A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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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: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20 - 1925-02-28
Summary:

Eight reels of uproarious fun, Harold Lloyd in his latest vehicle 'Girl Shy,' 8000 feet of spills and thrills funnier than 'Dr. Jack,' more exciting than 'Safet Last' [sic]. February 21 remarks: Funnier than 'Grandma's Boy.' February 28 remarks:…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Today, Barbara La Marr in 'Poor Men's Wives' companion film to 'Rich Men's Wives.' Thursday next, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow: William Russell in 'The Lady from Longacre.' Charles Chaplin in 'The Cure.' Our own Topical film, and Prizma-colour. March 4 remarks: Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-05 - 1925-03-06
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Also Pathe's British Gazette and Prizma Colour.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-07 - 1925-03-09
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Tomorrow, Hoot Gibson in 'The Sawdust Trail.' Tuesday and Wednesday, 'The Covered Wagon.'

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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…