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: 1914-10-17
Summary:

At the Tai Ping Theatre, West Point, the Confucius Society held its annual celebration.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

A Chinese who stole a pair of shoes from the feet of another Chinese whilst the latter was asleep in the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-05
Summary:

On Saturday, the St. Joseph's College Baden Powell Boy Scouts, assisted by the Fox Patrol of Boy Scout, sold Union Jacks on behalf of the Blind Soldier's Fund. And the Boy Scouts beg to thank the Victoria Cinematograph and the Bijou Cinema Theatre for allowing them to sell flags before…

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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: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Three youths were charged with assaulting a ticket collector in Tai Ping theatre and with disorderly behaviour. Inspector Macdonald said while the performance was in progress early on Sunday morning defendants, the men who had third-class tickets, went with five others to the first-class seats…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-30
Summary:

Rowdy characters who endeavoured to go into the Kau U Fong Theatre yesterday without tickets resisted efforts made by the management to eject them and a fight occurred which necessitated the appearance of the police on the scene. Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-12-28
Summary:

Tsang Chung, a house 'boy,' attached to the Victoria Gaol quarters, created a disturbance last night in the Tai Ping Theatre, for which he had to pay dearly at the Magistracy this morning.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-01-25
Summary:

The Rev. Mother of the Italian Convent desires to thank the proprietors and management of the Victoria Cinematograph for the benefit exhibition on the 22nd inst., which realised $71, in aid of the Convent funds.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-09
Summary:

This morning, a quarrel arose between one of the managers the Tai Ping Theatre and a fiddler over a question of wages. The manager struck the musician and inflicted a nasty cut.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-04
Summary:

The new Victoria Cinematograph is already well established and popular. The films are excellent and varied, and are thoroughly enjoyed. In many ways the management has done their best to deserve patronage, and the practical absence of 'flicker' is a proof that the machine and its…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-05
Summary:

On Saturday, a private contest took place in the Victoria Cinematograph, the reason for the display not being in public being the fact that only one day was available to make the arrangements, these being in the capable hands of Prof Billy Bellew. The contestants were McKenna, and Ambridge.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-16
Summary:

A lot of audiences watched the fight between Billy Bellew and Taff Childs at Victoria Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-21
Summary:

Tsip Kee proceeded a case against the Tai Ping Theatre (Cheong Kee and partner) for $1,000 money lend on November 24th, 1903. The case for the plaintiff was that he advanced the money to the theatre, having previously, when the theatre was opened, gone security for the granting of the license of…