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: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The old Lands Office in Queen's Road has been converted into a cinematograph Theatre. The entertainment is under European management and seats at popular prices. There will be a full orchestra under Professor Gonzales.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02
Summary:

Hongkong's new Cinema, where is housed in the building formerly used as the Land Office, Queen's Road, has comfortable seats and large screen, accommodating about 300 in the area and 100 in the dress circle, attracting large audiences. The prices of admission are on a popular scale and…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-14
Summary:

Due to the success of 'Neal of the Navy,' the management of the new Hongkong Theatre has been able to make arrangements for the serial film's production. Three episodes and a Keystone comedy will be on every change of programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will screen the 6th, 7th and 8th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' with a fine set of comics and a complete change of Orchestra programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22
Summary:

Neal of the Navy' attracted large audiences. Further episodes will be shown together with war films and humorous pictures. The orchestra is proving popular in its operatic elections.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-27
Summary:

Tonight the Hongkong Theatre will screen the 12th and 13th episodes of 'Neal of The Navy' and on Saturday, the 30th. inst., the last episode.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-04
Summary:

The new theatre draws large crowds. There will be a complete change of programme tonight and a new selection of music. 'On the Steps of the Throne,' a powerful Italian drama, 'A Girl Graduate,' Nordisk comedy drama and Standard War Graphic (war news) will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-06
Summary:

On the steps of the Throne' and 'A Girl Graduate' are being shown. The orchestra conducted by Professor Gonzalez is playing 'Cavalleria Rusticana.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-13
Summary:

A sensational serial film will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Million Dollar Mystery' of 23 episodes in 46 parts. Many other variety pictures are in store.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14
Summary:

The Million Dollar Mystery will take eleven weeks in the showing in all 46 parts. The film has had a wonderful success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-18
Summary:

In addition to the showing of The Million Dollar Mystery, the management announces another attraction to be screened. The new picture 'The Trey o' Hearts' has 15 episodes, and the first three episodes will be screened tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-19
Summary:

The Manager of Hongkong Theatre advertises that there will be no performance at the theatre today, so as not to clash with the 'Our Day' Celebrations.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-28
Summary:

Two splendid serial films, 'Million Dollar Mystery' and 'The Trey O'Hearts' are being screened in addition to orchestra performance at the Hongkong Theatre.