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: 1919-07-15
Summary:

The keeper of the Ko Shing Theatre was summoned before Mr. Lindsell today for closing up two exits at the premises during a performance. Mr. A. E. Wright, of the P.W.D., said that together with Mrs. Hickling, the M. O. H. he visited the theatre at about 12 o'clock on the 9th and found two…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-07
Summary:

The work of preparing the University and grounds for the forthcoming opening ceremony and six days' bazaar is proceeding with all possible haste. One of the interesting features of the entertainments is the scenic railway, the first of its kind seen in Hongkong. The idea is certainly novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-12
Summary:

There are lots of somebodies in Hongkong, and they were all at the University opening yesterday. The writer described the experience of the scenic railway, which proved to be quite worth the entrance fee. There was a full cargo of passengers this trip. It was a wonderful train. First it brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-21
Summary:

An interesting auction will take place at Mr. G. P. Lammert's rooms on Saturday when the scenic railway, which proved such a draw at the University Bazaar, will be sold to the highest bidder, the money realised going to the University Fund. We understand that several parties are 'after…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-25
Summary:

There was quite a gathering of bidders at Mr. G. P. Lammert's auction rooms on Saturday for the sale of the scenic railway which was such a prominent feature in the entertainments at the Hongkong University bazaar. They were not, however, in venturesome mood, and from $2,000 the offers…

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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: 1912-06-17
Summary:

The committee thanked Mr. Lemaitre of Messrs. Pathe Freres for supplying the Cinematograph and Gramaphones and for his personal services, which were of the greatest value.

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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: 1914-10-01
Summary:

It is said that the subordinates of several of the leading firms of the Colony have given a patriotic lead by volunteering to subscribe 5% of their salaries per month for the Prince of Wales' Fund. The Chinese subscription list already amounts to over $45,000 and is steadily growing. On…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-05
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing theatre set apart the gross receipts of their performance to the Prince of Wales' Fund on Oct. 2 with a full house.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-03
Summary:

The Tung Wa Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks donations to the Kwongtung Flood Relief Fund. Ko Shing Theatre ($22.65) is included in the acknowledgement.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-06
Summary:

We are asked by the Hongkong University Union to remind the public of the opportunity offered to them today and tomorrow to give practical expression to their sympathy with the sufferers in the province of Chihli. The entertainment programme included a cinema show.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-07
Summary:

In the afternoon and evening, there was a Cinematograph show, at which excellent films were presented, was well attended, and the thanks of all are due to Messrs. Pathe Freres for kindly loaning the machine.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-08
Summary:

We are asked by the Hongkong University Union to state that the cinema with the films by the Pathe Phono-Cinema-Chine, the sole agent of Pathe Freres.