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: 1897-04-24 - 1897-04-26
Summary:

The Cinematograph' was the latest and greatest success of London and Paris which will exhibit for a short season. There were five sessions a day, each scheduled for an hour. Admission price one dollar and children at half-price.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27 - 1897-04-27
Summary:

The delicate and intricate mechanical arrangements combined with the elaborate and most modern of electrical appliances of the machine require such perfect adjustment and manipulation that Professor Maurice Charvet has decided to postpone his opening exhibition for one day.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-28 - 1897-04-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph is the greatest marvel of the age. It will be exhibited under the personal supervision of Professor Maurice Charvet five sessions a day and each for an hour.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-15 - 1897-10-16
Summary:

The Cinematograph for one night only. The latest improved projecting Machine in which the vibration so noticeable and trying to the eyes is now entirely eliminated. Views of the Queen's Jubilee in London will be the special feature of the Entertainment. The following scenes will be shown: A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-20 - 1897-10-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph was a grand success. This was the last opportunity to see The Queen's Jubilee Pictures and other beautiful views; Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Company's Stores. Johnson & Charvet are the proprietors.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19 - 1897-11-20
Summary:

Elsie Adair performed and there were new animated pictures including Fifteen Views of Queen's Jubilee Procession. Noted that soldiers and sailors in uniform half-price to Back Seats only.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-28 - 1898-03-28
Summary:

Positively starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-29 - 1898-03-29
Summary:

Performance by the marvellous Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the Absolute Marvel of the Age, Animated Pictures in colours in the Cinematographe. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-30 - 1898-03-30
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West. The company is under the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-03-31 - 1898-04-02
Summary:

The coming sensation starts Saturday Evening Next, in the first appearance of an established London favourite, Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D'Alton. Up-to-date, the original and marvellous Cinematographe, selection from 20 subjects, recently the craze of the West, including the Great…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-03 - 1898-04-03
Summary:

Overwhelming success of the performances of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not fail to see the truly marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 [sic] animated pictures in colours. The company is under the management of Edwin Geach, and Harry Lyons is the agent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Crowded evening to witness the marvellous performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle. D'Alton. Do not miss seeing the truly marvellous life like Cinematographe, 20 popular & pleasing subjects, animated pictures in colours, absolutely the talke of the city. The company is under the management…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark', second edition of the truly marvellous and up-tp-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War' and 'A Gun Boat in Full Action.' Under the distinguished…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-09 - 1898-04-09
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark,' second edition of the truly marvellous and up-to-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War,' 'A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11 - 1898-04-11
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. To see the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark' or 'After the Flood.' And the New Pictures on the Cinematographe: 'The Greco-Turkish War,' 'Call on the London Fire Brigade,' and 'The Prince of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-12 - 1898-04-12
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. First presentation on the Great Illusion 'Mephisto's Target' assisted by Mdlle D'Alton. New Series of Pictures on the Cinematographe: 'The Queen's Jubilee Procession,' 'The English Cricketers in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-13 - 1898-04-13
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. First production of Mephisto's Target, a new illusion. Cinematographe: 'The Queen's Jubilee Procession,' 'The English Cricketers in Australia' and 'Rugby Football Match.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-14 - 1898-04-15
Summary:

Last night of Carl Hertz, Mdlle D'Alton and the Cinematographe of 'Queen's Diamond Jubilee' and 'English Cricketers.' Booking at the Robinson Piano Co.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-17 - 1907-07-20
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will open for the season in Weismann's Large Hall (entrance: Wyndham Street) on Saturday night next at 9 p.m. Performances every night. Films including 'Myrter's Spanish Inquisition.' Prices $1, and 50 cents; with electric fans.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-22 - 1907-07-24
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will open for the season in Weismann's Large Hall (entrance: Wyndham Street) tonight at 9 p.m. Performances every night, including Sundays. Films including 'The Bell Ringer's Daughter.' Prices $1, and 50 cents; with electric fans.