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: 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-15
Summary:

Cinematograph Displays: The Attorney General moved the first reading of a bill to amend the Theatres and Public Performances Regulation Ordinance, 1908. This bill is directed to placing cinematograph displays under the censorship of the Registrar General. The precaution is now deemed desirable…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-22
Summary:

The Attorney General moved the second reading of the Bill to amend the Theatres and Public Performances Regulation Ordinance, 1908. The Attorney General said it has been thought desirable to place cinematograph exhibitions under the censorship of the Registrar General. There were reasons which…

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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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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…