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: 1909-12-29 - 1910-03-15
Summary:

Excellent films, best artists, orchestra in attendance. Daily change of programme, complete change twice a week, Monday and Friday. Matinees and half price on Saturdays & Sundays 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-14 - 1910-04-16
Summary:

Magical programme in 3 parts by the world-famous artist Pinetti for 2 nights

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-24 - 1914-02-26
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Marconi Operator' (in 2 parts); Coming film: 'Antony and Cleopatra' by The Cines Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-30
Summary:

The Salon Cinema Theatre, Wyndham Street, is now in working order. The building had been thoroughly renovated and made fireproof in all its parts. All seats have a clear view of the stage, and to effect this improvement the walls have been considerably raised, also the floor at the entrance.…

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-01
Summary:

The newly opened place of entertainment is nightly being visited by large audiences, the excellence of the programme being a decided draw. With new pictures and artistes like Miss Doris McAuley and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their performances interpolated between the picture. This week will be…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-06
Summary:

The Salon-Cinema is nightly drawing good houses, as the majority of the pictures thrown on the screen were new. Last night Shakespeare's tragedy 'Macbeth' was shown for the first time, and will be continued tonight and tomorrow. We would suggest to the management that the seats at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-19
Summary:

Billy Bellew's appearance at the Salon Cinema last night, when he gave an exhibition of ball punching, attracted a large number of admirers.

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-24
Summary:

On Wednesday next, the 26th inst., Miss Doris McAuley, who had been nightly pleasing large audiences at the Salon Cinema, would take her benefit. Miss Ada King and several new artists of considerable merit are assisting, and as a number of new films will be shown, a good evening's…

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

Last night the Salon-Cinema Theatre, proved its popularity by a crowded house. There were performances from Miss Doris McAuley, Miss Nellie Marshell, Miss Hilda Hailes, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Miss Ada King.

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Headline: Salon-Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-01
Summary:

A change of programme at the popular Salon-Cinema Theatre was given last night, when there was a large audience, the items being much appreciated. Performances by Miss Nellie Marshall, Ada King and Ruby Chrystal. An entirely new set of pictures are on exhibition, and are well worth seeing.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-05
Summary:

In respect to Alex Almazoff, of the Salon-Cinema Theatre, who was represented by Mr. Goldring, no fewer than four cases were called at the Summary Court yesterday. Mr. Goldring said that the claims were in respect to contracts, etc., and it was a very intricate case. Liability was denied by the…

12
Headline: Salon-Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-07
Summary:

There was a partial change in the programme submitted to the patrons of the Salon-Cinema that last night. The artistes were Miss Ada King, Miss Nellie Marshall, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Mr. Carl Wallner. A Capital series of pictures go to make up the first-class entertainment.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-10
Summary:

At the Summary Court, yesterday, before Mr. Justice Gompertz, the cases were again called against Alex Almazoff, of the Salon Cinema Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-15
Summary:

The hearing was continued yesterday, at the Summary Court, before Mr. Justice Gompertz, of the claim by W. Lochrane, comedian, against L. M. Levy, theatrical manager, for $890.19, being for services rendered at Shanghai, money lent, and passage money to Australia. There was a cross-claim for $…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-19
Summary:

Last night there was again a crowded attendance at this popular place of amusement, which seems to have taken the public fancy. Performances by Miss Ada King, Mr. Carl Wellner, Miss Ruby Crystal. A new series of pictures put the audience in a good mood.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-19
Summary:

The cases in which Alex Almazoff of the Salon-Cinema Theatre, Wyndham Street, was summoned by four people in respect to work done at the theatre and goods supplied, came on for hearing yesterday in the Summary Court, before Mr. Justice Gompertz.

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-26
Summary:

The audience appreciated the new films shown at the Salon-Cinema Theatre so much. The seating accommodation was improved and patrons could rely on enjoying a comfortable two hours' entertainment. Miss Ada King, Miss Ruby Crystal, and Mr. Carl Wallner delighted the company with their songs…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-03-16
Summary:

The claims against Alex Almazoff of the Salon Cinema Theatre were mentioned before Mr. Justice Gompertz in the Summary Court. There were four plaintiffs, each represented by a solicitor, and Mr. Leo D'Almada, who appeared for the defendant, said his client consented to judgement. The claims…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-03-25
Summary:

Arising out of the cases now before the Summary Court, in which the defendant is Alex Almazoff, of the Salon-Cinema, who is sued by about half a dozen tradesmen for goods, etc., supplied to the new theatre, and in which Mr. Howell has been appointed the receiver for the money taken at the door…

20
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-12
Summary:

The Salon Cinema Theatre was offered for sale as a going concern by Mr. Geo Lammert yesterday at noon, but owing to a dearth of bids the property was withdrawn. Previous to the sale Mr. Lammert announced that no films, piano, and bent wood chairs or any assets were offered; there remained for…