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: 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: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The same capital programme was presented last night, at the Theatre Royal, by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers. A change of fare is to be provided tonight, which, no doubt, will meet with the marked appreciation that has characterised the first two performances of the Company in this…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers are as smart a variety combination as has visited Hongkong, and that their work is being appreciated is testified by the fact that the number of their patrons has increased nightly since they opened. Harry Gray, as a comedian, has few equals. The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-15
Summary:

It is always more pleasant to praise than to condemn, but the pleasure is not always possible. Quite a large percentage of the last night's audience in the Theatre Royal were disappointed. Either the 'projectoscope' or its operator was at fault. The pictures jerked into all sorts…

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Headline: The Bioscope
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09
Summary:

An exceedingly good Bioscope entertainment is that which is being given by Mr. T. J. Stevenson at the Theatre Royal. The coronation pictures are exceedingly good. The news described some scenes of the films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Introducing two excellent attractions: The Wheelers, group of trick riders and Dante, a conjurer, from the performance of The Gaiety Stars Entertainment Company, which opened a short season in the Theatre Royal. Other than that, the rest of the performers include: singing and dancing by Mr Eric…

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Headline: The Gaiety Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal last evening the Gaiety Stars Theatrical Company gave their first change of programme and it proved to be such as to meet with the approval of the audience. A review on the Wheelers, Dante, Mr. Eric Howell and new set of biograph pictures had been provided.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-14 - 1898-04-15
Summary:

Last night of Carl Hertz, Mdlle D'Alton and the Cinematographe of 'Queen's Diamond Jubilee' and 'English Cricketers.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-09 - 1902-05-09
Summary:

Enthusiastic reception of beautiful illustrated songs, the Biograph, the Theatrophone and 12 star artists. Harry Gray is the Business Manager. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-16 - 1902-05-17
Summary:

See the Biograph: Presenting the moving pictures of the Dreyfus Trial, scenes included: The Court-martial at Rennes, The Deposition of General Mercier, The Fight between the Journalists, Dreyfus in Irons at Devil's Island, Suicide of Colonel Henry, The Attempt Against Maitre Laborie,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-19 - 1902-05-19
Summary:

Barnes' 20th Century Entertainers and the Biograph: Depicting scenes from the famous Dreyfus Trial. Entire change of programme. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-01 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

Programme for tonight in Theatre Royal including Descriptive Lecture, 'The Politician,' 'Jack's Joke,' 'The Old Guard,' 'The Chimes of Normandy,' 'The Redemption' and 'The Edison Minstrels.' Price details included. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-03 - 1913-05-05
Summary:

Programme in Theatre Royal including 'Descriptive Lecture,' 'Faust,' selection of old songs, 'The Law of the West,' 'The Politician,' 'The Old Guard' and 'The Edison Minstrels.' Price details included. Matinees on Saturday at 4 p.m.…

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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.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-14 - 1898-04-15
Summary:

Last performance by Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton, and the Cinematographe. Entire change of programme, showing Queen's Diamond Jubilee and English Cricketers. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.