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: 1909-03-16
Summary:

Hongkong is to have yet another cinematograph show, an arrangement has been made by Mr. Caslly [sic], an American gentleman, to open up such an establishment in Wyndham Street. It will be the endeavour of the proprietor to produce first-class performances, and patrons will be able to rely on an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-30
Summary:

Mr F. Arnold, sub-manager of the Pathe Cinema Machine Co., summoned Mr V. D. Casley, of the Star Cinematograph, for an infringement of a trademark, belonging to the plaintiff company. Mr D. V. Steavenson, of Messrs Deacon, Looker and Deacon, appeared for the prosecution, and Mr Reader Harris, of…

12
Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-04-19
Summary:

Large audiences attend the Star Cinematograph every evening where up-to-date films are being thrown on the screen. The 'Rainbow Dance' should not be missed.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-04-28
Summary:

On Thursday evening there will be installed a continuous performance of moving pictures at the Star Cinematograph in Wyndham Street. This little theatre should become very popular on account of its location and the convenience afforded patrons to drop in at any hour. The management promises to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-03
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph on Flower Street is attracting large crowds every evening to see Moving Pictures that have recently arrived from the United States. All these pictures are new and never been seen before in Hongkong, including 'Rescued from an Eagle's Nest,' 'Cupid'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-26
Summary:

This place of amusement is becoming increasingly popular with the public, thanks to the continued enterprise of the management. A special attraction for the present week is being provided in the engagement of 'Dante,' the marvellous magician. The pictures, too, are well worth seeing,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-05
Summary:

A grand benefit performance will be tendered to Baby Daughtry, the clever child artist, at the Star Cinematograph on Sunday evening. Along with Dante, the marvellous and clever magician and singer Miss Lottie Outley. All the pictures have been specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-25
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph is offering new attraction with The Engle Troupe in comic songs and dances which are worth for a visit.

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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: 1909-03-16 - 1909-03-23
Summary:

Grand opening on 20th March, at Wyndham Street, up from the Clock Tower. First appearance of Baby Daughtry, the cleverest youngster ever brought out East. The talented artiste, Miss Lottie Oatley, in Scotch songs and dances. Don't fail to see 'The Sheath Gown' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-24 - 1909-03-27
Summary:

(Wyndham Street, Up from the Clock Tower) 4 new artistes: Baby Daughtry, Linton David, Vera Vaughan, Lottie Oatley. Our pictures are all new in Hong Kong. Two performances every night. Price and schedule details included.