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: 1909-09-20 - 1909-09-30
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. New films in every change of programme. Miss Ivy Lee. Miss Ethel Leslie, a celebrated Australian artiste. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. Reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-22 - 1909-12-24
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated comedian, Mr W. Lochrane. Coming! Miss Ethel Leslie. On Sunday, grand matinee at 4 p.m. Every children's ticket has a number for a Christmas souvenir.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-27 - 1909-12-30
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated comedian, Mr W. Lochrane. Miss Ethel Leslie. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-31 - 1909-12-31
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Grand New Year performances on 1st to 3rd, Jan., 1910. Magnificent films. The celebrated artistes, Miss Ethel Leslie and Mr W. Lochrane. Coming! The celebrated Australian artistes, Howard and Lee. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-03 - 1910-01-03
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Grand New Year performances on 3rd Jan., 1910. Magnificent films. The celebrated artistes, Miss Ethel Leslie and Mr W. Lochrane. Coming! The celebrated Australian artistes, Howard and Lee.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-04 - 1910-01-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central, Corner of Pottinger Street) The popular hall of the colony. Tonight! 4th January, 1910. A grand benefit performance to the celebrated soprano Miss Ethel Leslie and farewell performance of Mr W. Lochrane. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-06
Summary:

Miss Ethel Leslie will bid farewell to Hongkong this evening after successful appearance. Mr F. Howard and Miss J. Lee will also make their debut having arrived by the s.s. Changaha. New films will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-06 - 1910-01-06
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central (Corner of Pottinger Street). Tonight! Debut of the celebrated Australian artistes, Mr T. Howard and Miss L. Lee. Farewell performance of the celebrated soprano, Miss Ethel Leslie. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-01
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors of Victoria Theatre, have just concluded arrangements for the exhibition of the animated picture Gazette of Pathé Freres which will be quite a new thing in Hongkong. Gazette is an ordinary film showing the latest happenings from all over the world. A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-01 - 1911-09-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Monster picture programme. Pathe's animated gazette. Ethel Preston and Ricado are coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-06 - 1911-09-08
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Magnificent new pictures. The great film, 'The Fall of Troy,' on Friday night. Last few performances by Miss Lynda Davis. Ethel Preston and Ricado are coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-09-09 - 1911-09-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The great film, 'The Fall of Troy,' for a few nights only. Performance by Huxham Trio on Monday. Pathe Freres animated gazette 'Cardiff Dock Strike' on Tuesday. Last few performances by Miss Lynda Davis.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was filled to the doors last night by a highly appreciative audience, the occasion being a special variety entertainment in compliment to Mr. J. Blake, the popular night manager. The programme was a long one, including the performances offered by Bimbo Drake, Mr. Bob…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-10 - 1915-11-10
Summary:

Performance by Maxim's, Bustandby's and Rector's, Baroness Irmagard Von Rottenthal, Leo Pirnikoff and Ethel Rose.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-10 - 1915-11-12
Summary:

Last night, Nov 12, Midnight at Maxim's, the Maxim, Bustanoby and Rector beauties together with Baroness Ormard von Rottenthall, Leo Pirnikoff and Ethel Rose, the cameron girls, Bert Weston and Dorothy Ozuman; special music performance; also Charles Chaplin in the 'Property Man'…

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-10
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. The witness did not know that the defendant was posing as a cinematograph proprietor.

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-16
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. A witness said Cohen told her the boxes contained cinema films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-09
Summary:

Mr D. Rodrigues, manager of the Far Eastern Film Service (Metro Pictures) has opened an office in Hongkong. His first film 'The Great Secret' featuring Frances Bushman, will be shown at the Victoria Theatre next week. Other pictures of the Metro series will be shown. Other pictures of…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-09-25 - 1919-09-25
Summary:

Metro presents Ethel Barrymore in the beautiful 7 part Gypsy drama 'The Call of Her People.' Booking at Robinson's. September 27 remarks: Tomorrow, 'New York' and 'Max Wants a Divorce.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-25 - 1919-09-26
Summary:

Metro presents Ethel Barrymore in the beautiful 7-part gypsy drama, 'The Call of Her People' at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m.