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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-15
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-16 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers tonight including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-10 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

Every evening at 7:30 pm; Animated pictures and an infinite variety of subjects. Price details included.

8
Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-08-16 - 1906-08-17
Summary:

Public auction of furniture and household goods, including a complete Bioscope.

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-11-27 - 1906-11-29
Summary:

Public auction of miscellaneous goods and one Bioscope with films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-09
Summary:

A Bioscope Company by Tibetans is being formed in Kalimpong. It has a few interesting films, including those of Coronation of King George, and it intends leaving shortly for Lhasa via Gangtok to give exhibitions at several places. This will be the first introduction of the cinematograph into…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-01
Summary:

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. McKenna, estimated that a greater part of the new amusement tax would come from the cinemas. The Bioscope has been making a little calculation. The number of people attending 4,500 pictures (with an average seating capacity of 700 and giving three shows daily…

12
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-14
Summary:

An unusually attractive and new programme has been arranged for Saturday night's performance at the Metropole Theatre on which occasion some new artistes will make their appearance, e.g. Miss Dora Grey. A new series of animated pictures will be displayed by the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-09-23
Summary:

It was a private view of the wonderful photographs taken of wild birds on their nests, feeding their young, etc. by Messrs. Richard and Kearton. The photographs were taken by a bioscope. They were run through in film form on the bioscope machine.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-14
Summary:

A fresh method of entertaining passengers on a long voyage is to be tried by an Italian steamship company. British ship owners have been approached time after time to install a bioscope, but they have turned a deaf ear to every project, and it had been left to a foreign company to initiate a new…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-20
Summary:

Referring to the absence of any attempt on the part of the people to celebrate the conclusion of peace, the 'Japan Herald' mentions that it is reported in a gentleman representing the well-known Bioscope Company of London, who succeeded in taking a number of films at Port Arthur. Those…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-03-03
Summary:

Political references, if not general in the theatre, recently were very plentiful, and in many cases where the results of the various elections were obtained they were made known either from the stage or by means of the bioscope between the acts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-21
Summary:

A large audience, mostly Chinese, filled the Ko Shing Theatre on Saturday, when Mr. Stevenson had a number of special films on the bioscope. The entertainment was a great success, and the graceful dancing of Carmencella was highly appreciated.