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: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Introducing two excellent attractions: The Wheelers, group of trick riders and Dante, a conjurer, from the performance of The Gaiety Stars Entertainment Company, which opened a short season in the Theatre Royal. Other than that, the rest of the performers include: singing and dancing by Mr Eric…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Headline: The Gaiety Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal last evening the Gaiety Stars Theatrical Company gave their first change of programme and it proved to be such as to meet with the approval of the audience. A review on the Wheelers, Dante, Mr. Eric Howell and new set of biograph pictures had been provided.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of Alice memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospitals, including $23 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-09-15
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and affiliated Hospitals acknowledges with thanks donations of $25 from Chung Hing Theatre, and $19.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Headline: Alice Hospital
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-20
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the hospitals, including $25 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-05-16
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospital, including $25 from Chung Hing Theatre and $12.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks to Ko Shing Theatre, Tai Ping Theatre and Chung Hing Theatre for the donating $25 each to the funds of the hospitals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-03-25
Summary:

Arising out of the cases now before the Summary Court, in which the defendant is Alex Almazoff, of the Salon-Cinema, who is sued by about half a dozen tradesmen for goods, etc., supplied to the new theatre, and in which Mr. Howell has been appointed the receiver for the money taken at the door…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-08 - 1913-02-11
Summary:

All new pictures: 'The Demon Walts,' 'A Nocturne,' 'Wiffles in a New Profession,' 'La Granja' (Scenic), 'Miss Alice,' 'A Modern Girl' and the world's latest News; performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-08 - 1913-02-11
Summary:

Pictures screenings including 'The Demon Waltz A Nocturne', 'Wiffles in A New Profession', 'La Granja (Scenic) Miss Alice' and 'A Modern Girl', also The World's Latest News; Singing performances by Cecile Stephano and Dolly Swift; 7:15 pm pictures…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-08 - 1913-02-11
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. All new pictures including 'The Demon Waltz,' 'A Nocturne,' 'Wiffles in a New Profession' [sic], 'La Granja,' 'Miss Alice' and 'A Modern Girl.' Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-07 - 1917-07-09
Summary:

Performance by Mr. Joseph Blascheck with support by Miss Alice Austin; Screening of 'Who's Guilty' (final stories), Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War and Lonesome Luke; Coming film: 'The Shielding Shadow'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-08
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals beg to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the Hospitals: $75 from Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-09
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks several donations, including $85 from the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-06 - 1918-07-06
Summary:

Sunday 7th and Monday 8th July at 9.15 p.m., Miss Bertie Howell and J. W. Allison present The Ginks, a talented combination of English and American variety artists.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-14
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks the donations to the funds of the Hospital, including $50 from Kau U Fong Theatre and $75 from Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-24
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks the donations to the funds of the Hospital, including $50 from Kau U Fong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-20
Summary:

A delightful film 'The Girl from Bohemia' is now being shown at the Coronet. It is finely-acted photo-play with Mrs. Irene Castle in the role as Alice Paige. Film synopsis included.