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: 1921-12-12
Summary:

Phenomenal business has been experienced by Northern cinemas fortunate enough to secure Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy, 'The Kid,' according to reports received locally. In Shanghai, it crowded the Victoria Theatre for two weeks at $2 per seat, and after a further four nights…

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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: 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: 1921-12-22
Summary:

Is it legal for an exhibitor on films in Shanghai to show a picture, the Chinese rights for which are already in the hands of another local firm of distributors? Asks the N.C.D. News. The question was raised in movie circles last July when the Ramos Amusement, Ld., the proprietors of the Olympic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-29
Summary:

Shanghai, Nov 27 – Mr. Bernard Goldenberg, Manager of the Victoria Cinema, was found dead in his room. It is believed that the murderer escaped after removing a valuable diamond ring, worth $900, from the body. He was the Manager of the Ramos amusement. Ramos Bros. leased the old Victoria…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-01
Summary:

Shanghai, Nov 30 – The police have established the fact that threats had been made against the life of the late Mr. Goldenberg, Manager of the Victoria Cinema, who was recently murdered.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-04
Summary:

Shanghai papers give further particulars of the murder of Mr. Bernard Goldenberg, Manager of the Victoria Theatre. The case is regarded as one of the most difficult yet handled by the local police in which a foreigner is concerned.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-09
Summary:

Bernard Goldenberg, Manager of the Victoria Theatre at Shanghai, who was murdered recently, has a brother in Manila, M. Goldenberg, who is in the piece goods business.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-15
Summary:

A reward is offered by the Shanghai Commissioner of Police for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of the murder of Bernard Goldenberg of the Victoria 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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-12
Summary:

Reports from the North tell of phenomenal business for the cinemas that have been so fortunate as to secure Charlie Chaplin's wonderful comedy, 'The Kid.' In Shanghai, it crowded the Victoria Theatre for two weeks.