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: 1907-09-25
Summary:

Tonight only a special series of pictures will be shown at Weismann's Rooms. The programme will include 'A Slave's Love,' 'The Servant Hypnotist,' 'The Maniac Juggler,' 'The Dancing Swine,' 'The Nurse's Strike,' ' The Red…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-05
Summary:

New pictures will be shown in Weismann's Rooms tonight, including: 'Life of Marie Antoinette,' 'The Hen with the Golden Eggs,' 'The Opium Smoker' and others of serious and comic characters.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-19
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe at Weismann's Rooms will put on a new set of pictures, include 'A Pair of Boots Please,' 'Cock Fighting in Seville,' 'Private Atkins minds the Baby,' 'The Fortune,' 'A Tragic Moment,' 'A Daring Maid,' 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-18
Summary:

Hongkong has had little cause to complain of lack of entertainment for many months past, yet through it all the Victoria and Bijou Cinemagraphs have maintained their own as attractions and seldom fail to draw large houses. At the Victoria, the Quealys made success, while the sisters Price were…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge all patrons who were compelled to leave the Palisade on Saturday night on account of the rain. The Band will again be in attendance tonight and the programme will include the great mystery film 'The Black Box.'

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The Friday, Saturday and Sunday programme at the Victoria Theatre was as well patronised as such an excellent bill of fare deserved to be. The Pathe Gazette was a particularly good one and the special war pictures beyond praise. The centre-piece was a beautifully staged romantic play: 'The…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

On Saturday night, the Palisade offered one of its especially good programmes, but unfortunately the rain entered with proceedings and the spectators were obliged to seek shelter. We are asked by the management to announce that it will welcome, free of charge, all patrons who were compelled to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge those who were compelled to leave early on Saturday night. The band will attend and 'The Black Box' by E. Phillips Oppenheim will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-25
Summary:

The fourth and fifth episodes of 'The Black Box' will be shown at the Palisade tonight; besides a powerful drama 'Comedy and Tragedy' in 3 reels, picture of Kitchener's Army, comedies, etc.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26
Summary:

The Black Box,' by E. Phillips Oppenheim, is being shown at the Palisade and great entertainments were screened. Film plot for the fourth and fifth episodes included. Other films include 'Comedy and Tragedy,' 'Kitchener's Army,' Keystone's 'Kid Love,…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, on Friday, screened a war play of unusual interest: 'The Menace,' which is not only staged and mounted in the Film d'Art Company's best manner, but which unfolds a most strikingly ingenious plot. There was also a new Gazette, equal is point of quality to…

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Palisade at Kowloon is not only maintaining but is vastly increasing its popularity, and very large numbers of people from both sides of the Harbour have visited it during the weekend. The pictures shown are of a good class, and the seating accommodation is particularly satisfactory.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-30
Summary:

A String band has been engaged in the Palisade tonight in the Palisade. Besides the 6th episode of 'The Black Box' and powerful drama 'The Wreck' and several comics will be shown.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-30
Summary:

The management of the Palisade, Kowloon, has arranged a special attraction for tonight by the engagement of a string band, which will render a number of appropriate selections during the programme. There will no doubt be a larger audience if the weather keeps fine, for the series of films to be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-31
Summary:

A large audience was attracted to the Victoria Theatre by the performance of Dr. Richard Rowe and 'Mora' with hand tricks and answering questions of audiences. The pictures included further episodes of the 'Black Box' and 'Romona' [sic].

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The management of Kowloon's popular open-air cinematograph has arranged a most attractive change of programme for tonight. The seventh episode of the thrilling 'Black Box' mystery is to be screened, while a further special feature is a very fine dramatic film entitled 'The…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The mid-week programme was good in addition to showing famous films produced by studios. The 7th Episode of the 'Black Box' is being shown. The band of the 'Russia' will play during the evening.