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: 1905-09-26
Summary:

The Royal Biograph conducted by Mr F. Neuman who has a fine collection of pictures. The pictures shown included scenes in the Russo-Japanese war, land and seascapes, street scenes from Shanghai and India, and many other humorous and interesting character. The biograph was set in the tent which…

2
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-16 - 1905-09-25
Summary:

Two performances nightly from 7.15 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 9.15 p.m. to 11 p.m., starting from tonight. The programme includes 'Chinderella' [sic], 'The Eruption of Mount Pelle' and 'Destruction of St. Pierre, Martinique' for tonight and 'Passion Play' for…

3
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: 1902-05-08
Summary:

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

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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: 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30
Summary:

The second popular weekly entertainment at the Metropole Theatre, Metropole Hotel, takes place on Sat evening, commencing at 9 pm. Artists include Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Rickshas […

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-12 - 1905-09-15
Summary:

Two performances nightly from 7.15 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 9.15 p.m. to 11 p.m., starting from tonight. The programme includes 'The Spanish Bull Fight' and 'The Great Fire in London.' Change of programme every Saturday. Front Seats $1 and Back Seats 50 cents.

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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: 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: 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…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-08-19
Summary:

A pathetic representation of the Czar of all the Russians is shown on the biograph at the Palace Theatre. There was a detailed description of the picture.

14
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-19 - 1902-05-19
Summary:

Barnes' 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company, entire change of programme. Defecting scenes from the famous Dreyfus Trial. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-04-15
Summary:

The Viceroy of India entertained on the 17th ult., Tang Tachen, His Imperial Chinese Majesty's Commissioner and Plenipotentiary. After dinner there was a biograph performance arranged for by the Great Eastern Hotel Company.

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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: 1902-05-19 - 1902-05-19
Summary:

Barnes' 20th Century Entertainers and the Biograph: Depicting scenes from the famous Dreyfus Trial. Entire change of programme. Box plan at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Headline: The Gaiety Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal last evening the Gaiety Stars Theatrical Company gave their first change of programme and it proved to be such as to meet with the approval of the audience. A review on the Wheelers, Dante, Mr. Eric Howell and new set of biograph pictures had been provided.