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: 1913-12-10 - 1913-12-12
Summary:

The latest, greatest and wonder Edison Kinetophone with all new talking pictures; Soldiers & Sailors in uniform & children half prices

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Headline: City Hall
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-06 - 1913-12-09
Summary:

Edison 'Kinetophone', all new talking pictures; 12 Kinetophone Picutres each night, including two scenes from the comic opera 'Said Pasha'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-23
Summary:

Tokyo, Feb 11 – The seventy-fifth birthday of Mr. Edison, the famous American inventor, was celebrated in Tokyo. All cinematograph theatres there also showed pictures in connection with Mr. Edison.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-09
Summary:

Mr. Edison expressed that bumble bee would be the model for the air machines of the future and he is still perfecting a speaking cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-15
Summary:

The kinetophone is Mr. Thomas A. Edison's latest invention. Hong Kong will be able to see it in the evening of the 23rd. at the Theatre Royal. He took a newspaperman to his experimental theatre and explained that the kernel was the absolute synchronisation of the movements in the motion…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-28
Summary:

The first public exhibition of the Edison Kinetophone is to take place tonight at 9 p.m. (at Theatre Royal), and Hong Kong theatre-goers will be startled by the life-like reproductions of synchronised motions and sounds.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-06
Summary:

Edison's wonderful talking pictures are to appear at the Theatre Royal for a short season, commencing next Wednesday. Since the invention was last seen in Hongkong, the great 'Wizard of Sound and Light' has made startling improvements, and some of the subjects recorded are said to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The Coronation! The Passion Play as it is played in Oberammergau. The Coronation of King Edward in detail. 5 Miles of Film. All the latest Novelties of the Cinematographic spheres. Note: The management wish to inform the public of Hongkong that they have the pleasure of bringing the first of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-29 - 1915-06-01
Summary:

Film screening of 'Artist Love' (3 parts), 'Madam Satan' (3 parts) and Edison Xinetophone Talking Pictures; Orchestra in attendance

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Headline: The Kinetophone
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-30
Summary:

The Edison Kinetophone Agency gave another successful demonstration of Mr. Edison latest invention in the Theatre Royal last night. There was a noticeable improvement in some respects, and it is very probable that the Kinetophone will not only revolutionise the cinematograph business, but prove…

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Headline: Edison's Latest
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-11
Summary:

The public will have an opportunity of seeing one of Edison's latest inventions in the City Hall. The principal feature of the entertainment will be the new 20th-century projectoscope, the latest development of the cinematograph and bioscope, and an immense improvement upon anything that…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-28 - 1913-04-30
Summary:

The first performance of the famous Edison Talking Pictures; the Kinetophone will be shown in Hongkong for a few days only; booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-04-15 - 1908-04-22
Summary:

Continuous Performance every day from 2 to 6, and 7 to 11 p.m. Programme one hour (admission at any time). Entire change of programme every week; Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-04-30
Summary:

The Theatre Royal was crowded last night at the second demonstration of Thos. A. Edison's latest invention, the 'Kinetophone.' The demonstration consisted of 6 pieces: 'Julius Caesar'; Chimes of Normandy'; 'An Indian Girl's Revenge'; 'Jack's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-03 - 1913-05-05
Summary:

Programme in Theatre Royal including 'Descriptive Lecture,' 'Faust,' selection of old songs, 'The Law of the West,' 'The Politician,' 'The Old Guard' and 'The Edison Minstrels.' Price details included. Matinees on Saturday at 4 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-21 - 1913-04-23
Summary:

Sound and action combined in the most delightful way; you not only see but hear; apply to Robinson & Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-01 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

Programme for tonight in Theatre Royal including Descriptive Lecture, 'The Politician,' 'Jack's Joke,' 'The Old Guard,' 'The Chimes of Normandy,' 'The Redemption' and 'The Edison Minstrels.' Price details included. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-06-02
Summary:

Some remarkably good pictures were screened at the Victoria Theatre last night, including two Edison film stories, both of which had Mr. Harry Furniss. Another especially interesting American film was 'The Smuggler's Daughter.' Miss Norah Moore was in splendid voice and received…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-29
Summary:

The first public performance given in Hongkong of Mr. T. Edison's invention – The Kinetophone, took place in the Theatre Royal last night. The new invention, in its remarkably life-like presentation of sounds and actions synchronising, is wonderful but by no means perfect. It displayed six…