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: 1912-04-01 - 1912-04-30
Summary:

The latest Gazette and Graphic News of the world every evening at 9.15 p.m.; Viola performance by The Sisters Lilian; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-01 - 1912-04-26
Summary:

(Flower Street) The latest gazette and graphic news of the world. Performance by Viola Lilian and The Sister Price. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-12
Summary:

The tuneful singing and artistic dancing of the Sisters Price are charming all audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre, and the pictures are as good as ever, with the latest gazette and graphic news of the world a very acceptable leading feature.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-11 - 1913-01-14
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. including 'A Hydro-aeroplane Elopement' [sic] by Max Linder. Gazette and graphic news are included. Performances by Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-08
Summary:

Des Voeux Road, is soon to feature on the Gazette pictures in the cinemas at Home. This morning an operator attached to the Astatic Film Co. Shanghai was busy taking pictures in the vicinity of King Edward Hotel.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-24 - 1914-11-26
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Black Band' (3 parts, 4,000 ft); Screening of 2nd Series of War Pictures

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-27 - 1914-11-27
Summary:

Coming films screenings including 'The Secret of The Well', 'Millionaire Milkman', 'Womanly Curiosity' and 'Bad Desire'; Coming screening of the 2nd Series War pictures

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-28 - 1914-11-30
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Secret of The Well', 'Millionair Milkman', 'Womanly Curiosity' and 'Bad Desire'; Coming screening of the 2nd Series War pictures

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-01 - 1914-12-02
Summary:

Film screening of 'Under the Auctioneer's Hammer' (3 parts); Screening of the 2nd Series of War Pictures (2 parts, 2,000 ft)

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-03 - 1914-12-04
Summary:

Film screening of 'Under the Auctioneer's Hammer' (3 parts) and the 2nd Series of War Pictures (2 parts, 2,000 ft)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-05 - 1914-12-07
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Thriling Turf Drama' (5 parts, 5,000 ft) and the 2nd Series of War pictures; Coming film: 'The Hose Thief's Wife' and 'Right No. but the Wrong House'

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-07 - 1915-06-09
Summary:

On June 8, the thrilling detective dramas, 'Harry the Swell' and 'On the Santa F. E. Trail'; latest gazettes; comic, interesting & historical pictures; On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline.'

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-09 - 1915-08-10
Summary:

On Aug 10, a powerful drama 'Everyone His Own Destiny' in 3 parts, 'Wiffles Has Two Engagements'; Gazettes and Keystone Comics.

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-04 - 1915-10-06
Summary:

The thirteenth and fourteenth episodes of 'Lucille Love' on Tuesday, 5th October, 1915. The detective serial in 2 parts, 'Wild West' with Nick Winter. Gazette with Serbian Army included. Comics 'Wheelbarrow Race' is shown.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-19
Summary:

The pictures at the 'Palisade' were excellent and very clear together with the al fresco conditions. The 'Gazette' showing several of the last movements of Lord Kitchener was particularly acceptable.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-21
Summary:

Tonight's change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, includes a wonderful film entitled 'The Port of Missing Men,' which is similar to 'A Prisoner of Zenda'; comic and gazette also will be included.

17
Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre, on Friday, screened a war play of unusual interest: 'The Menace,' which is not only staged and mounted in the Film d'Art Company's best manner, but which unfolds a most strikingly ingenious plot. There was also a new Gazette, equal is point of quality to…

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21
Summary:

There was an over flowing house at the Victoria Theatre last night, when two excellent Gazettes were shown. Other items on the programme were further instalments of the sensational serial 'The Iron Claw' and some American comic pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-25
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Victoria Theatre last night when the first two episodes of the new serial 'Adventures of J. Rufus Wallingford' were shown. These pictures are considerably above the level of the ordinary American serial, and should be seen. The current programme also…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-12
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Victoria Theatre last night, and an excellent programme was provided. There was a new Gazette, full of interesting matter, and another good feature was 'The Fatal Pie' — some very clever cartoon work by the American Caricaturist. The three-part Pathe…