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: 1921-01-17 - 1921-01-19
Summary:

Special and exclusive engagement of the world famed magicians, conjurers, Chefalo and Palermo from tonight (Monday) to Wednesday. With one and only matinee on Wednesday at 3; popular prices for all; book at theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-02 - 1921-05-02
Summary:

Commencing at 9 p.m., the Merry Wizard Company direct from the leading Vaudeville theatres of America, featuring Miss Mildred Sydney in mental telepathy 'She Reads Your Thoughts.' 'Abbott,' the unusual versatile entertainer.

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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.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-04-30
Summary:

At the New Theatre tonight, the 'Merry Wizard Company' is opening a short season, the entertainment they provide being composed of an excellently varied programme of ventriloquism, sleight-of-hand, mental telepathy, singing, etc. After a tour of the United States and a stay of ten…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-17
Summary:

At the Tai Ping Theatre, West Point, the Confucius Society held its annual celebration.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

A Chinese who stole a pair of shoes from the feet of another Chinese whilst the latter was asleep in the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Three youths were charged with assaulting a ticket collector in Tai Ping theatre and with disorderly behaviour. Inspector Macdonald said while the performance was in progress early on Sunday morning defendants, the men who had third-class tickets, went with five others to the first-class seats…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

Since the old Victoria Theatre was closed down owing to the expiration of the lease, the shortage of cinema houses in Hongkong has been felt, and the news that a new picture house is to be opened will be welcomed by the majority of cinema-goers. Some enterprising gentlemen have succeeded in…

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-21
Summary:

The New Victoria Cinema Theatre continues to draw packed houses every night. The theatre, which has been liberally patronized by Europeans since the demolition of the old Victoria, has excellent accommodation. Last night's programme, which is to be repeated tonight, comprised the seventh…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-12
Summary:

For throwing stones at an Indian constable in Taiping Theatre, during the performance on Saturday night, a Chinese was sent to jail for two months' hard labour.

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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…

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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…

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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…