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: 1925-05-06
Summary:

What Women Love,' a picture featuring Annette Kellerman is the attraction at the Queen's theatre beginning today. Annette Kellerman had been starred in 'A Daughter of the Gods' several years ago. On the same programme is shown 'Dogs of War' the latest 'Our Gang…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-27
Summary:

An enjoyable concert was given last evening at the Victoria Theatre, Messrs Ramos and Ramos being responsible for its promotion on behalf of the fund to aid the sufferers in the appalling Titanic disaster. A fine selection of cinematograph films was introduced. Performance under Mr F. Gonzales…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, Flower Street, announces that from May 10th to the end of September they will give their patrons a special reduction in the prices of admission between these dates, and that the programme will consist entirely of cinematograph pictures of the best.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-07-03
Summary:

At the request of several United States bishops, the Vatican has consented to the display of cinematograph pictures of religious subjects in churches, on condition that the host is removed during the performances.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-07-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph is now used in Germany as a means of training soldiers. A man with a loaded rifle or revolver is placed in front of the screen and suddenly see a couple of hostile soldiers or riders rushing upon him. As soon as the man has shot the apparatus stops and the result of the shot is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

Ministering Children's League Bazaar is to be held in the Volunteer Parade Ground on Saturday, October 19. The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in conjunction with Messrs Pathe Freres, have kindly offered their services. During the afternoon, there will be a Cinematograph…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow night entertainments are to be given by the University Students in St. John's Hall on behalf of the Flood Relief fund. Cinematographic films are to be shown. Mrs. Marley, Mr. A.G. England, Professor Gonzales and his string band will perform.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-06-19
Summary:

The second Cinematograph performance in aid of War Charities will take place in the Peak Club Theatre on Thursday night at 9:15 p.m. Tickets may be obtained by members for themselves and friends from Head Boy at the Club.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-06-22
Summary:

The Charity cinematograph performance at the Peak Club takes place tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-22
Summary:

The third cinematograph performance arranged by the Entertainment Committee of the Peak Club will take place on Thursday, the 27th inst. Commencing at 9:15 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be given to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-24
Summary:

The fine weather favours the cinematograph show on the lawn of the Peak Club tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-18
Summary:

Practically every seat in the Victoria Theatre was occupied when Mr. Horace Goldin and his Illusionists Company presented a series of mysteries of excellence and originality rarely seen in the Colony. Miss Barbara Barrington performed singing and cinematograph pictures of which embodied a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre on August 10th is to show a magnificent film entitled 'A Daughter of the Gods.' It is told that this is one of the best productions in cinema art yet presented to the world.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-08
Summary:

One of the best films ever shown in the theatres is the 'Daughter of the Gods,' which will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre on Saturday next. The film itself cost over a million dollars. It will be run until next Tuesday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-08-15
Summary:

Tomorrow the last exhibition of the magnificent film, the 'Daughter of the Gods' takes place at the Hongkong Theatre, and on Saturday the 11th, and two following days episodes of 'Mary Page' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-25
Summary:

Our Day' celebration by the fete in the Botanical Garden, was successfully concluded last evening. All the reserved seats were occupied and the audiences enjoyed to the full entertainment provided, including a cinematography display.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-02-04
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph display specially arranged for children, at the Helena May Institute on Monday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-11-30
Summary:

There will be a Cinematograph Performance at the Helena May Institute tomorrow, Friday, December 1st at 5:30 p.m., which has been specially arranged for the children of members of the Institute and their friends.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27
Summary:

Last night, Professor Charver gave a luminary exhibition of the latest invention in phantasmagoria in St. Andrew's Hall to a select party of press representatives and other gentlemen. There is a description of the screening of Cinematograph: a long strip of photographic film is wound from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-10-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph will be exhibited at the theatre tonight at 9.15. No one should miss the opportunity of seeing the Queen's Jubilee pictures.