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: 1915-10-21 - 1915-10-23
Summary:

On Oct 22, 'Wiffles in Love and War' in 2 parts, 2,000 ft., a scream from beginning to end; 'For Honour and Country,' an episode of the war; Pathe's British Gazette; on Oct 25 and for one week only, farewell performance of Clarke.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-21 - 1915-10-23
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War,' in 2 parts and 2,000 feet long, on Friday, 22nd October, 1915. Pathe's British gazette included. Farewell performances of Miss May Clark on Monday, 25th October.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-22 - 1915-10-22
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Wiffles in Love and War' (2 parts, 2,000 ft) and 'For Honour and Country'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette; Coming performance by May Clarke

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-22
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War' will be screened. The benefit performance on behalf of the funds of the Red Cross Society was a great success at the Victoria Theatre decorated by Mr. Blake. 'The Lion-Tamer's Revenge' is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-23 - 1915-10-25
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Wiffles in Love and War' (2 parts, 2,000 ft) and 'For Honour and Country'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette; Coming performance by May Clarke

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-25
Summary:

Wiffles in Love and War' and 'For Honour and Country,' are the features in current Victoria Theatre programme. Other pictures are those dealing with events of the day and a series showing North Sea trawling.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-08 - 1923-08-22
Summary:

Pathe-Baby will amuse and instruct your children, entertain yourself and your friends. $60.00. Non-inflammable films $1.50. More than 400 subjects with Harold Lloyd, Charlie Chaplin and ‘Snub' Pollard. Also scientific, scenic and topical films. Demonstration and sale: Hongkong Hotel…

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Headline: Pathe
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-08-27 - 1923-08-27
Summary:

Think what your home will be like when Pathe-Baby takes its place there with its boundless educational possibilities as well as its power of entertainment: your children will be captivated by the living lessons of the screen which will make them realize what they are taught at school: Niagara…

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13 - 1923-09-24
Summary:

Pathe-Baby will occupy but a few square inches of space on your table. It will be an event in the life of your children which in importance will make the price seem trifling. Price: $60.00. Complete with aluminium coated screen. Additional resistance. For 200/220 colts $7.00. Films $1.50 per…

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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.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-15 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Compactness, precision, mechanical perfection, efficient optical system, simplicity of operation, automatic rewinding, no threading of films. Pathe-Baby films will not burn. Pathe-Baby complete $60.00. Additional resistance for 200/220 c. $7.00. Pathe-Baby films $1.50 each. On sale: A. Tack…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

Even if you do not want a Pathe-Baby, your boy wants it because he thirsts for knowledge and Pathe-Baby will give him much through its instructive and scientific films. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's, etc. Demonstrations gladly given. Write today for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-18 - 1923-09-18
Summary:

When Pathe-Baby takes its place there with its boundless educational possibilities as well as its power of entertainment: your children will be captivated by the living lessons of the screen which will make them realize what they are taught at school: Niagara Falls, the Etna Eruption, the Ruins…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-19 - 1924-01-25
Summary:

Fully equipped $60.00, films $1.50 each. Pathe-Baby for the visual education of your children and their entertainment. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's and Leading Dealers. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central, distributors for South China, will…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-20 - 1923-12-08
Summary:

The biblical scenes of Pathe-Baby religious series will have the moral truths so firmly established in the minds of the children that they will be seen and remembered as facts. Pathe-Baby, fully equipped $60.00, films $1.50 each. Descriptive booklet and list of films sent free of charge. Pathe-…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-21 - 1923-09-28
Summary:

Its metalized screen reflects a 3'3' x 2'7' picture at a distance of 12 feet from the machine. Pathe-Baby complete with screen 16 x 22 inches, $60.00; films, $1.50 each. Latest releases just arrived: Harold Lloyd and the Wild Man of Zanzibar Niagara Falls; the Cell-Structure…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-10-17
Summary:

It is specially for you that the Pathe cameramen have been sent everywhere to shoot views of notable events such as the Occupation of the Ruhr, the Coronation of the King of Romania, a Gliders Race, Political Accused before the Tribunal of the Soviets in Moscow, etc. For you and your children in…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-25 - 1923-09-25
Summary:

Would you like to see grown-up laughs from happy-faced kiddies in your own home? Buy your children this: Pathe-Baby. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's, etc. Demonstrations gladly given and descriptive booklet and list of films sent free of charge. Pathe-…