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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
Summary:

There will be scope provided by the early completion of the Queen's Theatre for the exploitation of theatrical enterprise. It is learned that so far no decision has been reached in regard to the eventual running of the theatre. Reports state that an offer of $8,000 per month for the lease…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
Summary:

New Queen's Theatre is making some structural changes, most important of them being the removal of supporting columns which used to obstruct the view of the stage. Safety is being given the first priority in the construction and working of the new design which was prepared by Mr. L. Gain.…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-06
Summary:

The new Queen's Theatre is to be opened in about three weeks' time as a picture palace. With top-notch facilities, accommodation will be available for theatrical companies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-25
Summary:

As the construction of the Queen's Theatre approaches the verge of completion, speculations regarding leasing of the building mount. So far no formal agreements have been made. However, it is anticipated that the theatre will be leased to a Chinese businessman for a monthly sum of $15,000.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-10
Summary:

It is announced that a new enterprise, called the International Amusements Company, has taken over the lease and management of the new Queen's Theatre and will open upon it to the public about the beginning of May.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is to be opened early next month. Capable of accommodating 1400 people, the theatre will have the most modern features and design. The proprietor of the theatre is Mr. Ma Chui-chiu. The Theatre will screen pictures under the able management of Mr. Leung Cheuk-wing and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-30
Summary:

The opening ceremony of the Queen's Theatre is to take place at 2:15 pm on May 1st, and the picture show will commence at 3 p.m. Those holding admission tickets are to arrive early.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Queen's Theatre had its opening show this afternoon. It screened the film 'The Hero.' At around half-past two, the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall performed the opening ceremony. H. E. the Governor, Sir R. E. Stubbs, arrived at around three o'clock. Everyone was impressed with the…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'The Hero,' till Monday. The film features Barbara La Marr and Gaston Glass. The Theatre also boasts splendid acoustic properties. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-05
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Gasnier production, entitled 'The Hero,' featuring Barbara La Marr, for the last time tonight. Tomorrow, another Gasnier production 'Daughters of the Rich' will be presented at all performances. The cast includes Gaston Glass, Miriam…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening 'Daughters of the Rich,' today and tomorrow. Directed by Gasnier, the film is a sequel to 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives.' A comedy entitled 'The Sailor' caters for the light side.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

The 'Olympia Follies,' a company of variety artists headed by Mr. Hamilton and Miss Mills, is going to commence their season at the Queen's Theatre. Hamilton and Mills are going to present a selection of London and New York jazz songs, ballads, classical and semi-classical. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

For the last time tonight, 'Daughters of the Rich' will be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow, Irene Castle, the popular film star will be seen in 'Slim Shoulders.'