A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Peak Club
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

A Cinematograph entertainment will be given at 9.15 pm on Aug 24 on the lower tennis lawn; 'Untold Stories of the War,' a lecture with photographs will be given by Mr. Frederic Coleman, F. R. G. S.; price detail included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-12 - 1917-03-14
Summary:

On Mar 15, the final episode of 'Greed'; 'Pathe's Gazette,' 'War Pictures'; comics: Chaplin, & Keystone; on Mar 16, 'Salombo,' sequel to 'Quo Vadis,' don't miss this great film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-26 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Saturday, March 26th, last performance of 'In Old Kentucky.' Sunday, March 27th, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents 'The Sack of Rome.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-11-30 - 1922-11-30
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Performance at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, December 1st at 5.30 p.m. It has been specially arranged for the children of members of the Institute and their friends. Charge for admission will be 20 cents each person.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-22 - 1923-03-22
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Display for children at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, the 23rd, March at 5.30 p.m. Members of the Institute, their children and friends may attend. A charge of 50 cents will be made for admission.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-08 - 1913-02-11
Summary:

All new pictures: 'The Demon Walts,' 'A Nocturne,' 'Wiffles in a New Profession,' 'La Granja' (Scenic), 'Miss Alice,' 'A Modern Girl' and the world's latest News; performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-30 - 1924-10-30
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Display for children at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, Oct. the 31st, at 5.30 p.m. Tickets, 50 cents each. Family ticket for three people, $1.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-11 - 1925-02-11
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Display for children on Friday Feb. 13th at 5 p.m. Tickets 50 cents each. Family tickets $1 for three people.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-03
Summary:

There will be a cinematograph display at the Children's Hour, at the Helena May Institute, on Friday March 6th, at 5 p.m. Tickets 50 cents each, family tickets for three people $1.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-28
Summary:

The performances at the Coronet yesterday were signalised by capacity houses who immensely enjoyed 'The Sack of Rome,' produced by the author of 'Quo Vadis?' the film sustains the claims made for it as being a beautiful spectacular panorama of Rome under the temporal power of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-04-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition at the City Hall has 'caught on' famously and the audiences are delighted with the wonderful display of art and science. Exhibitions are given daily and nightly in St. George's Hall.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-01
Summary:

The exhibitions of the Cinematograph at the City Hall were today witnessed by about 500 children from the Queen's College. Mr. W. Muskett gave a very lucid and graphic explanation of the pictures, while Professor Charvet has introduced a number of admirable pictures showing Corbett-Mitchell…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-05-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph continues to draw large attendances daily and nightly at St. Andrew's Hall. Mr. W. Muskett's lucid and interesting 'lecture' enhanced the pleasure of young people. Professor Charvet will shortly introduce an entirely new set of pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-14
Summary:

An up-to-date Cinematograph is to open at the City Hall next Saturday night. The pictures will include views of the Jubilee Celebrations in London and interesting scenes from all parts of the world. Seats can be reserved at W. Robinson & Co's Music Rooms.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-21
Summary:

Messrs Johnson and Charvet repeated their exhibition of the Cinematograph at the Theatre Royal last night. The screened film includes 70 distinct photographs; The Spanish dance 'Bolero'; The Jubilee procession passing Green Park; the most comical and laughter provoking picture 'A…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-01
Summary:

Theatre Royal welcome London Conjurer Mr. Carl Hertz provide his remarkable and magical entertainment. In addition, the cinematograph pictures were all new and many were repeated in deference to loud demands. The coloured scenes by their fidelity to nature materially enhanced the effect.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-05
Summary:

Carl Hertz, with talented Mdlle. D'Alton, continues to attract large audiences at Theatre Royal by their tricks and illusions. A series of pictures were also shown by Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-06
Summary:

At Theatre Royal, Mr. Carl Hertz, assisted by Mdlle. D' Alton, will present their first complete change of programme. In the cinematograph a complete series of fresh and startling subjects will be shown.

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Headline: Carl Hertz
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-07
Summary:

Last night Carl Hertz with D'Alton, repeated their performance at the Theatre Royal. The 'Original and Only Genuine Cinematographe,' was thoroughly appreciated.