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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-04-28
Summary:

On Monday the 'Napoleon of the world's magicians' arrives in the Colony and will stay one week. This magician is from England and had made various performance before the Kings and presidents. His first part of the program is called 'creation and the second part will have a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-07
Summary:

The writer congrats Mr. Thurston, assisted by Winfield Blacke and Miss Maude Amber, on filling the theatre Royal on Saturday evening. He filled the theatre 'as we have never seen it filled before,' entertained the audience for 2.5 hours. The magician's card trick is wonderful, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-14
Summary:

A crowded house patronised the Great Thurston on Saturday evening and was as mystified as ever Thurston alone was well worth the money, but mention must also be made of the clever vocal comedy of Miss Maud Amber and Mr. Winfield Blake, not to mention the roaring laughter created by the moving…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-01-17
Summary:

The exact dates for the performances of Miss Maud Allan and the Cherniavsky Brothers in Singapore are February 4, 5, 6 and 7, in the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-27
Summary:

Hong Kong has to double-up on the price of theatre tickets, a firm stand might be taken. In Shanghai Maud Allan exhibits for $3 and $5. We could rethink whether we are better off here that we should have been required to pay $6.

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Headline: War Lecture
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-04
Summary:

The public will learn with deep interest that Colonel Wardlow Milne, who is passing through the Colony, and who was with General Maude in Mesopotamia, is to give a lecture on the Mesopotamian Campaign at the Peak Club at 9.30 p.m. on Monday next. The lecture will be illustrated with cinema films…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-11
Summary:

There is a fine programme showing at the Hongkong Theatre. After a Gazette number there is a comic 'Maud and the Bachelors.' The principal film is a 5-part Paramount Photo-play entitled 'A Girl like That.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st October, showing Fox film in 7 parts, Maude Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge' and comics. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-31
Summary:

Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st, October, showing Fox film in 7 parts, Maud [sic] Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge,' and Comics. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-29 - 1919-10-29
Summary:

Announcement: There will be a matinee everyday at 5.15 p.m. (Sunday excepted). Commencing from Thursday, 30th October. 30th and 31st October, 5.15 p.m., showing Fox film, drama in 7 parts, Maud [sic] Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-30 - 1919-10-30
Summary:

There will be a matinee every day at 5.15 p.m. (Sundays excepted), commencing from Thursday 30th October. Today and tomorrow at 5.15 p.m., showing Fox film drama in 7 parts, Maude Gilbert in 'The Fool's Revenge.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-06 - 1919-11-06
Summary:

One night only, Thursday 6th November at 9.15 p.m., Maude Gilbert and William H. Tooker in 'The Fool's Revenge.' Matinee and 7.15 p.m., the last four parts of 'The Ne'er-Do-Well.' Booking at the theatre.

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Publication Date: 1919-11-06 - 1919-11-06
Summary:

For one night only, Thursday, 6th November, 9.15 p.m., Maude Gilbert and William H. Tooker in 'The Fool's Revenge.' Matinee and 7.15 p.m., the last 4 parts of 'The Ne'er Do Well.' Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-01-14 - 1920-01-16
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Triangle Players present Bessie Barriscale, supported by the celebrated English actor, Arthur Maude in 'Borrowed Plumage.' At 7.15 p.m., Marie Walcamp in 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Red Ace.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-01-14 - 1920-01-16
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Triangle Players present Bessie Barriscale, supported by the celebrated English actor, Arthur Maude in 'Borrowed Plumage.' At 7.15 p.m., Marie Walcamp in 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Red Ace.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-23
Summary:

The Devil's Pass Key' is the current attraction at the Wo Ping Theatre. Starring Una Trevelyn, Maud [sic] George, Mae Busch, Samuel de Grasse and Clyde Fillimore [sic]. Music was supplied by Coronet Orchestra. A fine tropical gazette showing the Australian cricketers at play, the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-08 - 1922-06-10
Summary:

The Lure of Egypt' from the famous novel 'There Was a King in Egypt.' Film plot and photo included. June 10 Remarks: All-star cast including Robert McKim, Maude Wayne, Claire Adams, Carl Gantvoort, Harry Lorraine and Joseph Dowling.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-09
Summary:

The Lure of Egypt,' featuring Claire Adams, Robert McKim, Joseph Dowling, Maude Wayne and Carl Gantvoort, will be screened at the World Theatre on Friday. The film is directed by Howard Hickman, and is based on Norma Lorimer's novel, 'There was a King in Egypt.' Film synopsis…