A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-02-10
Summary:

This evening His Royal Highness and the party will be entertained at the Ko Shing theatre by the Chinese community, after which they will proceed along the streets to view the illuminations.

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Headline: Actors Arrested
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-04-05
Summary:

The West Point Police made a raid on the basement of the Ko Shing Theatre last night, where they suspected gambling, an unlawful game of pai kow, was going on. 41 Chinese were capture and 37 of them who gave their occupation as actors. They were arrested and brought before Mr F.A. Hazeland, at…

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Headline: Thurston
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-08-02
Summary:

The Great Thurston is back in town after a somewhat triumphal tour North, and gives a series of performances at the Ko Shing Theatre, commencing tomorrow night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-02-07
Summary:

The Royal party had a very busy day with the return of Duke and Duchess, who had to carry out everyone waited at the Ko Shing Theatre for the tea party arranged by the Chinese community in Ko Shing Theatre. The theatre was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers. The stage looked like a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-07-10
Summary:

A packed house greeted the initial performance of Professor Ryder, a society entertainer, magician, and illusionist of no mean ability, who opened at the Ko Shing theatre last evening for a short season.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-30
Summary:

The Salon-Cinema Theatre in Wyndham Street, which has just recently opened, is being largely patronized. Excellent entertainment is provided for patrons, the pictures being up-to-date, while matinees for children are held every Saturday and Sunday, besides the two performances daily at 6:30 p.m…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-18
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph Miss Hilda Hailes will commence a month's engagement. Another English artiste who will appear shortly is Miss Helle Marshall – The Lady Chevalier. To Miss Ruby Chrystal, who has delighted so many crowded audiences at the Salon-Cinema Theatre, a benefit…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

The Salon-Cinema Theatre continues to attract a large audience with a crowded house last night. The occasion was the benefit night of Miss Doris McAuley. Other artistes in the programme were Miss Nellie Marshall, Miss Hilda Hailes and Miss Ada King. The Orchestra in attendance was very good and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-01
Summary:

There is to be another change of programme at the Salon-Cinematograph this evening. New artistes will appear while the films are the latest obtainable.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-03
Summary:

The management of the Salon Cinematograph has very generously invited the children of 'La Mascotte' to the matinee performance on Saturday afternoon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-03
Summary:

Mr Carl Walluer is now appearing at the Salon-Cinema Theatre where his English and German comic songs and whistling parts meet with great success. Happy Nellie Marshall, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal also appear in their new repertoire, while the films are all very good.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-18
Summary:

The Salon Cinematograph is attracting very large audiences nightly where the programme is of a high-class order. The film is up-to-date and interesting while the artistes are all favourites.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-26
Summary:

Patrons of the Salon Cinematograph will no doubt be pleased to learn that the management has secured a re-engagement of Miss Doris MacAuley. Miss Ada King, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Mr Carl Wallner, are also appearing in new songs and dances.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-11
Summary:

Mr G. P. Lammert offered by auction today, in one lot, the Salon Cinema Theatre, but no sale was effected.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-13
Summary:

As announced in our advertising columns, the Salon Cinema Theatre will open for two nights only on the 16th and 17th when Prof. Pinetti will give a unique display of his talents as magician, conjurer, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-04-15
Summary:

Tomorrow night, at the Salon-Cinematograph Theatre, Prof. Penatti, described as a celebrated magician, conjurer and ventriloquist, will open his performance.