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: 1919-12-20
Summary:

An Acknowledgement: The committee of the Hongkong Fund for War Devastated France regret that, owing to an oversight, at the time of Miss Van der Flier's lecture at the theatre Royal in aid of the Fund, no acknowledgement was made in the Press of the fact that the cinematograph performance…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-21
Summary:

Messrs Johnson and Charvet repeated their exhibition of the Cinematograph at the Theatre Royal last night. The screened film includes 70 distinct photographs; The Spanish dance 'Bolero'; The Jubilee procession passing Green Park; the most comical and laughter provoking picture 'A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-01
Summary:

Theatre Royal welcome London Conjurer Mr. Carl Hertz provide his remarkable and magical entertainment. In addition, the cinematograph pictures were all new and many were repeated in deference to loud demands. The coloured scenes by their fidelity to nature materially enhanced the effect.

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

Carl Hertz, with talented Mdlle. D'Alton, continues to attract large audiences at Theatre Royal by their tricks and illusions. A series of pictures were also shown by Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-06
Summary:

At Theatre Royal, Mr. Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D' Alton, will present their first complete change of programme. In the cinematograph a complete series of fresh and startling subjects will be shown.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-07
Summary:

Last night Carl Hertz with D'Alton, repeated their performance at the Theatre Royal. The 'Original and Only Genuine Cinematographe,' was thoroughly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-11
Summary:

A full house greeted Mr. Carl Hertz at Theatre Royal on Saturday, with D'Alton sang two songs. The Cinematograph was again exhibited with a new series of pictures, many of which are very effective.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-12
Summary:

Carl Hertz and D'Alton continue their performance in Theatre Royal. The Cinematograph was in good order and several views had to be repeated, notably Persimmon's win of the Derby, the London Fire Brigade's turn out, the Turkish warship in action and the Greece-Turkish war episode…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-16
Summary:

The farewell performance of Carl Hertz and D'Alton takes place at the Theatre Royal. The Cinematographe views of the Jubilee display in London was included.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-30
Summary:

We understand that the booking at S. Moutrie and Co.'s for the entertainment in the theatre Royal this evening by the Cinematograph Pathe is brisk, and those contemplating a visit to a show are reminded to book as early as possible in order to secure a good position. The film is one of 6000…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-30
Summary:

At the close of a most successful season, Mr. Hugh J. Ward, head of the good play-acting company that recently visited Hong Kong, in a few words of acknowledgement, expressed his regret that the theatres in the East were not all that they might be. In reference to Hongkong Theatre especially, he…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-15
Summary:

The band of the Okayama Orphanage of Japan is to perform in the theatre Royal in order to raise fund for the orphanage. The children had travelled to a lot of countries. In addition there will be thrown on the screen cinematograph pictures of the late Russo-Japanese War and of events in Europe…

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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: 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: 1898-04-12
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…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-17
Summary:

Last night, a large audience greeted Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers on Theatre Royal. Madame Freed was in excellent voice, also with Miss Rosa Barnes. The moving pictures portraying scenes from the famous Dreyfus trial were by far the best that have been seen in Hongkong and gave a…

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

The programme submitted at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers got a remarkably good reception from a full house. Performances by Harry Gray, Madame Freed and Miss Rosa Barnes. The biographic pictures of the Dreyfus trial were very good indeed, but…

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Headline: Thurston
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-05-08
Summary:

The boards of the theatre at the City Hall have held the entertainment given by the Great Thurston and his company. The cinematograph was also an element for a good deal of the amusement, some of the pictures being exceedingly funny.