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: 1910-05-18
Summary:

The management of the Empire Cinematograph Theatre announces that Professor A. Lewis, and Miss Lewis will make their debut this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-18 - 1910-05-19
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Tonight! Debut of Prof. A. Lewis, introducing novelties never seen in Hong Kong. Miss Lewis (age 6), surprising infantile comic, serio and recitations. Coming: Miss Eva Hughes. No performance…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-19
Summary:

A great reception was accorded little Miss Lewis at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Wednesday evening. Professor Lewis is also good with his conjuring acts while the films are new and up-to-date.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-05-21 - 1910-05-24
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Monday! Debut of Miss Eva Hughes. Prof. A. Lewis, introducing novelties never seen in Hong Kong. Miss Lewis (age 6), surprising infantile comic, serio and recitations.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-20 - 1910-06-22
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Reappearance of the wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gales. Last appearance this week of Miss Eva Hughes and Miss Winnie Ryan. Debut of Misses Laura Diamond and Lewis.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-23 - 1910-06-23
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). The wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale. Farewell appearances tonight or Miss Winnie Ryan. Tomorrow! Debut of Miss Laura Diamond. Monday, June 27th, debut of Miss May Lewis. Next week: a grand film of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-24 - 1910-06-24
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. The wonderful Sadie, also Miss Myra James and Mr Sam Gale. Tonight! Debut of Miss Laura Diamond. Monday, June 27th, debut of Miss May Lewis. Next week: a grand film of the most complete…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1910-06-25 - 1910-06-25
Summary:

Premier hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). Schedule details included. Grand success of Miss Laura Diamond. Monday, June 27th, debut of Miss May Lewis. The funeral production of King Edward VII are expected in day's time.