A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1897-11-19 - 1897-11-20
Summary:

Elsie Adair performed and there were new animated pictures including Fifteen Views of Queen's Jubilee Procession. Noted that soldiers and sailors in uniform half-price to Back Seats only.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19 - 1897-11-20
Summary:

Performance by Elsie Adair, assisted by amateurs from the Warships, Regiments, and the Hongkong Amateurs. New Animated Pictures, including fifteen views of the Queen's Jubilee Procession.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair's entertainment continues in Theatre Royal. With additional performers Mrs. Jewell and Miss Lee Jarvis.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-20
Summary:

At the Theatre Royal tonight, Miss Elsie Adair, assisted by several Hongkong amateurs, will give another performance. And fifteen views of the Jubilee procession will be shown on the vitascope. Mrs Jewell, and Miss Lee Jarvis, the celebrated comic opera prima donna, is to contribute several…

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-22
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was fairly well filled on Saturday night by the performance from Elsie Adair, Mr. Vanderlip. Mrs. Jewel and Mr. C. T. Robinson. A number of new and old views were shown with the Vitascope and the graphic fidelity which some of them were animated was warmly applauded by the…

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-08-02
Summary:

A bumper house at the Victoria Theatre on Tuesday night gave the Collier Sisters an enthusiastic send-off on the occasion of a benefit performance in their honour. The Donnelly Troupe, Little Kitty and Mrs Elsie Donnelly also provide their performance. With a number of interesting films were…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-25
Summary:

The Fantastic Stars, who scored a great triumph at the Victoria Theatre, will commence a three nights' season at the Bijou Theatre. The monologist and comedienne, the gifted violinist and contralto will contribute new items. Performances by Hilda Felstead, Nellie Black, Elsie Black, Redhead…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Elsie Janis, come and see her tonight in 'Nearly a Lady.' Don't forget Mack Sennet's [sic] Bathing Girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' June 16 and 17 remarks: At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' Also Mack Sennett's bathing girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-17
Summary:

Magnetic Elsie Janis in her own delightful production, 'Nearly a Lady,' a novel combination of wild west and high society, of love and many kinds of sport. An idea picture for a summer's evening. And Mack Sennett's bathing girls supporting Charles Murray in 'A Bedroom…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Tonight at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' Also Mack Sennet's [sic] bathing girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14. June 16 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Nearly a Lady…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-06-23 - 1920-06-23
Summary:

Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' Bushman and Bayne in 'The Brass Check.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 15 and 16.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-23 - 1920-06-23
Summary:

The picture programme includes, Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady' and Mack Sennett's bathing girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' The Coronet orchestra will be in attendance. Refreshments of the best quality will be served at cost price: iced mineral waters, tea or coffee, ice…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-06-23 - 1920-06-23
Summary:

Today at 12.30, Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' At 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Bushman and Bayne in 'The Brass Check.' At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 15 and 16.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-08
Summary:

Miss Elsie Janis, the well-known American actress, has been robbed of her jewellery, valued at £ 10600, while staying at the Seelbach Hotel in Lousiville, Kentucky.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-11-06 - 1920-11-09
Summary:

Tonight, Elsie Ferguson in 'The Rise of Jennie Cushing' in 4 parts.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-06 - 1920-11-09
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Elsie Ferguson in 'The Rise of Jennie Cushing' in 6 parts.