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: 1917-05-05
Summary:

Mr Lew Marks, manager of Empire Theatre, applied for exemption on the ground that Mr M. E. Bandman had placed him entirely in charge of the Government tour of the official war films 'Britain Prepared,' 'The Battle of the Somme' and 'The Battle of the Ancre,' and…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-21 - 1920-09-21
Summary:

Tomorrow at 2.30 p.m., the Bandman Comedy Company on the screen by kind permission of Maurice E. Bandman, Leonard Stephens supported by Carl Lawson and Beryl Barraclough and other members of the Bandman Company will present the farcical comedy, 'Lumpy Wins the Calcutta Sweep.' Prices:…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-02
Summary:

The Globe Trotters Musical Company will shortly be appearing at the Star Theatre, Kowloon, in programmes of mirth, music, melody, and dances. The Company came out to India last year and have played in all leading theatres of Bandman's Eastern Circuit, Ltd., and Madan Theatres, Ltd. With…

5
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-21 - 1920-09-22
Summary:

Tomorrow at 2.30 p.m., extra special attraction, the Bandman Comedy Company on the screen, by kind permission of Maurice E. Bandman, Leonard Stephens supported by Carl Lawson and Beryl Barraclough and other members of the Bandman Company will present the farcical comedy, 'Lumpy Wins the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-16
Summary:

A variety entertainment programme takes place at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks, on Saturday evening.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-12
Summary:

The theatre tapped fresh resources regarding the production of their films. Films produced by the London Films Ltd. entitled 'Clancarty' and 'The Evil Genius.' will be appreciated. A further series illustrating life and work on Panamas Canal is also shown. The theatre will…

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-24
Summary:

The new Bandman Comedy Company may be expected here in the spring, with all the latest London successes. The plays to be brought out include: 'Romance,' 'General Poet,' 'London Pride,' 'Three Weeks,' 'Damaged Goods,' 'Daddy Longlegs,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-12 - 1917-05-12
Summary:

Maurice E. Bandman presents Mr. Chung Ling Soo and his all variety coy for 3 nights only

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-23 - 1920-09-23
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Emmy Wehlen in 'The Outsider' in 6 parts. Also ‘Snub' Pollard in 'Tough Luck' and Pathe's British Gazette. Today at 2.30 p.m., the Bandman Comedy Company on the screen, by kind permission of Maurice E. Bandman, Leonard Stephens…

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-18
Summary:

The Variety Film Exchange Company Incorporated has been purchased by the China Cinema Company, Ld., which Mr. K. L. O'Hoy is the secretary.

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-14 - 1917-05-14
Summary:

Tonight the last night, Maurice E. Bandman presents Mr. Chung Ling Soo and his all variety coy for 3 nights only

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-08-02
Summary:

The Grand Variety Entertainment to be given at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin is under the distinguished patronage of H.E. The Governor, as a powerful programme has been arranged, early booking is recommended. The booking is in charge of Moutrie & Co.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-18
Summary:

Mr. W. M. Barker of Singapore representing the Australasian Films Ltd., is staying in Hongkong to supply the 'Palisade' Cinema with world's pictures. 'The Port of Missing Men' with Arnold Daly in the leading role will be screened. This production is similar to '…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-06 - 1924-02-09
Summary:

Special engagement for a short season only, commencing tonight at 9.15, Bandman's Eastern Circuit Ltd. Introduce Dick Norton and The Globe Trotters in a cheery happy melange of potted plays. Pictures at 5.30 included 'Passion's Playground.' February 9 Remarks: Pictures at 5.…

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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…

17
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-17
Summary:

The announcement of a cinematograph show to be given on Saturday next at 9 p.m. in the rooms lately occupied by Messrs Weismann, Ltd., in Wyndham Street. Performances will be given every night and the programme changed once a week. The company running the business hail from Paris and have now…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-01-21
Summary:

The film 'How whisky is made' (taken by permission of Messrs. James Buchanan and Co., Ltd.) was featured at the Bijou Theatre and was forwarded to the local agents Messrs. Donnelly and Whyte. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-04 - 1924-02-08
Summary:

Commencing Friday 8th February at 9.15, Bandman's Eastern Circuit Ltd. Introduce Dick Norton and The Globe Trotters. Popular prices $3, $2 & $1. Booking at Moutrie's and the Theatre. February 8 Remarks: Pictures at 5.30, include 'Passion's Playground.' February 9…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-02-07
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host Mr. Aleo Ross, of Bandman's Eastern Circuit Ltd. and Mr. Ernest K. Kaai, who heads the combination of vocalists, dancers and instrumentalists. The band is earning great success in Macao, so Star Theatre provides the last opportunity to Kowloon and Hongkong…