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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-06
Summary:

Last night there was a bumper house at the Salon Cinematograph. The management produced the magnificent film Shakespeare's 'Macbeth,' being 2,000 feet long, took about an hour to be reproduced on the screen. This was the first time this picture was being shown in Hongkong. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-10
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is drawing full houses night after night. The management has arranged a special programme for tonight and tomorrow night, and by special request they will reproduce the magnificent film 'Macbeth' which was taken in London by the 'Cinema Roma.' Those…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-17
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is as usual drawing crowded houses nightly. The pictures are new and clear and the programmes are so well arranged that this new entertainment hall is assured of considerable public patronage. At present there are three artistes appearing on the boards nightly. Misses…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-18
Summary:

Tonight at the Salon Cinema-Theatre, Billy Bellew, champion welter-weight pugilist will give an exhibition of expert bag-punching. This evening there will be a benefit performance by Ruby Chrystal.

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Publication Date: 1910-01-24
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is drawing crowded houses nightly. Miss Ada King and Miss Doris McAulay will continue to provide high-class entertainment. On 26th, there will be a benefit performance to Miss Doris McAulay. An attractive programme has been arranged. New pictures, songs, and artistes…

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Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre gave their second benefit performance last night with the performance by Miss Doris McAuley. The programme was a long and attractive one and was pronounced the best that has yet been produced by a cinematograph show in the Colony. The artistes including Ada King, Hilda…

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Publication Date: 1910-02-01
Summary:

The Salon-Cinema Theatre is as usual drawing crowded houses nightly. The managing director, Mr. Alex Almazoff, and the manager Mr. W. Schmidt, are working hard at popularising the hall as a place of entertainment. They have now engaged Mr. Carl Wallner, who is from the Royal Entertainers.…

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Publication Date: 1910-02-09
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is doing well with the assistance of Mr. Carl Wallner on the stage. The older artists who contribute to the programme are Miss Ada King, Happy Nellie Marshall and Ruby Chrystal. Miss Jessie Thorne is expected to return from Shanghai shortly and will enter into an…

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Publication Date: 1910-02-25
Summary:

A complete change of programme will be given at the Salon Cinema-Theatre tonight. The artists, Misses Ada King, Ruby Chrystal and Mr. Carl Wallner, appear with new songs and dances. Tomorrow and Sunday afternoon matinee performances will be given, children will be admitted half price. Miss Doris…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-03-10
Summary:

Miss Ada King will perform tomorrow night at the Salon-Cinema Theatre. It will be her last appearance in Hongkong. Miss Doris McAulay made her first reappearance last night. Mr. Carl Wallner is still connected with the Salon and Miss Jessie Thorn will make her first appearance tomorrow night.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-06-09
Summary:

Re. Wong Fung Shek. Mr. F.X. Almada said he appeared for Mr. Otto Kong Sing. The debts amounted to $9,810.91 and the assets were $9,140, consisting of a set of cinematograph apparatus, furniture in the Salon-Cinematograph and a debt of about $700 due from the Hongkong Government. The application…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-06-24
Summary:

An interesting entertainment is being given by the Cinematograph in Wyndham Street. The funeral of His late Majesty appears most vividly. The procession at Windsor as well as that in London is given.

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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.…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.