A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-12-21
Summary:

A report is to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1897, to 30th June 1898, the theatre was…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-03-19 - 1902-03-20
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) The Hughes Musical Comedy Co. at the Victoria Theatre with 'In Society.' Performances by The Dutchman and The Jew and Mdme Lloyd. Late trams are served. Booking at Moutrie's. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The Coronation! The Passion Play as it is played in Oberammergau. The Coronation of King Edward in detail. 5 Miles of Film. All the latest Novelties of the Cinematographic spheres. Note: The management wish to inform the public of Hongkong that they have the pleasure of bringing the first of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-02-25 - 1903-03-03
Summary:

Bioscope open at 7 p.m. Price details included. Ismaljee Thaverbhai is the Manager and Director.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-04-25 - 1903-05-01
Summary:

Bioscope open at 8.30 p.m. Price details included. Ismaljee Thaverbhai is the Manager and Director.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1903-05-02 - 1903-05-09
Summary:

Bioscope open at 8.30 p.m. Price details included. Ismaljee Thaverbhai is the Manager and Director.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-23 - 1904-01-27
Summary:

The Bioscope is the only one of its kind really worth seeing. Emphasis on the pictures are steady and continuous and do not dazzle the eye. Cinematographic art as exhibited in the leading theatres of Europe and America. Price details included. Seats reserved can be booked at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-15 - 1906-05-16
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-15
Summary:

The band of the Okayama Orphanage of Japan is to perform in the theatre Royal in order to raise fund for the orphanage. The children had travelled to a lot of countries. In addition there will be thrown on the screen cinematograph pictures of the late Russo-Japanese War and of events in Europe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-17 - 1906-05-17
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd. Mr. S.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-18 - 1906-05-18
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-19 - 1906-05-19
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-06-08
Summary:

In view of the wide and lasting influence the stage has on the public mind and morality, H.E. Viceroy Yuan Shih-hai has instructed the Commissioner of the City Police at Tientsin to issue proclamations prohibiting obscene performance in Chinese Theatres.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-01-26
Summary:

We understand that the Victoria Cinematograph is offering two performances for the benefit of the poor of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul; one today and the other on 2nd Feb.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-01-28
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph is giving two performances on behalf of the poor under the charge of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. A special attractive programme has been arranged and a good house is expected as it is for the benefit of the poor.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-07
Summary:

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul sent us a statement showing that the benefit performance given on their behalf by the Victoria Cinematograph returned them a net sum of $100.50. The Society tender heartfelt thanks to Messrs Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors of the Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-07 - 1908-02-13
Summary:

Tonight! Tonight! First appearance in Hongkong of Prof. Carl Rozello, the entertaining English magician and society entertainer. Performances by Melle Yvonne D'Arthis, Miss Nellie Loftus, Little Miss Irene. New films, humoristic and sentimental. Machado's String Band. Time 9 to 11.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-02-08
Summary:

The Hon. Secretary, Mr. Jose M. de Graca writes about the two performances offered by the 'Victoria Cinematograph,' and writes about the profit and the cost for the performance. The Committee of the Society wanted to thank Messrs. Ramos y Ramos [sic], the proprietors.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-02-10
Summary:

Speaking at the Society of Arts, Mr. F. Martin Duncan described that the origin of the cinematograph was originated as far back as 1826 by Sir John Herschel, who, while dining with a friend, asked the latter how he would show both sides of a shilling at once. He was not satisfied with the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-05-18
Summary:

A change of programme is announced for the Victoria Cinematograph tonight, and the pictures shown will include a most exciting chase after Automobile Thieves in America. Engel Troupe and Mrs Pastor will also appear.