 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…