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: 1913-12-06
Summary:

Edison's wonderful talking pictures are to appear at the Theatre Royal for a short season, commencing next Wednesday. Since the invention was last seen in Hongkong, the great 'Wizard of Sound and Light' has made startling improvements, and some of the subjects recorded are said to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-10
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal tonight the Hongkong public will have an opportunity of seeing and hearing the Kinetoscope, which is a cinematograph of the most improved type, and which reproduces the speech as well as the gestures of the actors. A most elaborate selection of films has been brought and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-11
Summary:

Last night's exhibition of talking pictures at the Theatre Royal by means of The Kinetophone, the latest Edison wonder, can be rated a fine success. The pictures were witnessed by a fairly large audience, but the advertising resulting from the pleased patrons of the first performance is…

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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: 1913-12-11
Summary:

A large audience appeared at the Theatre Royal last night to witness and to hear the Kinetophone, Edison's latest invention. All of the films were good, especially 'Singing Blacksmiths' and the selections from 'Said Pasha.'

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-12-06 - 1913-12-09
Summary:

Commencing, Dec. 10th, three nights only, the latest, greatest and most wonderful Edison 'Kinetophone,' all new pictures, better than ever; 12 Kinetophone pictures each night, including two scenes from the comic opera 'Said Pasha,' over thirty people are seen and heard in…