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: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark', second edition of the truly marvellous and up-tp-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War' and 'A Gun Boat in Full Action.' Under the distinguished…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-06 - 1898-04-06
Summary:

Tonight, Wednesday, second series of London Attractions, new tricks and new and up-to-date Pictures. The Cinematographe is showing 20 new and startling subjects, including A Call on the London Fire Brigade, 'Greco-Turkish War,' A Gun Boat in Full Action. Booking at the Robinson Piano…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-07
Summary:

A complete change of programme was presented last night, at the entertainment given by Carl Hertz, in the City Hall. A number of remarkably lifelike pictures were shown by the cinematograph, 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade' being receiver with great enthusiasm. 'Persimmon…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-09
Summary:

There will no doubt be a very large audience present at the Theatre Royal this evening, when the renowned Carl Hertz, will make his re-appearance. In the marvellous cinematographe [sic] the new series pictures will be shown which includes the great sensational picture 'A Call on the London…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-09 - 1898-04-09
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. First presentation of the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark,' second edition of the truly marvellous and up-to-date Cinematographe including 'A Call on the London Fire Brigade,' 'Greco-Turkish War,' 'A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-09 - 1898-04-09
Summary:

Tonight, and also Easter Monday night, performance by Carl Hertz. Entirely new and up-to-date Pictures. The Cinematographe is showing 20 new and startling subjects, including A Call on the London Fire Brigade, Greco-Turkish War, A Gun Boat in Full Action and The Prince of Wales' Derby.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11
Summary:

There will doubtless be a big holiday audience present at the Theatre Royal this evening, to witness the performance of Carl Hertz. Also the cinematographe pictures were enthusiastically received, the fight between gunboats and the turn-out of the London Fire Brigade being re-shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1898-04-11 - 1898-04-11
Summary:

Carl Hertz, the great London conjuror presented new tricks. To see the Great Illusion 'Noah's Ark' or 'After the Flood.' And the New Pictures on the Cinematographe: 'The Greco-Turkish War,' 'Call on the London Fire Brigade,' and 'The Prince of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-04 - 1914-04-07
Summary:

Film screenings including 'Nickwinter Finds the Joconda' and 'American Weekly'; Screening of British Gazette; Songs and dances performances by Violet Victoria and J. Sheridan

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-04-04 - 1914-04-07
Summary:

Performance by Victoria and Sheridan; a fine selection of pictures, including 'American Weekly,' 'British Gazette,' and 'Nick Winter Finds the Stolen Joconda.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-23 - 1914-05-27
Summary:

Film screening of 'Out on the Deep' (10,000 ft, 8 parts); Screening of British and German Gazette; Performances by The Gibson Girls

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-23 - 1914-05-26
Summary:

For 4 nights only, commencing May 23, the great sensational drama 'Out on the Deep' (length 10,000 feet in 8 parts); also British & German Gazette; last 2 nights of 'The Gibson Girls.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-08-29 - 1914-09-01
Summary:

Film screening of 'Rocambole: The Mysterious Count' (2nd Series)(4 parts, 7,000 ft); Screening of Pathe's Cartoon and British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

Ashes of Happiness' is a two part dramatic coloured picture in which family misunderstanding is at last happily received. 'Snow sports in Switzerland' is an excellent 'interest' film; while the British Gazette and several good comics make up an attractive evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-04
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre includes 'Colonel Heeza Liar, explorer' which provokes the audience to roars of laughter. Other good humorous films are 'Friend of the Family,' 'Knight Errant' and 'Bunny and a game of golf,' while 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-06 - 1916-01-08
Summary:

A real society drama, 'The Polo Champion,' on Friday, 7th January. 'The Signal of Death' in 2 parts. British Gazette included. Comics including 'New Cure for Gout' [sic], 'Guarding Adolphins' and 'The Boy, The Bust, The Bath.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre provides entertainment with variety. 'Wiffles and the Millionaire' is a comedy, 'The Broken Oath' is a long dramatic picture. The 'interest' side is well maintained by films of the Bombay iron and steel industry, 'The Hidden Nest Egg'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The programme includes a serial film 'The Black Box' and war pictures, particularly the British Gazette. There was a good feature 'The Golden Sword Knot' and the comic cartoon picture 'The Police Dog No. 1' raised many a hearty laugh. The band of the 18th Infantry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-05 - 1917-01-05
Summary:

Screening of 'The Iron Claw' (1st and 2nd episodes) featuring Pearl White, Creighton Hale, Sheldon Lewis; Scenic Pictures in Colours, War Gazette & British Gazette, Comic Cartoon by Bray; Pearl White's photo included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-11 - 1917-01-11
Summary:

Coming screening of 'The Iron Claw' (3rd and 4th episodes), British Gazette and War Gazette