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: 1907-09-27
Summary:

Tomorrow night Mr Dietrich will give a special performance in Weismann's Hall of his moving pictures. A number of new films will be used including 'A Case of Arson,' 'Crime on a Railway' and 'The Aeronaut's First Appearance.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-28
Summary:

New films of Cinematograph Pathe will be shown in Weismann's Hall include the following: 'The Golden Beetle,' 'Sham Beggars,' 'The Charmed Umbrella,' 'A Crime on the Railway,' 'A Case of Arson and The Aeronauts.'

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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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-26 - 1907-11-30
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe will exhibit the 'Passion Play, Oberammergau,' film 6000 feet long. Also many other films, comic, dramatic & sensational, never seen in Hongkong. Booking at Messrs S. Moutrie & Co.