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: 1902-01-22 - 1902-01-23
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The thrilling picture, 'The Golden Belt.' Debut of Miss Ruby Williams on Tuesday. Debut of Lyall Sisters on Wednesday. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26. 'A Dead Man's Child' on Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-24 - 1902-01-25
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. A great week of vaudeville. Performance by Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Lyall Sisters tonight. 'A Dead Man's Child' on Thursday. Miss Lynda Davies is coming on January 26. K.O.Y.L.I. Band and H.M.S. Merlin will…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-29 - 1902-01-29
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The talk of the town. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-01-31 - 1902-01-31
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-01 - 1902-02-03
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Battle of Trafalgar' tonight. Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala on Saturday night. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-05 - 1902-02-05
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. 'The Stone of Scone.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-06 - 1902-02-08
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film, 'Thrown to the Lions.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-09 - 1902-02-09
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Debut of Madame Aldala. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-12
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The magnificent film by Nick Carter, 'The Mystery of the White Bed.' Performances by Lyall Sisters and Miss Ruby Williams. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-04-22
Summary:

The play's the thing,' sang the much quoted William. The natives of fair Cathay think similarly. When a popular piece is staged at the Taiping theatre a speculator usually buys up all the best seats and then sells them at the door, or in the streets. One hawker was fined $5.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-07-28
Summary:

The only Chinese actor in America appearing in an English speaking company is Ah Sam, who plays Sing Wing as William Collier's support in 'Caught in the Rain' at the Victoria theatre on Monday (says the 'Daily Colonist,' Vancouver). Ah Sam was born and raised in Hong…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-05-19 - 1911-05-22
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Magnificent new films at every change of programme. Last performance of Mr Falanto and Salvati on Sunday. Performance by Miss Bascans. Ching Ling Foo and The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-06-06
Summary:

Tonight is the last night of the Ching Ling Foo troupe and those who have not yet seen this marvellous combination would do well to do so before it is too late. Tomorrow night the celebrated Collier Sisters who made such a hit in Shanghai make their debut.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-06-06 - 1911-06-06
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Last performance by Ching Ling Foo Troupe of Peking artistes. Debut of Collier Sisters and unparalleled dancers on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-06-07 - 1911-06-07
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Debut of the Two Colliers and unparalleled dancers tonight.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-06-07 - 1911-06-24
Summary:

Tonight (Wednesday), 7th June, debut of the Eminent Soubrettes, the Two Colliers.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-06-08
Summary:

The Collier Sisters made their duet at the new Victoria Theatre last night and were given rousing reception.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-06-08 - 1911-06-24
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Tremendous success of Collier Sisters and unparalleled dancers tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-06-26 - 1911-07-01
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. The finest and coolest hall in the colony. Hong Kong coronation pictures are postponed until the first week of July. Tremendous success of Collier Sisters and unparalleled dancers.