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: 1904-06-27
Summary:

The promoters of the Variety Entertainment at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night have no reason to complain of the attendance. There is a detailed description of the performers including McCormick, Arthur James, Walter Keene, Tom Morcomb, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie. Noted that the American…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-17
Summary:

A complete change of programme introducing new artistes will be given at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night. There are some descriptions of the performances. Noted that the Bioscope will display another series of animated pictures just received from London.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-08-22
Summary:

The proprietors of the Metropole Theatre have entirely renovated the interior of the building and have supplied comfortable seats in place of the chairs lately used. New scenery has also been procured, and a number of new performers appeared on Saturday night including Miss Gertie Masie, Mr Jim…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented grand opening of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph and Jas.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, Projectoscope [sic], Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-08-27 - 1904-08-27
Summary:

Mr. Christie announces that Saturday's performance will be the last for several weeks, as he contemplates making extensive improvements to the theatre, including the installation of an Electric Light plant. Charlie Ware is Mr. Christie's Business Manager.