A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-05-03
Summary:

Mr Falanto, the great Italian baritone, still continues to delight large audiences at the Empire Theatre nightly where his splendid singing is greatly enjoyed. A fine collection of films is also being shown amongst them being the grand new dramatic coloured film entitled 'Pride' which…

2
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-06 - 1911-10-06
Summary:

Boxing contest for the Middleweight Championship. Preliminaries of Terry Martin vs. Leon Pauley. Tomorrow, Saturday at 9 p.m. Price details included.

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-11-23 - 1911-12-02
Summary:

(Next to Skating Rink) Saturday, 2nd December, 1911. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and commencing at 9 p.m. Main events from 6 to 20 rounds. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's. Late trams are served.

4
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-22
Summary:

The Empire Theatre and the Chinese tea-shops, ad joining (which before was a skating rink), are being pulled down. The lease of the land on which they stand expires at the end of this month.

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-22 - 1920-07-24
Summary:

Tonight at 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 4 and 5. Also comedies. Music at both performances.

6
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-24 - 1920-07-28
Summary:

Tonight at 7.15 and 9.15, Antonio Moreno in 'The Perils of Thunder Mountain' and Comedies. July 24 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'The Perils of Thunder Mountain.' Also 'The Silent Mystery' episodes 4 and 5 tonight at 7.15 and 9.15. The 3 p.m. show is specially…

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-10-08
Summary:

The building situated in Des Voeux Road Central, opposite the Central Market, at present occupied by the Wo Ping Theatre, the Palace Garage, and some Chinese shops, are to come down soon.

8
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-09 - 1920-12-09
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow at 9.15 p.m. only, 'Lord and Lady Algy.' Prices 80 cents and 40 cents. Service men half price.

9
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-11 - 1920-12-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., under the auspices of the Coronet, H. W. Ray presents Geraldine Farrar in 'Shadows.' Also Pathe Gazette and Rolin Comedy. String Band in attendance.

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-29
Summary:

The Wo Ping Theatre, opposite the Central Market, has been secured by Hongkong Amusement Ltd., as an addition to their already big list of cinemas. The place is being redecorated and reseated throughout. The first performance will take place on Friday and will include a film featuring Jack…

11
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-01
Summary:

Kinema patrons are reminded that the first performance in the Wo Ping Theatre, which has been secured by Hongkong Amusements Ltd., as an addition to their already big list of cinemas will take place today and will include a film featuring Jack Dempsey, a Harold Lloyd Comedy and vaudeville act.…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-07 - 1921-07-07
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Jack Dempsey in 'Daredevil Jack.' The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'Alf's Button.' The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Godless Men.'

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-08 - 1921-07-09
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 3 and 4. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Blanche Sweet in 'Simple Souls.' The Kowloon: at 9.15, Blanche Sweet in 'The Deadlier Sex.'

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-09
Summary:

In taking over Woping Theatre, Mr. Ray, General Manager, Hongkong Amusements Ltd., announced that they are securing Chefalo and Palermo, the great magicians to perform for six nights.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-11 - 1921-07-12
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 1 and 2. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Sis Hopkins,' 'Bringing Up Father' and British Gazette. The Kowloon: at 9.15,…

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-12
Summary:

Miss Palermo shares the honours with Chefalo as a star in the Chefalo and Palermo show, which returns to Hongkong on July 15 for a six nights' engagement at the Woping Theatre.

17
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-13 - 1921-07-16
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the best show in town, Chefalo and Palermo, the greatest magicians that have ever traveled the East. Dress circle, $1.50; stalls, $1.00.

18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-13 - 1921-07-13
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 5, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 3 and 4. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Mabel Normand in 'Sis Hopkins,' 'Bringing Up Father' and British Gazette. The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15,…

19
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-14 - 1921-07-15
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 5, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 3 and 4. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The Woman Gives.' The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15, Blanche Sweet in 'Ragamuffin…

20
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-16 - 1921-07-16
Summary:

Woping Theatre: at 2.30, 5.15 and 7.15, 'The Son of Tarzan' episodes 6, and 'Daredevil Jack' episodes 5, and at 9.15 p.m., Palermo and Chefalo. The Coronet: at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Norma Talmadge in 'The Woman Gives.' The Kowloon: at 5.30 and 9.15, Frank…