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…

7
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…

9
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.

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-21
Summary:

Miss Violet, with her little daughter Thelma, both popular artists at the Alexandra Cinema Theatre, will conclude their present engagement on Saturday evening, prior to their departure for Shanghai, at which place both artists have secured first-class engagements.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-24
Summary:

At the Alexandra Cinema-Theatre on Saturday evening a very large and enthusiastic audience gathered to witness the farewell performances of Miss Violet Russel and Little Thelma, who have had just concluded a two months' successful engagement with the management of the above theatre.…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-31
Summary:

This popular and high-class place of amusement is still 'making good,' and has some excellent talent which, combined with a capital selection of animated pictures, never fails to gain the support of the local community. One may visit the above theatre knowing that it will be nice and…

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-12
Summary:

Numbers of singers, including Miss Rosita Diralda, Miss Violet Russel, orchestra under Mr F. Gonzales, Mr Donald Harvey, Mr Harry Gould, Mr Leckie, Signor Torras, Miss Giralda, had been performed and number of films had been shown in the middle of the events, firstly 'Her first Bike Ride,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-17
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema Theatre still continues to be a popular place of entertainment. The stars at present are Miss Tina Latour and Miss Geralda, both of whom are first-class artists. The pictures shown are also up-to-date.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-22
Summary:

The management of the theatre has been successful in securing the service of the song and dance artist very popular in the East, Miss Tina Latour. Under the supervision of M. Duafresne, the company has been giving a series of cinematograph and magical entertainments in large Chinese theatre at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-26
Summary:

An exceptionally good programme has been arranged for this evening at the Alexandra Cinema-Theatre. Miss Tina Latour will appear in entirely new songs while Professor Ryder will mystify with quite a fresh programme of magic. A unique set of pictures will also be shown.

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

The performances will open at Friday, August 3rd. Prices: Best Seats $2 & $1, Back Seats 60 Cents. Tickets for reserved seats at New Connaught Hotel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-07
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) The best cinematograph show in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-07 - 1908-09-11
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) New pictures! 'The Great Success of London.' Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-12 - 1908-09-16
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) Tonight! 'Hamlet' and many other new pictures never before seen in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures…