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: 1917-05-14
Summary:

The management of the Po Hing Theatre has made arranged with Mr Chung Ling Soo and Company to appear at Kowloon for two nights. There will be two performances. Mr Soo opened at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-01-09
Summary:

Constable Ingham proceeded against the manager of the Chung Hing Theatre, at Po Hing Fong, for permitting people to stand in the gangways of the theatre. Fined $50.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-30
Summary:

Lo Chiu was fined $5 for selling theatre tickets near the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-13
Summary:

Cheng Kai and Un Kwan, coolies, were each fined $5 for fighting over a seat at the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-01-03
Summary:

An unemployed actor got fifteen days' hard labour for stealing from the Chung Hing Theatre, a jacket and a pair of shoes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-11-13
Summary:

For entering and stealing an umbrella from the servants' quarters of the Chung Hing Theatre, a Chinese was sentenced to three weeks' imprisonment and four hours' stocks.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-07-14
Summary:

The Chinese Amateur Dramatic Club, Lum Long Wan King, will give a series of performances at the Chung Hing Theatre, in aid of the funds of the Orphanage and Poor Schools to be established.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-02-18
Summary:

Tuesday, February 12 – Tang I, an unemployed pleaded guilty to stealing a long coat from the Chung Hing Theatre. He got three weeks and four hour stocks.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-07-13
Summary:

Sergeant Gordon bought eleven men before Mr. Hazeland charged with gambling at No. 369, Queen's Road West. The first and the second defendant was charged $50 and the rest $3 each. Another gambling raid was made by Inspector Smith in which he arrested 17 men in the Chung Hing Theatre at Po…

10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-09-15
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and affiliated Hospitals acknowledges with thanks donations of $25 from Chung Hing Theatre, and $19.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-18
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre tonight, at 7:15 and 9:15, Chung Ling Soo and variety Company will appear for the last time. Owing to the departure of the boat for Shanghai, the management regrets that there will be no matinee performance on Saturday. Full houses have been recorded at the Victoria…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-05-16
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospital, including $25 from Chung Hing Theatre and $12.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-05-23
Summary:

Li Ming charged Chun Chi district watchman No. 32 with assault. Li Ming stated that he saw the defendant in the Chung Hing Theatre. The defendant pleaded not guilty. Mr. Wood ordered the defendant to pay a fine of $5 in default 14 days of hard labour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-08-14
Summary:

Lance-Sergeant Willis said he had been in the Ko Shing and Chung Hing theatres continuously to the end of May for over two years. He had seen complainant in the Ko Shing Theatre, and knew him by the nickname of 'Tai Po.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of Alice memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospitals, including $23 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Headline: Alice Hospital
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-20
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the hospitals, including $25 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-02
Summary:

Four Chinese were charged at the Magistracy with demanding the sum of $39,000 from a Chinese actor named Sam Pak Tsoi. The story told by the prosecution was that six men approached the actor at the Chung Hing Theatre and demanded $39,000 (the amount of 6 years salary at the rate of $6,500 per…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks to Ko Shing Theatre, Tai Ping Theatre and Chung Hing Theatre for the donating $25 each to the funds of the hospitals.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-06-08
Summary:

The well-known actor Ling Yik, who lately performing at the Chung Hing Theatre, was sued in Supreme Court, by Kwong Koan Kwan, managing partner of the Wai Shing Tong Company, for $1,753.20, principal and interest alleged to be due under a promissory note.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-09
Summary:

In the Court of Summary Jurisdiction, Kwong Koon Kwan, trading as Wai Shing Tong, proceeded against Ling Yuk, an actor, of the Tsung Hing Theatre, on a claim for $1,753.20, being amount due as principal and interest under two promissory notes.