A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair provided performance at Theatre Royal last night. Apart from her, other performers included Mr. Vanderlip, Mr. C.T. Robinson, Messrs. Tripodi and Sananara. Another feature of the performance was the display of views by the Edison 'Vitascope.' The views included waves…

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-22
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was fairly well filled on Saturday night by the performance from Elsie Adair, Mr. Vanderlip. Mrs. Jewel and Mr. C. T. Robinson. A number of new and old views were shown with the Vitascope and the graphic fidelity which some of them were animated was warmly applauded by the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-07
Summary:

The writer congrats Mr. Thurston, assisted by Winfield Blacke and Miss Maude Amber, on filling the theatre Royal on Saturday evening. He filled the theatre 'as we have never seen it filled before,' entertained the audience for 2.5 hours. The magician's card trick is wonderful, and…

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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: 1898-04-09
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: 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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-04 - 1898-04-04
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is the Agent.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours, the sensation of the hour, absolutely the talk of the City. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-09 - 1898-04-09
Summary:

Tonight, and also Easter Monday night, performance by Carl Hertz. Entirely 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 and The Prince of Wales' Derby.…