A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

The Salon-Cinema Theatre continues to attract a large audience with a crowded house last night. The occasion was the benefit night of Miss Doris McAuley. Other artistes in the programme were Miss Nellie Marshall, Miss Hilda Hailes and Miss Ada King. The Orchestra in attendance was very good and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

Last night the Salon-Cinema Theatre, proved its popularity by a crowded house. There were performances from Miss Doris McAuley, Miss Nellie Marshell, Miss Hilda Hailes, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Miss Ada King.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-01-29 - 1910-02-18
Summary:

First appearance in Hongkong of the famous comedienne Happy Nellie Marshell, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their new repertoire. Excellent films; orchestra in attendance; daily change of programme, complete change twice a week on Monday and Friday, daily two performances; first…

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Headline: Salon-Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-01
Summary:

A change of programme at the popular Salon-Cinema Theatre was given last night, when there was a large audience, the items being much appreciated. Performances by Miss Nellie Marshall, Ada King and Ruby Chrystal. An entirely new set of pictures are on exhibition, and are well worth seeing.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-03
Summary:

Mr Carl Walluer is now appearing at the Salon-Cinema Theatre where his English and German comic songs and whistling parts meet with great success. Happy Nellie Marshall, Miss Ada King and Miss Ruby Chrystal also appear in their new repertoire, while the films are all very good.

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Headline: Salon-Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-07
Summary:

There was a partial change in the programme submitted to the patrons of the Salon-Cinema that last night. The artistes were Miss Ada King, Miss Nellie Marshall, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Mr. Carl Wallner. A Capital series of pictures go to make up the first-class entertainment.

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Publication Date: 1910-02-09
Summary:

The Salon Cinema-Theatre is doing well with the assistance of Mr. Carl Wallner on the stage. The older artists who contribute to the programme are Miss Ada King, Happy Nellie Marshall and Ruby Chrystal. Miss Jessie Thorne is expected to return from Shanghai shortly and will enter into an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-25 - 1912-03-29
Summary:

New and handsome films and performance by Harry Nellie

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-30 - 1912-04-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Saint George and the Dragon' by Milano Film, and performance by Harry Nellie; Special band nights every Thursday

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-01 - 1912-05-02
Summary:

Two performances daily: 7.15 p.m. film only, 9.15 p.m. full programme. Performance by Les Sans Souci, Graham and Dent coming soon

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-08 - 1912-06-14
Summary:

Two performances: Pictures only at 7.15 p.m. & Full programme at 9.15 p.m.; Performance by Sam Gale and Myra James, Graham and Dent is coming; 'The Crusades' will be shown on 13th

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-11
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph, notwithstanding the heat, continues to provide a popular draw every night. The refined comic sketch artistes Graham and Dent are expected to make a return visit shortly and picture-lovers are advised to look out for the splendid dramatic film 'The Crusaders.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-18 - 1912-06-22
Summary:

The White Slave' will be shown for a few nights only; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-18
Summary:

An exceptionally good entertainment is being provided at the Victoria Theatre just now. Graham and Dent performed again. The 'star' film is a 'star' indeed. It is entitled 'The White Slave.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-20
Summary:

Victoria Theatre has exceptional attractions this week in the sensational film entitled 'The White Slave' and the first-class performance of Graham and Dent. Last night there was a good house, who revelled in the films and rapturously applauded the clever sketch and music turns of…

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

The Girl Fascination' will be shown for a few nights only; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'; Performance by Graham & Dent

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-06-24
Summary:

Messrs. Ramos and Ramos presented a very fine programme at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday. The feature of this week's pictures is a two-part film. 'The Evil Fascination.' Fred Graham and Nellie Dent in a one-set comedy kept the house in roars of laughter during their performance…

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

The Victoria Theatre is presenting a very fine programme just now and it is pleasing to see that the enterprise of Ramos and Ramos is meeting with ample reward in the form of good houses. The speciality this week is a two-part film entitled 'The Evil Fascination,' superbly acted, while…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-25 - 1912-06-27
Summary:

The Evil Fascination' will be shown for a few nights only; Coming film: 'The Automobile Bandits of Paris'; Performance by Graham & Dent