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: 1912-08-15
Summary:

In the Summary Court, Tam Ho sued the Pathe Phono Cinema Chine to recover the sum of $152.20 being the amount paid by the plaintiff to the defendant for the purchase of three cinematograph films, which the defendant guaranteed and warranted to be in good order and condition, but which were in a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-06-22
Summary:

An interesting case which concerned the fate of the Tsung Hing theatre came before the Puisne Judge in Summary Court, when a motion to set aside an injunction granted on an exparte application was asked for. The plaintiff in the original case was Ho Chiu Lam, alias Ho Yiu Tong, and the defendant…

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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…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-07
Summary:

Money transactions arranged by the parties in the Star Theatre were the subject of an action in the Summary Court yesterday before Mr. Justice Compertz when Leung Kam-yiu of the Hongkong Amusements Limited, sued to Lo Kam-yuen a clerk in the employ of the Asia Trading Company, for $200, the…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-06
Summary:

In the Summary Court yesterday, H. W. Ray, proprietor of The Coronet Theatre, sued the Bon Ton dressmaking firm for $100 damages to property. In March or February, Mr. Ray arranged with the landlords to take the basement, the underneath portion of the theatre, which was at that time occupied by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-24
Summary:

At the Summary Court yesterday, there came up for hearing the suit brought by Mr. H. W. Ray, proprietor of the Coronet Theatre, against A. Raquizi, for the recovery of $150, being damages suffered by reason of the defendant terminating his appointment as a musician to the plaintiff on August 1st…