A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

Today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' also 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Diamond Queen' featuring Eileen Sedgwick. Booking at the Theatre (Telephone 1337). January 5 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-05 - 1923-02-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Doris Keane in Romance. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight only, A Beggar in Purple.

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Headline: Pathe Baby
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-18 - 1924-02-28
Summary:

To see a child greet a Christmas gift with a glad smile, get him a Pathe-Baby and watch the glow of satisfaction on his face as he looks it over admiringly. Pathe-Baby, complete $60.00. Films strictly non-inflammable, $1.50 each. A Tack: 26, Des Voeux Road. Pathe-Orient: 12, Queen's Road,…

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Headline: Pathe Baby
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08 - 1923-12-10
Summary:

Will always be the most enjoyable gift ever received. Always in use, always remembered. $60, complete. We shall gladly demonstrate it and send catalog and lists of film. Pathe-Orient: 12, Queen's Road, Central.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1924-01-16
Summary:

Buy him a Pathe-Baby for Christmas. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-02-03 - 1923-02-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Silas Marner in 7 reels, The Stone Age and British Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: No show tonight. Sunday, February 4th, A Beggar in Purple.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09 - 1924-03-04
Summary:

Plays with steel needle only. Exact duplicate of actual performance. Nothing better, irrespective of price $1.50 each. On sale. A Tack, 20, Des Voeux Road; Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-05 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

January 6 at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' an Edgar-Lewis production from the novel by Andrew Soutar, distributed by Pathe, and Century Comedies, 'Wood Simps.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'The Diamond Queen,' 1st, 2nd & 3rd epis. Booking at the Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-02-02 - 1923-02-03
Summary:

The Coronet: Fri.-Sun., 'Silas Marner,' in 7 reels, 'The Stone Age,' and British Gazette. Kowloon Theatre: No public performance tonight. February 3 Remarks: Kowloon Theatre - Sun. Feb. 4th, 'A Beggar in Purple.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-02-05 - 1923-02-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Doris Keane in 'Romance.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight only, 'A Beggar in Purple.'

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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: 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: 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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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: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Non-inflammable $1.5 each at 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: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-06 - 1922-01-06
Summary:

Tonight, a drama of love lost and won, Edgar Lewis Productions presents 'A Beggar in Purple,' from the novel by Andrew Soutar. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-06 - 1922-01-09
Summary:

Beginning Friday, 6th till Monday, 9th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'A Beggar in Purple,' an Edgar Lewis production, Pathe Distributors. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Eileen Sedgwick in 'The Diamond Queen,' 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Booking at the theatre. Phone 1337.