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: 1904-01-23 - 1904-01-27
Summary:

The Bioscope is the only one of its kind really worth seeing. Emphasis on the pictures are steady and continuous and do not dazzle the eye. Cinematographic art as exhibited in the leading theatres of Europe and America. Price details included. Seats reserved can be booked at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-28 - 1904-01-28
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities' will be returned in Hong Kong. Noted that M. Rehemanjee's famous new bioscope will be shown in the interval.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-29 - 1904-01-29
Summary:

Freear's New World-Famous Protean Vaudeville Entertainment Frivolities' will be returned in Hong Kong tomorrow. Noted that M. Rehemanjee's famous new bioscope will be shown in the interval.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-30 - 1904-01-30
Summary:

Freear's World-Famous Frivolities is going to be shown tonight. Detailed description of the programme. M. Rehemanjee's new and celebrated 'Bioscope' will be exhibited for 15 minutes only.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-30
Summary:

The programme of Mr. Freear's entertainment at the City Hall this evening; The programme included an extra item M. Rehemanjee's New and Celebrated 'Bioscope' for 15 minutes only.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-07
Summary:

A complete change of programme was presented last night, at the entertainment given by Carl Hertz, in the City Hall. A number of remarkably lifelike pictures were shown by the cinematograph, 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade' being receiver with great enthusiasm. 'Persimmon…

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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…

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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: 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: 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…