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: 1902-11-19
Summary:

A fire has totally destroyed the theatre at Port Arthur, says the Shanghai Times. It was the only place of entertainment for the foreign community, and had a seating capacity for about 1,000 persons.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented grand opening of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph and Jas.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented grand opening of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph and Jas.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24 - 1904-06-24
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening of popular weekly entertainments tomorrow by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-25 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-27
Summary:

The promoters of the Variety Entertainment at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night have no reason to complain of the attendance. There is a detailed description of the performers including McCormick, Arthur James, Walter Keene, Tom Morcomb, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie. Noted that the American…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-02
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-20
Summary:

Referring to the absence of any attempt on the part of the people to celebrate the conclusion of peace, the 'Japan Herald' mentions that it is reported in a gentleman representing the well-known Bioscope Company of London, who succeeded in taking a number of films at Port Arthur. Those…

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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: 1906-01-22
Summary:

For the preparation of Prince Arthur of Connaught's visit, a Chinese banquet is to be given at enormous expense in the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-31
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – One citizen wrote to suggest the change of venue of the Chinese dinner in the Ko Shing Theatre, in the arrival of Prince Arthur Connaught. The writer suggests this decision is not suitable and suggest Supreme Court buildings and Post Office; the Harbour Master'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-05-14
Summary:

A very interesting series of entertainments is to be given at City Hall on the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The proceeds are to be in aid of the Okayama Orphanage, Japan. Picture of the Russo-Japanese War will be shown, scenes including 'A Naval Engagement in the Japan Sea,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-26 - 1908-06-04
Summary:

Artists: Mrs Pastor, Messrs Cavajal, Arthur Harris, Geo. B. Ray. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-06-12 - 1908-06-15
Summary:

Artists: Mrs Pastor, Messrs Cavajal, Arthur Harris, Geo. B. Ray. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Tickets can also be obtained at the Robinson Piano Co. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Headline: Science Marvels
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-06
Summary:

Some of the latest achievements of scientific research were on view at Burlington House, the headquarters of the Royal Society, London. Prof. Arthur Gamage showed an extraordinary arrangement of electrical instruments; another interesting device is the adaptation of the cinematograph from…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-22
Summary:

At the Summary Court, Ah Fun claimed the sum of $120 from Arthur Dreyfuss. The defendant knew Mr. Almazoff, whose business was that of the Salon Cinema theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-06-26 - 1911-07-01
Summary:

Debut of the illusionist Mr. Arthur Balcombe for 3 nights only; the Eminent Soubrettes, the Two Colliers.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-06-27
Summary:

The magnificent new film just arrived from Paris showing the Races and accident to the two French Ministers, also the funeral procession of Minister Bertenux, who was killed, will be exhibited in the Victoria Theatre tonight. Mr. Arthur Balenombe will also give an exhibition of his latest…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-18
Summary:

Calgary, Alta., March 19 – Arthur J. Aylesworth, the theatre manager of the city, goes to the wilds of Alaska in order to find the subjects for the movies, an attempt to take the study of natural history a great step forward. A year will probably elapse before the party again reaches Calgary.…