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: 1907-06-01
Summary:

Canton, May 30 – In consequences of the recent fire at Sam Kong, where about 500 persons were burnt to death in a theatre. Viceroy Chow has instructed the Provincial Treasurer and the Provincial Judge to send a special officer to investigate in order to give satisfactory compensation to the poor…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-28
Summary:

The only Chinese actor in America appearing in an English speaking company is Ah Sam, who plays Sing Wing as William Collier's support in 'Caught in the Rain' at the Victoria theatre on Monday (says the 'Daily Colonist,' Vancouver). Ah Sam was born and raised in Hong…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-31
Summary:

Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale, will make their debut at the Victoria Cinematograph on Tuesday evening. Little Sadie, the clever and juvenile artiste from the Australian halls, will also appear for the first time.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-01-31 - 1910-02-01
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central, Corner of Pottinger Street) Premier hall of the colony. Tuesday! Debut of Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. Actor vocalist in descriptive and character impersonations. The Famous Sadie, the best artiste of the Australian halls.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-02 - 1910-02-24
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central (Corner of Pottinger Street). Schedule details included. Tonight! Extraordinary success of Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. Actor vocalist in descriptive and character impersonations. The Famous Sadie, the best artiste of the Australian halls.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-19
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph this evening Miss Dolly Keldie, an Australian soubrette and dancer, will make her debut. Little Sadie becomes more endearing than ever at each successive performance while Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales are both favourites.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-02-25 - 1910-02-28
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central (Corner of Pottinger Street). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Dolly Keldie. Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. Sadie.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-03-01 - 1910-03-03
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central (Corner of Pottinger Street). Schedule details included. For three nights only. New film, 'The Lady of Camelias.' The celebrated artistes Miss Dolly Keldie and Miss Jessie Lee. Miss Myra James, Mr Sam Gales and Mr T. Howard. The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-03-04 - 1910-03-04
Summary:

Premier hall of Hong Kong, Des Voeux Road Central (Corner of Pottinger Street). Schedule details included. Grand farewell programme for the celebrated artistes Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. The wonderful queen of juvenile artiste, Sadie. Grand success of Miss Dolly Keldie, Mr T. Howard and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-02 - 1910-06-06
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Eva Hughes, Miss Winnie Ryan, Miss Madge Morris and Mr Jim Harvey. Friday, June 3, the magnificent film about King Edward's service procession in Shanghai. Coming:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-07
Summary:

The wonderful juvenile artiste Little Sadie, who so greatly pleased the patrons of the Empire Cinematograph not long ago, has returned to the Colony and will appear this evening. Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales will also appear.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-07 - 1910-06-11
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Tonight! Reappearance of the wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-13 - 1910-06-13
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Reappearance of the wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale. Last and farewell performance of Miss Madge Morrie and Mr Jim Harvey.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-14 - 1910-06-18
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Reappearance of the wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. Grand matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. at reduced prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-20 - 1910-06-22
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Reappearance of the wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. Last appearance this week of Miss Eva Hughes and Miss Winnie Ryan. Debut of Misses Laura Diamond and Lewis.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-23 - 1910-06-23
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). The wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale. Farewell appearances tonight or Miss Winnie Ryan. Tomorrow! Debut of Miss Laura Diamond. Monday, June 27th, debut of Miss May Lewis. Next week: a grand film of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-24 - 1910-06-24
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. The wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale. Tonight! Debut of Miss Laura Diamond. Monday, June 27th, debut of Miss May Lewis. Next week: a grand film of the most complete…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-13
Summary:

Tommy Burns and Sam Langford are again matched for a twenty-five round go at Los Angeles. Each fighter in addition receives a fourth interest in the moving pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-09-18
Summary:

Little Sadie is delighting large audiences every evening at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre. Miss Myria James, Mr Sam Gales and Miss Winnie Ryan also meet good reception.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-02
Summary:

Four Chinese were charged at the Magistracy with demanding the sum of $39,000 from a Chinese actor named Sam Pak Tsoi. The story told by the prosecution was that six men approached the actor at the Chung Hing Theatre and demanded $39,000 (the amount of 6 years salary at the rate of $6,500 per…