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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-15
Summary:

The keeper of the Ko Shing Theatre was summoned before Mr. Lindsell today for closing up two exits at the premises during a performance. Mr. A. E. Wright, of the P.W.D., said that together with Mrs. Hickling, the M. O. H. he visited the theatre at about 12 o'clock on the 9th and found two…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-02-06
Summary:

At the Ko Shing Theatre: There's an entertainment given by the Chinese community, in honour of the Duke and Duchess, at the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-07-16
Summary:

A series of films is to be thrown on the screen for the next few nights at the Ko Shing Theatre in Queen's Road by American Cinematograph Company. The pictures include the recent Chinese Imperial funeral. The first performance takes place tonight, commencing at eight o'clock.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-07-17
Summary:

Last night, at the Ko Shing Theatre, a series of comic and instructive films were thrown on the screen by the American Cinematograph Company before a preponderatingly Chinese audience. It cannot be said that all the pictures were clear and distinct, several of them being dimmed to an extent…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-03-25
Summary:

Hong Chung Iu, master of the Ko Shing theatre, was charged at the instance of P. C. Appleton, with neglecting to carry out the conditions of his permit, by making the necessary arrangements for the escape of the audience in case of fire. The theatre was crowded to overflowing, and held in all…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-03-02
Summary:

Tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock an exhibition will be given by the Hong Kong Fire Brigade on the vacant ground at the rear of the Koshing Theatre. The exhibition will be witnessed by His Excellency the Governor and a party, and the firemen, under Superintendent Baddeley, will go through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-03-03
Summary:

The annual Fire Brigade competition took place this afternoon at the rear of the Ko Shing Theatre when various drills were gone through. The exhibition was witnessed by His Excellency the Governor and a party from Government House, while all the points of vantage round the open space were…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-07-15
Summary:

The attendance at Chinese theatrical performances does not appear to be affected by hot weather. The Ko Shing, West Point is continually crowded and sometimes literally packed, so that the authorities are compelled to step in to ensure public safety. A Chinese official from Ko Shing was summoned…