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: 1918-10-24
Summary:

Tonight's Attraction: There will doubtless be huge crowds at the Botanical Gardens Tonight, for a most attractive programme has been arranged. Music will be supplied by the bands of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society and the 18th Infantry, and other features will be conjured by a famous…

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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: 1917-10-18
Summary:

Our Day Celebrations: A special programme of music and war films will be presented at the illuminated fete in the Botanical Gardens. The British War Film series is entitled 'Sons of Our Empire,' a tale of the 'Tanks.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-19
Summary:

There will be a repeat exhibition tonight of the Our Day films which were so successful at the Public Gardens last night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-19
Summary:

The crowd awaiting admission to the illuminated fete at the Botanical Gardens. The War Film 'A Tale of the Tanks' resembled the last war picture shown in Hongkong, the 'Battle of the Ancre.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-20
Summary:

The Botanical Gardens was the scene last evening, when the great war film 'A Tale of the Tanks' was shown once more. Other features included excellent music performances.

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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: 1919-09-19
Summary:

A meeting of the Legislative Council was held in the Council Chamber yesterday. The principal amendments effected by this Ordinance are: To render public cinematograph displays subject to permit in writing from the Captain Superintendent of Police, who shall not give such permit unless and until…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-29
Summary:

The Legislative Council meets at noon today. The agenda contains an interesting question put by the Hon. Mr. Pollock, for instance, 'In view of the bad example set by the exhibition of crimes of violence and other criminal acts on cinema films, will the Government give directions to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-30
Summary:

The Hon. Mr. Pollock asked a series of questions on the last meeting. The replies are given by the Hon. Colonial Secretary. Question 3: 'In view of the bad example set by the exhibition of crimes of violence and other criminal acts on cinema films, will the Government give directions to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-06
Summary:

This week pictures of every type, from War to Peace, and comedy to drama, are to be found at the cinemas. In the Legislative Council, Mr Pollock asked about the censoring of films exhibited in the Colony, there was a reply made by a cinema manager through the medium of the 'Coronet Revue.…

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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: 1923-09-22
Summary:

Better provisions for the prevention of fire in premises will be a topic introduced at the next meeting of the Legislative Council. The bill is based on the Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act, 1922. The bill does not apply to cinematograph theatres which are dealt with under Ordinance No.22 of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-15
Summary:

Cinematograph Displays: The Attorney General moved the first reading of a bill to amend the Theatres and Public Performances Regulation Ordinance, 1908. This bill is directed to placing cinematograph displays under the censorship of the Registrar General. The precaution is now deemed desirable…