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: 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: 1919-09-19
Summary:

A meeting of the Legislative Council was held in the Council Chamber yesterday. The principal amendments effected by this Ordinance are: To render public cinematograph displays subject to permit in writing from the Captain Superintendent of Police, who shall not give such permit unless and until…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-29
Summary:

The Legislative Council meets at noon today. The agenda contains an interesting question put by the Hon. Mr. Pollock, for instance, 'In view of the bad example set by the exhibition of crimes of violence and other criminal acts on cinema films, will the Government give directions to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-30
Summary:

The Hon. Mr. Pollock asked a series of questions on the last meeting. The replies are given by the Hon. Colonial Secretary. Question 3: 'In view of the bad example set by the exhibition of crimes of violence and other criminal acts on cinema films, will the Government give directions to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06
Summary:

This week pictures of every type, from War to Peace, and comedy to drama, are to be found at the cinemas. In the Legislative Council, Mr Pollock asked about the censoring of films exhibited in the Colony, there was a reply made by a cinema manager through the medium of the 'Coronet Revue.…

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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: 1923-09-22
Summary:

Better provisions for the prevention of fire in premises will be a topic introduced at the next meeting of the Legislative Council. The bill is based on the Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act, 1922. The bill does not apply to cinematograph theatres which are dealt with under Ordinance No.22 of…

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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…