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: 1902-01-13 - 1902-01-13
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(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: 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
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(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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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: 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: 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: 1908-07-08
Summary:

The Governor, Sir Frederick Lugard, has graciously promised to open the Flood Relief Bazaar. The committee begged to acknowledge with thanks the gifts and donations. Mr. Chan Mong Loong, in particular, offered his cinematograph for 7 days free of charge, but on account of lack of accommodation…

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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: 1908-07-28
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: 1909-03-16
Summary:

Hongkong is to have yet another cinematograph show, an arrangement has been made by Mr. Caslly [sic], an American gentleman, to open up such an establishment in Wyndham Street. It will be the endeavour of the proprietor to produce first-class performances, and patrons will be able to rely on an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-30
Summary:

Mr F. Arnold, sub-manager of the Pathe Cinema Machine Co., summoned Mr V. D. Casley, of the Star Cinematograph, for an infringement of a trademark, belonging to the plaintiff company. Mr D. V. Steavenson, of Messrs Deacon, Looker and Deacon, appeared for the prosecution, and Mr Reader Harris, of…