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: 1922-03-13
Summary:

Completed by the addition of cornet player and drummer the Coronet Theatre Orchestra will shortly give Sunday afternoon concerts at the City Hall.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-22
Summary:

The combined orchestra of the Coronet Theatre and the Kowloon Theatre will give a programme of popular and classical music in the Prince's Pavilion tomorrow afternoon. If sufficient support is forthcoming they will give similar performances in the City Hall every week.

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Headline: The Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-12
Summary:

We have been taken to task for our suggestions the other day in regard to the future of Hongkong's Theatre. It will be remembered we commented on the many deficiencies and manifest discomforts of the Theatre Royal, yet confessed that the trustees, who even now find the City Hall something…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-06
Summary:

The great Raymond had a tough proposition to wriggle out of at the City Hall on Saturday night. There is a detailed report of his performance. Mr. Raymond continues his marvellous performances for another couple of weeks in the Kau U Fong Theatre.

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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: 1913-03-03
Summary:

Mr. Fred B. Smith and Mr. Raymond Robins are on a world tour in a 'men and religion forward movement' and visit YMCA. They have a meeting in the City Hall and accompanied by the Messrs. Paul J. Gilbert, P.H. Metcalf, C.M. Keeler and Ed. W. Peck. Raymond Robins dealt with the social…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-12
Summary:

The Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K. C., President of St. George's Society, informs us that it has been decided by the Committee of St. George's Society to cancel the original programme. There will now be no entertainment at the theatre or ball at the City Hall.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-17
Summary:

A scheme was submitted by Mr. J. Caer Clark, architect and surveyor, to the War Memorial Committee, which pays for itself by the provision of new building areas where they are most needed in the business section of the City. The scheme provides an additional and easy means of communication…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-06
Summary:

The screening of Ambassador Gerard's famous 'Four Years in Germany' [sic], adapted from his book. The picture is being screened in the City Hall on Saturday and Monday evenings, as the Coronet Theatre accommodation being considered inadequate.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

Hearts of the World' the supreme triumph of D. W. Griffith, who made 'Intolerance,' to be presented at the City Hall for a short period under the management of the Coronet Theatre. Film synopsis included. Booking at the Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

The management of Coronet Theatre announces that owing to unforeseen and apparently unavoidable circumstances that have arisen, they have decided to screen 'Hearts of the World' at the Coronet Theatre instead of the theatre Royal as previously announced.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-21
Summary:

In consequence of unavoidable circumstances 'Hearts of the World' was shown at the Coronet Theatre last night instead of at the City Hall. The picture is one of the famous Griffith films and is a selection of 12,000 feet from ten times that amount. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-01
Summary:

The news described the theatre's seats as miserable and uncomfortable.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition at the City Hall has 'caught on' famously and the audiences are delighted with the wonderful display of art and science. Exhibitions are given daily and nightly in St. George's Hall.