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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-07-18
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre is visiting Hong Kong. Their performance last night in a hall at No. 2 Zetland Street started shortly after eight. With the Manila String Band in attendance, and with Mr. Gongiles at the piano, the first performance was a song 'Honey Boy' by Miss Thelma.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-21
Summary:

The newly established Alexandra Cinema-Theatre in Zetland Street is a district addition to Hongkong's amusements and should prove a great success. The films shown are new and amusing, the orchestra makes sweet music. Signor Torras, the tenor, Miss Russell, and little Miss Thelma, all sing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-11
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph attracts a fairly large audience nightly. The hall has been most artistically decorated and is a distinct credit to the proprietors. For a pleasurable hour in the evening we can command a visit to the hall by Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-17
Summary:

The most successful al fresco concert was held in the Kowloon Cricket Club. There was a performance from Senor Torras, who is one of the leading artistes at the Alexandra Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-14
Summary:

Miss Giralda was accorded a special benefit performance on Friday in Alexandra Cinema-Theatre. The house was crowded, and the films were excellent. Performances also by Messrs. Leckie, Gould and Grover, and Mr. Forras.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-23
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre has several novelties this week. The artists are bright and vivacious, and the new films are highly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-10-15
Summary:

The attractions of the Alexandra Cinema-Theatre are appreciated by patrons. The films are new and entertaining, the songs catchy, and bright music is rendered by a live orchestra.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-10
Summary:

Alexandra Cinema-Theatre was providing a select programme this week. The two lady artistes engaged are Dori-Ta and Bessie Young. All the films shown were new and the pictures were thrown on the screen without a 'flicker.' The splendid system of ventilation guarantees the patrons a cool…

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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: 1908-08-21
Summary:

Miss Violet, with her little daughter Thelma, both popular artists at the Alexandra Cinema Theatre, will conclude their present engagement on Saturday evening, prior to their departure for Shanghai, at which place both artists have secured first-class engagements.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-24
Summary:

At the Alexandra Cinema-Theatre on Saturday evening a very large and enthusiastic audience gathered to witness the farewell performances of Miss Violet Russel and Little Thelma, who have had just concluded a two months' successful engagement with the management of the above theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-08-31
Summary:

This popular and high-class place of amusement is still 'making good,' and has some excellent talent which, combined with a capital selection of animated pictures, never fails to gain the support of the local community. One may visit the above theatre knowing that it will be nice and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-12
Summary:

Numbers of singers, including Miss Rosita Diralda, Miss Violet Russel, orchestra under Mr F. Gonzales, Mr Donald Harvey, Mr Harry Gould, Mr Leckie, Signor Torras, Miss Giralda, had been performed and number of films had been shown in the middle of the events, firstly 'Her first Bike Ride,…