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: 1903-03-25
Summary:

Hong Chung Iu, master of the Ko Shing theatre, was charged at the instance of P. C. Appleton, with neglecting to carry out the conditions of his permit, by making the necessary arrangements for the escape of the audience in case of fire. The theatre was crowded to overflowing, and held in all…

2
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-18
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre tonight, at 7:15 and 9:15, Chung Ling Soo and variety Company will appear for the last time. Owing to the departure of the boat for Shanghai, the management regrets that there will be no matinee performance on Saturday. Full houses have been recorded at the Victoria…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-14
Summary:

The management of the Po Hing Theatre has made arranged with Mr Chung Ling Soo and Company to appear at Kowloon for two nights. There will be two performances. Mr Soo opened at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday night.

4
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-27
Summary:

Miss Pik Wan Ha, the famous Chinese actress, acted the role of Ch'oi Ch'iu Kuan at the Taiping Theatre last night. The plot of the drama included.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-27
Summary:

Special pictures of the Hong Kong Races were screened at the premises of the Variety Film Exchange Company, Kowloon, yesterday afternoon, for a Government House party. Lady May, the Misses May, Captain Connolly, Mr. T.F. Hough and other ladies and gentlemen were present. Other films were…

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-01-24
Summary:

Canton, January 22 – A Chinese merchant named Chu Tsun Chung sent a petition to the Department of Agriculture, Arts and Commerce, applying for the monopoly of showing the Cinematograph to the people. The Director of the Department, in reply says that as the cinematograph has been introduced by…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-03-20
Summary:

This evening, by special request, the Melbourne Comedy Co. will present at the Victoria Theatre. 'The Passing Show,' 'Keep Smiling,' 'The Sentry Box, the Maid and the Solider' and 'The Hong Kong Suffragette' will be given. 'Hullo Hong Kong' will…

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-17
Summary:

The preparation for the foundations of the big building which is to occupy the Queen's Road-Pedder Street corner (Old Post Office site) is proceeding apace. However, this building will not occupy all of the sites. One of the owners, the purchaser of the Queen's Road frontage, where the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-30
Summary:

Lo Chiu was fined $5 for selling theatre tickets near the Chung Hing Theatre.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15
Summary:

When Mr. So Chung-son bought up that of land which comprises the western boundary of the Old Post Office site, the plan he then had in mind was the erection thereon of a sky-scraper as a substantial contribution towards the demand for office accommodation. However, there are other means of…

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-05 - 1909-01-21
Summary:

Two performances every night, with the beautiful film 'A Journey From The Hong Kong Peak'; Children's matinee on every Sunday 4 p.m. with reduction of prices

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-13
Summary:

Cheng Kai and Un Kwan, coolies, were each fined $5 for fighting over a seat at the Chung Hing Theatre.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-01-03
Summary:

An unemployed actor got fifteen days' hard labour for stealing from the Chung Hing Theatre, a jacket and a pair of shoes.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-11-13
Summary:

For entering and stealing an umbrella from the servants' quarters of the Chung Hing Theatre, a Chinese was sentenced to three weeks' imprisonment and four hours' stocks.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-01-09
Summary:

Constable Ingham proceeded against the manager of the Chung Hing Theatre, at Po Hing Fong, for permitting people to stand in the gangways of the theatre. Fined $50.

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-07-14
Summary:

The Chinese Amateur Dramatic Club, Lum Long Wan King, will give a series of performances at the Chung Hing Theatre, in aid of the funds of the Orphanage and Poor Schools to be established.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-02-09
Summary:

No 262 of 1905: Re Chan Yip Shi (plaintiff) and the Wing Kee firm (defendant). This was a trial of the issue as to whether Lau Siu Cheun was a partner in the defendant firm. Hong Chun Iu mentioned that he was formerly manager of the Wing Kee firm. The Wing Kee carried on the business of lessees…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-02-18
Summary:

Tuesday, February 12 – Tang I, an unemployed pleaded guilty to stealing a long coat from the Chung Hing Theatre. He got three weeks and four hour stocks.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-27
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre management last night gave a successful entertainment under the patronage the Hon. the Captain Superintendent of Police, to the Hong Kong Police Reserves – 50 percent of the gross proceeds going towards the Police Reserves' band fund. The Band, under Mr, Da Costa,…

20
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-09-09 - 1922-09-09
Summary:

This famous Shakespearean play will be performed by the Chung Tai Ping Theatrical Company at the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday night the 10th instant.