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: 1907-07-23
Summary:

The Cinematograph entertainment in Weismann's Cafe attracted many people. The machine was an excellent one and showed the moving pictures with steadiness and brilliancy. The comic films were extremely amusing, the 'Electric Belt' in particular being screamingly funny. The '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-22
Summary:

The exhibition of cinematograph pictures being given nightly at the Cafe Weismann rooms continues to attract large audiences. Great delight is manifested in the comic pictures, in particular, whilst the more serious ones evoke great interest. The management is continually procuring new pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-25
Summary:

Tonight only a special series of pictures will be shown at Weismann's Rooms. The programme will include 'A Slave's Love,' 'The Servant Hypnotist,' 'The Maniac Juggler,' 'The Dancing Swine,' 'The Nurse's Strike,' ' The Red…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-19
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe at Weismann's Rooms will put on a new set of pictures, include 'A Pair of Boots Please,' 'Cock Fighting in Seville,' 'Private Atkins minds the Baby,' 'The Fortune,' 'A Tragic Moment,' 'A Daring Maid,' 'The…

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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.