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1910s Flower street

Shows two signs of Bijou Theatre.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

1965 Saikung

Shows Sai Kung Theatre.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1965

Lung Wah Theatre

Lung Wah Theatre was situated in Tsuen Wan.It opened to business on 15th June,1962, and closed on 29th December 1996.

1930s Hong Kong photo wrapper, by Modern Photo Supplies Co.

This photo wrapper contained several photos made by Willem Kien, in Hong Kong in the 1930s. As director of Holland-China Trading Company, he had been working in Hong Kong in the late 1890s to 1910s and visited the China East coast from time to time in the 1930s.

Modern Photo Supplies Co. was located at Queen's Road Central, in or near Queen's Theatre Building in Hong Kong.
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Courtesy Kien family archives

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

1930s Hong Kong photo wrapper, by Modern Photo Supplies Co.

This photo wrapper contained several photos made by Willem Kien, in Hong Kong in the 1930s. As director of Holland-China Trading Company, he had been working in Hong Kong in the late 1890s to 1910s and visited the China East coast from time to time in the 1930s.

Modern Photo Supplies Co. was located at Queen's Road Central, in or near Queen's Theatre Building in Hong Kong.
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Courtesy Kien family archives

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Alhambra Theatre

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1958

There was an accident during the demolition - I assume this is a photo of the aftermath. More info here

Royal Theatre March 1986

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1986

Empire Cinematograph Theatre c1913

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1913

Taken from an album showing HMS Minotaur on the China Station

GARDEN THEATRE-open-air cinema-SCMP advert

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1932

Garden Theatre, an open-air cinema on Wanchai reclamation grounds

see small text above and below Garden Theatre banner

2,000 seats all “big roomy chairs”

Depression prices!

Circle seating & Box seating

Tung Hing theatre [1867-1912]

Date Place completed: 
c.1867-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1912-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

The first purpose built theatre in HK, Tung Hing theatre, was built on the corner of market Street (today named Po-Hing Fong) and Grace street (today called Po Yan Street) This theatre opened in 1867, and was later renamed Chung Hing Yuen. The theatre closed in early 1910.

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