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.

3
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.

4
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.

5
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: 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…

8
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…

9
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…

10
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: 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.

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24 - 1900-04-24
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following four night only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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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…