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: 1900-11-28
Summary:

Biograph theatres on board Transatlantic liners is the latest idea of the up-to-date steamship companies. It is stated that one of the enterprising companies proposes to fit out a room on board each of its ships, and that moving pictures will be shown nightly during the voyage across the ocean.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-03
Summary:

Barnes' Entertainers and Biograph Company are advertised to open for a season in Hongkong on Thursday next. We believe the company is a highly talented one, including Madame Freed, who has already been heard in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-03 - 1902-05-03
Summary:

The Company will open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Watch future advertisements. Harry Gray is the Business Manager.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Company have arrived by the S.S. 'Rosetta Maru' and will positively open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Performances by Miss Rosa Barners, Harry Gray, Malvena Moore, John R. Reynolds, Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Tom Queen, Marie Barton and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-07
Summary:

Among the many attractions which will be presented by Barnes' 20th Century Entertainers, who commerce a two-weeks' season in the Theatre Royal, will be a theatrograph. The theatrograph possessed by the Barnes' Company is a huge one. The record cylinders are as big as a silk hat,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Twentieth Century Entertainers and Biograph Company open at the theatre this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-09
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers gave a very successful performance at the City Hall last evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-09 - 1902-05-09
Summary:

Enthusiastic reception of beautiful illustrated songs, the Biograph, the Theatrophone and 12 star artists. Harry Gray is the Business Manager. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-09 - 1902-05-09
Summary:

Enthusiastic reception of The Biograph, The Theatrephone and beautiful illustrated songs with 12 star artists. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Gray is the Business Manager.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The same capital programme was presented last night, at the Theatre Royal, by Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers. A change of fare is to be provided tonight, which, no doubt, will meet with the marked appreciation that has characterised the first two performances of the Company in this…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-10 - 1902-05-10
Summary:

First grand change of programme with 12 star artists. Harry Gray is the Business Manager. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12
Summary:

Barnes' Twentieth Century Entertainers are as smart a variety combination as has visited Hongkong, and that their work is being appreciated is testified by the fact that the number of their patrons has increased nightly since they opened. Harry Gray, as a comedian, has few equals. The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-12 - 1902-05-13
Summary:

Entire change of programme. No repetitions. Dollar Tickets may be had of the colour-sergeants at the Barracks. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-12 - 1902-05-13
Summary:

Entire change of programme. No Repetitions. Dollar Tickets may be had of the colour sergeants, at the Barracks. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Gray is the Business Manager.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-14 - 1902-05-15
Summary:

Owing to the unsettled state of the weather, the Theatre will be closed and will re-open on Friday evening, on which occasion there will be a Grand Military Night. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-16
Summary:

The Twentieth Century Entertainers reopen at the City Hall this evening when many new and interesting features will be presented. Moving pictures of the whole of the Dreyfus case will be exhibited and an exceptionally large house is expected.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-16 - 1902-05-17
Summary:

See the Biograph: Presenting the moving pictures of the Dreyfus Trial, scenes included: The Court-martial at Rennes, The Deposition of General Mercier, The Fight between the Journalists, Dreyfus in Irons at Devil's Island, Suicide of Colonel Henry, The Attempt Against Maitre Laborie,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-16 - 1902-05-17
Summary:

Grand Military Night; See the Biograph, presenting the moving pictures of the Dreyfus Trial, including the scenes introduction. Saturday night, last grand farewell performance. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.