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: 1904-11-04
Summary:

The Tung Kee firm, lately carrying on business at the Tsung King Theatre, make an application for adjudication as the theatre lessees. The managing partner of the firm was examined at length by the official receiver, and the reason for the failure of the theatre is 'not bad companies, but…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-02
Summary:

L. S. Robert Willa, (No. 63) placed Pang Kai before Mr. Haseland, at the Police Court on Monday, charged with assaulting him whilst in the execution of his duty at the Ko Shing Theatre on the 29th ultimo. Wills stated that defendant, while in the theatre, would not sit down, thereby obstructing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-07-21
Summary:

Yesterday, the hearing was opened of the case in which Tung Fuk Cho charged Un Kam Wa. Tung Fuk Cho has admitted to Mr. Looker that he is a partner of the defendant firm the Hongkong Ko Shing Theatre, Wing Kee. The defendant denied that he's a partner of the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-02-07
Summary:

The Royal party had a very busy day with the return of Duke and Duchess, who had to carry out everyone waited at the Ko Shing Theatre for the tea party arranged by the Chinese community in Ko Shing Theatre. The theatre was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers. The stage looked like a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-10-25
Summary:

Canton, 24th October – A merchant named Ho King-sau has petitioned the Canton Bureau of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce, applying for the lease of Po Wah Theatre.

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-13
Summary:

Arrangements have been made for a meeting at the City Hall on Dec 7 between Billy Bellew and Roberts of the Dockyard Police. On Thursday nest Billy meets Taff Childs, and they are expected to go 10 rounds for a side stake of 200 at the Victoria Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-19
Summary:

At the Criminal Sessions yesterday, Chung Ho was charged with uttering a forged bank note and with being in possession of a forged bank note. The prisoner went to a cinematograph show in the town on May 17th and to buy the tickets, which were only about forty cents, he tendered the bank note…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-20
Summary:

The event in December was the battle at Sydney Stadium between Bill Lang of Australia and Robert Fitzsimmons. Two sets of cinematograph pictures were taken. They will be exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne simultaneously, and should be well patronized by admirers of stoush; for if the pictures are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-18
Summary:

Many in Hongkong largely depend for their evening's amusement on the cinematograph shows and the following facts regarding the arrangements made for dealing with the photographic work in connection with the British Antarctic Expedition will be read with interest. There is the most wonderful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-24 - 1910-10-29
Summary:

The opening of the Bijou Scenic Theatre (Flower Street) with the latest London and Paris Pictures under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson (lately stage manager, Dallas' and Bandmann's Opera Companies)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-29
Summary:

Canton, October 27 – The Tung Hing Theatre, on the New Bund, has lately received a blackmailing letter purporting to have been sent by some revolutionary society.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-01 - 1910-11-11
Summary:

Open shortly with a high-class pictorial, dramatic, and musical entertainment under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson (lately stage manager, Dallas' and Bandmann's Opera Companies)

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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: 1910-11-12 - 1910-11-15
Summary:

Pictorial and musical entertainment on the opening night (16th Novemeber) under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-12
Summary:

Mr. R. H. Stephenson, lately connected with the Bandmann's and Dallas Opera Companies and the Warwick Major Company, arrived from the north by the s.s. Arcadia. He is to take charge of the new Bijou Scenic Theatre in Flower Street

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-12
Summary:

The opening date of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in Wellington Street is announced for Wednesday, being deferred for a day out of deference to the Bedford Relief Fund entertainment at the circus. The show is to be run by Mr. R. H. Stephenson. Mr. Stephenson promises a high-class pictorial, dramatic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-16 - 1910-11-18
Summary:

Pictorial and musical entertainment tonight under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-16
Summary:

The 'Window of the World' opens tonight. Mr. Robert Stephenson, lessee and manager of the Bijou Theatre, has provided for his patrons. Pictures of the great and most recent happenings at home and abroad, a cornet solo will be played, and Mr. Stephenson himself, who has had much stage…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-11-17
Summary:

A large house was present last night in the new Bijou Scenic Theatre in Flower Street. It was formerly the Salon Cinema-Theatre. The pictures thrown on the screen last night were interesting and free from flicker. The film depicting the journey to Taipo on the new railway was particularly…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-17
Summary:

The management of the above neat little theatre in Wyndham Street is to be congratulated upon the excellent opening performance given last night. There is a display of anxiety as a rule in many parts of the world to convert a cinematograph show into a variety of performance. We are glad to see…