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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 1924-10-07
Summary:

For assaulting a cushion money collector at the 'Po Hing' Theatre at Yaumati last night and failing to pay his cushion money a Chinese man, in the employ of the Yan Cheong shop, was fined $25 or one month's hard labour at the Kowloon Magistracy this morning.

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…