A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-01
Summary:

The exhibitions of the Cinematograph at the City Hall were today witnessed by about 500 children from the Queen's College. Mr. W. Muskett gave a very lucid and graphic explanation of the pictures, while Professor Charvet has introduced a number of admirable pictures showing Corbett-Mitchell…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph continues to draw large attendances daily and nightly at St. Andrew's Hall. Mr. W. Muskett's lucid and interesting 'lecture' enhanced the pleasure of young people. Professor Charvet will shortly introduce an entirely new set of pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14
Summary:

An up-to-date Cinematograph is to open at the City Hall next Saturday night. The pictures will include views of the Jubilee Celebrations in London and interesting scenes from all parts of the world. Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Co's Music Rooms.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-15 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The Cinematograph for one night only. The latest improved projecting Machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-20 - 1897-10-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph was a grand success. This was the last opportunity to see The Queen's Jubilee Pictures and other beautiful views; Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Company's Stores. Johnson & Charvet are the proprietors.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-10
Summary:

The latest entertainment arrived City Hall are the Barnes 20th Century Entertainers and Biograph Company. Performers include Madame Freed, Mr. Harry Gray, Mr. W. T. Burgess, Miss Florence Adelaide, Miss Rosa Barnes and orchestra of Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The series of capital films run through…

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-02
Summary:

L. S. Robert Willa, (No. 63) placed Pang Kai before Mr. Haseland, at the Police Court on Monday, charged with assaulting him whilst in the execution of his duty at the Ko Shing Theatre on the 29th ultimo. Wills stated that defendant, while in the theatre, would not sit down, thereby obstructing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-31
Summary:

P. S. 75 MacDonald, of Yau ma-ti police station, charged a Chinaman with behaving in a disorderly and riotous manner in the Po Hing Theatre on the evening of the 23rd instant, Mr, Orme fined him $5.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

The Ko Shing Theatre got into trouble again, and were summoned by P. S. Fenton for blocking the gangways of the theatre. Mr. Looker appeared for the defence, and a fine of $100 was imposed. Another summon against the theatre charged a nominal fine of $1.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-06 - 1905-09-07
Summary:

The performance which included new songs, new dances, new pictures by the Gaiety Stars. W. Hollinworth is the Manager of the company. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1905-09-06 - 1905-09-08
Summary:

Performance by the Famous Gaiety Stars, polite vaudeville. New songs, New Dances, New Pictures. Booking at Robinson Piano Co. W. Hollinworth is the Manager and James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-09-07 - 1905-09-07
Summary:

Performances by the famous Gaiety Stars Polite Vaudeville and Specialty Company. Tonight, grand change of programme, including new songs, new dances and new pictures. Booking at Robinson Piano Co. W. Hollinworth is the Lessee & Manager, while James Morgan is the Business Representative.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-08 - 1905-09-08
Summary:

Grand change of programme. W. Hollinworth is the Manager of the company. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-09 - 1905-09-09
Summary:

Grand change of programme, tonight is vice regal night. Matinee today. W. Hollinworth is the Manager of the company. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-31
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – One citizen wrote to suggest the change of venue of the Chinese dinner in the Ko Shing Theatre, in the arrival of Prince Arthur Connaught. The writer suggests this decision is not suitable and suggest Supreme Court buildings and Post Office; the Harbour Master'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-17 - 1906-05-17
Summary:

An exhibition of moving pictures will be given on May 17th, 18th and 19th. The pictures are largely of the late Russo-Japanese War; Some Okayama Orphanage scenes of events in London, the Continent and America were introduced. Price details included. Plan at the Robinson Piano Co., Ltd. Mr. S.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-06-07
Summary:

On Saturday night 182,000 moving pictures illustrative of the Britt-Nelson contest will be shown in the City Hall, under the supervision of the representative for the Far East of Mr. J. W. Coffroth. The fight of 18 rounds was the most exciting character. The entertainment will be given for 2…