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…

4
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: 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: 1913-11-01
Summary:

John Rivers, from Mexico, is one of the most persistent boxers of today. The film, which will be shown at the Victoria Theatre on Monday night will portray one of the most strenuous contests River engaged in, and every detail of the fight is in it. Booking is going along well at Moutries; photo…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-18
Summary:

Cinematograph pictures are being used to help Mrs. John D. Rockefeller to learn the art of lip reading, as she is gradually becoming deaf. Specially prepared pictures are thrown on a screen in her home.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-21 - 1914-12-24
Summary:

The sensational dramas 'Gipsy Blood' and 'John Sterling, Alderman' on Tuesday, 22nd December. Various interesting films and comics are included. Performances by Bert Flatt and Flo Brooks. Grand X'mas tree matinee at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 24th December. Matinees on Friday,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-21 - 1914-12-23
Summary:

On Dec 22, the sensational dramas 'Gipsy Blood' and 'John Sterling, Alderman'; also comic interesting & industrial films; performance by Flatt & Brooks; On Dec 24, the Grand Xmas Tree Matinee; Look out for 'Bell of Rheims.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-22 - 1914-12-22
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Gipsy Blood' and 'John Sterling, Alderman'; Performances by Flatt and Brooks; Coming film: 'Bell of Rheims'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-23 - 1914-12-25
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Gipsy Blood' and 'John Sterling, Alderman'; Performances by Flatt and Brooks; Coming film: 'Bell of Rheims'

12
Headline: Flood Relief
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-24 - 1915-07-27
Summary:

Grand entertainment in St. John's Hall, latest cinematograph films, and items by eminent artists

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-24
Summary:

Some students in St. John's Hall organized two gala nights for Monday and Tuesday next in behalf of those stricken by the floods in and around Canton. Up-to-date cinematograph films are to be shown, while eminent artists including Mrs. Marley, Mr. England, Professor Gonzalez, and his band,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-24
Summary:

Entertainments will take place in St. John's Hall. Up-to-date cinematograph films are to be shown, whilst prominent artistes include Mrs. Marley, Mr. England, Professor Gonzales, and his string band.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow night entertainments are to be given by the University Students in St. John's Hall on behalf of the Flood Relief fund. Cinematographic films are to be shown. Mrs. Marley, Mr. A.G. England, Professor Gonzales and his string band will perform.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

Entertainments are to be given by the University Students in St. John's Hall on behalf of the Flood Relief fund and cinematograph films are to be shown, whilst prominent artistes include Mrs. Marley, Mr. England, Professor Gonzales, and his string band.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-05 - 1915-08-06
Summary:

Fiery John,' a star drama in 3 parts; also see the great film of Capt. Tom Gunn, 'A Flying Expedition' in America and Manila.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-05 - 1915-08-06
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Fiery John' (3 parts) and 'Capt. Tom Gunn's Flying Expedition in America and Manila'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-08
Summary:

Mr. John Blake, manager of the Victoria Theatre, has five brothers in the fighting line.

20
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-02 - 1915-12-04
Summary:

On Dec 3, the thrilling production of the present war 'The Spy' in 3 parts; Pathe's latest Gazette; comedies: 'A Friend of the Family' and John Bunny in 'A Game of Golf' [sic].