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: 1897-04-27 - 1897-04-27
Summary:

Professor Maurice Charvet has decided to postpone his opening exhibition for one day. 'The Cinematograph' will be exhibited at St. Andrew's Hall (City Hall) tomorrow. It's the greatest marvel of the age. Admission: $1, children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-28 - 1897-05-05
Summary:

Today! 'The Cinematograph' will be exhibited, under the personal supervision of Professor Maurice Charvet, 5 sections a day. Admission: $1, children half-price.

3
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27 - 1897-04-27
Summary:

The delicate and intricate mechanical arrangements combined with the elaborate and most modern of electrical appliances of the machine require such perfect adjustment and manipulation that Professor Maurice Charvet has decided to postpone his opening exhibition for one day.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-28 - 1897-04-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph is the greatest marvel of the age. It will be exhibited under the personal supervision of Professor Maurice Charvet five sessions a day and each for an hour.

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1899-12-23 - 1899-12-28
Summary:

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, December 26th, 28th & 30th commencing at 9 p.m. Xylophone & Kinematograph Entertainment.

6
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-10-27 - 1900-10-30
Summary:

Grand opening night on Tuesday, the 30th October. Grand exhibitions of animated pictures of the Transvaal War, the Boer Battery Captured by British.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1899-12-23 - 1899-12-30
Summary:

Commencing at 9 p.m. on the 26th, 28th & 30th, Xylophone & Kinematograph Entertainment. Mme. Meranda and Little Lilly in their clever Xylophone and Zither and Comic Violin Entertainments.

8
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27
Summary:

Last night, Professor Charver gave a luminary exhibition of the latest invention in phantasmagoria in St. Andrew's Hall to a select party of press representatives and other gentlemen. There is a description of the screening of Cinematograph: a long strip of photographic film is wound from…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph continues to draw large attendances daily and nightly at St. Andrew's Hall. Mr. W. Muskett's lucid and interesting 'lecture' enhanced the pleasure of young people. Professor Charvet will shortly introduce an entirely new set of pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-10-30
Summary:

The opening of a Cinematograph Exhibition to be held in the St. Andrew's Hall will take place tonight. Pictures representing the Transvaal war will be put before the spectators.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-09
Summary:

Mr. J. B. Suttor is to lecture in the St. Andrew's Hall, City Hall, this afternoon before the Odd Volumes Society. The lecture, which will be illustrated by cinematograph pictures, is on Australian life, and H. E. the Governor will preside.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-10
Summary:

In St. Andrew's Hall, Mr. J. B. Suttor, the Commercial Commissioner in the East for New South Wales, delivered a lecture on Australia, in the course of which reference was made to statistics of the commercial, industrial and material progress of Australia, its climate conditions and…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-25
Summary:

Improvements are being carried out, under the supervision of Messrs. Palmer and Turner, in the City Hall and the Theatre Royal. St. George's Hall, the St. Andrew's Hall and the small rooms are having new floors for dancing. The building is also being redecorated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

Yesterday Leopold Premyslavs, the violinist and Eugenie Premyslavs the cellist, his wife, returned to the Colony in the s.s. Empress of Russia. They are, with the assistance of Mr. Harry Ore, to give a concert in St. Andrew's Hall on Saturday night and another, at the Star Theatre, on the…