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: 1897-08-19 - 1897-08-21
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal on Saturday Night, the 21st August, at 9 p.m., also the 23rd, 26th and 28th. The programme presented before Sir Claude MacDonald at the British Legation, Peking, will be repeated. Tickets may be had at Messrs.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-08-26 - 1897-08-28
Summary:

Edison's latest wonder, the Animatoscope, will be exhibited at the Theatre Royal tonight (Thursday), the 26th August, at 9 p.m., also 28th. There was a complete change of programme. Tickets may be had at Messrs. Robinson & Co.'s or at the Door.

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Headline: Elsie Adair
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Miss Elsie Adair provided performance at Theatre Royal last night. Apart from her, other performers included Mr. Vanderlip, Mr. C.T. Robinson, Messrs. Tripodi and Sananara. Another feature of the performance was the display of views by the Edison 'Vitascope.' The views included waves…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Last night in Theatre Royal, the Elsie Adair Company gave an amusing entertainment before a large house. And a series of animated pictures were shown by means of Edison's Vitascope. It was an almost total absence of the flicker which has characterised all previous exhibitions of pictures of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-01-20 - 1898-01-31
Summary:

The wonderful animatoscope will be on exhibition for a short time in Hong Kong, at No. 5, Arsenal Street, Queen's Road East, commencing from the 23rd January, and so forth. The Animatoscope is the Latest Invention of the Wizard Edison, and produces Pictures Life-Size and True to Nature,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Company have arrived by the S.S. 'Rosetta Maru' and will positively open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Performances by Miss Rosa Barners, Harry Gray, Malvena Moore, John R. Reynolds, Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Tom Queen, Marie Barton and…

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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-20 - 1902-06-02
Summary:

One Edison Kinetoscope [sic] (new) with Appurtenances complete. On View at the Office of The American Tobacco Co., 4 Queen's Road.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-10-10 - 1902-10-15
Summary:

The 20th Century Projectoscope Company (Edison's Latest): The Coronation! The Coronation! The passion play is in 5 miles of film presenting the Coronation of King Edward in details. Price details included. Note the management wish to inform the public of Hongkong this machine is the latest…

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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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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented grand opening of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph and Jas.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-23 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented grand opening of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph and Jas.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24 - 1904-06-24
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening of popular weekly entertainments tomorrow by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-24
Summary:

Tomorrow night the Metropole hotel will be opened with a high-class vaudeville performance. Among the artistes who are billed to appear, are Tom Morcomb, Comedian and mimic; Walter King, Baritone; Miss Gertie Maisie, refined serio-comic; Authur Jones, Comedian and character impersonator; James…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-25 - 1904-06-25
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's grand opening of popular weekly entertainments tonight by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph and Jas. Christie. Price and schedule included…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1904-06-27
Summary:

The promoters of the Variety Entertainment at the Metropole Theatre on Saturday night have no reason to complain of the attendance. There is a detailed description of the performers including McCormick, Arthur James, Walter Keene, Tom Morcomb, Gertie Maisie, J. Christie. Noted that the American…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-27
Summary:

Mr. James Christie, the proprietor of the Metropole Hotel, Shaukiwan Road, has shown great enterprise after he took over that property. The hotel possesses a large room which is a ballroom; the dais has been converted into a stage. Saturday is the opening night for the theatrical performance.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1904-06-29 - 1904-06-30
Summary:

Metropole Hotel's sole proprietor Mr. Jas. Christie presented great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, the Percipaphone, the American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-06-30 - 1904-07-01
Summary:

Metropole Theatre's great success of popular weekly entertainments by Ware and Ross' Entertainers introducing Tom Morcomb, Arthur Walters, Miss Gertie Maisie, Walter King, McCormick and McGinty, The Percipaphone, American Biograph, Jas. Christie and George Gibbs. Price and schedule…