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: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, recently the craze of West, including the Great 'Star' Picture 'The Death of Nelson.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-13 - 1902-01-13
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Searchlight,' the episode of Italo-turko War. Performances by Miss Lynda Davies. Debut of Harris and Vernon. A magnificent film, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' on Monday night. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-15 - 1902-01-15
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Tonight and tomorrow night. The handsome picture, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' in 40 rounds, with 4000 feet long. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26.

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

We are to have another exhibition of 'moving pictures' shortly. 'Smiling Metaner' writes us from Manila under date May 14, asking us to announce that he will be in Hongkong with the Britt-Nelson Fight pictures. In the meantime he expects to finish a very successful season in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07 - 1906-06-09
Summary:

Saturday and Monday, commencing 9pm; Soldiers and Sailors in uniform 50 cents

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07
Summary:

On Saturday night 182,000 moving pictures illustrative of the Britt-Nelson contest will be shown in the City Hall, under the supervision of the representative for the Far East of Mr. J. W. Coffroth. The fight of 18 rounds was the most exciting character. The entertainment will be given for 2…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-07 - 1906-06-11
Summary:

Britt & Nelson Fight Pictures at the Theatre Royal on Saturday and Monday; Price $2, $1, soldiers and sailors 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-09
Summary:

The cinematograph picture of the Britt-Nelson fight will be shown at the City Hall on tonight and Monday. The pictures are wonderfully clear and distinct and every action can be followed; the usual hazy dazzling effect created by most Cinemagraphs exhibited is entirely absent.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-11 - 1906-06-11
Summary:

Monday, commencing 9pm; Soldiers and Sailors in uniform 50 cents

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-06-11
Summary:

On Saturday evening there was a good attendance at the City Hall when the moving pictures of the Britt-Nelson fight were exhibited. The picture excited favourable comment, especially as to their clearness and brilliancy. Tonight is the final occasion on which they will be shown in the Colony.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-11
Summary:

The show of 'moving pictures' at the City Hall on Saturday night drew a fairly large and appreciative audience, and the leading 'actors' in the Britt Nelson night weight contest. The pictures are clear and steady, and certainly make up a unique performance which will attract…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-01-07
Summary:

The Bijou is showing interesting pictures of the fight between Hyland and Battling Nelson, in which the latter won in the 23rd round.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-01-16
Summary:

There was a complete change of programme on Saturday in the Bijou. Performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Chrystal. The biorama was an interesting one, especially the grand opera 'Carmen,' and the funny picture 'Double sight,' represented by the well-known Max Linder…

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-16 - 1911-01-17
Summary:

The Great Championship Fight - Nelson v. Hyland, from this date at 5.30 and 7 p.m.; Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' 'Double Sight…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-01-15
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre has been fortunate in securing the film depicting the contest for the world's lightweight boxing championship between Battling Nelson and Ad. Wolgast. The film which is over 4000 feet in length is very clear and shows every movement of the men during…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-01-31
Summary:

A magnificent historical film representative of the battle of Trafalgar, showing the ships in action and the man in the enemy's round-top who shot the beloved Admiral Nelson, is to be presented at the Victoria Theatre tonight.

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-27
Summary:

A monster programme is to be presented by Hugh McIntosh [sic] at the Skating Rink on the 1st of January. We understand that Private Potter, K.O.Y.L.I. will not fight anymore in Hongkong. In addition to the attractive boxing programme, the sensational fight films, showing the combat between Owen…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-28
Summary:

Featherweight Championship of the Orient; The sensational fight films of 11 rounds, Owen Moran v. Battling Nelson

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-28
Summary:

The New Year's 'gift' at the Skating Rink on January 1st, promoted by Mr. Hugh MacIntosh, one of the principal attractions on that evening will undoubtedly be the fight pictures which are to be shown. The films show the fight between Owen Moran and Battling Nelson.