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: 1914-10-17
Summary:

At the Tai Ping Theatre, West Point, the Confucius Society held its annual celebration.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

A Chinese who stole a pair of shoes from the feet of another Chinese whilst the latter was asleep in the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday.

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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: 1918-04-30
Summary:

A Chinese vagabond was charged with unlawful possession of jewellery and Chinese female clothing at the Kuo Yui [sic] Fong Theatre. The accused was sentenced to six months' hard labour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Three youths were charged with assaulting a ticket collector in Tai Ping theatre and with disorderly behaviour. Inspector Macdonald said while the performance was in progress early on Sunday morning defendants, the men who had third-class tickets, went with five others to the first-class seats…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-30
Summary:

Rowdy characters who endeavoured to go into the Kau U Fong Theatre yesterday without tickets resisted efforts made by the management to eject them and a fight occurred which necessitated the appearance of the police on the scene. Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident.

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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: 1907-12-28
Summary:

Tsang Chung, a house 'boy,' attached to the Victoria Gaol quarters, created a disturbance last night in the Tai Ping Theatre, for which he had to pay dearly at the Magistracy this morning.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-09
Summary:

This morning, a quarrel arose between one of the managers the Tai Ping Theatre and a fiddler over a question of wages. The manager struck the musician and inflicted a nasty cut.

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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.