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: 1907-08-23
Summary:

The article mentioned the background of how cinematograph picture became a vast industry, and also covered the production flow of moving pictures, including the cost of filming, genre selection from the production house, acting, lighting, staging, photography, the process of printing the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-24 - 1907-12-24
Summary:

Screening of 'The Great Passion Play', a film of 6000 feet long; Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe, sweets would be distributed during the interval

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-25 - 1907-12-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Great Passion Play', a film of 6000 feet long; Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe, sweets would be distributed during the interval

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-12-27 - 1907-12-27
Summary:

Screening of 'The Great Passion Play', a film of 6000 feet long; Performance from the Madam Abdala's Troupe, sweets would be distributed during the interval

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-10
Summary:

Damage, estimated at P30000, was caused by a fire in the film vault of the Oriental Moving Picture Corporation on the 5th.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-05 - 1912-10-18
Summary:

A bazaar and fancy fete will be held on Saturday, October 19th, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m by kind permission of Commandant and Officers Hongkong Volunteer Corps. Children's play, 'Snowwhite and the 7 Little Dwarfs,' at 3:30 p.m. Cinematograph Entertainment at 6 p.m. The bazaar will be…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-07 - 1912-10-09
Summary:

A bazaar and fancy fete will be held (by kind permission of the commandant and officers of the Hongkong Volunteer Corps) on the Volunteer Parade Ground, on Saturday, October 19th from 2.30 to 6.30 p.m.; many novelties that are suitable for Christmas presents, including Children's play…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-01-08
Summary:

The Hull Corporation Licensing Committee has considered the question of the censorship of films exhibited at picture shows which tend to incite juveniles to commit a crime. The Chief Constable stated that the police visited cinematograph exhibitions periodically, but their supervision was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-03-23
Summary:

A moving picture exhibition of British Industry is proposed by the Moving Picture Exhibition of British Industries to start on a world tour. The exhibitors will include leading manufactures of Great Britain and films that illustrate their methods. A reference book 'Industrial Expansion…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-27
Summary:

Hongkong has become a centre for the distribution of films and should ensure that none but the purest is exhibited. The cinemas of Hongkong are under the censorship of the police who inspect most, if not all of the pictures previously exhibited. It would be better if the makers of films abroad…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-05-20
Summary:

Another very successful patriotic concert was given last night at the Victoria. The Band of the 74th Punjabis played some splendid selections, and one of the bandsmen, Allah Dah, gave a piccolo solo. Miss May Clarke, the Carsons, Mr. Harry Relph, professor Gonzalez, Mr. George Grimble and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-13
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is distributing war pamphlets. 'Kiss me good night' will be screened. Pathe's 'Rocambole' will be shown soon.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-20 - 1915-12-22
Summary:

A thrilling drama in 3 parts, Saved by His Victim, on Tuesday, 21th December, 1915. The comedy, 'Wiffles or the Confirmed Bachelor' and 'Warning to Flirters.' A detective film in 2 parts, 'Black Lily Gang.' Special matinee with distribution of presents on Friday,…

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Headline: The 'Palisade'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-27
Summary:

Several films will be shown on Friday at the Palisade, including 'Caprice,' acted by the Famous Players Co. featuring Mary Pickford. In addition, 'A Marriage for Money,' several Keystone films and Harry's Gazette. 'Sixty Years a Queen' is coming on Friday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-21
Summary:

On Christmas Day at the matinee the proprietors of the Hongkong Theatre are giving a treat to the children. Toys and sweets will be freely distributed and 'The Diamond from the Sky' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-01 - 1917-02-01
Summary:

A Daughter of the People' for 1 night only featuring Saura Sawyer, Frederick de Belleville and Robert Broderick by World Film Corporation

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-01 - 1917-02-01
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 pm and for one night only, 'A Daughter of the People,' powerful drama of love, labour and redemption in 5 parts, featuring Saura [sic] Sawyer, Frederick de Belleville and Robert Broderick; the five part drama, with photo illustrations by Irvin Willat surrounds the life…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-26
Summary:

Mr. John D. Tippett, managing director of the Trans-Atlantic Film Co. – the distributing agents in Europe of the Universal Film Manufacturing Company, of America – gave evidence before the Cinema Commission at Westminster recently. He gave some particular of the efforts that have made to produce…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-04-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph Commission of Inquiry established by the National Council of Public Morals resumed its sittings recently at the Central Hall, Westminster, under the presidency of the Bishop of Birmingham. Mr. John D. Tippett, managing director of the Transatlantic Film Company (Limited), the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-28
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Theatre is to be congratulated in presenting before its patrons that extremely funny farce 'Are You a Mason?,' which has been filmed by the Famous Players Company, and for the presentations, which take place tonight and tomorrow, there should be very large…