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: 1908-07-21
Summary:

The newly established Alexandra Cinema-Theatre in Zetland Street is a district addition to Hongkong's amusements and should prove a great success. The films shown are new and amusing, the orchestra makes sweet music. Signor Torras, the tenor, Miss Russell, and little Miss Thelma, all sing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-11
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph attracts a fairly large audience nightly. The hall has been most artistically decorated and is a distinct credit to the proprietors. For a pleasurable hour in the evening we can command a visit to the hall by Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-17
Summary:

The most successful al fresco concert was held in the Kowloon Cricket Club. There was a performance from Senor Torras, who is one of the leading artistes at the Alexandra Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-14
Summary:

Miss Giralda was accorded a special benefit performance on Friday in Alexandra Cinema-Theatre. The house was crowded, and the films were excellent. Performances also by Messrs. Leckie, Gould and Grover, and Mr. Forras.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-23
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre has several novelties this week. The artists are bright and vivacious, and the new films are highly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-10-15
Summary:

The attractions of the Alexandra Cinema-Theatre are appreciated by patrons. The films are new and entertaining, the songs catchy, and bright music is rendered by a live orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-10
Summary:

Alexandra Cinema-Theatre was providing a select programme this week. The two lady artistes engaged are Dori-Ta and Bessie Young. All the films shown were new and the pictures were thrown on the screen without a 'flicker.' The splendid system of ventilation guarantees the patrons a cool…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.