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: 1904-06-24
Summary:

Tomorrow night the Metropole hotel will be opened with a high-class vaudeville performance. Among the artistes who are billed to appear, are Tom Morcomb, Comedian and mimic; Walter King, Baritone; Miss Gertie Maisie, refined serio-comic; Authur Jones, Comedian and character impersonator; James…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-15
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-16 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers tonight including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-06
Summary:

A Woman's Madness: A woman rushed on to the course during the Derby, and seized the bridle of the King's horse. Herbert Jones is so injured that he has to be removed on a stretcher. The woman is reported to be dead. Two cinematograph operators secured pictures of Davison's rush.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-14
Summary:

Something entirely different' is being advertised for tonight's show by the Melbourne Company at the Victoria, and judging from excerpts extracted for 'Suzanne,' it should be a musical treat. Wagner, Tschaikowsky, Sullivan, Mendelssohn, Chas. Aucliffe [sic], Sidney Jones, etc…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-14
Summary:

The Melbourne Company will stage a miniature musical comedy called 'Suzanne,' members included Tosti, Stephen Adams, Edwin Green, Arthur Sullivan, Tschaikowsky, Sidney Jones, Lionel Monckton, Wagner and Miss Ada Edney with Mr Tom Melbourne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-15 - 1916-08-17
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Secret of Monte Carlo' in 3 parts, a highly interesting and exciting story written about this well-known resort; 'The Passing of Diana' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; 'The Cowboy Samaritan' (drama); 'The Wager' (drama); 'Tilly and the Football…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-15 - 1916-08-17
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Secret of Monte Carlo', 'The Passing of Diana' by Vitagraph, 'The Cowboy Samaritan', 'The Wager', 'Tilly and the Football Match' and 'The Awakening of Jones'

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-15 - 1916-08-17
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) 'The Secret of Monte Carlo' in 3 parts tonight. 'The Passing of Diana' in 2 parts by Vitagraph. Drama including 'The Cowboy Samaritan' and 'The Wager.' Comedies including 'Tilly and the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-13
Summary:

It was evident from the packed condition of the Victoria Theatre last night that local people are prepared to open their purses for no worthy an object as the 'Our Day' Fund. Everybody was there, including H. E. the Governor, Lady and the Misses May and H. E. Major General Ventris and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-04 - 1917-10-05
Summary:

On Oct 5, Pathe's great photoplay 'The Closing Net' in 4 parts; interesting: Pathe's British, American & French Gazettes; comics: Triangle Keystone in 2 parts, 'Bucking Society.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-05
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'The Closing Net', Pathe's British, French and American Gazettes, Triangle Keystone's 'Bucking Society' (comic)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-06 - 1917-10-06
Summary:

Screening of a Gold Rooster Play 'The Closing Net', British and American Gazettes; Coming film: 'Bucking Society' (Triangle Keystone)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-06 - 1917-10-06
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of Pathe's 'The Closing Net', Pathe's British, French and American Gazettes, Triangle Keystone's 'Bucking Society' (comic)

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-05 - 1917-12-07
Summary:

Screening of 'Barcelona and its Mysteries' (6th episode) and 'Bucking Society' (Triangle Keystone); Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost' featuring Eddie Polo

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

Screening of 'The Hungry Heart' and 'Fatty' was very amusing. 'What Happened to Jones?' will be screened tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

Tonight the 'Hungry Heart' will be screened for the last time in Hongkong Theatre. Tomorrow a beautiful film 'What Happened to Jones' in 5 parts will be screened. On Saturday next, another beautiful Lasky-Paramount picture 'Lost and Won' will be shown. This film is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-13 - 1919-05-16
Summary:

May 14, 15, 16, feature in 5 parts, 'What Happened to Jones?' Also Gazette and Comics. Saturday 17th, see Marie Doro in 'Lost and Won' (Paramount 5 parts). Booking at the Theatre.