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: 1918-06-03 - 1918-06-05
Summary:

From June 4-6, Bell's vaudeville; performance by Keeley and Aldous; also complete change of films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-04 - 1919-02-05
Summary:

Annals of the War No. 58. 'A Multi Millionaire' after the play of Mr. Joseph Remand Renaud, 'Lucien in Packing Case.' Manila String Band will be in attendance. Schedule included. Booking at Anderson's.

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-19 - 1921-11-19
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 5.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona.' At 9.15, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing.

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 & 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'The Fighting Shepherdess,' Snub Comedy and Topical film. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m. only, Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' and dancing after pictures.

5
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-01-22 - 1923-01-22
Summary:

What a Wonderful Program' We do not know whether we should be pleased or disappointed at this criticism of our current show at The Coronet. As far as pictures go, the program is certainly a wonderful one, but it is merely keeping up to the standard of films that we have recently been…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-01 - 1913-03-04
Summary:

A stock of magnificent films just arrived; performance by Willson & Ossipoff; matinees details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-07 - 1924-01-07
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight only, Alice Lake and Rudolph Valentino in 'Uncharted Seas,' 'Assorted Heroes,' and Topical film. The Star: Tonight only, Milton Sills in 'Legally Dead.' The Grand: Tonight only, 'The Midnight Guest.'

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-05 - 1910-01-14
Summary:

Wyndham (Flower) Street, opposite G.P.O. The only first-class show in the Colony. Excellent films; best artists; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programmes; complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily at 6.30 and 9.15 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m. at half-…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-15 - 1910-01-28
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the celebrated American serio balladist, Miss Ada King, Miss Doris McAuley, and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-29 - 1910-02-18
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the famous comedienne Happy Nellie Marshell, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday, daily two performances; first…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-02-19 - 1910-03-07
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of Mr. Carl Wallner, whistler and comedian, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two performances, first commences…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-03-08 - 1910-03-17
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of Mr. Carl Wallner, whistler and comedian, and Miss Ada King in her new repertoire. Excellent films; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two performances, first commences at 6.30 half-price; second commences at 9.15;…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-02 - 1911-02-03
Summary:

2 performances at 7.15 p.m. with reduced price and 9.15 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.; the best films with the best artists; the hall at good things, near door of the popular Victoria Skating Rink; 5 sessions daily.

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-01 - 1911-03-06
Summary:

Grand success of the eminent artistes Mr. & Mrs. Donnelly, baby Tommy Donnelly (5 years), and little Kitty Donnelly (7 years); special songs, dances and sketches; magnificent films; matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-03 - 1911-04-06
Summary:

Performances by the black comedian Frank Foster and the celebrated soprano Miss Irma De Lepomme; magnificent films; matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-30 - 1911-05-31
Summary:

The palace theatre of the colony; magnificent films; Ching Ling Foo troupe; debut on Wednesday.

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-03 - 1911-05-18
Summary:

Up-to-date splendid films; a big hit of the eminent artistes: Mr. Falanto, Miss Salvati, and Miss Bascans; 2 high-class music performances at 7.15 & 9.15 p.m.; matinees on Saturdays & Sundays at 4.30 p.m.; coming the well-known troupe Ching-Ling-Foo.

18
Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-03-22 - 1912-03-22
Summary:

The undersigned has resolved instructions to sell by public auction; Saturday, the 23rd March, 1912, at 12 o'clock (noon) at his Sale Rooms, Duddell St., the scenic railway (fully fitted car and necessary gear), with 16 films; now on view at the Hongkong University.

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Headline: Scenic Railway
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-04-26 - 1912-06-07
Summary:

The same as was shown at the Hongkong University Bazaar, will be open to the public from Wednesday, 1st May, 1912, at the old Land Office in Queen's Road (opposite the foot of D'Aguilar St.); 86 extra films will be exhibited, so that passengers may go Round the Globe with all the…

20
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-08-26 - 1912-08-27
Summary:

The coolest hall in town; 2 performances daily: 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme; matinees: Saturdays at 4.30 p.m., Sundays at 6.00 p.m.; the best films; last week of Hongkong's favourites, Sam Gale, Little Sadie, and Myra James.