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: 1910-01-06
Summary:

Last night there was a bumper house at the Salon Cinematograph. The management produced the magnificent film Shakespeare's 'Macbeth,' being 2,000 feet long, took about an hour to be reproduced on the screen. This was the first time this picture was being shown in Hongkong. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-10
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is drawing full houses night after night. The management has arranged a special programme for tonight and tomorrow night, and by special request they will reproduce the magnificent film 'Macbeth' which was taken in London by the 'Cinema Roma.' Those…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-17
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is as usual drawing crowded houses nightly. The pictures are new and clear and the programmes are so well arranged that this new entertainment hall is assured of considerable public patronage. At present there are three artistes appearing on the boards nightly. Misses…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-18
Summary:

Tonight at the Salon Cinema-Theatre, Billy Bellew, champion welter-weight pugilist will give an exhibition of expert bag-punching. This evening there will be a benefit performance by Ruby Chrystal.

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Publication Date: 1910-01-24
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is drawing crowded houses nightly. Miss Ada King and Miss Doris McAulay will continue to provide high-class entertainment. On 26th, there will be a benefit performance to Miss Doris McAulay. An attractive programme has been arranged. New pictures, songs, and artistes…

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Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre gave their second benefit performance last night with the performance by Miss Doris McAuley. The programme was a long and attractive one and was pronounced the best that has yet been produced by a cinematograph show in the Colony. The artistes including Ada King, Hilda…