A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-09
Summary:

Schedule for Thursday, 18th October, 1917: In morning, a collection for Lady May's Rose Fund is held. In afternoon at 3 o'clock, a drawing of war bonds and St. John Ambulance Brigade competitions are held. Teas and refreshments are included. In evening at 9 o'clock, new official…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-10-10 - 1917-10-16
Summary:

Schedule for Thursday, 18th October, 1917: In morning, a collection for Lady May's Rose Fund is held. In afternoon at 3 o'clock, a drawing of war bonds and St. John Ambulance Brigade competitions are held. Teas and refreshments are included. In evening at 9 o'clock, new official…

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-09-09 - 1922-09-09
Summary:

This famous Shakespearean play will be performed by the Chung Tai Ping Theatrical Company at the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday night the 10th instant.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-10
Summary:

There will be a fete at the Public Gardens, and new Official War Films will be shown for the first time in Hongkong.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-11
Summary:

There will be a fete at the Public Gardens, and new Official War Films will be shown for the first time in Hongkong. And also Grand Chinese Theatrical Entertainment at the Taiping Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-09
Summary:

The Tai Ping theatre West Point was entered twice last week by thieves, and last night a third visit was paid to it. The police were on the lookout on this occasion and arrested the intruder with a clock in his possession. At the Magistracy today he was sentenced to three months' goal by Mr…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-30
Summary:

There was a crowded house at the Tai Ping Theatre and a coolie who was anxious to see the show could not obtain a good seat, who eventually sat on the stage. He was later removed from the stage by the management, however, the coolie resisted and threw a stone at the man who had ejected him. He…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-10-12
Summary:

At a meeting held in the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday. Mr Lau Chu Pak, who presided, spoke on the necessary for a hall being provided for the Chinese, which might be used as a lecture room, a school for teaching classical Chinese, or a place where distinguished visitors could be entertained.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-03
Summary:

Under the distinguished patronage of H.K. Governor (Sir Frederick, Lugard K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O.) a Chinese theatrical performance is being given nightly in the Tai Ping Theatre in aid of the funds of the Hongkong University. During the performance Chinese refreshments were served. The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-20
Summary:

At the Taiping Theatre today a charity performance in aid of local Chinese charities will take place. $30,000 has already subscribed and the expenses of the performance are being defrayed by Mr Li Wing Kwong. The profits are to be dispensed to Tung Wah Hospital, Kwong Wah Hospital, Alice…

11
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-27
Summary:

The West River Flood Relief Fund should benefit to a considerable extent as the result of the performance of Queen's College Dramatic Society in Taiping Theatre last night. Audiences included H.E. the Governor, Captain R. O. Hutchison, A.D.C., the Director of Education Mr. E. A. Irving, the…

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-29
Summary:

Mr. Chan Kang Yu who has during the past two or three years organised theatrical performances, in the aid of Kwong Wa Hospital, recently provided another performance at Taiping Theatre for a few days and he made up some amount and sent to Secretary for Chinese Affairs to be handed over to the…

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-27
Summary:

Miss Pik Wan Ha, the famous Chinese actress, acted the role of Ch'oi Ch'iu Kuan at the Taiping Theatre last night. The plot of the drama included.

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-06
Summary:

The theatre which has been freshly whitewashed and painted, and the floors covered with matting, are arranged tables with red silk hangings and seating accommodation for 2,000, for the visit of Prince and his party. Flags – Red Ensigns with the portraits of King Edward and Queen Alexandra, and…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-12-28
Summary:

Tsang Chung, a house 'boy,' attached to the Victoria Gaol quarters, created a disturbance last night in the Tai Ping Theatre, for which he had to pay dearly at the Magistracy this morning.

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-09
Summary:

This morning, a quarrel arose between one of the managers the Tai Ping Theatre and a fiddler over a question of wages. The manager struck the musician and inflicted a nasty cut.

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-21
Summary:

Tsip Kee proceeded a case against the Tai Ping Theatre (Cheong Kee and partner) for $1,000 money lend on November 24th, 1903. The case for the plaintiff was that he advanced the money to the theatre, having previously, when the theatre was opened, gone security for the granting of the license of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-23
Summary:

There is an impressive ceremony in the Taiping Theatre to celebrate the birthday of Confucius.

19
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-10-13
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer was astonished that men of the educational attainments of Mr. Lau Chu Pak, Mr. Tam Tze Kong, Mr. Leung Pui Chi, and others should have been so weak-minded as to kneel down and kowtow thrice, three times in succession, before the effigy of Confucius (a…

20
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-01
Summary:

The Chinese had a big celebration for the Confucius' birthday yesterday. Tai Ping Theatre at West Point was specially decorated for the occasion.