A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The latest improved projecting machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A dispute between Bicyclists; The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-15 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The Cinematograph for one night only. The latest improved projecting Machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A…

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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: 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: 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: 1898-04-09 - 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: 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: 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 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: 1898-04-11 - 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: 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.

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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: 1904-05-31
Summary:

In very recent wars the motion-picture cameras have made their appearance. C. Fred Ackerman, with whom the writer tented in China, is undoubtedly the most successful of the war motion-picture operators. His first experience was in the Philippines, which photographed two men in the act of being…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-11 - 1913-01-14
Summary:

A Hydro-aeroplane Elopement' by Max Linder; Gazette & Graphic news: war pictures from the front, including explosion at electric works, great fire at Kensington, Railway accident at Croydon, and new dock at Portsmouth; musical interludes by Ada Rowley, Gladys Spencer, and Dolly Swift.…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-18 - 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Sleeping Car Conductor,' a fine comic by Wiffles - 3000 feet; News of the Day, including launch of H. M. S. 'Marlborough,' the latest war scenes, the winner of the 'Cambridgeshire,' latest fashions in Paris, and return of Queen Alexandra; musical interludes by Ada…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-22 - 1913-01-24
Summary:

Special announcement. Debut of Miss Stephano on Saturday, 25th inst. Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Wigs, Wiffles and A Widow'; 'Great Motor Race at Dieppe' [sic]; 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter'; 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race'; the latest scenes…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The latest programme at the Bijou is an especially good one, containing two batches of 'World's News' (war pictures, the new French President, etc.), a Wiffles picture and a particularly pretty photo-play called 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter.' Miss Dolly Swift and…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-28
Summary:

Special programme at 9:15 p.m. for Burns' Anniversary. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pathe Freres' masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris,' in 5000 feet long. War scenes, Paris fashions and comics are exhibited. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-29
Summary:

At 9.15 special monster programme for Burn's anniversary; debut by Cecile Stephano; performance by Dolly Swift; Pathe Frere's Masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris' (length 6000 feet, 4 parts); war scenes, Paris fashions, & comics.