A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Coming Shows
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-24
Summary:

H.M.S. Rainbow's Mastodon Minstrels, are to make their first appearance before a Hongkong audience next Thursday evening at Theatre Royal, City Hall. While at the end of this month the Hongkong public will be enabled to witness the latest European scientific and artistic novelties in the…

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Headline: The City Hall
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-13
Summary:

Report of the Committee of Management to be submitted to the annual meeting of shareholders in and subscribers to the City Hall. There is a detailed description of the theatre's building and some of the performances. For instance, during the twelve months from 1st July, 1896, to 30th June…

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-05 - 1909-04-20
Summary:

Performance of the Rainbow Dance; Novelty matinee every Saturday, 4 o'clock

4
Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-04-19
Summary:

Large audiences attend the Star Cinematograph every evening where up-to-date films are being thrown on the screen. The 'Rainbow Dance' should not be missed.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-28 - 1918-10-30
Summary:

October 28-30. Performance. William Courtenay in 'The Romantic Journey.' Harold Lloyd in 'Rainbow Island.' 'Les Aldo-pini.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-28 - 1918-10-30
Summary:

October 28th, 29th and 30th, 9.15 performance, William Courtenay in 'The Romantic Journey.' Also Harold Lloyd in 'Rainbow Island' and Les Aldo-Pini. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-10-28
Summary:

The large audiences at the Victoria Theatre during the weekend were more than delighted at the splendid programme provided. At yesterday's matinee, that charming picture 'Blind Man's Luck,' in which Mollie King takes the leading role, was greatly appreciated. Not the least…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-29
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has provided a good programme for its patrons, the main attraction is 'Les Aldo-Pini.' The picture programme includes two films 'Rainbow Island' featuring Harry Lloyd and 'The Romantic Journey.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-08-01
Summary:

Two new features are introduced in the programme for the week at the Hongkong Theatre, a drama and a comedy – 'Sue of the South' (5 parts) and 'A Red Hot Finish' (2 parts) respectively. The latter one is supported by the Rainbow Beauties, and the former one features Edith…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-17
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight and over the weekend, Miss Ruth Clifford will be seen in her newest comedy-drama, 'The Game's Up.' Film synopsis included. The programme also includes a Rainbow comedy, featuring the 'Rainbow' beauties. At tomorrow's matinee, a new…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-17
Summary:

Ruth Clifford, the Bluebird star, comes to the Hongkong Theatre in 'The Game's Up,' a new comedy-drama in five reels. The star is supported by a notable cast, headed by Al Ray, a cousin of the better-known Charlie. The photoplay was directed by Elsie Jane Wilson from the script of…

12
Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-12 - 1922-10-14
Summary:

Tuesday, October 17th, special dance with music by the famous Seattle Rainbow cabaret band. Now orchestra of S. S. President Grant.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-16
Summary:

Another special dance is to be held at the Kowloon Theatre tonight when the music will be provided by the Rainbow Cabaret band.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-08
Summary:

William Fox, who presented last night, at the World Theatre, for the first time here, Zane Grey's story 'The Last Trail,' has given us, as a special production. Who that saw William Farnum in 'Riders of the Purple Sage,' The Rainbow Trail,' The Last of the Duanes…