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: 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: 1923-09-22
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: 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.