A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-30
Summary:

A letter of disclaimer from the Solicitors for the Spanish Procuration, stated that neither the Spanish Procuration or the Procurator of the Dominican Missions, is interested in the Victoria Theatre and the Empire Cinematograph as licensees.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-02
Summary:

The popular Victoria Cinematograph where large audiences have been delighted nightly since its inception some two years ago, is to be transferred on Monday to the handsome new building of the Empire Cinematograph Theatre. Messrs Ramos and Ramos are to be congratulated on their latest achievement…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-04
Summary:

Patrons of the Victoria Cinematograph are reminded of the grand opening tonight of the new Empire Cinematograph Theatre a few doors away from the old building.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-05
Summary:

Patrons of the popular Victoria Cinematograph flocked in large numbers to the new Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Monday evening, on the occasion of the grand opening. The proprietors, Messrs Ramos and Ramos, certainly hand arranged a very excellent programme. In addition to the new and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-09
Summary:

Miss Addie Leigh made a great hit at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Friday evening on the occasion of her debut. Miss Winnie Ryan and Mr J. Terrars are performing tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-11
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos contemplate opening a skating rink on the ground adjacent to new Empire Cinematograph Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-11
Summary:

The Empire Cinematograph Theatre maintains its reputation as a first-class music hall and every night the house is crowded. Performance by Miss Maggie Frazer, Miss Addie Leigh, Miss Winnie Ryan and Signor J. Tarrars.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-16
Summary:

Some magnificent and very amusing films are being shown at present at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre, and provoke hearty laughter.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-22
Summary:

At the Empire Cinematograph Theatre tonight the celebrated Hungarian eccentric violinist, Fekete, will make his debut. Some splendid films are now being shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-29
Summary:

At the Empire Cinematograph Theatre tonight Miss Maggie Frazer and Little Percy bid farewell to their numerous admirers. A grand programme is being arranged and new films will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-04
Summary:

At the Empire Cinematograph Theatre tonight, Miss Kitty Delavale, serio and comic, will make her debut. New films will be shown and the programme is prepared. Also performances by Miss Maggie Frazer and Little Percy.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-05
Summary:

Miss Kitty Delavale met a great reception at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Wednesday night when she made her first appearance after a most successful sojourn in Shanghai. The films were comical and very amusing. Miss Winnie Ryan and Miss Addie Leigh were very popular.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-06
Summary:

Miss Madge Morris and Mr James Harray will make their debut at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Monday evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-18
Summary:

The management of the Empire Cinematograph Theatre announces that Professor A. Lewis, and Miss Lewis will make their debut this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-19
Summary:

A great reception was accorded little Miss Lewis at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Wednesday evening. Professor Lewis is also good with his conjuring acts while the films are new and up-to-date.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-30
Summary:

Miss Eva Hughes continues to attract and please the numerous patrons of the Empire Cinematograph by her singing and dancing. Miss Addie Leig maintains her reputation while Miss Madge Morris and Tim Harvey come in for their due share of appreciation. The films are new and interesting.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-04
Summary:

The magnificent film depicting the memorial service procession in Shanghai is an honour of His late Majesty King Edward VII is at present being shown at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre and patrons would do well to pay an early visit to this popular hall of entertainment before the film is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-07
Summary:

The wonderful juvenile artiste Little Sadie, who so greatly pleased the patrons of the Empire Cinematograph not long ago, has returned to the Colony and will appear this evening. Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales will also appear.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-13
Summary:

Miss Madge Morris and Mr Tim Harvey make their last and farewell appearance at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre this evening.