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: 1917-08-18 - 1917-08-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Shielding Shadow' (3rd and 4th episodes), 'Spring Time on the Riviera' (colour), Pathe News; Coming film: Max Linder in 'Max, Victim of the Clutching Hand'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-28 - 1919-03-01
Summary:

28th February, 1st and 2nd March at 9.15 p.m., Pathe News No. 28 and 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' final epoch. Matinee Sunday, 2nd March at 6 p.m., 'Mrs. Plum's Pudding' featuring Marie Tempest. Coming, Fredony and Vaudeville Co. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-30 - 1919-12-30
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents 'An Amateur Orphan,' a Gold Rooster play in 5 parts, featuring Gladys Leslie. Also Pathe News No. 56. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-19 - 1919-12-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Pathe presents Bryant Washburn in 'All Wrong.' Also Luke's comic and Pathe's News. Today's matinee, 'The Tiger's Trail' episodes 13 and 14. Booking at Anderson's. December 22 Remarks: Today's matinee at 5.15 p.m., Bryant…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-19 - 1924-01-25
Summary:

Fully equipped $60.00, films $1.50 each. Pathe-Baby for the visual education of your children and their entertainment. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's and Leading Dealers. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central, distributors for South China, will…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-20 - 1923-12-08
Summary:

The biblical scenes of Pathe-Baby religious series will have the moral truths so firmly established in the minds of the children that they will be seen and remembered as facts. Pathe-Baby, fully equipped $60.00, films $1.50 each. Descriptive booklet and list of films sent free of charge. Pathe-…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-21 - 1923-09-28
Summary:

Its metalized screen reflects a 3'3' x 2'7' picture at a distance of 12 feet from the machine. Pathe-Baby complete with screen 16 x 22 inches, $60.00; films, $1.50 each. Latest releases just arrived: Harold Lloyd and the Wild Man of Zanzibar Niagara Falls; the Cell-Structure…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-10-17
Summary:

It is specially for you that the Pathe cameramen have been sent everywhere to shoot views of notable events such as the Occupation of the Ruhr, the Coronation of the King of Romania, a Gliders Race, Political Accused before the Tribunal of the Soviets in Moscow, etc. For you and your children in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1924-01-12
Summary:

Solicits the pleasure of your call for demonstrating to you Pathe-Baby. It will bring additional happiness to your home. Pathe-Baby, complete $60.00. Science, comedy, nature, drama and history films non-inflammable $1.50. Demonstrations gladly given and descriptive booklet and list of films sent…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-29 - 1923-11-26
Summary:

There are always moments at home when the passing minutes seem to be meaningless or indifferent. All are silent. Yet, if you own a Pathe-Baby, you set one of its films, and in two seconds: behold, moving pictures. The interest in life and pleasure come again to you. On sale: A. Tack's,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13 - 1923-09-24
Summary:

Pathe-Baby will occupy but a few square inches of space on your table. It will be an event in the life of your children which in importance will make the price seem trifling. Price: $60.00. Complete with aluminium coated screen. Additional resistance. For 200/220 colts $7.00. Films $1.50 per…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-15 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Compactness, precision, mechanical perfection, efficient optical system, simplicity of operation, automatic rewinding, no threading of films. Pathe-Baby films will not burn. Pathe-Baby complete $60.00. Additional resistance for 200/220 c. $7.00. Pathe-Baby films $1.50 each. On sale: A. Tack…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-18 - 1923-09-18
Summary:

When Pathe-Baby takes its place there with its boundless educational possibilities as well as its power of entertainment: your children will be captivated by the living lessons of the screen which will make them realize what they are taught at school: Niagara Falls, the Etna Eruption, the Ruins…