A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: For Sale
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-07 - 1918-09-13
Summary:

Cinematograph (Pathe Home Cinema) automatic lighting, complete with screen and 10 plays including two of Max Linder, and one play in two parts. Condition of machine and films guaranteed. A proper drawing room cinema. Demonstration gladly given. Price $425. Apply Box No. 901, care of 'S. C.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-26 - 1918-10-01
Summary:

Propaganda by cinematograph. Wideawake importers anxious to increase their trade with the interior are requested to communicate with box no. 942, care of 'S. C. M. Post.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-19 - 1904-01-19
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1904-01-20 - 1904-01-23
Summary:

Opening with matinee Wednesday afternoon. Price details and schedule included. Booking plan can be seen and tickets obtained at the City Hall and Robinson Piano Co.

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-09-17 - 1907-10-26
Summary:

New Films arrive weekly, price 43 cents per metre (Straits Currency). F. Dreyfus is the sole agent for The Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-10-31 - 1907-11-14
Summary:

New Films arrive weekly, price 43 cents per metre (Straits Currency). F. Dreyfus of the Boston Steamship Company, is the sole agent for The Straits, Burmah, Java, Sumatra, Siam, Hongkong, The Philippines, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-03
Summary:

Open-air cinematograph show in the hotel gardens every Saturday and Sunday; Assorted ices would be served on the Lawn during the performance

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-10-29 - 1908-10-31
Summary:

Bazaar and fancy fete with variety entertainment programme including cinematograph screening; Proceeds to be divided amongst various local charities for children

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-03 - 1911-10-07
Summary:

At evening 8.30 p.m., there will be a cinematograph show and firework display

10
Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-28 - 1911-11-04
Summary:

Grand cinematograph show will be exhibited during the evening and night

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-07 - 1912-10-18
Summary:

A bazaar and fancy fete will be held on the Volunteer Parade Ground, on Saturday, October 19th, from 2.30 to 6.30 p.m.; Cinematograph entertainments at 6 p.m.

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Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-24 - 1912-11-02
Summary:

To be held in the compound of the Roman Catholic Cathedral on Sunday, 3rd November from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Grand Cinematograph show will be exhibited during the evening and night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-16 - 1913-05-02
Summary:

The proprietor of the hotel has already spent $12,000 in throughly renovating and refurnishing the premises. A piece of vacant ground adjoining the hotel may convert into an Open-Air Skating Rink, Bowling Alley or Open-Air Cinematograph Show, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-22 - 1913-03-03
Summary:

The latest novelty Pathe 'Kok' ready for work with non-inflammable films, price $185 (Mex.) and $50 for Cinematograph

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-20 - 1914-05-22
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Music of the Past', 'A Lesson on Love', 'The Imperial Spook' and 'An Over Cost in June'; Screening of Pathe's International and American Weekly; Performances by The Gibson Girls

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-12
Summary:

A very successful dinner in connection with the Hongkong Volunteer Corps was held at the Headquarters on Saturday night. The evening was spent jovially, the programme including a cinematograph exhibition, songs, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-17
Summary:

The committee thanked Mr. Lemaitre of Messrs. Pathe Freres for supplying the Cinematograph and Gramaphones and for his personal services, which were of the greatest value.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-23
Summary:

The celebrations of the French community over the Fourteenth of July in Shanghai were probably on a more elaborate scale this year than for many years past. A cinematograph exhibition took place, also attracting much attention.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-10
Summary:

In connection with the Catholic Union, a ladies' night was held on Thursday night. An interesting programme of cinematograph pictures was shown, and these were very much enjoyed. There was a large attendance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-12
Summary:

Canton, September 8 – The Superintendent of Police has issued the following notice: I have received a despatch from the Commissioner of France requesting me to stop all cinematograph shows at different places on the expiration of the terms within which they are allowed to perform their shows,…