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: 1923-06-04
Summary:

The Grand is going to be opened at the Wanchai and Happy Valley end of the town. It has been elected on the site formerly occupied by the old Eastern Theatre. With a fine structure and a seating capacity of almost 650 persons, the theatre claims to be one of the largest picture theatre in the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
Summary:

The attraction of the Grand Theatre, Wanchai, over the weekend is a William Duncan Wild West production, 'Where Men are Men.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-11
Summary:

Grand Theatre, Wanchai, is going to present 'The Sporting Duchess' featuring Alice Joyce. Costing some four lakhs of dollars, the film exhibits continuous scenes of racing with dynamic camera angles. Commencing from tonight, Mr. Ray has decided to discontinue the serial at the Grand…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-13
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Grand Theatre is going to screen 'In Search of a Sinner' featuring Constance Talmadge. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-16
Summary:

Harold Lloyd appears at the Grand, Wanchai from today in a five reel comedy, 'Grandma's Boy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-06-23
Summary:

Grand Theatre, Wanchai is going to screen 'Cousin Kate' featuring Alice Joyce. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-29
Summary:

Beginning October 31st, the Grand Theatre, Queen's Road East, is going to remodel the 9:15 show especially to appeal to Europeans. To achieve this, along with artistic decoration, an orchestra is installed upstairs and special ticket offices are provided for circle seats. Charge of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-30
Summary:

Tomorrow night at 9:15, the Grand Theatre at Queen's Road East announces the new system that is to be followed throughout the winter season. The new system is designed to please the European patronage. The opening program includes Reginald Denny in the big racing picture 'The Kentucky…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Tonight, Grand Theatre will be showing the romantic film drama, entitled 'The Prisoner,' starring Herbert Rawlinson and Eileen Percy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-07
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow, Grand Theatre will be screening 'Dead Game' featuring Hoot Gibson. Like other Hoot's pictures, the 'Dead Game' is full of excitement. A good comedy film and topical gazette rounds out the bill.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21
Summary:

The run of 'Fools and Riches' finishes at the Grand Theatre tonight. This will be followed by the big Griffith picture 'Way Down East.' Constance Talmadge in 'Wedding Bells' and Harold Lloyd in 'Now or Never' are the attractions announced.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-28
Summary:

Tonight, Grand Theatre will be screening famous English actor H. B. Warner's moral drama entitled 'God's Man.' Tomorrow, Anita Stewart appears in 'spy' melodrama 'Yellow Typhoon.' Buster Keaton's comedy 'The Boat' is scheduled to follow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-06-09
Summary:

The attraction at the Grand Theatre, Wanchai, over the weekend is the William Duncan Wild West production, 'Where Men are Men.'