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: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal Tonight (Thursday), and Saturday, the 26th and 28th August, at 9 p.m. Complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door. Admission: Dress Circle $2 & $1; Stalls $2, $1 & 50 cents.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-06-19
Summary:

At the meeting of Sanitary Board yesterday afternoon the following letter was read from the Colonial Secretary, the Hon. F. H. May, was regard to the closing of Chinese theatres. The letter stated that persons attending the theatres would probably be less crowded together than if they remained…

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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: 1904-08-22
Summary:

The proprietors of the Metropole Theatre have entirely renovated the interior of the building and have supplied comfortable seats in place of the chairs lately used. New scenery has also been procured, and a number of new performers appeared on Saturday night including Miss Gertie Masie, Mr Jim…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-13
Summary:

We understand that the Reception Committee for the entertainment of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of Connaught, on his arrival in the Colony next month decided at their meeting yesterday to invite the public, both European and Chinese. H. R. H. dine with the Chinese Community in the Ko Shing Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-21
Summary:

A large audience, mostly Chinese, filled the Ko Shing Theatre on Saturday, when Mr. Stevenson had a number of special films on the bioscope. The entertainment was a great success, and the graceful dancing of Carmencella was highly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-10-23
Summary:

Mr. H. Hunter, the Hon. Treasurer acknowledges with thanks the following subscriptions for the Typhoon Relief Fund, including $150 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-06-10
Summary:

Mr. Fung Wa Chun lectured to a crowded meeting, and he talked about the opinion of the Chinese government. Mr. A. W. Brewin, and the following members of the Chinese Public District Dispensaries Committee were at the meeting.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-06-28
Summary:

The state of the new seats in the stalls of the Theatre Royal, which made of teak wood and look substantial enough were falling into pieces. The arm-rests and the side of the chairs were decayed, which prevented use.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-12-20
Summary:

On Saturday evening at the Chinese Y.M.C.A., Mr. Alfred H. Crook, of Queen's College, will give a lecture on 'The Babyhood of the Earth.' It will be illustrated by 50 pictures showing the phenomenon of the earth's formation.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-09 - 1908-03-12
Summary:

New films. Latest novelties. The London Horse Show, at which His Majesty King Edward and H. R. H. the Prince of Wales were present. Sisters and brothers. Engel. Song and dance. And other artists. Films and apparatus for sale. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-05-23
Summary:

Li Ming charged Chun Chi district watchman No. 32 with assault. Li Ming stated that he saw the defendant in the Chung Hing Theatre. The defendant pleaded not guilty. Mr. Wood ordered the defendant to pay a fine of $5 in default 14 days of hard labour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-06-30
Summary:

A party of 6 German scientists, who will join the steamer Peiho, arrived in Hong Kong yesterday. They will leave Hong Kong at the end of the week. From German files, we learn that this expedition is being sent out from the Hamburg Scientific Institution. Mr. H. Vogel, the famous artist and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-11
Summary:

Shameen, November 8 – Illuminations: At 9:30 in the evening another concert was given by the band, accompanied by a cinematograph entertainment, which was thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds of the Consulate were beautifully set off above the main gateway. A word of praise is due to Consul Fox for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-12
Summary:

Shameen, November 10 – The concert at the close of the King's Birthday celebration was a huge success, 400 seats were provided and latecomers had to stand. It was a happy idea to have the cinematograph and the band of the 13th Rajputs. Miss H. Thorne was demanded to have an encore for each…