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: 1915-07-20
Summary:

At the Taiping Theatre today a charity performance in aid of local Chinese charities will take place. $30,000 has already subscribed and the expenses of the performance are being defrayed by Mr Li Wing Kwong. The profits are to be dispensed to Tung Wah Hospital, Kwong Wah Hospital, Alice…

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

A special picture show and instrumental concert on behalf of the Kwangtung Flood Relief Fund attracted a lot of audiences. Socieda [sic] Philarmonie, the joint bands under Professor Gonzalez, and Sir Edward Elgar performed. The cinematograph show included two splendid sets of recent war pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-29
Summary:

Mr. Chan Kang Yu who has during the past two or three years organised theatrical performances, in the aid of Kwong Wa Hospital, recently provided another performance at Taiping Theatre for a few days and he made up some amount and sent to Secretary for Chinese Affairs to be handed over to the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-01-10
Summary:

The new Chung Wah vernacular school, next to the Man Mo Temple, on Hollywood Road, was the venue of a big bazaar organized by the Confucian Society and the Tung Wah Hospital for the raising of money. In addition to the stalls, there were other attractions like the cinema, Chinese theatrical…

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Headline: Alice Hospital
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-20
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the hospitals, including $25 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of Alice memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospitals, including $23 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-13
Summary:

Ko Shing Theatre has donated HK$27.7 to Alice Memorial Hospitals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-05-16
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospital, including $25 from Chung Hing Theatre and $12.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge, with thanks the following donations to the funds of the Hospital: Kau Ue Fong Theatre [sic] $50; Wo Ping Theatre, $50 and Hon. Mr. Lau Chu Pak $25.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks to Ko Shing Theatre, Tai Ping Theatre and Chung Hing Theatre for the donating $25 each to the funds of the hospitals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-09-15
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and affiliated Hospitals acknowledges with thanks donations of $25 from Chung Hing Theatre, and $19.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-03-31
Summary:

The difficult position in which the proprietors of local Chinese theatres are placed in preventing congestion was yesterday revealed: the proprietor of the Ko Shing Theatre was summoned for committing a breach of his licence. According to a defendant, the people found on the stage came into the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-22
Summary:

As for Tung Wa Hospital's Flood Relief Bazaar, the Committee beg to acknowledge with sincere thanks to the members of Mr. Chau Kang Yu's family, cinematograph performance conducted by them.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-08
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals beg to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the Hospitals: $75 from Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-10-25
Summary:

Canton, 24th October – A merchant named Ho King-sau has petitioned the Canton Bureau of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce, applying for the lease of Po Wah Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-06-08
Summary:

The well-known actor Ling Yik, who lately performing at the Chung Hing Theatre, was sued in Supreme Court, by Kwong Koan Kwan, managing partner of the Wai Shing Tong Company, for $1,753.20, principal and interest alleged to be due under a promissory note.

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

The lecture on the 'Origin of Rocks' by Mr. A. C. Franklin at the Chinese Y.M.C.A. was attended by a large crowd of men. After the close of the lecture, an opportunity was given to examine through a powerful microscope some sections of local rocks, the slides of which had been made by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-02
Summary:

With the opening of the Queen's Theatre, Hongkong at last has a theatre in keeping with her progress in other directions. In decoration, ventilation, lighting and general cosiness, this new hall on Queen's Road is far ahead of anything the Colony has of the same nature. The balcony and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall performed the opening ceremony at the Queen's Theatre this afternoon. Mr. Kotewall congratulated Mr. Ma Tsui-chiu upon the fine architectural style of the imposing building and its very comfortable internal arrangements. As cinematograph pictures have a great…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-05
Summary:

(United Press Service to the S. C. M. Post) Los Angeles, Jan. 4 – The cinema star Mabel Normand, whose chauffeur (as reported yesterday) shot a millionaire, has been taken to hospital for treatment for appendicitis.