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: 1910-11-04
Summary:

Canton, 3rd Nov. – There was some trouble at the first Nicola's performance here at the Tung Hing Theatre a few nights ago, when there was a large attendance of Europeans. They tried to cause a panic and their plans were frustrated by the police.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-19 - 1914-09-22
Summary:

Film screening of 'Atlantis' (8 parts, 12,000 ft); Debut of Prof. Nicolas Lenz & Company; Performance by Dora Lenz

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-21 - 1914-09-22
Summary:

For 4 nights only, the great sensational drama 'Atlantis' in 8 parts - length 12,000 feet; performance by Prof. Nicolas Lenz & Company and Miss Dora Lenz.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-23 - 1914-09-25
Summary:

Performances by Prof. Nicolas Lenz & Company and Dora Lenz; Also a fine selection of Moving pictures; Coming film: 'Within the Lion's Reach'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-24
Summary:

Several very interesting films including a funny play let by Max Linder and Pathe's International Gazette are being shown just now at the Bijou. Nicolas Lenz performed for the first time last night. Miss Dora Lenz danced. 'Within the Lion's Reach' will be shown next Saturday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-26 - 1914-09-28
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Wthin the Lion's Reach' (3 parts, 5,000 ft); Performance by Prof. Nicolas Lenz & Company; Coming film: 'A Silent Messenger' (2 parts, 3,000 ft) and 'Traitors to Their King' (8,000 ft)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-28
Summary:

Within the Lion's Reach' is now being shown at the Bijou Theatre. Prof. Nicolas Lenz, Madame Pauline Lenz and Miss Dora Lenz's performances added to the variety of the excellent programme. Miss Dors Lenz will give the 'Sailors Hornpiper' on Saturday. Pathe's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-29 - 1914-10-01
Summary:

Performance by Prof. Nicolas Lenz & Company; Coming film screeening of 'A Silent Messenger' (2 parts, 3,000 ft), Pathe's British and American Gazette;

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-02 - 1914-10-06
Summary:

Performance by Prof. Nicolas Lenz & Company; Film screening of 'The Myatery of the Old Mill' (3 parts, 5,000 ft)

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-10 - 1923-07-26
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow at 9.15 p.m., the great Nicola with his company of Magicians.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-11 - 1923-07-26
Summary:

Commencing Saturday, the world's greatest magician and illusionist, Nicola, will appear at the Star. July 12 & 17 Remarks: Tickets $3, $2 & $1. Booking at Moutrie's. July 17, 23-24 Remarks: Illustration included.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-14 - 1923-07-14
Summary:

Today at 9.15, the opening night of the great Nicola with his company of magicians.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-14 - 1923-07-14
Summary:

Nicola, the world's greatest magician and illusionist. One week only starting tonight. A big show at popular prices $3, $2 and $1. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
Summary:

The famous magician and illusionist, Nicola, is appearing at the Star Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to host magician and illusionist, Nicola, along with his original company. Nicola is visiting the colony after eleven years and this season at the Star Theatre will commence from tonight at 9:15 pm and continuing nightly until further notice.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-14
Summary:

Nicola the Great, the magician who packed the Theatre Royal for several weeks ten years ago, is here. He is to open at the Star Theatre, Kowloon, this evening with the latest novelties in magic and a variety show to boot. Nicola carries with him a troupe of singers and dancers. Interview…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-16
Summary:

A detail description of the performance of a magician, Nicola, at the Star Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-16
Summary:

Nicola, the magician and illusionist opened his season at Star Theatre on Saturday night with a packed house. The performance lasted for two hours and consisted impersonation of the famous conjurers from other lands and a number of new tricks. Nicola was assisted by a funny-man and a couple of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-16
Summary:

An enjoyable entertainment of magic and mystery was given at the Star Theatre last evening by Nicola, the well-known magician. Variety was given to the programme by the clever dancing and singing of the Dainty Davee.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-07-18
Summary:

Star Theatre continues to host magician and illusionist Nicola. Tomorrow, Nicola is going to perform his famous street stunt in which he will be in a straight-jacket and hanged by his feet in the air, undertaking to free himself from his bonds in the head downwards position. The display will…