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: 1913-12-27
Summary:

The approaching majority of kinematography may well call for a brief review of the extraordinary growth of the industry since that eventful day in 1893 when at the World's Fair, Chicago, Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was introduced to an amazed public. Facts about the picture industry in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-13
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a championship boxing bout, Jack Johnson versus Jim Flynn, and other interesting programmes. Also, a picture in 10 parts depicting the loves and labours of the three heroes in Alexander Dumas' famous work 'The Three Musketeers.'

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-08
Summary:

The management of the Palisade has decided to include the 8th episode of 'The Black Box' in their programme. Exciting and humorous films including 'The Lion Hunters' are shown.

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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: 1924-06-06
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-11
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-12
Summary:

Complying with a universal request from Kowloon, kinema goers, Hongkong Amusement Ltd. has decided to put on Max Linder's extremely funny comedy 'The Three Must-Get-Theres' at the Star Theatre just for Sunday. It is an amusing burlesque of the Douglas Fairbanks version of '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17
Summary:

In accordance with the policy of showing all the best pictures in Kowloon, the 'Three Musketeers' is presented at the Star for the second time today. This film was Fairbanks' masterpiece and adapted from Dumas' novel.

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-18
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) It may be quite possible to see an excellent film programme very cheaply in England. But in a place like Hongkong, which will not support many amusement enterprises, there must naturally be a slightly increased price. In a town like this where a picture of the…

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Headline: Cinema Prices
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-19
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) I feel bound to reply to Unklutch's latest sneer at 'so-called super-productions.' The pictures for which the Coronet increased prices during the past twelve months were: 'Way Down East,' 'The Three Musketeers,' 'Intolerance…