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: 1906-05-10 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

Every evening at 7:30 pm; Animated pictures and an infinite variety of subjects. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-08-03 - 1906-08-04
Summary:

World's master magician and Entire Company gave several performances

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-08-06 - 1906-08-09
Summary:

World's master magician and Entire Company gave several performances

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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: 1914-10-01
Summary:

It is said that the subordinates of several of the leading firms of the Colony have given a patriotic lead by volunteering to subscribe 5% of their salaries per month for the Prince of Wales' Fund. The Chinese subscription list already amounts to over $45,000 and is steadily growing. On…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-05
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing theatre set apart the gross receipts of their performance to the Prince of Wales' Fund on Oct. 2 with a full house.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-03
Summary:

The Tung Wa Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks donations to the Kwongtung Flood Relief Fund. Ko Shing Theatre ($22.65) is included in the acknowledgement.

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Headline: A Young Thief
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

A Chinese youth was charged with snatching a gold bangle from a little girl in the Ko Shing Theatre. The accused was ordered to receive ten strokes from the 'cat.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-09
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks several donations, including $85 from the Ko Shing Theatre.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-03-03
Summary:

This afternoon, at half past three, the Hongkong Fire Brigade will give an exhibition at the back of the Koshing Theatre, showing their efficiency in fire fighting.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-03-04
Summary:

The final of the Fire Brigade competition was held on the vacant ground at the rear of the Ko-shing Theatre. A flat was reserved for the Governor and party, and the Chinese pay more attention to the competition than the Europeans do as expected. The program included the Despatch box drill, the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-21
Summary:

A large audience, mostly Chinese, filled the Ko Shing Theatre on Saturday, when Mr. Stevenson had a number of special films on the bioscope. The entertainment was a great success, and the graceful dancing of Carmencella was highly appreciated.

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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: 1922-07-06
Summary:

The proprietor of the Ko Shing Theatre was fined $25 by Mr. E. W. Hamilton yesterday for allowing the gangways of the theatre to be obstructed by members of the audience. In particular, Lance Sergeant Hallam stated that he found the gangways on both sides blocked by sixty to seventy people.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-12
Summary:

A representative of the Ko Shing Theatre was fined $100 by Mr. R. E. Lindsell yesterday for overcrowding the theatre on the night of March 31st. It was stated by Inspector Kent that the gangways in the theatre were blocked by about three hundred people and were absolutely impassable.