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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-13 - 1902-01-13
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Searchlight,' the episode of Italo-turko War. Performances by Miss Lynda Davies. Debut of Harris and Vernon. A magnificent film, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' on Monday night. Matinees on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-15 - 1902-01-15
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. Tonight and tomorrow night. The handsome picture, 'Battling Nelson v. Ad. Wolgast,' in 40 rounds, with 4000 feet long. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26.

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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: 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: 1905-09-06 - 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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Headline: Supreme Court
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-03-22
Summary:

Original action No. 262 of 1905 Chan Ip Shi v. the Wing Kee firm (Ko Shing Theatre) in the matter of the issue between Chan Ip Shi and Lau Shiu Cheun. It is noted that the Wing Kee firm had been carrying on the Ko Shing Theatre for a number of years.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-06-10
Summary:

Mr. Fung Wa Chun lectured to a crowded meeting, and he talked about the opinion of the Chinese government. Mr. A. W. Brewin, and the following members of the Chinese Public District Dispensaries Committee were at the meeting.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-18
Summary:

The first day's play of the cricket match drew a big crowd of spectators. A Pretty Fete: Visitors obtained a good deal of fun from the excellent films shown by the Cinematograph Company, which usually exhibits in the hall attached to the Café Weismann. The moving pictures were flung onto a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-07-18
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre is visiting Hong Kong. Their performance last night in a hall at No. 2 Zetland Street started shortly after eight. With the Manila String Band in attendance, and with Mr. Gongiles at the piano, the first performance was a song 'Honey Boy' by Miss Thelma.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-11
Summary:

Shameen, November 8 – Illuminations: At 9:30 in the evening another concert was given by the band, accompanied by a cinematograph entertainment, which was thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds of the Consulate were beautifully set off above the main gateway. A word of praise is due to Consul Fox for…