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: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-10
Summary:

There will be a fete at the Public Gardens, and new Official War Films will be shown for the first time in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-11
Summary:

There will be a fete at the Public Gardens, and new Official War Films will be shown for the first time in Hongkong. And also Grand Chinese Theatrical Entertainment at the Taiping Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-18
Summary:

Chicago, Nov. 14 – Athletics and entertainment are encouraged by the governor of the prison and the State Board of Control, to arouse the interest and spirit of the men under detention. Moving pictures are shown several evenings a week at the Anamosa Prison, and the governor says that these and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-17
Summary:

At the Tai Ping Theatre, West Point, the Confucius Society held its annual celebration.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

A Chinese who stole a pair of shoes from the feet of another Chinese whilst the latter was asleep in the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Three youths were charged with assaulting a ticket collector in Tai Ping theatre and with disorderly behaviour. Inspector Macdonald said while the performance was in progress early on Sunday morning defendants, the men who had third-class tickets, went with five others to the first-class seats…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-21
Summary:

Tsip Kee proceeded a case against the Tai Ping Theatre (Cheong Kee and partner) for $1,000 money lend on November 24th, 1903. The case for the plaintiff was that he advanced the money to the theatre, having previously, when the theatre was opened, gone security for the granting of the license of…

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

There is an impressive ceremony in the Taiping Theatre to celebrate the birthday of Confucius.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-10-13
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer was astonished that men of the educational attainments of Mr. Lau Chu Pak, Mr. Tam Tze Kong, Mr. Leung Pui Chi, and others should have been so weak-minded as to kneel down and kowtow thrice, three times in succession, before the effigy of Confucius (a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-01
Summary:

The Chinese had a big celebration for the Confucius' birthday yesterday. Tai Ping Theatre at West Point was specially decorated for the occasion.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-12
Summary:

For throwing stones at an Indian constable in Taiping Theatre, during the performance on Saturday night, a Chinese was sent to jail for two months' hard labour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-03
Summary:

Chinese Theatres – More places for amusement are now available for the Chinese in the Colony. The Chinese theatres which had suspended business for nearly a month are gradually re-opening. The Tai Ping Theatre is giving moving picture shows every night, and the Li Yuen Lok theatrical company, to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-16
Summary:

Mui Lan-fong arrived yesterday by the China Mail s. s. Nanking to fulfil an engagement arranged by a syndicate of local Chinese merchants. The remainder of the company is expected to reach Hongkong before the season begins at the Tai Ping Theatre on Friday. Background of Mui Lan-fong is outlined…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-19
Summary:

Mei Lan-fang, the Chinese actor now visiting Hongkong. Although Mr. Mei Lan-fang has not yet seen first-class English drama, we learned, that he studies with interest the best of the cinema films that come to the Far East. He is not impressed with Hong Kong's theatres. The Theatre Royal is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-20
Summary:

A large number of Chinese businessmen attended a dinner at the Kam Ling Hotel in honour of the Chinese actor Mei Lan-fang. The gathering included the Hon. Mr. Chow Shou-son and the Hon. Mr. Ng Hom-tze. The customary toast of the Chinese Republic and the President of China having been honoured,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-25
Summary:

The fact that this is Mei Lan-fang's first visit to Hongkong and his great reputation were undoubtedly responsible for the large audience at the Tai Ping Theatre last night, when the famous actor and his troupe opened a short season here. Details are included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-09
Summary:

Mei Lan-fang and his company have decided to extend their season by fifteen days, making their stay at the Tai Ping Theatre one month. Last night the programme included 'Shin-nui-san-fa,' which was a special play staged for the entertainment for His Excellency the Acting Governor (the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-29
Summary:

A special event would be held in order to impress both the distinguished visitor and the Colony. The programme to be carried out comprised a lantern procession at night and a banquet which the Chinese intend to give at the Tai Ping Theatre. It is predicted that the central parts of the city…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-07
Summary:

A meeting of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce was held yesterday afternoon with the Hon. Mar. Lau Chu-pak in the chair. The Chairman announced that some of the members had engaged the most celebrated actor in China to perform at the Tai Ping Theatre, where the Chinese will entertain the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-03-18
Summary:

In the evening of April 7th, the Prince will attend a Chinese banquet to be held in the Tai Ping Theatre, which is being elaborately decorated for the occasion and at which about 200 Chinese guests will be present.