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: 1919-03-25
Summary:

It is not often that we hear of the Police being caught napping. Yesterday a respectable-looking Chinese youth was arrested on a charge of being in unlawful possession of what the police at the time thought were several reels of cinema films contained in square and flat tins, but the Police made…

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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.

4
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: 1920-03-13
Summary:

The manager of the Wo Ping Theatre was summoned at the Magistracy yesterday for allowing actors to sleep in the theatre. Mr. E. L. Agassiz, defending, said that since the last action taken against the theatre the management had secured accommodation for 52 persons.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-29
Summary:

At the Magistracy, a Chinese was charged with uttering a forged $5 bank note. On the 17th, the defendant went to the Hongkong Cinematograph and asked for five second class tickets, and tendered a forged $5 note.

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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.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-27
Summary:

For stealing an ear-pick from a Chinese woman at the Ko Shing Theatre on Wednesday night, a Chinaman was sentenced to three weeks' hard labour by Mr. G.N. Orme, at the Magistracy on Thursday.

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Headline: Cinema Roughs
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-09
Summary:

On Saturday, a Chinese was charged at the Magistracy with assaulting one of the employees of the Tai Yat cinema at Yaumati. Mr. Ray, Manager of Hongkong Amusements Ld. said he had experienced great difficulty in checking the instruction of people without tickets in the Tai Yat Cinema.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-24
Summary:

Yeung Ko appeared on remand before Mr. R. E. Lindsell at the Magistracy yesterday afternoon on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a comedian of the Chow Fung Nin theatrical company, at the Wo-Ping theatre on the night of the 16th. Details regarding the conversations of the case are listed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-25
Summary:

A big crowd gathered at the Magistracy, to see the trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre. Conversations are listed in the article.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-26
Summary:

The trial of Yeung Ko on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre continued.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-27
Summary:

At the Magistracy yesterday afternoon Mr. R. E. Lindsell committed Yeung Ko to the criminal sessions for trial on a charge of murdering Li Siu-fan, a clown of the Chow Fung Nin Theatrical Company at the Wo Ping Theatre

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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.