A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Peak Club
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-30
Summary:

Members of the Peak Club and their friends are reminded that there will be a cinematograph performance at the Peak Club tomorrow, the 31st inst., commencing at 9.15 p.m. The cinematograph performance following will take place on Friday, February 16, instead of February 14, owing to the concert…

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Headline: A Splendid Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-03
Summary:

Damon and Pythias,' the much talked of film, is being screened tonight at the Peak Club. A portion of the proceeds will be given to St. Dunstan's Home for Blinded Soldiers.

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Headline: War Lecture
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-04
Summary:

The public will learn with deep interest that Colonel Wardlow Milne, who is passing through the Colony, and who was with General Maude in Mesopotamia, is to give a lecture on the Mesopotamian Campaign at the Peak Club at 9.30 p.m. on Monday next. The lecture will be illustrated with cinema films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-15
Summary:

The keeper of the Ko Shing Theatre was summoned before Mr. Lindsell today for closing up two exits at the premises during a performance. Mr. A. E. Wright, of the P.W.D., said that together with Mrs. Hickling, the M. O. H. he visited the theatre at about 12 o'clock on the 9th and found two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-30
Summary:

Mr. Dick-Norton, Manager of the 'Globe Trotters' Co. asks us to announce that he has no connection whatsoever with the artistes advertised to appear at the Victoria Theatre last evening. He also wishes to announce that the 'Globe Trotters' will positively appear, as…

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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.

12
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: 1914-10-01
Summary:

It is said that the subordinates of several of the leading firms of the Colony have given a patriotic lead by volunteering to subscribe 5% of their salaries per month for the Prince of Wales' Fund. The Chinese subscription list already amounts to over $45,000 and is steadily growing. On…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-05
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing theatre set apart the gross receipts of their performance to the Prince of Wales' Fund on Oct. 2 with a full house.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-03
Summary:

The Tung Wa Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks donations to the Kwongtung Flood Relief Fund. Ko Shing Theatre ($22.65) is included in the acknowledgement.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-26
Summary:

Arrangements have been made with the Humphrey Bishop Co. to give an entertainment in the theatre of the Peak Club. The cinematograph entertainment advertised for the 2nd June has been postponed till the 9th idem.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-06
Summary:

Members of the Peak Club are reminded that the cinematograph performance at the Peak Club, in aid of War Charities, which was postponed from Friday the 2nd inst, will now take place on Friday the 9th inst. Tickets may obtain from Peak Club or at the Hongkong Club.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-20
Summary:

The second cinematograph performance in aid of War Charities will take place in the Peak Club Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-24
Summary:

The third cinematograph performance of the Peak Club will take place on the Lower Tennis Court. A portion of the proceeds will be given to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22
Summary:

Another cinematograph entertainment is to be given at the Peak Club. A lecture delivered by Mr. Frederick Coleman, F.R.G.S. and portion of the proceeds will be devoted to War Charities.