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: 1909-03-23
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph gave its initial performance last night with a combination of vaudeville. The films which were presented to the audience cannot be said to have been particularly distinct and have room to improve. Other performances by Baby Daughtry, Misses Vera Vaughan, Lottie Oatley and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-22
Summary:

The management of the Alexandra Cinematograph gave free a fine show for the large throng of children at 6 p.m. This Cinematograph is now giving two shows nightly, which are well attended. Performances by Professor Vincent and Miss Rosa Barnes. The Victoria's popularity is still high, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-29
Summary:

The latest opened Star Cinematograph Company exhibited some audience-appreciated pictures on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-29
Summary:

The American plan of giving continuous performances has been adopted by the Star Cinematograph in Wyndham Street. This evening at 6 p.m. the films will commence and it will be possible at any convenient hour after that for patrons to attend and still see the entire show. The best of the subjects…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-05
Summary:

The continuous performances of Star Cinematograph at Wyndham Street recently introduced have proven success and the crowds attending is evidence that the innovation is just what the public wants. This week's programme including one English, two Italian, two French and three American films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-15
Summary:

The films shown at the Star Cinematograph are excellent and impressive that the audience appreciated them.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

Dante, the Marvellous, has just completed arrangements to give an entertainment for seven nights that week at the Star Cinematograph. The moving pictures for the week have been specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-05
Summary:

A farewell benefit performance will be tendered to Baby Daughtry at the Star Cinematograph on Sunday evening commencing at 9 o'clock. Also performances by Dante and Miss Lottie Oatley. The moving pictures are to be specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-19
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph in Wyndham Street, which will re-open tonight under new management, has secured the celebrated Engle Troupe of artists numbering five in all. The pictures for the coming shows are specially selected and the management was assured of crowded houses to witness those star…