A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-31
Summary:

Another tramway accident occurred in Des Voeux Road West, near the Tai Ping Theatre, at 7 o'clock on Monday morning, as a result of which a coolie was removed from hospital having sustained some nasty bruise on the head and face. It is not quite certain at present whether the unfortunate…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1906-09-07
Summary:

Another meeting was held in the Kwong Yan College at Canton, where nine scholars of different Colleges were elected as representatives to present a petition to the Pun Yu magistrate praying that the Honam Theatre should be closed. The matter is still pending.

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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: 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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Headline: The New Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-12-13
Summary:

Canton, December 11 – A Chinese merchant named Liu To Lung, of the Kwong Lee Company, has offered $18,000 as a yearly rental for the new theatre at Cheun Lung Hau. The Reorganization Department has sent an officer to inquire whether this merchant is reliable or not.

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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: 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: 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.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-15 - 1907-11-18
Summary:

A series of living pictures were given; Proceeds after expenses have been paid will be devoted to the North-Eastern Hospital for Children in London, and to the fund for the Restoration of Winchester Cathedral. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-21
Summary:

Mr. A. C. Franklin, of the Government Civil Hospital, will give a lecture on 'Origin of rock, with local specimens' on Thursday, the 29th, at the Chinese Y.M.C.A. There will be a number of lantern slides.

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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: 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: 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: 1909-06-09
Summary:

In the Court of Summary Jurisdiction, Kwong Koon Kwan, trading as Wai Shing Tong, proceeded against Ling Yuk, an actor, of the Tsung Hing Theatre, on a claim for $1,753.20, being amount due as principal and interest under two promissory notes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-10-13
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The writer was astonished that men of the educational attainments of Mr. Lau Chu Pak, Mr. Tam Tze Kong, Mr. Leung Pui Chi, and others should have been so weak-minded as to kneel down and kowtow thrice, three times in succession, before the effigy of Confucius (a…

17
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-09-05
Summary:

The death took place at the Peak Hospital on Saturday of Mr. Fogliani, an Italian railway contractor. He was a couple of years ago engaged in the Canton-Hankow railway and intended starting a cinematograph theatre in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

An application involving interesting issues came before the Judge in the Supreme Court. The original case was that in which Ho Chiu Lam, alias Ho Yiu Tung, was the plaintiff and Ho San Lam, alias Ho Ngok Lau, the defendant. The plaintiff's claim was as partner in the Po Cheong firm of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-11
Summary:

A Chinese female, suffering from injuries received by falling from a scaffolding at the Taiping theatre, was admitted into hospital on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-18
Summary:

Mr. F. C. Jenkin goes to court for an interim injunction restraining Li Yu Nung, alias Li Po Kwong or his agents from assigning, mortgaging, demising, letting or dismissing the Ko Shing Theatre or the property whereon the theatre is built. The judge granted the injunction, which is returnable in…