A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-22
Summary:

The popularity of cinemas will be enhanced this festive week and the management of the Coronet Theatre, ever cognizant of the needs of the public, have led the way with an arrangement for a number of super productions which, cramped into the span of a week's screening, will provide…

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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,…

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

The Ministering Children's League bazaar and fancy fete are announced to take place on the Volunteer Parade Ground on Oct. 19. The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in conjunction with Messrs. Pathe Freres, have very kindly offered their services for a cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-19
Summary:

The Ministering Children's League's bazaar and fancy fete are to be held this afternoon on the Volunteer Parade Ground. The cinematograph which is kindly being provided by Mr. R. H. Stephenson will undoubtedly attract grown-ups as well as children.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Beautiful weather favoured the fancy fete in connection with the Ministering Children's League. The Entertainments: The entertainments this year were on a more lavish scale than in former years. It included a cinematograph exhibition, kindly given by Mr. R. H. Stephenson of the Bijou…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-04
Summary:

At the Roman Catholic Church compound yesterday, the annual al fresco fete in connection with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was held. The cinematograph exhibition kindly given by Pathe Freres, was the means of attracting many stray dollars.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-15
Summary:

We extract the following from the 'Hints to Emigrants' by 'Marmaduke' in 'Vanity Fair': – America, the principal industries are patent medicines, politics, and the manufacture of cinematograph films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-22
Summary:

Quite a rich crop of suggestions are being made in the columns of a home paper as to how to popularize the churches. The startling innovation has been mooted by Sir J. Compton Rickett, M.P., that Bible scenes through the cinematograph should form a part of the religious service.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-23
Summary:

The older sports will remember how the cheerful Jack defeated Sammy Newman in Hongkong, Sinclair in Shanghai, and Tom Lynch in Tientsin. He has his cinematograph films of several famous fights, which he proposes to show if circumstances are favourable.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-31
Summary:

The lepers of Culion were to have a cinematograph show on Christmas Eve and it was the first time that many of them have seen one.

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

A member of the Dalai Lama's Household has lately acquired in India a complete cinematograph outfit, and is going to have it installed at Lhasa. The moving pictures will doubtless cause a sensation in the holy city, but the Tibetans are not likely to regard the new machine as anything…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-06
Summary:

Among the institutions which have been brought into existence during the past few years as a powerful educational factor we must include the cinematograph. The exhibitions must enlighten, but it is a moot point among critics whether the enlightenment is always for good. Pictures provide the…

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

So successful has been the exhibition of the film 'Les Miserables' at the Apollo Theatre, Shanghai, and so great the demand for seats, that the management decided to continue the same programme for 3 nights. We understand this magnificent film will be shown in Hongkong at an early date…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-12
Summary:

London, March 11 – Field Marshal Lord Roberts is continuing his campaign for the promotion of national defence. Workmen have been accorded places of honour on the platforms. Meetings are to be held at Wolverhampton on the 14th for which special trains are to be run from midland towns. There will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-12
Summary:

A further indication of the rapidly increasing growth of the cinematograph industry in England is the fact that it has been found necessary to take steps to organize a large body of people whose services are indispensable. Women are being paid less, and the activists hope to improve the status…