A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-10 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

Every evening at 7:30 pm; Animated pictures and an infinite variety of subjects. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-08-03 - 1906-08-04
Summary:

World's master magician and Entire Company gave several performances

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-08-06 - 1906-08-09
Summary:

World's master magician and Entire Company gave several performances

4
Publication Date: 1917-03-01
Summary:

A dispute between contractors was heard by the Poisne Judge at the Summary Court this morning, the claim arising out of the erection of the open-air cinematograph theatre at Kowloon last summer. Two contractors of Yaumati and Kowloon were suing two other contractors for $597.50 being the balance…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-15
Summary:

The keeper of the Ko Shing Theatre was summoned before Mr. Lindsell today for closing up two exits at the premises during a performance. Mr. A. E. Wright, of the P.W.D., said that together with Mrs. Hickling, the M. O. H. he visited the theatre at about 12 o'clock on the 9th and found two…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-05
Summary:

In the Summary Court this morning, Mr. Justice J. R. Wood harden action brought by Mr. H. H. [sic] Ray, the proprietor of the Coronet Theatre, against Bon Ton, tailors, for the recovery of $100, being damaged done to the basement of the theatre by the employees of the defendants. Mr. Ray said…

7
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.

9
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.

10
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.

11
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.

12
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.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-07
Summary:

Continued performances at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-16
Summary:

In the Summary Court yesterday, Tam Ho, a contractor, claimed $152.5 from the Pathe Phono Cinema Chine, of 8 Wyndham Street, being the amount paid by the plaintiff to the defendants for the purchase of three films which the plaintiffs guaranteed or warranted to be in good order and condition,…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-01
Summary:

It is said that the subordinates of several of the leading firms of the Colony have given a patriotic lead by volunteering to subscribe 5% of their salaries per month for the Prince of Wales' Fund. The Chinese subscription list already amounts to over $45,000 and is steadily growing. On…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-05
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing theatre set apart the gross receipts of their performance to the Prince of Wales' Fund on Oct. 2 with a full house.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-07
Summary:

In the Summary Court, Mr. Justice Hazeland heard the claim by Ng Fai and another against Tsun Wan Kai, as partners in the late World Cinematograph Theatre, West Point, for the sum of $344. The defendant was asked to rent the premises, but instead of coming to that arrangement, he decided to…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-03
Summary:

The Tung Wa Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks donations to the Kwongtung Flood Relief Fund. Ko Shing Theatre ($22.65) is included in the acknowledgement.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-08-02
Summary:

In the Summary Court yesterday, before the Chief Justice Sir William Rees Davies, K.C., the Yuen Wo Hong of 31 Bonham Strand West, merchants, sued the Him Kee Firm of 3 Po Hing Fong, and Ho Him Chai, clerk in the Ko Shing Theatre, partner in the defendant firm, for $661.35, balance of the amount…

20
Headline: A Young Thief
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18
Summary:

A Chinese youth was charged with snatching a gold bangle from a little girl in the Ko Shing Theatre. The accused was ordered to receive ten strokes from the 'cat.'