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: 1912-04-27
Summary:

An enjoyable concert was given last evening at the Victoria Theatre, Messrs Ramos and Ramos being responsible for its promotion on behalf of the fund to aid the sufferers in the appalling Titanic disaster. A fine selection of cinematograph films was introduced. Performance under Mr F. Gonzales…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, Flower Street, announces that from May 10th to the end of September they will give their patrons a special reduction in the prices of admission between these dates, and that the programme will consist entirely of cinematograph pictures of the best.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-07-03
Summary:

At the request of several United States bishops, the Vatican has consented to the display of cinematograph pictures of religious subjects in churches, on condition that the host is removed during the performances.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-07-29
Summary:

The Cinematograph is now used in Germany as a means of training soldiers. A man with a loaded rifle or revolver is placed in front of the screen and suddenly see a couple of hostile soldiers or riders rushing upon him. As soon as the man has shot the apparatus stops and the result of the shot is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

Ministering Children's League Bazaar is to be held in the Volunteer Parade Ground on Saturday, October 19. The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in conjunction with Messrs Pathe Freres, have kindly offered their services. During the afternoon, there will be a Cinematograph…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow night entertainments are to be given by the University Students in St. John's Hall on behalf of the Flood Relief fund. Cinematographic films are to be shown. Mrs. Marley, Mr. A.G. England, Professor Gonzales and his string band will perform.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-06-19
Summary:

The second Cinematograph performance in aid of War Charities will take place in the Peak Club Theatre on Thursday night at 9:15 p.m. Tickets may be obtained by members for themselves and friends from Head Boy at the Club.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-06-22
Summary:

The Charity cinematograph performance at the Peak Club takes place tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-22
Summary:

The third cinematograph performance arranged by the Entertainment Committee of the Peak Club will take place on Thursday, the 27th inst. Commencing at 9:15 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be given to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-24
Summary:

The fine weather favours the cinematograph show on the lawn of the Peak Club tonight.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-01-18
Summary:

Practically every seat in the Victoria Theatre was occupied when Mr. Horace Goldin and his Illusionists Company presented a series of mysteries of excellence and originality rarely seen in the Colony. Miss Barbara Barrington performed singing and cinematograph pictures of which embodied a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-10-25
Summary:

Our Day' celebration by the fete in the Botanical Garden, was successfully concluded last evening. All the reserved seats were occupied and the audiences enjoyed to the full entertainment provided, including a cinematography display.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-04
Summary:

During the 'Ultus' show in Hongkong Theatre, the attendance was very pleased. The programme for tomorrow will include a new serial film of episodes in which the well-known protagonist Marie Walcamp in the 'Red Ace' will appear in the 'Moon Child,' a picture of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-07
Summary:

The 'Moon Child' film is now screening in Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marie Walcamp. Tomorrow the well-known actress Fannie Ward will appear in 'Her Strange Wedding' of Lasky Production in 5 parts. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened on Saturday. 'The Fall of a Nation' written recently by Thomas Dixon, in 7 parts, will also be screened. The protagonist of the play is Leila Frost in the role of Virginia Holland, the heroine of the story written…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Fall of a Nation.' On Friday night, the 5th and 6th episode of 'The Moon Child,' starring Marie Walcamp, will be screened. New comics will be introduced at intervals, the best and latest ones.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-01
Summary:

Come to the Hongkong Theatre to witness the subsequent episodes of the splendid serial film 'The Moon Child' in which Marie Walcamp takes the leading role. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-08
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-15
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre has been well patronised by showing 'Moon Child' and the 'Bull's Eye' in the past few weeks. Tomorrow the 9th and 10th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.