A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-11
Summary:

A special grand matinee will be given at the Victoria Theatre in aid of the Portuguese School. A very attractive programme of pictures is to be provided.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-22
Summary:

An excellent programme was provided at the Victoria Theatre in aid of the Portuguese School Fund. The performance by Mr. Morley was excellent whereas excellent songs were sung by various artists including Mr. d' Aquino, Mr. Latymer, Miss Violet Bonnetto and Mr Crane.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-05
Summary:

The annual distribution of prizes at Ellis Kadoorie School took place yesterday. The school also beg to thank the management of the Victoria Theatre for giving them a cinema entertainment, combining education and amusement.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
Summary:

School Days' – could any name convey more for a Wesley Barry picture than this! Everybody who has seen Freckles in his earlier productions can readily imagine how he must fairly revel in this his latest piece which comes to the Coronet Theatre today as the feature attraction for the next…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-27
Summary:

The Peace Celebration Committee which promised an entertainment to the school children in the Colony, kept its word yesterday by providing the pupils of the Belilios Girls' School entertainment in Victoria Theatre from 1 to 4 p.m. 'Voice of Destiny' with Baby Osborne and war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'School Days' that will appeal both the young and old. The film is nothing but a pure entertainer and features Wesley Barry. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-01
Summary:

The annual prize-giving ceremony in connection with the Ellis Kadoorie school took place yesterday. One of the current information was that, Lantern lectures on the British Empire, London, etc., were given to the whole school last term in Class 3 room, together with occasional education films at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-06
Summary:

Wesley Barry's latest picture, 'School Days' which comes to Coronet Theatre will be the upcoming attraction. Film synopsis included.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-26
Summary:

Sunday at the World Theatre was the opportunity of Ellis Kadoorie School to do what it could to help the Swaton Relief Fund. A total of $850 was raised by means of the tickets and sales.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-02
Summary:

A special matinee was given where the proceeds will be devoted to the fund for Portuguese Prisoners of War at the Empire Theatre under the auspices of Mr. J. Almeida.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-15
Summary:

It is reported that the senior classes of the Belilios Public School went to a matinee of 'The Tempest,' and saw the film 'The Three Musketeers' at the Coronet Theatre. It is believed that these visions of bygone ages should be very helpful in increasing historical knowledge…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-02
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre was crowded yesterday morning on the occasion of the annual prize distribution in connection with the Lai Ho English School.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-02
Summary:

The annual prize distribution for children attending the Army Schools at Garden Road was held on Friday. Mr. Ray, the proprietor of the Coronet Theatre, very kindly stepped into the breach and invited the whole of the children to an entertainment at his theatre from 3 to 5 p.m. showing a fine…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-25
Summary:

The Colony's Portuguese community will be interested to learn that today and tomorrow the matinee programme at the Star will consist of the first Portuguese movie play ever made. This is a drama and it is so long that the first section will be shown today and the other tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-07-21
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-24
Summary:

It has come now to be universally recognised that the motion picture will in the future have a big part to play in education. Therefore a demonstration given yesterday at the Kowloon British School was to peculiar interest to people interested in education. A large number of parents, friends and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-11-04
Summary:

Mr J. A. de Almeida requests us to acknowledge the receipt of the donations for the fund of the Portuguese Prisoners of War and to thank all those who assisted him in selling tickets.

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Headline: Star Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-03 - 1925-10-03
Summary:

Monday, October 5th at 5.30 p.m., special performance in honour of the Portuguese National Day, 'Rosa do Adro,' a sensational Portuguese historical drama in 5 parts, and 'Portuguese Unknown Warriors,' memories of the great war. Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-08-27
Summary:

The second portion of the first Portuguese movie play ever made will be shown at the matinee performance at the Star Theatre this afternoon. In the evening, M. Premyslav gives his second concert.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-09
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph is giving a special Matinee on Saturday in aid of the new Portuguese School.