A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-12-03
Summary:

Under the distinguished patronage of H.K. Governor (Sir Frederick, Lugard K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O.) a Chinese theatrical performance is being given nightly in the Tai Ping Theatre in aid of the funds of the Hongkong University. During the performance Chinese refreshments were served. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-11-25
Summary:

At the Supreme Court, a case continues in the action brought by Tsip Kee, a rice dealer, carrying on business at 121 Des Voeux Road, to recover the sum of money from three partners of the Tai Ping Theatre. Ye Ying Wo, is one of the so-called partners.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-05
Summary:

Three youths were charged with assaulting a ticket collector in Tai Ping theatre and with disorderly behaviour. Inspector Macdonald said while the performance was in progress early on Sunday morning defendants, the men who had third-class tickets, went with five others to the first-class seats…

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-21
Summary:

Tsip Kee proceeded a case against the Tai Ping Theatre (Cheong Kee and partner) for $1,000 money lend on November 24th, 1903. The case for the plaintiff was that he advanced the money to the theatre, having previously, when the theatre was opened, gone security for the granting of the license of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-03-25
Summary:

Correspondence relative to latrine accommodation at the Tai Ping Theatre was placed on the table. The president said the Medical Officer of Health thought the latrine accommodation was insufficient. He moved that the suggestions made by the Medical Officer of Health with regard to the matter to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-17
Summary:

Properties at 72, Des Voeux Road West, and that on which the Tai Ping Theatre is situated were withdrawn.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1907-12-28
Summary:

Tsang Chung, a house 'boy,' attached to the Victoria Gaol quarters, created a disturbance last night in the Tai Ping Theatre, for which he had to pay dearly at the Magistracy this morning.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-09-09 - 1922-09-09
Summary:

This famous Shakespearean play will be performed by the Chung Tai Ping Theatrical Company at the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday night the 10th instant.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-25
Summary:

The fact that this is Mei Lan-fang's first visit to Hongkong and his great reputation were undoubtedly responsible for the large audience at the Tai Ping Theatre last night, when the famous actor and his troupe opened a short season here. Details are included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-09
Summary:

A report from the Tai Ping Theatre states that an electric fan valued at $20 has been stolen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-10
Summary:

Mr. Lindsell sentenced a man charged with stealing an electric fan from the Tai Ping Theatre to three months' imprisonment.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-30
Summary:

The following further donations to the above fund are gratefully acknowledged, $750 from the proprietor of the Tai Ping Theatre, Mr. Lau Chu Pak.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-17
Summary:

At the Tai Ping Theatre, West Point, the Confucius Society held its annual celebration.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-03-24
Summary:

A meeting of the Sanitary Board will be held today at 4:15 p.m. 19 orders of the day are stated including correspondence relative to the latrine accommodation at the Tai Ping Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-03
Summary:

An Indian watchman, Imam Din, was charged $7 for being disorderly at the Tai Ping Theatre. This person tried to get onto the stage and refused to leave when told.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-09
Summary:

This morning, a quarrel arose between one of the managers the Tai Ping Theatre and a fiddler over a question of wages. The manager struck the musician and inflicted a nasty cut.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-20
Summary:

Before Mr. Hazeland, a Chinese was charged with the larceny of 7 pieces of clothing, valued at $7 from the Tai Ping Theatre. He was sentenced to one month's hard labour and 4 hours stocks.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-06
Summary:

The theatre which has been freshly whitewashed and painted, and the floors covered with matting, are arranged tables with red silk hangings and seating accommodation for 2,000, for the visit of Prince and his party. Flags – Red Ensigns with the portraits of King Edward and Queen Alexandra, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-01
Summary:

The Chinese had a big celebration for the Confucius' birthday yesterday. Tai Ping Theatre at West Point was specially decorated for the occasion.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

An old man, who was attending a performance at the Tai Ping Theatre on Tuesday, took off his mandarin jacket and put it on the next seat which was empty. When about to leave he put out his hand for the jacket, but it was gone.