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: 1905-05-31
Summary:

Another tramway accident occurred in Des Voeux Road West, near the Tai Ping Theatre, at 7 o'clock on Monday morning, as a result of which a coolie was removed from hospital having sustained some nasty bruise on the head and face. It is not quite certain at present whether the unfortunate…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-05
Summary:

H.E. Tuan Fang has sent in a memorial to the Throne with reference to the fatal explosion in the compound of his residence in the 18th ult. in connection with the trial of a cinematograph apparatus, asking for an adequate punishment to be meted out to him by Imperial command, because the…

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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: 1907-11-15 - 1907-11-18
Summary:

A series of living pictures were given; Proceeds after expenses have been paid will be devoted to the North-Eastern Hospital for Children in London, and to the fund for the Restoration of Winchester Cathedral. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-21
Summary:

Mr. A. C. Franklin, of the Government Civil Hospital, will give a lecture on 'Origin of rock, with local specimens' on Thursday, the 29th, at the Chinese Y.M.C.A. There will be a number of lantern slides.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-04
Summary:

The magnificent film depicting the memorial service procession in Shanghai is an honour of His late Majesty King Edward VII is at present being shown at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre and patrons would do well to pay an early visit to this popular hall of entertainment before the film is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-23
Summary:

No more fitting tribute of respect for the memory of the late King Edward VII could have been paid by the large audience than the silence – the impressive silence. The two magnificent films of the King's funeral were received at the Salon Cinematograph Theatre on Wednesday evening. Both are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-09-05
Summary:

The death took place at the Peak Hospital on Saturday of Mr. Fogliani, an Italian railway contractor. He was a couple of years ago engaged in the Canton-Hankow railway and intended starting a cinematograph theatre in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-01
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors of Victoria Theatre, have just concluded arrangements for the exhibition of the animated picture Gazette of Pathé Freres which will be quite a new thing in Hongkong. Gazette is an ordinary film showing the latest happenings from all over the world. A…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-02
Summary:

Last night splendid films were shown at the Victoria Theatre, the most notable being the unveiling of the Queen Victoria Memorial in London, the Naval Review at Spithead and the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Carnarvon. This picture show will be on for a few days only.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-25
Summary:

Via Durban, Sept. 22 – The nonconformist Minister, Rev. F. B. Meyer, having failed in his efforts to induce the promoter to abandon the Johnson-Wells fight or the reproduction of the fight by cinematograph films, owing to the promoter's demands for indemnification, has sent a memorial to Mr…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-11
Summary:

A Chinese female, suffering from injuries received by falling from a scaffolding at the Taiping theatre, was admitted into hospital on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-26 - 1912-12-27
Summary:

The Shepherdess (played by children); current events - Ulster Day in Belfast, Wallace Memorial at Paisley, Great Fire at New Jersey and The Follies in new songs and stunts; Madames Swift, Spencer, Rowley in all new turns; 7.15 pictures only.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-01 - 1913-01-03
Summary:

Screening of The World's News in Pictures including 'Launching of The World's Greatest Warship The 'Iron Duke' at Portsmouth', The Seulling Championship 'Barry versus Durman', Unveiling The Peace Memorial at Brighton 'To Edward, The Peacemaker',…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-03 - 1913-01-04
Summary:

The world's news in pictures: Portsmouth - launch of the 'Iron Duke,' the World's Greatest Warship; London - the Sculling Championship; Brighton - Unveiling the Memorial to Edward, the Peacemaker; Paris - Fashions, only three weeks old; a fur trimmed gown at Longhcamps Races…

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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.