A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge those who were compelled to leave early on Saturday night. The band will attend and 'The Black Box' by E. Phillips Oppenheim will be screened.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26
Summary:

The Black Box,' by E. Phillips Oppenheim, is being shown at the Palisade and great entertainments were screened. Film plot for the fourth and fifth episodes included. Other films include 'Comedy and Tragedy,' 'Kitchener's Army,' Keystone's 'Kid Love,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-31
Summary:

A large audience was attracted to the Victoria Theatre by the performance of Dr. Richard Rowe and 'Mora' with hand tricks and answering questions of audiences. The pictures included further episodes of the 'Black Box' and 'Romona' [sic].

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The mid-week programme was good in addition to showing famous films produced by studios. The 7th Episode of the 'Black Box' is being shown. The band of the 'Russia' will play during the evening.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-05
Summary:

The management of the Palisade has been secured the services of the String Band of 'Express of Russia.' Another episode of the 'Black Box Mystery' will be screened.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-13
Summary:

The mid-week programme of Kowloon's al fresco theatre is promising with 'Black Box Mystery.' Comics and 'Memories that Haunt' are shown whereas a full military band will give selections.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre promises further sensational serial films when the run of 'The Black Box' is concluded, among them being 'The Broken Coin.' The next serial film will be 'Red Circle.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-16
Summary:

In addition to two further instalments of the 'Black Box' and several other excellent pictures, the management of the Palisade has arranged to show during the weekend several clever caricatures of Kowloonites drawn by a Kowloon resident.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22
Summary:

Further episodes of the popular film the 'Black Box' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre during the week. The next serial film will be the 'Red Circle.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-04
Summary:

London, Dec. 3 – The great Jeffries-Johnson fight was decided to take place on July 4th, and the venue is San Francisco. The city pays £20,200 that the fight might place there, and will share the cinematograph proceeds.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-28
Summary:

London, December 3 – In General: Now that the bidding for the Johnson-Jeffries contest is over. The accepted bid of Tom Richards is certainly generous, and with a purse of £20,200 and 66 percent of the profit on the cinematograph to be split up, the fighters will reap a golden harvest.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-17
Summary:

On July 4th 30,000 people will pay 150,000 pounds to watch the fight between Jeffries and Johnson for the heavy-weight championship of the world. Thirty million citizens of the United States will 'follow the fight' in the newspapers, and afterwards pay anything up to 5s a head to see…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-17
Summary:

London, June 16 – There is great consternation in sporting circles over the attitude of the authorities in regard to the Jeffries-Johnson fight for the heavy-weight world's championship. For the moving pictures privileges alone, the sum of £30,000 has been fetched, but this is nothing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-06
Summary:

About the Johnson-Jeffries Fight, it mentioned the offer was one of a £20,200 purse, and the cinematograph receipts less 16 2-3 per cent.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-08
Summary:

London, July 7 – The mayors of many cities in the United States had prohibited the exhibition in cinematograph shows of the moving pictures of the great fight between Johnson and Jeffries. The strongest fears prevail that such exhibitions would only tend to inflame the racial feeling between the…

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Headline: No Cinemagraphs
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-09
Summary:

London, July 8 – The prohibition against the cinematograph of Jeffries-Johnson fight exhibited is spreading fast. It is feared that the cinematograph pictures would have a tendency to arouse racial hatred.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-12
Summary:

London, July 11 – There is a possibility of another fight between Jeffries and Johnson. The London music-halls have declined to show the film of the fight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-13
Summary:

London, July 12 – Mr. Winston Churchill, the Home Secretary, has been questioned in the House of Commons as to the exhibition of cinematograph pictures of the Jeffries-Johnson fight