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.

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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: 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.

10
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.

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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: 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.

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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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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-31
Summary:

A number of Chinese trying to get into the Kau U Fong Theatre on Tuesday night without payment, a serious disturbance resulted. Central received a telephone call for help and a squad of police was dispatched to the scene. The trouble was soon quelled and three Chinese arrested.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Chin Woo Athletic Association will celebrate its first anniversary on the 24th at the Kau Yu Fong Theatre. Demonstrations of the Chinese fistic art, a musical programme and speeches regarding the history and work of the Association and its benefit to the people will be given, and it…

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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: 1921-05-23
Summary:

A series of boxing contests were staged at the New Victoria Theatre, Kau-U-Fong, on Saturday night. Party involved: Lau Ting Cheong, Chan Shu Chee, E King Tat, Chan Kom Hee, Marriott, Wilkinson, Lan Hung Cheung, Chung Shu Lung, Gough, Kent, Pau, N. Feroz, M. Sheriff, Ho Cheong Ling, Leng Hung…

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Headline: A Peeping Tom
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-06-10
Summary:

A boy was injured and sent to the Government Civil Hospital. He was peeping into the Kau U Fong theatre during a performance when the police arrived. And in jumping from the window, his arm came in contact with an iron spike.