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: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Company have arrived by the S.S. 'Rosetta Maru' and will positively open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Performances by Miss Rosa Barners, Harry Gray, Malvena Moore, John R. Reynolds, Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Tom Queen, Marie Barton and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-02-10
Summary:

Speaking at the Society of Arts, Mr. F. Martin Duncan described that the origin of the cinematograph was originated as far back as 1826 by Sir John Herschel, who, while dining with a friend, asked the latter how he would show both sides of a shilling at once. He was not satisfied with the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-26 - 1908-06-04
Summary:

Artists: Mrs Pastor, Messrs Cavajal, Arthur Harris, Geo. B. Ray. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-06-12 - 1908-06-15
Summary:

Artists: Mrs Pastor, Messrs Cavajal, Arthur Harris, Geo. B. Ray. New films every second day. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Tickets can also be obtained at the Robinson Piano Co. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-06
Summary:

On Wednesday, Emil T. Bunje, manager of the Asiatic Petroleum Co., charged Herbert John May, chief engineer of a steamer, with having behaved in a disorderly manner, and having used abusive and insulting language whereby a breach of the peace might have been occasioned at the Alexandra Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-07-06
Summary:

(From Our Own Correspondent) Rev. F. B. Meyer and His Meetings - July 2nd. We have been favoured with the visit of a Cinematograph Show for three nights, Monday to Wednesday, June 28 to 30. This has been fairly well patronised and has been fully up to the average of these most enjoyable…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-11
Summary:

A grand benefit performance to the Sister Philips was given at the Victoria Cinematograph last night and there was a good attendance. Madame Harrison also appeared in new songs and Miss Dory-ta appears as Miss B. Young.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-10-16 - 1909-10-21
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. New films every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated artiste, Miss B. Galardi, serio and comedienne. Coming! Collins Sisters, a celebrated duo from Australia. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-30
Summary:

The Salon Cinema Theatre, Wyndham Street, is now in working order. The building had been thoroughly renovated and made fireproof in all its parts. All seats have a clear view of the stage, and to effect this improvement the walls have been considerably raised, also the floor at the entrance.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-03
Summary:

Under the auspices of the Odd Volumes Society, Mr. J. B. Suttor, Commercial Commissioner for New South Wales will lecture at the City Hall on Thursday, at 5:15 p.m., on Australian life. The lecture will be illustrated by cinematograph pictures, specially taken for the New South Wales Government…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-09
Summary:

Mr. J. B. Suttor is to lecture in the St. Andrew's Hall, City Hall, this afternoon before the Odd Volumes Society. The lecture, which will be illustrated by cinematograph pictures, is on Australian life, and H. E. the Governor will preside.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-10
Summary:

In St. Andrew's Hall, Mr. J. B. Suttor, the Commercial Commissioner in the East for New South Wales, delivered a lecture on Australia, in the course of which reference was made to statistics of the commercial, industrial and material progress of Australia, its climate conditions and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-03-30
Summary:

A very interesting lecture in Australia was given at the City Hall on Thursday evening, under the auspices of the Old Volumes Society by Mr J. B. Suttor, Commercial Commissioner in the East for New South Wales. Interesting cinematograph films illustrative of the scenery, sport, the farm etc.,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-25
Summary:

Via Durban, Sept. 22 – The nonconformist Minister, Rev. F. B. Meyer, having failed in his efforts to induce the promoter to abandon the Johnson-Wells fight or the reproduction of the fight by cinematograph films, owing to the promoter's demands for indemnification, has sent a memorial to Mr…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

Mr. E. B. John, the president of the Globe Moving Picture Shows of California, came to Hong Kong together with Mr. W. H. Lynch. They made a tour of the world, took scenic and industrial films which will be shown all over the world and that also will be made use of by the Educational Department…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-03
Summary:

Mr. Fred B. Smith and Mr. Raymond Robins are on a world tour in a 'men and religion forward movement' and visit YMCA. They have a meeting in the City Hall and accompanied by the Messrs. Paul J. Gilbert, P.H. Metcalf, C.M. Keeler and Ed. W. Peck. Raymond Robins dealt with the social…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-16 - 1913-04-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. New feature of the first 'A. B.' (American Bioscope) Picture, 'The Squaw's Love.' Performance by Miss Violet Bonetia.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-23 - 1913-04-25
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. Special 'A. B.' comics including 'A Jealous Husband,' 'A Study in Diplomacy,' 'Losing His Temper' and 'A Trip on the Seine' (scenic). Pathe gazette and Gaumont Graphic included. Performance by Miss Violet Bonetia. Matinees…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-10 - 1913-05-13
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. New comics, 'The Living Statue' by Max Linder, and 'The Ace of Clubs' by Nick Winter. The A. B. comedy, 'The Village Hero.' Pathe gazette included. Performance by Miss Violet Bonetia. Matinees on Saturdays at 4:15 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m.…