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: 1902-01-04 - 1902-01-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The great film, 'An Episode in the Life of Henry VIII.' Reappearance of Harris and Vernon. Extraordinary success of Miss Lynda Davies. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-16 - 1902-05-17
Summary:

See the Biograph: Presenting the moving pictures of the Dreyfus Trial, scenes included: The Court-martial at Rennes, The Deposition of General Mercier, The Fight between the Journalists, Dreyfus in Irons at Devil's Island, Suicide of Colonel Henry, The Attempt Against Maitre Laborie,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-11-19
Summary:

A fire has totally destroyed the theatre at Port Arthur, says the Shanghai Times. It was the only place of entertainment for the foreign community, and had a seating capacity for about 1,000 persons.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

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

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

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

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24 - 1904-06-24
Summary:

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

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24
Summary:

Tomorrow night the Metropole hotel will be opened with a high-class vaudeville performance. Among the artistes who are billed to appear, are Tom Morcomb, Comedian and mimic; Walter King, Baritone; Miss Gertie Maisie, refined serio-comic; Authur Jones, Comedian and character impersonator; James…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-25 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening 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 and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-27
Summary:

The promoters of the Variety Entertainment at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night have no reason to complain of the attendance. There is a detailed description of the performers including McCormick, Arthur James, Walter Keene, Tom Morcomb, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie. Noted that the American…

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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: 1904-07-02 - 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-15
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-07-14 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

More new artistes will be introduced by the Ware and Ross' Entertainers, e.g. Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-07-16 - 1904-07-16
Summary:

Metropole Theatre introduced more new artistes by the Ware and Ross Entertainers tonight including Miss Dora Grey, Jack Glynne, The Leopolds, Miss Gertie Maisie, Tom Morcomb, Hugh McCormick, Jas. Christie, Walter Keene, Charlie Jones and the Bioscope. Price and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-20
Summary:

Referring to the absence of any attempt on the part of the people to celebrate the conclusion of peace, the 'Japan Herald' mentions that it is reported in a gentleman representing the well-known Bioscope Company of London, who succeeded in taking a number of films at Port Arthur. Those…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-13
Summary:

We understand that the Reception Committee for the entertainment of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of Connaught, on his arrival in the Colony next month decided at their meeting yesterday to invite the public, both European and Chinese. H. R. H. dine with the Chinese Community in the Ko Shing Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-22
Summary:

For the preparation of Prince Arthur of Connaught's visit, a Chinese banquet is to be given at enormous expense in the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-31
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – One citizen wrote to suggest the change of venue of the Chinese dinner in the Ko Shing Theatre, in the arrival of Prince Arthur Connaught. The writer suggests this decision is not suitable and suggest Supreme Court buildings and Post Office; the Harbour Master'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-05-14
Summary:

A very interesting series of entertainments is to be given at City Hall on the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The proceeds are to be in aid of the Okayama Orphanage, Japan. Picture of the Russo-Japanese War will be shown, scenes including 'A Naval Engagement in the Japan Sea,…