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: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, recently the craze of West, including the Great 'Star' Picture 'The Death of Nelson.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-13 - 1902-01-13
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Searchlight,' the episode of Italo-turko War. Performances by Miss Lynda Davies. Debut of Harris and Vernon. A magnificent film, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' on Monday night. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-15 - 1902-01-15
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Tonight and tomorrow night. The handsome picture, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' in 40 rounds, with 4000 feet long. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-31 - 1902-01-31
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-01 - 1902-02-03
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala on Saturday night. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Headline: Edison's Latest
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-11
Summary:

The public will have an opportunity of seeing one of Edison's latest inventions in the City Hall. The principal feature of the entertainment will be the new 20th-century projectoscope, the latest development of the cinematograph and bioscope, and an immense improvement upon anything that…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-10-12
Summary:

Forthcoming entertainment of the 20th Century Projectoscopic Company has announced. A brilliant series of photographs scenes in London at Coronation time, the Passion Play as performed at Oberammergau, and realistic pictures of the battle of San Juan, and of President Roosevelt's Rough…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-19
Summary:

We are to have another exhibition of 'moving pictures' shortly. 'Smiling Metaner' writes us from Manila under date May 14, asking us to announce that he will be in Hongkong with the Britt-Nelson Fight pictures. In the meantime he expects to finish a very successful season in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07 - 1906-06-09
Summary:

Saturday and Monday, commencing 9pm; Soldiers and Sailors in uniform 50 cents

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07
Summary:

On Saturday night 182,000 moving pictures illustrative of the Britt-Nelson contest will be shown in the City Hall, under the supervision of the representative for the Far East of Mr. J. W. Coffroth. The fight of 18 rounds was the most exciting character. The entertainment will be given for 2…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-07 - 1906-06-11
Summary:

Britt & Nelson Fight Pictures at the Theatre Royal on Saturday and Monday; Price $2, $1, soldiers and sailors 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-09
Summary:

The cinematograph picture of the Britt-Nelson fight will be shown at the City Hall on tonight and Monday. The pictures are wonderfully clear and distinct and every action can be followed; the usual hazy dazzling effect created by most Cinemagraphs exhibited is entirely absent.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-11 - 1906-06-11
Summary:

Monday, commencing 9pm; Soldiers and Sailors in uniform 50 cents

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-11
Summary:

On Saturday evening there was a good attendance at the City Hall when the moving pictures of the Britt-Nelson fight were exhibited. The picture excited favourable comment, especially as to their clearness and brilliancy. Tonight is the final occasion on which they will be shown in the Colony.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-11
Summary:

The show of 'moving pictures' at the City Hall on Saturday night drew a fairly large and appreciative audience, and the leading 'actors' in the Britt Nelson night weight contest. The pictures are clear and steady, and certainly make up a unique performance which will attract…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-11 - 1908-02-19
Summary:

The Grand Naval Battle' or 'Manoeuvring of the British Fleet.' A 8000-feet magnificent film. New songs by the Great Fregolini and other artists. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-01
Summary:

The moving pictures of the famous Johnson-Burns fight which took place at Sydney, Australia, on December 26, have been brought to Manila by Sydney S. Cohan, one of the promoters of the fight, and will be seen in Hongkong at an early date. These pictures are the best that have ever been taken of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-20
Summary:

The event in December was the battle at Sydney Stadium between Bill Lang of Australia and Robert Fitzsimmons. Two sets of cinematograph pictures were taken. They will be exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne simultaneously, and should be well patronized by admirers of stoush; for if the pictures are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-01-07
Summary:

The Bijou is showing interesting pictures of the fight between Hyland and Battling Nelson, in which the latter won in the 23rd round.