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: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The extract of the article by Mr. Malcolm Ross mentioned that he wandered into one of the cinema halls. The hall was filled with officers and there were concerts, boxing matches and moving pictures being screened. Films include 'Kiss me, Sergeant,' 'Tonight's the Night.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-23
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre on Saturday evening, 'The Cameos,' a 'Comedy, Concert Party' from South Africa, received a very cordial welcome on the occasion of their first appearance before a Hong Kong audience. Miss Peggy Ross was unable to be present on Saturday. Miss Lillian…

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-25
Summary:

The Cameos provided the most enjoyable party. The programme was well selected and they were greeted by another large audience last night. Performances by Peggy Ross, Malcolm Prentice, Phoda Windrum, Gerald Osborne, Jack Kershaw.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-26
Summary:

There was quite a large and appreciative house at the Victoria Theatre last evening, when 'The Cameos' further enhanced their reputation here by a programme of undoubted excellence. Miss Lillian Gascoigne, Mr. Athol Tier, Miss Rhoda Windrum, Miss Lyle Jeffries, and Miss Peggy Rose…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-27
Summary:

Yesterday afternoon, by kind invitation of the management, local soldiers and sailors, with their wives and children, were invited to a performance by 'The Cameos.' Mr. Blake, manager of the Victoria Theatre, announced on behalf of 'The Cameos' that to all future performance…

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-27
Summary:

The Cameos entertained the soldiers and sailors yesterday. Various artistes joined in and men of services welcome the announcement that they will be admitted to the performances at usual prices. Performances by Peggy Ross, Malcolm Prentice, Phoda Windrum, Gerald Osborne, C.C.Kitts, Lillian…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-20
Summary:

The audience was not nearly so large as it ought to have been at the Victoria Theatre last night, when the popular 'Cameos' made a welcome reappearance and submitted a programme on behalf of the 'Our Day' Fund. Mr. Athol Tier was once again a great favourite last night as the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-20
Summary:

Cameos' paid their return visit to Hongkong. The drawings of last evening were devoted to 'Our Day' Fund. Artists were entertaining as ever and the programme was entirely new. Performances by Lyle Jeffries, Lilian Gascoine, Pegg Ross, Rhoda Windrum, Gerald Osborne, Malcolm Pretice…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-22 - 1917-10-23
Summary:

Continued success of the 'Cameos' programme, details included. Performances by The Cameos, Lyle Jeffries, Malcolm Prentice, Rhoda Windrum, Gerald Osborne, Lilian Gascoine, Athol Tier.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-23
Summary:

The return visit of 'Cameos' is proving quite as big a success as their original stay in Hong Kong some time ago, the Victoria Theatre being well filled last night. Miss Lyle Jeffries, Miss Rhoda Windrum, Miss Lilian Gascoigne, and Miss Peggy Ross sang songs. Mr. Malcolm Prentice is a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-24 - 1917-10-25
Summary:

Continued success of the 'Cameos' programme, 3rd programme details included. Performances by The Cameos, Athol Tier and the Company, Gerald Osborne, Peggy Ross, Malcolm Prentice, Rhoda Windrum, Lyle Jeffries, Lilian Gascoine.

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-24
Summary:

The programme which the Cameos presented was very popular. There were splendid singing and there will be comedy songs tonight. Performances by Lillian Gascoine, Lyle Jeffries, Gerald Osborne, Peggy Ross, C. S. Kitte, Malcolm Prentice.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-10-25
Summary:

There was quite a large audience at the Victoria Theatre last night when the Cameos submitted what is known as their 'No. 3 Programme' in which many new items appear. Mr. Athold Tier, Mr. Gerald Osborne, Miss Peggy Ross, Mr. Malcolm Prentice, Miss Rhoda Windrum, Miss Lyle Jeffries,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-25
Summary:

Cameos' continue their successful season the Victoria Theatre. Various music performances by artists were well received. Performance by Peggy Ross, Malcolm Prentice, Lilian Gascoine, Miss Lyle Jeffries, Gerald Osborne, Charles Kitts and Jack Kershaw.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-26 - 1917-10-26
Summary:

Continued success of the 'Cameos' programme, 4th programme details included. Performances by The Cameos, Lyle Jeffries and Company, Rhoda Windrum, Gerald Osborne, Peggy Ross, Malcolm Prentice, Athol Tier; Additional performances on Saturday's Grand Matinee and Sunday's…

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Headline: The Cameos
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-27
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre the Cameos presented another splendid programme with singers giving splendid performances. Performance by Miss Lyle Jeffries, Miss Lilian Gascoine, Miss Peggy Ross, Miss Rhoda Windrum, Mr. Chas. Kitts, Mr. Malcolm, and Mr. Gerald Osborne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-27
Summary:

A fund of enjoyable items was provided at the Victoria Theatre last night, by the Magpie Pierrot Troupe, for the large audience which gathered at the concert in aid of the 'Heather Day' Fund, which should benefit to a considerable amount. Pte. Pickering, Sergeant McGregor, Ice Cpl.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-11-27
Summary:

A successful concert was held at the Victoria Theatre last evening. New items were provided by Mr. White and Mr. Adams. A new comedy song was sung and singers were greatly applauded. Performances by Mlle. Louise Sterling, Pipers McEwen, McGregor, Jack Straw.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-11-26
Summary:

The romantic French-Canadian woods, made famous by Frank Mayo in 'The Brute Breaker,' furnish the locale for 'The Magnificent Brute,' the Universal action drama which will be seen at the Hongkong Theatre today. The 'Magnificent Brute' is Lucien Hubbard's screen…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-22 - 1921-12-22
Summary:

Gladys Cooper and Malcolm Chfery [sic] in 'My Lady's Dress,' in 7 reels, commencing Friday at 9.15 p.m. only.