A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1912-05-10
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: 1914-04-17
Summary:

The pictures of the Antartic of Captain Scott will be given at the Theatre Royal. The picture starts with Capt Scott bidding last farewell and ended with the last scene revealing their camping place. An interesting incident in the showing of the pictures in Shanghai was that Surgeon Atkinson and…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-15
Summary:

There will be a cinematograph entertainment at the Helena May Institute on Thursday, March 22nd, at 9 p.m. for members and their friends, either ladies or gentlemen. Tickets, fifty cents each, are obtainable from the Secretary.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-20
Summary:

There will be a cinematograph entertainment at the Helena May Institute on Thursday March 22nd for members and their friends, either ladies or gentlemen. Admission tickets, fifty cents each, are obtainable at the door.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

A film of the colony of Hongkong was made for the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, under the supervision of Mr. Key, of the Chamber of Commerce. A local screening of that film has been arranged at the Helena May Institute. The film exhibits the various aspects of life in Hongkong which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-03
Summary:

Netherlands community in Hongkong, provided interesting film 'Netherland' or 'Holland,' descriptive of that country, its people, customs and industries, etc., which was screened at the Helena May Institute last night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-23
Summary:

Military charities must have reaped a nice little sum on Saturday as a result of the concert in their aid at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-04
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph display specially arranged for children, at the Helena May Institute on Monday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-20
Summary:

Following the success of the kinema show arranged by Mrs. Severn and Mrs. Pollack for the children of Helena May Institute members and their friends, the management of Kowloon Theatre announces that it will give a special matinee for children every Monday afternoon. This afternoon will see…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-30
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Performance at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, December 1st at 5:30 p.m., which has been specially arranged for the children of members of the Institute and their friends.

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…