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: 1914-11-23
Summary:

Cines Company's 'How Heroes are Made' which tells the story of a drummer boy under Napoleon was shown at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-08-27 - 1920-08-31
Summary:

For four nights only, presenting 'Christus' The story of the World's Redeemer. August 28 remarks: Produced by the Cines company of Rome.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-06-16 - 1914-06-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, another mighty 'Cines Company' triumph, 'Between Men and Beasts,' a thrilling novel of adventures in 5,000 feet; the society film dance 'The Tango' will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-24 - 1914-02-26
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Marconi Operator' (in 2 parts); Coming film: 'Antony and Cleopatra' by The Cines Co.

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Headline: Star Cine
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-01 - 1909-06-01
Summary:

Performance by Baby Daughtry. Matinee on Saturday 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-24 - 1914-02-27
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, change of programme headed by the magnificent drama 'The Marconi Operator' in two parts; performance by 'The Two Colliers'; don't fail to see the celebrated picture 'Antony & Cleopatra,' a little sister to 'Quo Vadis,' in sheer…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-06-24
Summary:

Into the remotest villages of Great Britain, vivid glimpses of the war are to be brought by a fleet of 'Cine-motor-cars,' which the Ministry of Information recently dispatched from London. Lord Beaverbrook, the Minister of Information, inspected the fleet on the Victoria Embankment…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-04
Summary:

The Chief Justice heard in the Supreme Court yesterday a petition from the Sun Company Ltd., of Hongkong to extend the objects of the Company as set out in the memorandum of association. The action can be referenced with previous cases and his Lordship granted the application. Mr Potter…

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-03
Summary:

The Rossiter Company who return from Canton today has been engaged for three more nights at the Star Theatre, commencing this evening. The reappearance of this versatile company will no doubt be rewarded by the same measure of success as they have won the last time. There will be a change of…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'A Day at the Races' last night at the Victoria Theatre. Mr. Carlton Chase, Miss Eugenie Le. Blane, Miss Gertrude Sinclair [sic], Mr. Harry Burgess and Messrs. Vack and Le Blane all did well in their parts. Tonight, the company will present '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company again staged 'The Speculators' (at Victoria Theatre). Tonight, a double bill is promised – 'The Bullfighters' and 'Three of a Kind.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-23
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged 'The Speculators' at Victoria Theatre. Messrs. Le Blane, F. Vack, and C. Chase, Mr. Reach and Miss Gertrude St. Clair did well in their parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Many people were turned away from the Star Theatre when the Madeline Rossiter Company opened last night with 'Swish,' an entirely new production which gave the members of the company full scope for the display of their versatility. Don Gemmel whose dancing was also much appreciated.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

Screening of 'Black Box Mystery', Comics: 'Wiffles and the Tell Tale Screen', 'Wilful Peggy', 'Dad's Boy', 'Emder of Nets' and 'Flowers under the Cines Magic Wand'; Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-05-11
Summary:

The management of the Star Theatre has engaged for a short season the Lee White Company. The opening show was last night when the Company successfully produced 'Bran Bie.' Lee White was as charming as she always is. Gus McNaughton, the comedian, all gave of their best and contributed…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-06 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Black Box Mystery', Comics: 'Wiffles and the Tell Tale Screen', 'Wilful Peggy', 'Dad's Boy', 'Emder of Nets' and 'Flowers under the Cines Magic Wand'; Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-04-24
Summary:

Commencing tomorrow, Saturday, at 8.30 p.m., the American Bioscope Company open for a short season in Hong Kong, at No. 5, Des Voeux Road. The programme includes Ventriloquism, Songs, Musical, Comedies, Bioscope and Phonograph Exhibitions. The prices of admission are 30 cents, 60 cents, and $1…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company staged two short musical comedies at the Victoria Theatre last night. Messrs Le Blane, Vack, Burgess, Miss Gertrude St. Clair, Miss Teddy Martin and Miss Eugenie Le Blane did well in their parts. The songs and choruses were as good as ever.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-21
Summary:

London, Jul 19 – The jubilee of the incorporation of the Eastern and Associated Telegraph Companies will be celebrated in the Botanic Society's Gardens on July 24th. The artistes include Karsauina, the cellist; Suggia and Margaret, Morris dancers. There will be an open-air cinematograph…