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: 1903-06-05
Summary:

A letter was read at the meeting of the Sanitary Board yesterday from the Colonial Secretary relative to the closing of Chinese Theatres. The letter stated that His Excellency hoped that on further consideration the Board would agree that in time of epidemic it was not well, if it could be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-24
Summary:

Chan Iu, a hawker, was charged at the Police Court yesterday morning with (1) hawking theatre ticket without a hawker's license, and (2) causing an obstruction at West Point on 22nd inst., by hawking tickets on the footpath. Chan Iu was fined $5 on the first charge, and $20 on the second.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-08-12
Summary:

A case related to Ko Shing Theatre: Luk Ki Kwong, a witness, said that Tang Fuk Cho was introduced to him as a partner of the Ko Shing Theatre, but later in the cross examination, Luk admitted to Mr. Pollock that the defendant did not admit that he himself was a partner.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-09
Summary:

No 262 of 1905: Re Chan Yip Shi (plaintiff) and the Wing Kee firm (defendant). This was a trial of the issue as to whether Lau Siu Cheun was a partner in the defendant firm. Hong Chun Iu mentioned that he was formerly manager of the Wing Kee firm. The Wing Kee carried on the business of lessees…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-13
Summary:

Monday, February 12 – No 262 of 1905: Re Chan Yip Shi (plaintiff) and the Wing Kee firm (defendant). This was a trial of the issue as to whether Lau Siu Cheun was a partner in the defendant firm. The case continued in detail.

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Headline: Supreme Court
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-03-16
Summary:

An appeal was heard on the issue of Lau Siu Cheun's partnership relation in the case of Chan Up Shi versus the Wing Kee firm (Ko Shing Theatre).

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Headline: Supreme Court
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-03-22
Summary:

Original action No. 262 of 1905 Chan Ip Shi v. the Wing Kee firm (Ko Shing Theatre) in the matter of the issue between Chan Ip Shi and Lau Shiu Cheun. It is noted that the Wing Kee firm had been carrying on the Ko Shing Theatre for a number of years.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-03
Summary:

Shameen, Canton, December 2 – About 7 o'clock last night a terrible accident occurred in the city. It appears that a marriage feast was being celebrated in the Choi Chan restaurant near the Koki Cinematograph show. There was a great gathering of relatives and friends, and the feast was at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-08
Summary:

The Governor, Sir Frederick Lugard, has graciously promised to open the Flood Relief Bazaar. The committee begged to acknowledge with thanks the gifts and donations. Mr. Chan Mong Loong, in particular, offered his cinematograph for 7 days free of charge, but on account of lack of accommodation…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-12
Summary:

Macao has not been backward in contributing its mite towards helping the sick and wounded. On Tuesday night, the proprietors of the 'Animatografo Macau,' Messrs. Chan and Silva, gave a benefit picture show on behalf of 'the heroes of the Allied forces now fighting in Europe for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-01
Summary:

Gervacio Alquers and Julio Santes, the two Filipinos were charged with assaulting Chan Wa, proprietor of the Tai Yat cinematograph theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-29
Summary:

Mr. Chan Kang Yu who has during the past two or three years organised theatrical performances, in the aid of Kwong Wa Hospital, recently provided another performance at Taiping Theatre for a few days and he made up some amount and sent to Secretary for Chinese Affairs to be handed over to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-03-14
Summary:

The American-Consul in Shameen who recently received a number of war cinematograph films from the United States has handed same to Mr. Chan Lim-pak, President of the Food Relief Association and requested him to have them shown in Canton in aid of the Food Relief Fund.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-09
Summary:

In his lecture to the Church of England Men's Society last night Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K. C., among other interesting matters referred to the censorship of cinema films. He said: "I come now to the question of cinemas, and all I need ay on that subject is that the question of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-10
Summary:

Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock described his interesting talk to the members of the Church of England Men's Society. His remarks about the censorship of cinema films were reported in yesterday's issue.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-10
Summary:

The list of Hongkong's requirements at the present time and in the immediate future is a truly appalling one. It is suggested by Mr. Pollock that 'Censorship of Cinemas' is needed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-12
Summary:

The Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K. C., President of St. George's Society, informs us that it has been decided by the Committee of St. George's Society to cancel the original programme. There will now be no entertainment at the theatre or ball at the City Hall.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre: The Victoria Theatre was hired for the afternoon and evening by the Society, who entertained there a large number of men from the services. The programme was partly concert and partly pictures. An American Gazette, the amusing 'Kidder and Ko' and 'Two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-01
Summary:

The question of a Film Censor was brought to the forefront by the Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K.C., in a recent address on the needs of the Colony. Mr. Pollock stated that the need for a Film Censor was urgent. But in point of fact, we have had a Film Censor in Hong Kong for many years past. At…

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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…