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: 1921-04-30
Summary:

At the New Theatre tonight, the 'Merry Wizard Company' is opening a short season, the entertainment they provide being composed of an excellently varied programme of ventriloquism, sleight-of-hand, mental telepathy, singing, etc. After a tour of the United States and a stay of ten…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-01
Summary:

Tonight (Friday), at 9 p.m., in the Royal Artillery Theatre, Victoria Barracks, the Chaplain to the Forces gives the first part of a lantern lecture on 'Some of the popular resorts and customs of Japan.'

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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.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-20
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – A scheme has been arranged for a cinema entertainment to take place at the Royal Artillery Theatre. It is to be added that the proposed entertainments are supported by the Pathe firm. The first performance included Pathe's 'The Fatal Ring.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-25
Summary:

With reference to the recent announcement of the Cinema performances for the troops and their friends at the Royal Artillery Theatre, it should be stated that 'The Fatal Ring' is being presented by the permission of the management of the Victoria Theatre. Successful entertainments will…

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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: 1918-05-10
Summary:

Tonight the Misses Woods are appearing at the R. A. Theatre for the soldiers and their friends. Some interesting films will also be screened.

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Headline: R. A. Xmas Tree
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-25
Summary:

W. A. Passby, C. R. A., officers and ladies were at the R. A. Theatre. There was a cinema show produced by the Pathe Cinema Company.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

Since the old Victoria Theatre was closed down owing to the expiration of the lease, the shortage of cinema houses in Hongkong has been felt, and the news that a new picture house is to be opened will be welcomed by the majority of cinema-goers. Some enterprising gentlemen have succeeded in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-21
Summary:

The New Victoria Cinema Theatre continues to draw packed houses every night. The theatre, which has been liberally patronized by Europeans since the demolition of the old Victoria, has excellent accommodation. Last night's programme, which is to be repeated tonight, comprised the seventh…

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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: 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: 1914-11-06
Summary:

Professor C. H. Robertson, the well-known educationist and Y.M.C.A. worker, delivered a lecture last evening in the new theatre, Eau [sic] U Fong, on 'High and Low Temperature.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-05
Summary:

A new arrangement had been made due to bad weather by the new Victoria Theatre. With Miss Pearl White is the attraction and the first two episodes of 'Black Secret' will be shown.