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: 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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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-04 - 1918-01-05
Summary:

Friday, 4th January, Pathe's greatest serial featuring Mollie King, 9th and 10th episodes of 'Mystery of the Double Cross.' Also interesting 'The Great War' and comics: 'Wiffles' (in 2 parts) and 'His Maiden Aunt.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-04-28 - 1916-05-01
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Charlie The Tramp' (2 parts), 'The Rose Amongt the Briars' (3 reels) featuring Miss Jackie Saunders 'Wiffles' (a coloured comedy) and 'A Sailor's Practical Joke'; Screening of British Gazette: 'The Secret of the New 14…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-14 - 1916-07-14
Summary:

Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-15 - 1916-07-17
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-22 - 1916-07-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Beetle Gang' in 4 parts, 'In A Gilded Cage' in 3 parts and 'Wiffles'; Orchestra Programme

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-18 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

Grand comedy and band night; Screening of 'Pickwick Papers', 'Bunny', 'Wiffles', Keystone and other comics; Coming Grand Naval Variety Night

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-10 - 1916-11-10
Summary:

Screening of 'The Red Circle' (7th & 8th episodes), 'The Great War', Comics: 'Wiffles', 'Water Hymphs' and 'Dust Hater'; Coming film: 'The Defence of Verdun'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-11 - 1916-11-11
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Red Circle' (7th & 8th episodes), 'The Great War', Comics: 'Wiffles', 'Water Hymphs' and 'Dust Hater'; Coming film: 'The Defence of Verdun'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-07 - 1915-09-09
Summary:

Amazing programme: Hullo, Is That You Bill?, Yes; Also screening of 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Wiffles'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-07
Summary:

The story by Sir A. C. Doyle, 'Sherlock Holmes,' is to be filmed tonight at the Victoria Theatre. 'Wiffles' is one of the many comic pictures to be shown.

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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.