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: 1916-06-05
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: 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: 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…

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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: 1908-01-09
Summary:

Mr. Joseph Gerard (Frenchman) is now paying a visit to Hongkong. He is a globe-trotter and has visited a lot of countries. He will deliver a short address in the Victoria Cinematograph on his experiences, and sell a picture postcard of himself to pay the expense of his tour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-01-26
Summary:

We understand that the Victoria Cinematograph is offering two performances for the benefit of the poor of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul; one today and the other on 2nd Feb.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-02-08
Summary:

The Hon. Secretary, Mr. Jose M. de Graca writes about the two performances offered by the 'Victoria Cinematograph,' and writes about the profit and the cost for the performance. The Committee of the Society wanted to thank Messrs. Ramos y Ramos [sic], the proprietors.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-03-06
Summary:

In the court of Summary Jurisdiction, yesterday afternoon Miss Latour sued the proprietor of a cinematograph in Dex Voeux Road for $75, alleged to be due as salary. Mrs. Coggin sued the same defendant for $20.80, also alleged to be due as salary. The defendant was a Belgian named Dufresne. Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-05-16
Summary:

Crowded 'houses' still continue to prevail at this pleasant place of entertainment in the Des Voeux Road. The films shown are up-to-date and are placed on the scene in a very steady manner. Tonight and tomorrow night will witness a special programme, including duets by Mrs. Pastor and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-21
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph still keeps up its reputation as a popular resort to while away a couple of hours in the delight of viewing moving scenes both grave and gay. New films are constantly appearing, and are appreciated by the audience. The building is delightfully cool.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-30
Summary:

Special attractions are announced at the Victoria Cinematograph tonight, when the celebrated French artistes, Mdlle. Cecilia and Mons. L. Verard, make their debut. Miss Macdonald, of the Sydney Tivoli, is also appearing. The films are all interesting and entertaining.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-10-12
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph continues to enjoy popularity, The films at present being shown are new and entertaining, and Miss Phyllis E. Macdonald is a great favourite. Her catchy songs and choruses are much enjoyed.