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: 1919-01-29
Summary:

A great clearance has been made on that plot of ground opposite the Central Market and on which the Empire Cinema formerly stood. The ground is a reserved plot for the Government scheme for the extension of the 'Central Market' and until such time as that scheme matures, the plot is…

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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.

8
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: 1919-01-28
Summary:

Almost before anyone realised what was happening, the well-known Empire Theatre, facing Des Voeux Road and the Praya opposite the Central Market, has disappeared. Also the small shops and the tea house adjoining formerly used as a skating rink and for various purposes at different times. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Wo Ping (Peace) Theatre, which is on the site of the old Empire Theatre opposite the Central Market, had its opening night on Monday, where it gave a free performance to a vast crowd of spectators.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-30
Summary:

The Government has, we understand, made a good deal in offering to lease by public tender the Crown land opposite the Central Market, at present occupied by cinematograph shows and unsightly matsheds. The land is being put up for competition and has been an offer of $1,200 a month, which, we…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-03-22
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph will soon remove into the new and spacious building of the 'Empire Cinema Co,' opposite the Central Market. A special selection of artists will be assembled for the opening, including the Howard Family, Little Master Percy, Little Sadie Gale, and also Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-02
Summary:

Invitations were issued by Messrs. Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors of the new 'Empire' Cinematograph Theatre opposite Central Market, for the opening performance in the new building on Monday next. The old wooden building of the late Hongkong Cinematograph has already been removed and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-04
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos, proprietors of the 'Victoria' Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road, conceived the idea some time ago of erecting a theatre worthy of the Colony, and they secured the site on which stood the old Hongkong Cinematograph, opposite the market. Portion of this site was…

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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: 1905-09-26
Summary:

The Royal Biograph conducted by Mr F. Neuman who has a fine collection of pictures. The pictures shown included scenes in the Russo-Japanese war, land and seascapes, street scenes from Shanghai and India, and many other humorous and interesting character. The biograph was set in the tent which…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-21
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal on Saturday, the management of the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, is producing one of their well-known variety entertainments. Performances by Mr. and Mrs. Worcester, Mrs. Walker and Mr. Donne.