A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-03 - 1919-04-05
Summary:

Tonight, Mrs. Charlie Chaplin (Mildred Harris) in 'The Price of a Good Time.' April 3 and 4 remarks: The great Lois Weber Production, 'The Price of a Good Time.' 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama feature Cleo Madison. Booking at Anderson's.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-14 - 1923-07-14
Summary:

Pathe's latest wonderful creation, 'Pathe-Baby,' the Cinema at Home. Complete Pathe-Baby outfit ready to work on 110 Volts current $60; Resistance for use with 200 Volts current $5; Pathe-Baby films each reel $1.5. April 14 - May 14 Remarks: Call for a demonstration at Pathe…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21 - 1924-03-18
Summary:

The whole world at your fire-side this Christmas if you introduce the Pahte-Baby to your family circle. A demonstration will convince you at Pathe-Orient (12 Queen's Road Central) or A. Tack (26 Des Voeux Road Central). January 8 Remarks: Fully equipped $60; films $1.5 each.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-20 - 1924-02-20
Summary:

Pathe-Baby films $1.5. Strictly non-inflammable. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road Central. January 31 Remarks: A list of films, including Harold Lloyd, Chaplin and Snub Pollard's films. February 7 Remarks: Photo incuded.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

An ideal companion for your home, Pathe-Baby. Complete outfit $60; Films non-inflammable $1.5. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central. Illustration included. July 22-23 Remarks: For places where there is no electric current. Pathe will supply it with a newly invented hand driven Magneto. Ask…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Non-inflammable $1.5 each at Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-05 - 1924-07-07
Summary:

Complete outfit $60; Baby Films $1.5 per reel. The new 'Baby Colour.' It enhances the interest of the film ten-fold, and adds life and colour to every picture at $1.75 each. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-27 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

The Pathe-Baby can now be used in any part of China where there is no electric-current by the help of the 'Magneto.' Over 700 interesting films available; the projector is inexpensive and easy to operate. Write for particulars and see how easy it is to have movies in your own home.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

A splendid gift. Pathe Orient, 12 Queen's Road. Remarks: An very small ad.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-19 - 1918-01-23
Summary:

Tonight, screening: the most beautiful serial of the day, 'Gloria's Romance.' Also Keystone Comics. Wednesday, 23rd January, see exclusive Universal feature in 7 parts, ' A Soul Enslaved.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-24 - 1918-01-25
Summary:

Tonight, screening: 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama, complete in 7 parts, featuring the famous screen star, Cleo Madison. Also interesting comics. Saturday. 26th January, see 3rd and 4th episodes, 'Gloria's Romance.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-19 - 1918-01-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Film Exchange Co. presents the most beautiful production serial of the day, 'Gloria's Romance,' featuring Miss Billie Burke. Also Keystone comedies. Wednesday, 23rd January, see: a Broadway Universal feature in 7 parts, 'A Soul Enslaved.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-06-05 - 1918-06-05
Summary:

Tonight, showing the greatest dramatic film, 'The Mormon Maid' in 6 parts, 6,000 feet, featuring Mae Murray. Including Universal Weekly (War News) and comics. Please note: owing to the enormous price we are paying for the rights to exhibit this film, the prices for admission will be…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-09 - 1918-09-10
Summary:

9th and 10th September, tonight 9.15 performance, screening 'A Soul Enslaved' in 7 parts, and comics. Full orchestra in attendance. Dress circle, 50 cents; first-class, 30 cents; second-class, 20 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-03 - 1919-04-05
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Mrs. Charlie Chaplin (Mildred Harris) in the great Lois Weber production, 'The Price of a Good Time.' Matinee Sunday 6th April at 6 p.m., 'A Soul Enslaved,' an emotional drama, featuring Cled [sic] Madison. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

Mr. Cuenca has made the acquisition of some dramatic pictures. A modern drama and a serial picture 'The Devil's Dance' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. It is written by the Italian writer, Mr. Guiseppe Lghoro. 'Gloria's Romance' featuring Miss Billie Burke…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-24
Summary:

An exclusive drama-picture 'Jack of Diamonds' is now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre and pictures will be screened at matinees, including 'A Soul Enslaved,' Rex Beach's 'The Barrier.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-12 - 1923-11-28
Summary:

It has been built like a precise machine, and no pain, trouble, or time have been spared to present you a perfect machine working with mathematical regularity and projecting a clear and sharp picture for the enjoyment of yourself and your family. Pathe-Baby, films will not burn, on sale at A.…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-14 - 1924-01-16
Summary:

Even if you try to light a Pathe-Baby film with a match, it will not burn, but only melts, thus showing its absolute safety. Call and ask us to demonstrate or let us send you a piece of the film and try it yourself. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central, Hongkong.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

Even if you do not want a Pathe-Baby, your boy wants it because he thirsts for knowledge and Pathe-Baby will give him much through its instructive and scientific films. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's, etc. Demonstrations gladly given. Write today for…