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.

4
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.

5
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.

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-07
Summary:

Continued performances at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin.

8
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.

9
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: 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…

12
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: 1906-09-07
Summary:

Another meeting was held in the Kwong Yan College at Canton, where nine scholars of different Colleges were elected as representatives to present a petition to the Pun Yu magistrate praying that the Honam Theatre should be closed. The matter is still pending.

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Headline: Theatre Closed
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-08-08
Summary:

Canton, 7th August – The Honam theatre has been sealed up by the Panya magistrate as the payment of rent is overdue.

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Headline: Honam Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-09-06
Summary:

Canton, 5th September – The lease of the Honam theatre has been granted to the Ching Ping Company for a term of three years.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-10-17
Summary:

Canton, 16th October – On the evening of the 14th instant, a disturbance took place in the Honam Theatre with serious results, doors and windows being smashed and melee threatened to burn down the building.

17
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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Headline: Honam Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-25
Summary:

Bidding for the Honam Theatre is fast and furious. One man has offered $10,000 and sums of $11,500, $13,000, $14,300 and $14,400 have been offered. The Poon Yue Magistrate ordered the matter to be settled on Saturday.

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Headline: Theatre Closed
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-09
Summary:

Canton, August 7 – The Pun U magistrate has closed the Honam Theatre because the lessee is arrears with his rate and taxes.