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: 1904-08-22
Summary:

The proprietors of the Metropole Theatre have entirely renovated the interior of the building and have supplied comfortable seats in place of the chairs lately used. New scenery has also been procured, and a number of new performers appeared on Saturday night including Miss Gertie Masie, Mr Jim…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-06-28
Summary:

The state of the new seats in the stalls of the Theatre Royal, which made of teak wood and look substantial enough were falling into pieces. The arm-rests and the side of the chairs were decayed, which prevented use.

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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: 1909-08-21 - 1909-08-21
Summary:

First appearance in the East of Melle Dory-Ta, the great illusionist Ilford and the Carletas, Acrobats

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-08-23 - 1909-08-23
Summary:

First appearance in the East of Melle Dory-Ta, the great illusionist Ilford and the Carletas, Acrobats

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-08-24 - 1909-08-25
Summary:

First appearance in the East of Melle Dory-Ta and the great illusionist Ilford

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-08-25
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph was re-opened last night when there was a good attendance. The feature of the entertainment is Miss Dory-Ta, whilst a good selection of animated pictures completed the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-08-28
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph, under the original management, provided a bright and pleasing entertainment in the Cinema Theatre, Zetland Street. Good artists have been engaged, including Miss Bessie Young and Miss Dory-ta, and the films were clear and interesting.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-10
Summary:

Alexandra Cinema-Theatre was providing a select programme this week. The two lady artistes engaged are Dori-Ta and Bessie Young. All the films shown were new and the pictures were thrown on the screen without a 'flicker.' The splendid system of ventilation guarantees the patrons a cool…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11
Summary:

A grand benefit performance to the Sister Philips was given at the Victoria Cinematograph last night and there was a good attendance. Madame Harrison also appeared in new songs and Miss Dory-ta appears as Miss B. Young.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-02 - 1909-11-02
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Farewell performance of the celebrated artiste, Miss Ruby Collins. Tomorrow, 3rd Nov., debut of the celebrated artiste Miss Doris McAuley. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-03 - 1909-11-03
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Debut of the celebrated artiste Miss Doris McAuley. Sisters Lee, new songs and dances. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-04 - 1909-11-06
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Success of the celebrated artiste Miss Doris McAuley. Sisters Lee, new songs and dances. New films! Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-08 - 1909-11-15
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Success of the celebrated artiste, Miss Doris McAuley. New films! Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-16 - 1909-11-16
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Success of the celebrated artiste Miss Doris McAuley. Miss Ruby Crystal will make debut tomorrow, 17th November. New films! Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-17 - 1909-11-17
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Debut of the celebrated artiste Miss Ruby Crystal. Grand success of Miss Doris McAuley. New films! Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-18 - 1909-11-24
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated artiste, Miss Ruby Crystal. Grand success of Miss Doris McAuley. New films! The celebrated artiste Miss Doris McAuley. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-25 - 1909-11-25
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated artiste Miss Ruby Crystal. Grand success of Miss Doris McAuley. Coming! The celebrated French comedian, Mr W. Lochrane. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-26 - 1909-12-11
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! Mr W. Lochrane, the comedian, will make debut. The celebrated artiste, Miss Ruby Crystal. Grand success of Miss Doris McAuley. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-11-29
Summary:

Mr. W. Cochrane, a Scottish comedian, is meeting with great success at the Victoria Cinematograph where his excentricities keep the audience in continual good humour. Miss Ruby Chrystal and Miss Doris McAuley also give numerous songs and dances.