Headline
Hong Kong Telegraph News 1909-02-01
Newspaper Source
Publication Date
1909-02-01
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Publication Year
1909
Page
4
Column
Local and General
Film Projector / Film(s)
Summary

The Mayor of New York has summarily revoked all licences for cinematograph exhibitions throughout the city. It is announced that he will not issue any fresh licences until satisfied that adequate precautions are taken against fire. Cinematograph shows have grown recently into a gigantic enterprise in the United States, and $50 of them have been attracting crowded houses daily in New York alone. Clergyman has protested to the authorities against the improper character of some of the exhibitions. Performances on Sundays have been definitely abolished.

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