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: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-23
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night, August 21st, at 9 p.m. and on Monday, Thursday and Saturday next. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Animatoscope will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal Tonight (Thursday), and Saturday, the 26th and 28th August, at 9 p.m. Complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door. Admission: Dress Circle $2 & $1; Stalls $2, $1 & 50 cents.

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair provided performance at Theatre Royal last night. Apart from her, other performers included Mr. Vanderlip, Mr. C.T. Robinson, Messrs. Tripodi and Sananara. Another feature of the performance was the display of views by the Edison 'Vitascope.' The views included waves…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Last night in Theatre Royal, the Elsie Adair Company gave an amusing entertainment before a large house. And a series of animated pictures were shown by means of Edison's Vitascope. It was an almost total absence of the flicker which has characterised all previous exhibitions of pictures of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-20 - 1898-01-31
Summary:

The wonderful animatoscope will be on exhibition for a short time in Hong Kong, at No. 5, Arsenal Street, Queen's Road East, commencing from the 23rd January, and so forth. The Animatoscope is the Latest Invention of the Wizard Edison, and produces Pictures Life-Size and True to Nature,…

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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-20 - 1902-06-02
Summary:

One Edison Kinetoscope [sic] (new) with Appurtenances complete. On View at the Office of The American Tobacco Co., 4 Queen's Road.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The 20th Century Projectoscope Company (Edison's Latest): The Coronation! The Coronation! The passion play is in 5 miles of film presenting the Coronation of King Edward in details. Price details included. Note the management wish to inform the public of Hongkong this machine is the latest…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The Coronation! The Passion Play as it is played in Oberammergau. The Coronation of King Edward in detail. 5 Miles of Film. All the latest Novelties of the Cinematographic spheres. Note: The management wish to inform the public of Hongkong that they have the pleasure of bringing the first of…

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Headline: Edison's Latest
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-11
Summary:

The public will have an opportunity of seeing one of Edison's latest inventions in the City Hall. The principal feature of the entertainment will be the new 20th-century projectoscope, the latest development of the cinematograph and bioscope, and an immense improvement upon anything that…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-04-28
Summary:

On Monday the 'Napoleon of the world's magicians' arrives in the Colony and will stay one week. This magician is from England and had made various performance before the Kings and presidents. His first part of the program is called 'creation and the second part will have a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-04-14 - 1908-04-22
Summary:

S7, Queen's Road Central. Continuous performances every day. Programme one hour. Admission at any time. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-04-15 - 1908-04-22
Summary:

Continuous Performance every day from 2 to 6, and 7 to 11 p.m. Programme one hour (admission at any time). Entire change of programme every week; Price details included.

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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-04 - 1908-07-07
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories for sale

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Headline: Geo. P. Lammert
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-07-04 - 1908-07-04
Summary:

For sale. One Edison moving picture machine with 7500 feet best French film (Pathe) and all accessories. On view at Geo. P. Lammert's Sales Rooms, Duddell Street.

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Headline: Geo. P. Lammert
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-07-06 - 1908-07-09
Summary:

Mr Geo. P. Lammert has received instructions to sell by public auction, on Friday, 20th July, 1908, at 12 o'clock. One Edison moving machine with 7500 feet best French film (Pathe) and all accessories.

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

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories selling by Public Auction

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-09 - 1908-07-09
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories selling by Public Auction tomorrow

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Headline: Public Auction
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-10 - 1908-07-10
Summary:

One Edison Moving Picture Machine with 7,500 feet best French Film (Pathe) and all accessories selling by Public Auction today