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: 1902-02-09 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-10
Summary:

A large number of patrons of the Victoria Cinematograph is nightly favoured with a very interesting and high-class entertainment at the hands of such artistes as Jessie Thorne, Steve Adson and Miss Cecilia Verard. The pictures are funny which includes 'French Volunteer,' 'A Duel…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-18 - 1911-01-19
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'An Unlucky Picture,' 'A Mill Stone Quarry,' 'Octavius'(comic), 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-01-20
Summary:

There is another splendid change of programme arranged at this popular little hall of entertainment for tomorrow (Saturday) night. Performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The pictures are to be specially fine lot. 'A Story of Circus Life' is said to be one of the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-20 - 1911-01-24
Summary:

Saturday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs and duets by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. Screening: 'A Story of Circus Life,' 'Mr. Cavabout's Christmas,' 'A Shortsighted Sportsman,' 'The Cowboy's Rose,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-25 - 1911-02-01
Summary:

Wednesday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs and duets by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. Screening: 'A Story of Circus Life,' 'The Old Maid's Inheritance'(comic), 'The Jealous Fiancee'(dramatic), 'Music and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-01 - 1911-11-03
Summary:

Every evening at 9.15 p.m., special pictures, The 'Liberte' Disaster; 'Neighbours' featuring Max Linder; Nick Winter, 'The Traitor'; performance by the comedienne Miss Kitty Delavale.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-06 - 1911-11-10
Summary:

This week's pictures: 'The Stranger' by Nick Winter on every evening at 9.15 p.m. and 'A Lesson in Wrestling' on Friday, the 13th, and 'Which of the Two'; performance by Miss Kitty Delavale.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-21
Summary:

A striking picture in the Nick Carter series is being shown at the Victoria Theatre. The wonderful detective is antagonised by Zigomar, and with two men, both full of daring and resource, each so determined to conquer a most thrilling story results. The film is 3,600 feet long.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-23 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

Two performances daily: 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme. Showing the grand film of 4000 ft. long 'Zigomer and Nick Carter', performances by Sam Gale and Myra James

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-05-25 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

Every evening at 7.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., a boom in picture plays; The Conjurer's Triumph - by Max Linder; The Pathe Gayette [sic] - the world's latest news; The Gaumont Graphics -- news from home; 'What Every Mother Does' - by Wiffles; 'Please Take One' - by Nick…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-29 - 1912-05-30
Summary:

The only comfortable palatial theatre in town; 7.15 p.m. pictures only, 9.15 p.m. full programme. Showing the grand film of 4000 ft. long 'Zigomer and Nick Carter', performances by Sam Gale and Myra James

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, which has just entered upon its second year, is still going strong. There was a packed house at the matinee on Sunday, the anniversary of the opening when the children of the colony were entertained free and each as given a packet of sweets during the interval. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-25 - 1912-09-27
Summary:

Performance by That Young IMP, also Nick Winter, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-25 - 1912-09-27
Summary:

(Flower Street) The great drama 'That Young IMP' tonight. Comics by Prince and Nick Winter. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-02 - 1912-10-05
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., grand special comic new pictures by your old friends Max Linder, Nick Winter & Co.; also the charming new artists Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-07
Summary:

Mr. R. H. Stephenson is offering an excellent programme at the Bijou. Miss Gladys Spencer's songs and dances were novel. Miss Ada Rowley introduced a picture song, entitled 'Lovelight,' during the singing of which a series of Eastern pictures was thrown on the screen. The films…