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: 1914-10-03
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing Theatre set apart the gross receipts of yesterday's performance – which continued all night as well – to the Prince of Wales' Fund, H. E. the Governor, Lady May, Miss May, H. E. General Kelly, Mrs. Kelly and Miss Kelly attended the evening performance.…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-02-07
Summary:

The Royal party had a very busy day with the return of Duke and Duchess, who had to carry out everyone waited at the Ko Shing Theatre for the tea party arranged by the Chinese community in Ko Shing Theatre. The theatre was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers. The stage looked like a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-05
Summary:

The proprietor of the Ko Shing Theatre was charged at the Central Magistracy this morning, with causing an obstruction to the gangway of his theatre and having exit closed. Detective Sub-Inspector Shaftain charged the case.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-17
Summary:

Mr. F. C. Jenkin made an ex parte application, which was that an interim injunction should be granted restraining the defendant or his agents from assigning, mortgaging, demising, leasing or letting, or otherwise disposing of the Ko Shing Theatre or the property on which the theatre is built,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-07-17
Summary:

Last night, at the Ko Shing Theatre, a series of comic and instructive films were thrown on the screen by the American Cinematograph Company before a preponderatingly Chinese audience. It cannot be said that all the pictures were clear and distinct, several of them being dimmed to an extent…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-02-06
Summary:

At the Ko Shing Theatre: There's an entertainment given by the Chinese community, in honour of the Duke and Duchess, at the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-08-12
Summary:

A case related to Ko Shing Theatre: Luk Ki Kwong, a witness, said that Tang Fuk Cho was introduced to him as a partner of the Ko Shing Theatre, but later in the cross examination, Luk admitted to Mr. Pollock that the defendant did not admit that he himself was a partner.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-26
Summary:

Two hospital coolies were charged with assaulting a ticket collector of the Ko Shing Theatre with weapons.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-05
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing theatre set apart the gross receipts of their performance to the Prince of Wales' Fund on Oct. 2 with a full house.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-26
Summary:

Ng Shu Fun was charged with burglariously entering the Ko Shing Theatre and stealing eight pieces of clothing.

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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: 1918-09-21
Summary:

Two Chinese were charged with assaulting a ticket collection in the Ko Shing Theatre. Bail was fixed at $100 each and the case was remanded till Wednesday.

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Headline: The Fire Danger
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-16
Summary:

The keeper of the Ko Shing Theatre was summoned for closing two exits of the premises during a performance. A fine of $50 was imposed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-05-03
Summary:

Thursday, May 2 – Two coolies for fighting in the Ko Shing Theatre while the performance was on were fined $3 each.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-09
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks several donations, including $85 from the Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-20
Summary:

Two coolies employed at the Government Civil Hospital were charged at the Police Court this morning, before Mr. J. R. Wood, with assaulting a ticket-collector of the Ko Shing Theatre. Inspector O'Sullivan said that at about 7 p.m., last night, the complainant, who was a ticket-collector in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-03
Summary:

The Tung Wa Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks donations to the Kwongtung Flood Relief Fund. Ko Shing Theatre ($22.65) is included in the acknowledgement.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-02-10
Summary:

This evening His Royal Highness and the party will be entertained at the Ko Shing theatre by the Chinese community, after which they will proceed along the streets to view the illuminations.

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Headline: Thurston
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-08-02
Summary:

The Great Thurston is back in town after a somewhat triumphal tour North, and gives a series of performances at the Ko Shing Theatre, commencing tomorrow night.