A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition at the City Hall has 'caught on' famously and the audiences are delighted with the wonderful display of art and science. Exhibitions are given daily and nightly in St. George's Hall.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-29 - 1904-06-30
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30
Summary:

The second popular weekly entertainment at the Metropole Theatre, Metropole Hotel, takes place on Sat evening, commencing at 9 pm. Artists include Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Rickshas […

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, Projectoscope [sic], Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-01 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-02
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-02 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-04 - 1904-07-04
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule included.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-04
Summary:

Considering the state of weather there was good attendance at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night, and the entertainment was as interesting as was that of the previous week. The artistes were Messrs. George Gibbs, Walter Keene, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie and Tom Morcomb. There was also an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Headline: Living Pictures
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-07-18
Summary:

We heartily congratulate both the Victoria and Bijou Cinemagraphs upon the remarkably short spaces of time since the actual date of King George's Coronation in which they have been able to present to their patrons up-to-date and excellent films of the Coronation processions. The pictures…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-07-22 - 1911-07-31
Summary:

Cinematograph Vaudeville every evening; grand coronation picture of King George V. at 9.15 p.m.; performance by Violet Bonnetta and R. H. Stephenson; 7.15 p.m. pictures only; electric fans throughout theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-04 - 1911-08-12
Summary:

Big Cinematograph Show at the Peak Hotel on Monday showing 'The Coronation of King George V. in London' along with others of Pathe Freres Films.

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Headline: Pathe Freres
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-08-04 - 1911-08-07
Summary:

Big cinematograph show at Peak Hotel at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, 7th August. Weather permitting. The coronation of King George V. in London. Price details included.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-30 - 1912-04-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Saint George and the Dragon' by Milano Film, and performance by Harry Nellie; Special band nights every Thursday

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-01
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre has arranged for weekly band nights on Thursday, when, in addition to the picture show, the band of the 1st K.O.Y.L.I. will play special programmes. Last night there was exhibited the most sensational film of the current year, the legendary masterpiece,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-11
Summary:

The thrilling drama of 'St. George and the Dragon' is being depicted at the Victoria Theatre and the other pictures thrown on the screen are of the best.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…