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: 1920-06-29
Summary:

Intent on securing his object, an electric bulb connected with the lighting installation of the Po Hing Theatre, Chinese underwent the risk of paying for his greed in being given an electric shock. He pulled down the wires in an indiscriminating way, and it was fortunate for him that an…

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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: 1917-05-14
Summary:

The management of the Po Hing Theatre has made arranged with Mr Chung Ling Soo and Company to appear at Kowloon for two nights. There will be two performances. Mr Soo opened at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1906-11-06
Summary:

A cook employed in the Po Hing Theatre in Yaumati, was arrested last night for blocking the exits of the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-12-02
Summary:

A play at Po Hing Theatre, Yau-ma-ti ended too soon last night, since three men in the audiences bombarded the stage with all kinds of missiles that came in handy. Policemen came later and arrested those people.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-08-13
Summary:

A Chinese hawker with a name which means 'Big Dog' was knocked down by motor-bus No. 945 near Po Hing theatre at Yaumati yesterday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-10-23
Summary:

Mr. H. Hunter, the Hon. Treasurer acknowledges with thanks the following subscriptions for the Typhoon Relief Fund, including $150 from Po Hing Theatre.

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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.