A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-18
Summary:

Hongkong has had little cause to complain of lack of entertainment for many months past, yet through it all the Victoria and Bijou Cinemagraphs have maintained their own as attractions and seldom fail to draw large houses. At the Victoria, the Quealys made success, while the sisters Price were…

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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: 1907-09-25
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: 1907-10-05
Summary:

New pictures will be shown in Weismann's Rooms tonight, including: 'Life of Marie Antoinette,' 'The Hen with the Golden Eggs,' 'The Opium Smoker' and others of serious and comic characters.

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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: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…