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: 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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-12
Summary:

Shameen, November 10 – The concert at the close of the King's Birthday celebration was a huge success, 400 seats were provided and latecomers had to stand. It was a happy idea to have the cinematograph and the band of the 13th Rajputs. Miss H. Thorne was demanded to have an encore for each…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-05 - 1909-05-06
Summary:

The celebrated comedy duo. Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. In a grand change of programme. The act entitled 'Paragraphs.' Special Announcement: on Friday evening, May 7th, special performance of Mr Steve Adson and Miss Jessie Thorne will be arranged. Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, 8th,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-08 - 1909-05-08
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! The celebrated artistes Steve Adson and Thorne Jessie. Miss Hilda, serpentine dancer. New sensational film: 'Captain Dreyfus' with eighteen scenes. Sunday matinee at 4 p.m. Debut of the celebrated tenor, Signor Torras.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-10 - 1909-05-10
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! Debut of the celebrated tenor, Signor Torras. Opera selections and English songs. New sensational film: 'Captain Dreyfus' with eighteen scenes. Miss Hilda, serpentine dancer.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-11 - 1909-05-11
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! The celebrated tenor, Signor Torras. Opera selections and English songs. New sensational film: 'Captain Dreyfus' with eighteen scenes. Miss Hilda, serpentine dancer. Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Farewell performance of the celebrated artistes, Adson and Thorne. Special…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-07-02
Summary:

Mr. Louis Calvert has been chosen as the first producer to the long-heralded Millionaire's Theatre in New York. In a long interview with Daily Chronicle, Mr. Calvert has talked about his future theatrical productions.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-14
Summary:

London, March 13 – Marcellus Raymond Morand, the actor, has obtained a divorce from his wife with £5,500 damages against the co-respondent, Captain James Archibald Morrison, ex-M.P.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-19 - 1913-04-22
Summary:

Films screenings: 'Captain Kate' (American Bioscope sensational drama), 'A Diplomatic Lover' (Comic), 'At the Front-by Price' (Comic), 'Two Little Scape-Graces' (Comic) and 'Love Laughs at Locksmiths' (Comic); Also screening of News of the World…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-19 - 1913-04-22
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. A stirring American (AB) sensational drama, 'Captain Kate.' Other displays including 'A Diplomatic Lover' (comic), 'At the Front' (by Prince), 'Two Little Scape Graces' and 'Love Laughs at Locksmiths.' Pathe gazette…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-19 - 1913-04-22
Summary:

Captain Kate,' stirring American (A B), sensational drama; 'A Diplomatic Lover' (comic); 'At the Front' by Prince; 'Two Little Scapegraces'; 'Love Laughs at Locksmiths'; News of the World (Pathe Gazette); performances by Violet Bonetta; matinees…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-13
Summary:

The famous motion picture of the Carnegie Museum Alaska-Siberia expedition will be exhibited on Wednesday at the Bijou Theatre. This set of films was secured by Captain F. E. Kleinschmidt, and offered a sensational presentment of wildlife animals. The film is 6,000 ft. long, over 30 slides, and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-27
Summary:

Special pictures of the Hong Kong Races were screened at the premises of the Variety Film Exchange Company, Kowloon, yesterday afternoon, for a Government House party. Lady May, the Misses May, Captain Connolly, Mr. T.F. Hough and other ladies and gentlemen were present. Other films were…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-17
Summary:

The pictures of the Antartic of Captain Scott will be given at the Theatre Royal. The picture starts with Capt Scott bidding last farewell and ended with the last scene revealing their camping place. An interesting incident in the showing of the pictures in Shanghai was that Surgeon Atkinson and…

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Headline: Theatre Royal
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-17 - 1914-04-22
Summary:

The Antarctic,' a thrilling tale of human sacrifice and endurance, actual motion picture diary for a short season only from Apr 20 to 25, wonder of wonders, the actual motion picture, record of Captain Scott's thrilling adventures at the South Pole, astonishing scientific revelations,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-18
Summary:

Hong Kong is to see the remarkable Antarctic motion pictures of Captain Scott's South Polar Expedition, which were taken by Lt. Herbert G. Ponting F.R.G.S. The exhibition will take place at the Theatre Royal, opening on Monday next. The series is heralded as 'The Undying Story of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-21
Summary:

The Undying Story of Captain Scott and Animal Life in the Antartica' is a production from actual life. It reveals the Antartic and the lives of Captain Scott who sacrificed their lives. Although there were a few empty seats at the openings, the disappoinment faded soon enough.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-22
Summary:

Considering the excellence of the pictures unfolding the undying story of Captain Scott, at the Theatre Royal, there was but a poor attendance last night. The educational value of the pictures cannot be overrated and no European, particularly those of British nationality, should miss seeing the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-23
Summary:

The Scott Expedition pictures are marvellous, but they are not being better supported in Hong Kong because the pictures are not allowed to speak for themselves and the lecturer is annoying.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-23
Summary:

There was again only a moderate attendance at the Theatre Royal last night when the Scott Expedition pictures were shown. The picture was recorded by Mr. Herbert G. Ponting on Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the Antarctic.