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: 1921-06-03
Summary:

London, June 1 – A cinema licence has been granted to the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, despite much local opposition.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-23
Summary:

There is a joint celebration on the Shakespeare Commemoration by the Shakespeare Reading Society and the London Shakespeare League. Dr. William Martin lectured at King's College on 'The Cinema in its relation to the Drama.' Dr. Martin said the cinema is less suitable than a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-10
Summary:

Tonight's programme at the Bijou Theatre is one of special attraction, the art picture being 'The Martyrs,' a fine classic tragedy by Corneille, the Shakespeare of France. There is a burlesque by artistes Murray and Stephenson. A new and taking feature is the 'London Graphic…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-13
Summary:

Ko Shing Theatre has donated HK$27.7 to Alice Memorial Hospitals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1906-09-15
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and affiliated Hospitals acknowledges with thanks donations of $25 from Chung Hing Theatre, and $19.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of Alice memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospitals, including $23 from the Chung Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge with thanks to Ko Shing Theatre, Tai Ping Theatre and Chung Hing Theatre for the donating $25 each to the funds of the hospitals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-05-16
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospital begs to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the fund of hospital, including $25 from Chung Hing Theatre and $12.5 from Po Hing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-28
Summary:

(Our Own Correspondent) London, January 22. The Century Theatre – The other day, Lady Simson took me to her new theatre – the Century. It is quite the quaintest theatre in London, having been at one time a furniture depository. Here Miss Ashwell's Players give brilliant performances of Shaw…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-12-06
Summary:

Mr. Martin Harvey, the well-known actor, speaking at Nottingham University College, argued the need for the establishment, now more than at any other time, of a national-theatre where plays of Shakespeare could be worthily and periodically produced. If we took Shakespeare more to our hearts we…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-13
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals begs to acknowledge, with thanks the following donations to the funds of the Hospital: Kau Ue Fong Theatre [sic] $50; Wo Ping Theatre, $50 and Hon. Mr. Lau Chu Pak $25.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-08
Summary:

The Hon. Treasurer of the Alice Memorial and Affiliated Hospitals beg to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the funds of the Hospitals: $75 from Ko Shing Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-09-02
Summary:

Last night splendid films were shown at the Victoria Theatre, the most notable being the unveiling of the Queen Victoria Memorial in London, the Naval Review at Spithead and the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Carnarvon. This picture show will be on for a few days only.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-01
Summary:

A beautiful reproduction of several scenes from Shakespeare's 'Tempest' is being screened at the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre. It will be shown for a few more nights and 'Les Miserables' is expected in a few days' time.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-09
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre the famous Shakespeare's play 'Othello' will be shown on Friday evening. New comics and war films will form part of the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-12
Summary:

Apart from Shakespeare's play 'Othello,' the Victoria Theatre is showing war and big guns for the front pictures from Pathe's British Gazette; 'A Leaning to Leanness' and 'On His Wedding Day,' which are both comic films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-08-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a picture having a stage setting of London entitled, 'The Road to London,' featuring Bryant Washburn. Film synopsis included.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-28
Summary:

Tonight offers the last screening of 'The Merchant of Venice' in World Theatre. Mr. Matheson Lang has the part of Shylock in the picture and Shakespeare's famous play is admirably presented.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-04
Summary:

The magnificent film depicting the memorial service procession in Shanghai is an honour of His late Majesty King Edward VII is at present being shown at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre and patrons would do well to pay an early visit to this popular hall of entertainment before the film is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

A party of seven Tibetan Lamas to appear in the prologue to the 'Epic of Everest' film, to be shown at the Scala Theatre, arrived in London on December 1. They were introduced to a gathering of London Pressmen by Captain Noel, kinematographer and a member of the last Mount Everest…