A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1900-04-24
Summary:

A good music-hall programme was given last night in Theatre Royal. Owing to the illness of an important member of the company, viz, the lime-light man, the London Bioscope had to be omitted. Various artists performed included Mr. Bell: a comedian, Miss Delroy on dancing, Miss Maud Lita on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-09 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-03
Summary:

A novel scheme for attracting men to religious services on Sunday has been devised by Rev. Sydney Goodman, who established 'Men's Church.' Besides preaching a sermon, he provides entertainment (consists of moving pictures, stereopticon views and singing by professionals). The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-10
Summary:

A large number of patrons of the Victoria Cinematograph is nightly favoured with a very interesting and high-class entertainment at the hands of such artistes as Jessie Thorne, Steve Adson and Miss Cecilia Verard. The pictures are funny which includes 'French Volunteer,' 'A Duel…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-09-20 - 1909-09-30
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. New films in every change of programme. Miss Ivy Lee. Miss Ethel Leslie, a celebrated Australian artiste. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. Reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-22 - 1909-12-24
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated comedian, Mr W. Lochrane. Coming! Miss Ethel Leslie. On Sunday, grand matinee at 4 p.m. Every children's ticket has a number for a Christmas souvenir.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-27 - 1909-12-30
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Tonight! The celebrated comedian, Mr W. Lochrane. Miss Ethel Leslie. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-31
Summary:

There will be a special performance at the Victoria Cinematograph for the New Year, on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Some very excellent films are to be shown while Miss E. Leslie will appear in new songs and Mr Will Lochrane [sic], is also give new Scotch songs. Two celebrated Australian…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-31 - 1909-12-31
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Grand New Year performances on 1st to 3rd, Jan., 1910. Magnificent films. The celebrated artistes, Miss Ethel Leslie and Mr W. Lochrane. Coming! The celebrated Australian artistes, Howard and Lee. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-03 - 1910-01-03
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central. Change of programme every 2 days. Grand New Year performances on 3rd Jan., 1910. Magnificent films. The celebrated artistes, Miss Ethel Leslie and Mr W. Lochrane. Coming! The celebrated Australian artistes, Howard and Lee.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-04 - 1910-01-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central, Corner of Pottinger Street) The popular hall of the colony. Tonight! 4th January, 1910. A grand benefit performance to the celebrated soprano Miss Ethel Leslie and farewell performance of Mr W. Lochrane. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-06
Summary:

Miss Ethel Leslie will bid farewell to Hongkong this evening after successful appearance. Mr F. Howard and Miss J. Lee will also make their debut having arrived by the s.s. Changaha. New films will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-06 - 1910-01-06
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central (Corner of Pottinger Street). Tonight! Debut of the celebrated Australian artistes, Mr T. Howard and Miss L. Lee. Farewell performance of the celebrated soprano, Miss Ethel Leslie. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-21
Summary:

A striking picture in the Nick Carter series is being shown at the Victoria Theatre. The wonderful detective is antagonised by Zigomar, and with two men, both full of daring and resource, each so determined to conquer a most thrilling story results. The film is 3,600 feet long.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-23 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

Two performances daily: 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme. Showing the grand film of 4000 ft. long 'Zigomer and Nick Carter', performances by Sam Gale and Myra James

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-29 - 1912-05-30
Summary:

The only comfortable palatial theatre in town; 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme. Showing the grand film of 4000 ft. long 'Zigomer and Nick Carter', performances by Sam Gale and Myra James

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, which has just entered upon its second year, is still going strong. There was a packed house at the matinee on Sunday, the anniversary of the opening when the children of the colony were entertained free and each as given a packet of sweets during the interval. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-08-07
Summary:

The New Olympic Cinematograph Theatre at the corner of the Bubbling Well and Carter Roads, Shanghai, built by Mr. A. Ramos, is due to be opened to the public.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-04 - 1916-03-06
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Nigger' (5 parts), presented by William Farnum