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…

2
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…

3
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…

4
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…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-26
Summary:

The Royal Biograph conducted by Mr F. Neuman who has a fine collection of pictures. The pictures shown included scenes in the Russo-Japanese war, land and seascapes, street scenes from Shanghai and India, and many other humorous and interesting character. The biograph was set in the tent which…

6
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…

8
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…

10
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.

11
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-12 - 1905-09-15
Summary:

Two performances nightly from 7.15 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 9.15 p.m. to 11 p.m., starting from tonight. The programme includes 'The Spanish Bull Fight' and 'The Great Fire in London.' Change of programme every Saturday. Front Seats $1 and Back Seats 50 cents.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-16 - 1905-09-25
Summary:

Two performances nightly from 7.15 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 9.15 p.m. to 11 p.m., starting from tonight. The programme includes 'Chinderella' [sic], 'The Eruption of Mount Pelle' and 'Destruction of St. Pierre, Martinique' for tonight and 'Passion Play' for…

13
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.

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-05 - 1911-09-05
Summary:

Saturday, 16th September, in aid of military charities. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-09 - 1911-10-09
Summary:

Saturday, 21st October, in aid of military charities. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's.

16
Headline: Palace Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-11 - 1912-05-11
Summary:

A grand variety entertainment on Saturday, 18th May, 1912, in aid of military charities. Commencing at 9:15 p.m. Price details included.

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Headline: Palace Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-14 - 1912-05-14
Summary:

A grand variety entertainment on Saturday, 18th May, 1912, in aid of military charities. Commencing at 9:15 p.m. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's.

18
Headline: Palace Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-06-15 - 1912-06-21
Summary:

A grand variety entertainment on Saturday, 22nd June, 1912 at 9:15 p.m. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's & Co.

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Headline: Palace Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-08-01 - 1912-08-09
Summary:

Grand variety entertainment on Saturday, 10h August, 1912 at 9:15 p.m., in aid of military charities. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's & Co.

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Headline: Palace Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-14 - 1912-09-20
Summary:

The last grand variety entertainment on Saturday, 21st September, 1912 at 9:15 p.m., in aid of local and military charities. Price details included. Booking at Moutrie's & Co.