A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-06
Summary:

The Brennans, world's champion clog dancers, and the Quealeys are proving centres of attraction to large houses at the Victoria Theatre. In addition to these splendid entertainers, the management provides excellent and up-to-date moving pictures which are always greatly enjoyed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-17
Summary:

The forces of social and religious work are found to be closely allied in America. To appeal to the eye and impress the lessons on the mind, many of the lecturers illustrated their lectures with moving picture.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-03-30
Summary:

The members of the Sergeants' Mess of the Hong Kong Volunteer Corps gathered at the Head-quarters for their annual dinner. An entertainment was provided in an interesting and amusing series of moving pictures which the dinner committee had very thoughtfully included in the evening's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-04
Summary:

The Bishop of Victoria, Hongkong (Dr. Lander) preached at the Cathedral on Sunday morning for the Hospitals. He mentioned that the medical missionaries in China seem to be aware of the problem, for his notice they are promoting a joint council for public health education and are using moving…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-05
Summary:

A unique event for Hongkong harbour took place on Monday last on the ship Yaroslavl, which is carrying Polish troops to their homeland. The men on the Yaroslavl are being entertained by a series of moving picture shows given them free of charge by the management of the Coronet Theatre, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-08-03
Summary:

A novel scheme for attracting men to religious services on Sunday has been devised by Rev. Sydney Goodman, who established 'Men's Church.' Besides preaching a sermon, he provides entertainment (consists of moving pictures, stereopticon views and singing by professionals). The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-07
Summary:

Sketch artistes Steve Adson and Jessie Thorne would be tendered a farewell benefit, and as this popular comedy team has been nightly amusing and entertaining crowded houses at this popular place of amusement, they should be accorded a bumper house. There are also the latest and most up-to-date…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

Dante, the Marvellous, has just completed arrangements to give an entertainment for seven nights that week at the Star Cinematograph. The moving pictures for the week have been specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-05
Summary:

A farewell benefit performance will be tendered to Baby Daughtry at the Star Cinematograph on Sunday evening commencing at 9 o'clock. Also performances by Dante and Miss Lottie Oatley. The moving pictures are to be specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-05
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph in Zetland Street was very well patronised last night on the occasion of the first appearance in Hong Kong of Mdlle. Felicie, from Paris. An excellent set of moving pictures, comic and otherwise, was exhibited, and the auditorium being well ventilated with electric…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-25
Summary:

All of us are familiar with the moving picture shows, but perhaps many of us are not aware of the great part they play on the health of the community. Writing in 'The Journal' of the American Medical Association, Dr. Howard D. King, of New Orleans, says that in the case of these '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-22
Summary:

A wealthy New Yorker has had moving picture films of the rompings of his three-year-old boy made so he can see them when he grows up.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-05-05
Summary:

The moving pictures exhibited in Shanghai of the S. V. C. Inspection and Church Parade served to attract quite a large number of the citizen soldiers.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-08-23
Summary:

Col. Theodore Roosevelt, writing about the recent Nevada prize-fight in the current issue of the 'Outlook.' 'I sincerely trust that public sentiment will be so aroused, and will make itself felt so effectively, as to guarantee that this is the last prize-fight to take place in the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-06-07
Summary:

The Empire Variety Company are showing at the Empire Cinematograph Hall. The nine artists give two performances daily at popular prices, the breathing intervals being made interesting with moving pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-14
Summary:

A crowded house patronised the Great Thurston on Saturday evening and was as mystified as ever Thurston alone was well worth the money, but mention must also be made of the clever vocal comedy of Miss Maud Amber and Mr. Winfield Blake, not to mention the roaring laughter created by the moving…