A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-21
Summary:

The new open-air Cinematograph Theatre which is being erected near the Post Office, Kowloon, will be opened on July 1.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-27
Summary:

Kowloon is to have the novelty of a roofless theatre. Work has been in progress but was hindered by heavy rains. It will be a picture theatre showing films and being exposed to the harbour breezes. It is to be known as The Palisade, on the vacant ground alongside the Kowloon Post Office. The…

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Headline: The Palisade'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-06
Summary:

Kowloon's new Cinematograph Theatre, near the Post Office, is to open for the first time to the public. Its advertisement announces 'out-of-door pictures' and 'amusement without discomfort.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-12
Summary:

The Hongkongite has yet to taste the delights of open air pictures in Kowloon at The Palisade. The enjoyment of the evening included the musical programme. The Palisade is within a minute's walk of the Ferry.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-13
Summary:

The Palisade had successful opening last night. It is 130 feet long and 80 feet wide, and it will comfortably accommodate 1,000 people. It also has a nice design with a screen of considerable size, 18 feet by 24 feet and the picture could be seen readily from all parts of the floor. And the…

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

The Palisade had great popularity. An attractive programme is promised and the band will be present. 'Drawing Room Pirates' is showing there.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-18
Summary:

Mr. W. M. Barker of Singapore representing the Australasian Films Ltd., is staying in Hongkong to supply the 'Palisade' Cinema with world's pictures. 'The Port of Missing Men' with Arnold Daly in the leading role will be screened. This production is similar to '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-19
Summary:

The pictures at the 'Palisade' were excellent and very clear together with the al fresco conditions. The 'Gazette' showing several of the last movements of Lord Kitchener was particularly acceptable.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-20
Summary:

The band night at the Palisade pictures at Kowloon was postponed from last night until tonight owing to the threatening aspect of the weather.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-25
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinematograph Theatre Kowloon gave a private view to the Press of the British historical film, 'Sixty Years a Queen.' The film was well produced, well-dressed in its characters and is as faithful as a record from early to late Victorian periods. Film…

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Headline: The 'Palisade'
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-27
Summary:

Several films will be shown on Friday at the Palisade, including 'Caprice,' acted by the Famous Players Co. featuring Mary Pickford. In addition, 'A Marriage for Money,' several Keystone films and Harry's Gazette. 'Sixty Years a Queen' is coming on Friday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-27
Summary:

Mr. Preston appeared on behalf of Jose Montez, an operator at the Palisade Cinematograph, Kowloon who was charged with stealing two postal orders.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-01
Summary:

Jose Montez was charged with stealing two postal orders of C. Lane Poole. The defendant was employed as an operator at the Palisade, Kowloon.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-03
Summary:

The Vitagraph American Film Co. presented 'The Money Kings.'

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-12
Summary:

The theatre tapped fresh resources regarding the production of their films. Films produced by the London Films Ltd. entitled 'Clancarty' and 'The Evil Genius.' will be appreciated. A further series illustrating life and work on Panamas Canal is also shown. The theatre will…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-18
Summary:

The management of the Palisade Cinema is including the Weekend programme the first two instalments. Each situation is plausible and interesting in the pictures. 'The Black Box' featured in 15 episodes and made by the Universal Film Manufacturing Co., the play is written by Mr. E.…

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

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge those who were compelled to leave early on Saturday night. The band will attend and 'The Black Box' by E. Phillips Oppenheim will be screened.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26
Summary:

The Black Box,' by E. Phillips Oppenheim, is being shown at the Palisade and great entertainments were screened. Film plot for the fourth and fifth episodes included. Other films include 'Comedy and Tragedy,' 'Kitchener's Army,' Keystone's 'Kid Love,…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The mid-week programme was good in addition to showing famous films produced by studios. The 7th Episode of the 'Black Box' is being shown. The band of the 'Russia' will play during the evening.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-05
Summary:

The management of the Palisade has been secured the services of the String Band of 'Express of Russia.' Another episode of the 'Black Box Mystery' will be screened.