A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-05
Summary:

The steps of the Theatre Royal are far too wide apart. They are very uncomfortable and dangerous. Attention needs to be given to this matter.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-07
Summary:

Attention is drawn to the fact that Mr. H. P. White is on Tuesday, at 12:30 p.m., conducting another auction sale of seats for the Shakespearian selections to be given at the Theatre Royal on St. George's Night. The sale is confined to Englishmen, and it is stated that the genial auctioneer…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-06-05
Summary:

Booking is now open at Moutries for the showing that great propaganda film 'My Four Years in Germany.' The picture is a most wonderful production and has created a deep impression in every place in which it has been shown. It will be screened at the Theatre Royal on Saturday and Monday…

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Headline: Theatre Seat
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-16
Summary:

To the Editor of the 'Hongkong Telegraph' – The lack of some foreigner in charge of seating people at the Theatre Royal was well illustrated at 'Rigoletto,' on January 13th, when two gentlemen in company with two ladies arrived holding tickets for seats 11, 12, 13 and 14,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-17
Summary:

A larger, more effective and more attractive Theatre will solve the principal source of touring companies. It will also attract greater patronage of visiting companies and hence better shows in the colony. Undoubtedly, Hong Kong needs a more modern playhouse, a Theatre more in keeping with the…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-14
Summary:

As a result of the variety entertainment held at the Theatre Royal, under the auspices of the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, the Diocesan Girls School and the Eyre Refuge have each benefited to the extent of $100 each.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-16
Summary:

We are informed that the next variety entertainment produced under the auspices of the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, will be given at the Theatre Royal on Saturday. Amongst those booked to appear are Karsarina and Ninksy in their burlesque du ballet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-23
Summary:

Under the auspices of the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, a grand variety entertainment will be given in the Theatre Royal.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-05
Summary:

Dusty and draughty, unlovely and uncomfortable, unbearably cold in winter, intolerably hot in summer, inconvenient, and in all respects woefully lacking and out-of-date, the structure which does duty for a theatre in Hongkong certainly excites no feelings of pride in the breasts of the residents…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-04
Summary:

Today Mr. Raymond will give a matinee at the Theatre Royal for children at reduced prices. On Sunday Mr. Raymond gives his opening performance at New Theatre, Kau U Fong, near Gough Street. This theatre is the largest, coolest, best lighted and equipped in the colony. It has only been open for…

12
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.

14
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: 1912-09-18
Summary:

Impressions in Light and Sound' is the title of one part of the programme which is to be presented at the Theatre Royal on Sept. 28th. There are a series of magic lantern slides with the Cathedral Choir singing hymn tunes in the distance, nor even yet a cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-14
Summary:

The Theatre Royal had served its purpose well, and Mr. Bandmann was about to add to his laurels here by the erection of a building worthy of himself and of the colony he would serve. The great difficulty which could not be negotiated was the question of a site. We learn that the Oriental…