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Koon Chung Theatre [c.1931-1939]

Submitted by simtang on Sun, 12/19/2021 - 10:52

Theater near Jordan Road-Canton road junction from 1931 to 1939. Demolished to become part of the King George V memorial park.

The pre-WWII Koon Chung Theatre was situated at the junction of Jordan Road and Canton Road in Yau Ma Tei on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong.

According to the 1930 Hong Kong Government Administrative Report, the construction work of the theatre building completed in 1930 and the theatre probably opened to business at an unknown date in the same year or early 1931.

Po Hing Theatre (first generation) [c.1904-c.1926]

Submitted by Klaus on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:51

The Public Works Report for 1905 states:

65. Kowloon Roads.—Two contracts were undertaken out of this vote ; one for lowering the summit of Robinson and Austin Roads, extending the former to the Yaumati Theatre and completing that portion of Gascoigne Road between Robinson Road and Station Street; .......

Central Cinema (Victoria) [????-????]

Submitted by OldTimer on Sun, 09/10/2017 - 08:35

Central Cinema's location appears on the 1945 Map of Hong Kong and Kowloon - https://gwulo.com/node/38765#14/22.3130/114.1806/Map_by_ESRI-1945_HK+Kl…  .  On the map, it is Key #8 in the Victoria district at "334 Queen's Road Central"**, on the south side of Queen's Road between Morrison and Cleverly.  The current occupant is Midland Centre.

Grand Theatre (first generation)/香港大戲院 [1923-1956]

Submitted by Klaus on Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:22

Grand Theatre was located at 183 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai (current Hopewell Centre)

It opened on 4 June 1923. It's predecessor on the same site was the Eastern Theatre which opened in the 1910s and closed probably in 1922.  (See all comments below).

According to Cinema Treasures, the building existed from the 1910s till 1956 until the second generation theatre was built on the same site. It looks as if the existence of the Eastern Theatre was included in this time span.

King's Theatre (2nd generation) / 娛樂戲院 [1964-1990]

Submitted by OldTimer on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 10:43

Address: 34 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

This page is about the King's Theatre (second generation).  The first generation King's Theatre -  https://gwulo.com/node/6980#15/22.2816/114.1565/Map_by_ESRI-Markers/100 -  operated during the period 1931-1962, and its last day of operation was on September 1, 1962.