A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

Booking for the grand variety entertainment to be held at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, on Saturday, is now proceeding at Moutrie and Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-16
Summary:

A variety entertainment programme takes place at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks, on Saturday evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-20
Summary:

The entertainment at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, on Saturday night was a splendid success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-10
Summary:

The next variety entertainment at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, takes place on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-19
Summary:

Variety entertainment will appear in the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin on Saturday. Moutrie & Co., still have a few seats available for this entertainment.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-03
Summary:

The grand variety entertainment to be given at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin. The booking is in charge of Moutrie & Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-07
Summary:

Continued performances at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-30
Summary:

A Chinese vagabond was charged with unlawful possession of jewellery and Chinese female clothing at the Kuo Yui [sic] Fong Theatre. The accused was sentenced to six months' hard labour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-19
Summary:

A meeting of the Legislative Council was held in the Council Chamber yesterday. The principal amendments effected by this Ordinance are: To render public cinematograph displays subject to permit in writing from the Captain Superintendent of Police, who shall not give such permit unless and until…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-29
Summary:

The Legislative Council meets at noon today. The agenda contains an interesting question put by the Hon. Mr. Pollock, for instance, 'In view of the bad example set by the exhibition of crimes of violence and other criminal acts on cinema films, will the Government give directions to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-30
Summary:

The Hon. Mr. Pollock asked a series of questions on the last meeting. The replies are given by the Hon. Colonial Secretary. Question 3: 'In view of the bad example set by the exhibition of crimes of violence and other criminal acts on cinema films, will the Government give directions to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06
Summary:

This week pictures of every type, from War to Peace, and comedy to drama, are to be found at the cinemas. In the Legislative Council, Mr Pollock asked about the censoring of films exhibited in the Colony, there was a reply made by a cinema manager through the medium of the 'Coronet Revue.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-15
Summary:

Cinematograph Displays: The Attorney General moved the first reading of a bill to amend the Theatres and Public Performances Regulation Ordinance, 1908. This bill is directed to placing cinematograph displays under the censorship of the Registrar General. The precaution is now deemed desirable…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-22
Summary:

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Bill to amend the Theatres and Public Performances Regulation Ordinance, 1908. The Attorney General said it has been thought desirable to place cinematograph exhibitions under the censorship of the Registrar General. There were reasons which…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-23
Summary:

Military charities must have reaped a nice little sum on Saturday as a result of the concert in their aid at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-31
Summary:

A number of Chinese trying to get into the Kau U Fong Theatre on Tuesday night without payment, a serious disturbance resulted. Central received a telephone call for help and a squad of police was dispatched to the scene. The trouble was soon quelled and three Chinese arrested.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Chin Woo Athletic Association will celebrate its first anniversary on the 24th at the Kau Yu Fong Theatre. Demonstrations of the Chinese fistic art, a musical programme and speeches regarding the history and work of the Association and its benefit to the people will be given, and it…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-23
Summary:

A series of boxing contests were staged at the New Victoria Theatre, Kau-U-Fong, on Saturday night. Party involved: Lau Ting Cheong, Chan Shu Chee, E King Tat, Chan Kom Hee, Marriott, Wilkinson, Lan Hung Cheung, Chung Shu Lung, Gough, Kent, Pau, N. Feroz, M. Sheriff, Ho Cheong Ling, Leng Hung…

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Headline: A Peeping Tom
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-10
Summary:

A boy was injured and sent to the Government Civil Hospital. He was peeping into the Kau U Fong theatre during a performance when the police arrived. And in jumping from the window, his arm came in contact with an iron spike.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-21
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal on Saturday, the management of the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, is producing one of their well-known variety entertainments. Performances by Mr. and Mrs. Worcester, Mrs. Walker and Mr. Donne.