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: 1913-09-12
Summary:

At the Empire Theatre on Saturday, Verto, a mystifying conjurer and illusionist direct from Australia is appearing as a special turn. He is introducing some of his 'hanky panky pastimes,' which are about as equally amazing as the other magical evolutions he accomplishes during his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-13
Summary:

Verto performs at the Empire Theatre this evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-13
Summary:

Conjurer Verto's appearance at the Empire theatre has been postponed until Monday evening. Two performances are to be given nightly until Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

The star visit of the Verto Co., to the Empire Theatre is proving most successful. Verto lives up to his reputation as a most mystifying conjurer and illusionist. His 'hanky panky past times' are well worth seeing for their cleverness alone, La Belle Verto has a charming turn in her…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-18
Summary:

The feature of the Empire is Verto, the well-known conjurer and illusionist, who is delighting audiences. Verto appears twice nightly and is assisted by La Belle Verto. The interludes are occupied with a nice selection of sensational and comic photo films, and the whole makes a well-rounded…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Verto, the clever illusionist and conjurer, appears tonight at the Empire Theatre,and will close his successful engagement tomorrow. The programme this week is the most interesting one and includes a 2,000 ft. film. The Sign of the Cross, as played by Wilson Barrett. Another feature picture is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-05
Summary:

Mr Lew Marks, manager of Empire Theatre, applied for exemption on the ground that Mr M. E. Bandman had placed him entirely in charge of the Government tour of the official war films 'Britain Prepared,' 'The Battle of the Somme' and 'The Battle of the Ancre,' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-06
Summary:

The Empire Theatre has been reopened under new management and the premises have been renovated to assure the comfort of patrons. It is announced that commencing from tonight the Universal serial film 'The Mystery Ship' featuring Ben Wilson and Neva Gerber will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-27
Summary:

At the Empire Theatre the episodes of the 'Mystery Ship' will be screened at Saturday Matinees. The first two episodes will be screened on Saturday next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-01
Summary:

The Empire Theatre has been taken over by a new lessee and was thoroughly renovated. The management has been entrusted to an experienced gentleman, and a full orchestra, under Professor Montez, has been engaged. A contract has been entered into with a well-known cinema-film company for a regular…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-16
Summary:

Last night screening of 'The White Scar' and 'The Man of Shame' is expected to screen soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-28
Summary:

A special matinee is to be given at the Empire Theatre on Nov. 1st in aid of Portuguese Prisoners of War. An interesting programme has been arranged.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-02
Summary:

A special matinee was given where the proceeds will be devoted to the fund for Portuguese Prisoners of War at the Empire Theatre under the auspices of Mr. J. Almeida.