A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-21 - 1918-01-22
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. matinee, 'Quo Vadis' (7 parts). Also at 5.15 p.m., Tuesday, 22nd January, 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Great Secret.' Also 'From Sunshine to Shadows' [sic] (Hidden Hand). Pathe's British Gazettes and comics. Thursday, 24th January, 5.15 special…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-04-30 - 1918-05-02
Summary:

Tuesday 30th, April and Thursday 2nd, May, 'A Noble Action,' a stirring drama in four parts, full of interest and emotion featuring the celebrated French actress, Mdlle Vera Sergine. Also American Gazette No. 46, 'A Brigand Unwittingly,' 'The Professional Amateur,'…

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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-07 - 1918-09-13
Summary:

Cinematograph (Pathe Home Cinema) automatic lighting, complete with screen and 10 plays including two of Max Linder, and one play in two parts. Condition of machine and films guaranteed. A proper drawing room cinema. Demonstration gladly given. Price $425. Apply Box No. 901, care of 'S. C.…

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-26 - 1918-10-01
Summary:

Propaganda by cinematograph. Wideawake importers anxious to increase their trade with the interior are requested to communicate with box no. 942, care of 'S. C. M. Post.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-13 - 1917-03-13
Summary:

Screening of 'Greed' (the final episode), Pathe's Gazette, War Pictures, Comics, Chaplin and Keystone; Coming film: 'Salomba' sequel to 'Quo Vadis'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-14 - 1917-03-15
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Greed' (the final episode), Pathe's Gazette, War Pictures, Comics, Chaplin and Keystone; Coming film: 'Salomba' sequel to 'Quo Vadis'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-19 - 1904-01-19
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-20 - 1904-01-23
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included. Booking plan can be seen and tickets obtained at the City Hall and Robinson Piano Co.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-09-17 - 1907-10-26
Summary:

New Films arrive weekly, price 43 cents per metre (Straits Currency). F. Dreyfus is the sole agent for The Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-10-31 - 1907-11-14
Summary:

New Films arrive weekly, price 43 cents per metre (Straits Currency). F. Dreyfus of the Boston Steamship Company, is the sole agent for The Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-03
Summary:

Open-air cinematograph show in the hotel gardens every Saturday and Sunday; Assorted ices would be served on the Lawn during the performance

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-10-29 - 1908-10-31
Summary:

Bazaar and fancy fete with variety entertainment programme including cinematograph screening; Proceeds to be divided amongst various local charities for children

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-03 - 1911-10-07
Summary:

At evening 8.30 p.m., there will be a cinematograph show and firework display

14
Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-28 - 1911-11-04
Summary:

Grand cinematograph show will be exhibited during the evening and night

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-07 - 1912-10-18
Summary:

A bazaar and fancy fete will be held on the Volunteer Parade Ground, on Saturday, October 19th, from 2.30 to 6.30 p.m.; Cinematograph entertainments at 6 p.m.

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Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-24 - 1912-11-02
Summary:

To be held in the compound of the Roman Catholic Cathedral on Sunday, 3rd November from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Grand Cinematograph show will be exhibited during the evening and night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-16 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

The proprietor of the hotel has already spent $12,000 in throughly renovating and refurnishing the premises. A piece of vacant ground adjoining the hotel may convert into an Open-Air Skating Rink, Bowling Alley or Open-Air Cinematograph Show, etc.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-22 - 1913-03-03
Summary:

The latest novelty Pathe 'Kok' ready for work with non-inflammable films, price $185 (Mex.) and $50 for Cinematograph

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-01 - 1913-11-01
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Last Ray of Sunshine'; Screening of Gaumont Graphic; Coming films: 'Quo Vadis' and 'Battle of Waterloo'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-07 - 1913-11-10
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Cowboy Millionaires'; Screening of Gaumont Graphic and somc comic pictures; Coming pictures: 'Quo Vadis' and 'The Battle of Waterloo'