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: 1909-01-21
Summary:

Particulars of the Alexandra Cinematograph at No. 2, Zetland Street, will be found in our advertisement columns. The show re-opens under entirely new management and a good selection of Pathe films is announced. The films include drama, comedy, burlesque, geography, history, war, journeys, etc.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-01-26
Summary:

Alexandra Cinematograph, in Zetland Street, offered the audiences high quality films. To begin with, the firm reproduced on the screen are the production of the noted firm of Pathe Freres of Paris. If we have a fault to find with the show at all it is that there was too little of the educational…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-02-04
Summary:

Last Wednesday night films projecting in Alexandra Cinematograph, in Zetland Street, attracted many audiences, and the extraordinary amount of kissing amused the average spectators. The manager, Mr. Freriches, states that next week one of the best films yet shown will be produced for the first…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-03-09
Summary:

Miss Rosa Barnes will have an 'Evening at Home' at the Alexandra Cinematograph on March 10th. It is her first appearance in Hong Kong.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-03-11
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph last night not only showed excellent comic and instructive films, but also secured the service of Miss Rosa Barnes. Audiences enjoyed her show.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-16
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph is advertised in our columns. It is to be located at No. 2, Zetland Street, the most central part of the city and opens on the 21st inst., with a series Pathe's films which have never been exhibited in Hongkong. As the proprietors are to be in constant receipt of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-22
Summary:

The new Alexandra Cinematograph was opened in the premises, No. 2 Zetland Street last evening. The entertainment is strictly confined to exhibitions of the latest films, and those shown last evening included some excellent pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-25
Summary:

Crowded houses are witnessing the performance nightly at this new place of entertainment. The pictures are quite new and are masterpieces of photographic art. A comfortable seat and interesting pictures are just the two things required.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-05
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph, No. 2 Zetland Street, showed many beautiful films of varied subjects like pictures of comedy, travel and educational advantage. The machine is a particularly good one, and the entertainment well repays a visit.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-09
Summary:

Good houses are attending nightly at the Alexandra Cinematograph, 2 Zetland Street, and this is not to be wondered at considering the excellent programme of pictures, which are all new and are subject to change twice a week. Naval life in China is one of the features of the programme commencing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-11
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph at No.2 Zetland street, is showing a fine variety of films, which are both long and beautifully coloured, and have not been seen in any other cinematograph in the Colony. Tonight's programme, includes a sketch, 'Samson and Delilah,' 'A trip on the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-20
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph is showing some good films this week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-23
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph invited a number of teachers to attend and view an exhibition of pictures of the 'Passion Play.' The films were beautifully coloured and much admired. The pictures will, later, be shown at a matinee for children.