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: 1897-04-24
Summary:

Professor Maurice Charvet, who arrived by the French mail steamer to Hongkong from Paris to exhibit 'Cinematograph' and the 'Kinetoscope' the twin marvels of the age. These have never been shown in Hongkong or the Far East before. The pictures exhibited are 'Loie Fuller…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-01
Summary:

The exhibitions of the Cinematograph at the City Hall were today witnessed by about 500 children from the Queen's College. Mr. W. Muskett gave a very lucid and graphic explanation of the pictures, while Professor Charvet has introduced a number of admirable pictures showing Corbett-Mitchell…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-21 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Fourth tour round the world of the world-famed Ada Delroy Company. The world's greatest dancer in her latest innovation 'She.' And the Bioscope will shown the latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also The White Mahatma's startling performance.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-23 - 1900-04-23
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Season of 6 nights only. Also presenting The Bioscope, 200 latest pictures including scenes and incidents in the Transvaal War. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24 - 1900-04-24
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following four night only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

First grand change of programme of Ada Delroy Company. And The White Mahatma in weird dream visions as a psychological bewilderment, a huge sensation caused with the London Bioscope. And an entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with the Transvaal War…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-25 - 1900-04-25
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Following three nights only. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' And The London Bioscope. An entirely new series of pictures depicting recent scenes and incidents in connection with The Transvaal War. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-26 - 1900-04-26
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Two following nights only. The Transvaal War by the London Bioscope. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. James Bell is the Manager, while James Morgan is the Business…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-27 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Ada Delroy Company's fourth tour round the world. Tonight and Tomorrow night. Change of programme, including The English Derby, Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, Final for the English Football Cup and The Transvaal War. Also a psychological bewilderment of 'The White Mahatma.'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-04-28 - 1900-04-28
Summary:

Change of programme. The Transvaal War and a series of other pictures all new to Hongkong in the London Bioscope, including 'The Late Derby.' 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race,' 'Final for the English Football Cup' and 'The White Mahatma.' Positively the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-06 - 1903-01-08
Summary:

The latest and most perfect animated pictures direct from London to Hong Kong. Complete set of Pictures of the Coronation Festivities. Vide Shanghai Press of last Winter. Plan at the Robinson Riano Co., Ltd. T. J. Stevenson is the Proprietor.

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Headline: The Bioscope
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09
Summary:

An exceedingly good Bioscope entertainment is that which is being given by Mr. T. J. Stevenson at the Theatre Royal. The coronation pictures are exceedingly good. The news described some scenes of the films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-01-09 - 1903-01-09
Summary:

Imperial Bioscope. Complete change of programme. Plan at the Robinson Riano Co., Ltd. T. J. Stevenson is the Proprietor.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-09
Summary:

The Tai Ping theatre West Point was entered twice last week by thieves, and last night a third visit was paid to it. The police were on the lookout on this occasion and arrested the intruder with a clock in his possession. At the Magistracy today he was sentenced to three months' goal by Mr…

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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…