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: 1897-04-27
Summary:

Last night, Professor Charver gave a luminary exhibition of the latest invention in phantasmagoria in St. Andrew's Hall to a select party of press representatives and other gentlemen. There is a description of the screening of Cinematograph: a long strip of photographic film is wound from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-21
Summary:

Messrs Johnson and Charvet repeated their exhibition of the Cinematograph at the Theatre Royal last night. The screened film includes 70 distinct photographs; The Spanish dance 'Bolero'; The Jubilee procession passing Green Park; the most comical and laughter provoking picture 'A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-07-22
Summary:

An entertainment of a refined and pleasing character is provided on the Praya, in the vicinity of Pedder's Wharf. Lumiere's improved cinematograph is a decided advance on the exhibitions. A new assortment of pictures is shown, and the grotesque results obtained by reversing some of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-07-27
Summary:

The Cinematographe Exhibition near Padder's Wharf on the Praya Reclamation is well worth a visit. There are views of the Jubilee proceedings in London, the passage of the Queen's carriage with an escort of Lifeguards, the Naval Brigade going through London, The Queensland troops at the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-21 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Fourth tour round the world of the world-famed Ada Delroy Company. The world's greatest dancer in her latest innovation 'She.' And the Bioscope will shown the latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also The White Mahatma's startling performance.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

First grand change of programme of Ada Delroy Company. And The White Mahatma in weird dream visions as a psychological bewilderment, a huge sensation caused with the London Bioscope. And an entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with the Transvaal War…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-28 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Change of programme. The Transvaal War and a series of other pictures all new to Hongkong in the London Bioscope, including 'The Late Derby.' 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race,' 'Final for the English Football Cup' and 'The White Mahatma.' Positively the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-10-27 - 1900-10-30
Summary:

Grand opening night on Tuesday, the 30th October. Grand exhibitions of animated pictures of the Transvaal War, the Boer Battery Captured by British.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-04 - 1902-01-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The great film, 'An Episode in the Life of Henry VIII.' Reappearance of Harris and Vernon. Extraordinary success of Miss Lynda Davies. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-08 - 1902-01-08
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The splendid ceremonial film, 'Delhi,' showing the great durbar in India. Last performances by Preston and Ricado.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-09 - 1902-01-10
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The splendid ceremonial film, 'Delhi,' showing the great durbar in India. Performances by Harris and Vernon. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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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: 1902-02-06 - 1902-02-08
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film, 'Thrown to the Lions.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-09 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' 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: 1902-02-13 - 1902-02-15
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film, 'The Tale of Two Cities,' by special request. Performance by Lyall Sisters. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-20 - 1902-02-22
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. May [sic] Linder's best pictures. Performance by Lyall Sisters. Dancers of 'The Brennons' are coming. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-23 - 1902-02-24
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. New films just arrived. Performance by Lyall Sisters last week. Debut of 'The Brennons' next week. The magnificent film, 'Captain Kote.' Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.