A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-29 - 1898-03-29
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz, the greatest conjuror of the age. Also do not fail to see the animated pictures in colours in the Cinematographe, 20 popular and pleasing subjects. Edwin Geach is the Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the animated pictures in colours in the Cinematographe, 20 popular and pleasing subjects. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Edwin Geach is the Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, recently the craze of West, including the Great 'Star' Picture 'The Death of Nelson.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-04 - 1898-04-04
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is the Agent.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours, the sensation of the hour, absolutely the talk of the City. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

Tonight, Wednesday, second series of London Attractions, new tricks and new and up-to-date Pictures. The Cinematographe is showing 20 new and startling subjects, including A Call on the London Fire Brigade, 'Greco-Turkish War,' A Gun Boat in Full Action. Booking at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The latest improved projecting machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A dispute between Bicyclists; The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-18 - 1897-10-20
Summary:

Matinee for children, when the Queen's Jubilee Views will be exhibited besides other interesting and amusing for the little folks. As for the 9.15 p.m. section, last opportunity to see the Queen's Jubilee Pictures and others so highly spoken of by the press. Booking at the Robinson…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19 - 1897-11-20
Summary:

Performance by Elsie Adair, assisted by amateurs from the Warships, Regiments, and the Hongkong Amateurs. New Animated Pictures, including fifteen views of the Queen's Jubilee Procession.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-27 - 1897-04-27
Summary:

Professor Maurice Charvet has decided to postpone his opening exhibition for one day. 'The Cinematograph' will be exhibited at St. Andrew's Hall (City Hall) tomorrow. It's the greatest marvel of the age. Admission: $1, children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-28 - 1897-05-05
Summary:

Today! 'The Cinematograph' will be exhibited, under the personal supervision of Professor Maurice Charvet, 5 sections a day. Admission: $1, children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal Tonight (Thursday), and Saturday, the 26th and 28th August, at 9 p.m. Complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door. Admission: Dress Circle $2 & $1; Stalls $2, $1 & 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-24 - 1897-04-26
Summary:

The Cinematograph' (The latest and greatest success of London and Paris) will exhibit for a short season, commencing Tuesday, the 27th April, 1897, for 5 sections each day. Admission: $1, children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

In the first appearance in Hongkong of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, the greatest living conjuror, assisted by the charming Mdlle. D'Alton. You are not up-to-date if you fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 200 subjects, recently the craze of…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-08-26 - 1907-11-18
Summary:

New film arrive weekly. Price 43 cents (Straits Currency) per metre. Sole agent for the Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-04-15 - 1908-04-22
Summary:

Continuous Performance every day from 2 to 6, and 7 to 11 p.m. Programme one hour (admission at any time). Entire change of programme every week; Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-07-09 - 1908-07-16
Summary:

For 7 days and 7 nights from 2.30 p.m. to 5 p.m., 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Each admission 50 cents. To Theatre 40 cents additional. On July 15 and 16, only the first two admissions were provided.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-15 - 1910-01-28
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the celebrated American serio balladist, Miss Ada King, Miss Doris McAuley, and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday; daily two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-29 - 1910-02-18
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the famous comedienne Happy Nellie Marshell, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday, daily two performances; first…