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: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-22
Summary:

The Empire Theatre and the Chinese tea-shops, ad joining (which before was a skating rink), are being pulled down. The lease of the land on which they stand expires at the end of this month.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-26
Summary:

Mind the Paint Girl' will be seen at the Empire Theatre. Anita Stewart, who delighted Hongkong some few months ago in 'In Old Kentucky' is shown in two characters in the film. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-07-30
Summary:

The film version of Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's 'Mind the Paint Girl' will be seen at the Empire Theatre, starring Anita Stewart. An unusually British Gazette showing Wonderful Derby scenes, views from air, views of Canton will also be included. While tomorrow Mary Pickford, will be…

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Headline: The Empire
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-05-03
Summary:

Mr Falanto, the great Italian baritone, still continues to delight large audiences at the Empire Theatre nightly where his splendid singing is greatly enjoyed. A fine collection of films is also being shown amongst them being the grand new dramatic coloured film entitled 'Pride' which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-17 - 1907-07-20
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will open for the season in Weismann's Large Hall (entrance: Wyndham Street) on Saturday night next at 9 p.m. Performances every night. Films including 'Myrter's Spanish Inquisition.' Prices $1, and 50 cents; with electric fans.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-22 - 1907-07-24
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will open for the season in Weismann's Large Hall (entrance: Wyndham Street) tonight at 9 p.m. Performances every night, including Sundays. Films including 'The Bell Ringer's Daughter.' Prices $1, and 50 cents; with electric fans.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-25 - 1907-07-30
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will open for the season in Weismann's Large Hall (entrance: Wyndham Street) tonight at 9 p.m. Performances every night, including Sundays. Entire change of programme on Saturday night, films including 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper,' 'Hooligans of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-31 - 1907-08-03
Summary:

Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays. Saturday an entire change of programme showing 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux, details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-31 - 1907-08-02
Summary:

Special Matinee for Children on Saturday, 3rd August, at 4 p.m.; Children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-05 - 1907-08-10
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe will show 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux every night, also at Matinee on Saturday. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-12 - 1907-08-15
Summary:

Entire change of programme. Matinee on Saturday, August 14th. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-16 - 1907-08-21
Summary:

Saturday, change of programme, Matinee at 4 p.m. By special request, 'Life and Passion of Christ' will show for 3 nights. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-22 - 1907-08-31
Summary:

Change of programme. Matinee on Saturday. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-02 - 1907-09-05
Summary:

Tonight! News pictures just arrived by the French mail. Matinee, 4 p.m. Saturday. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-06 - 1907-09-19
Summary:

Tonight! News pictures, Saturday night showing 'The Harlequin's Love Story,' a film over 1600 feet long. Matinee, 4 p.m. Saturday. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-20 - 1907-09-24
Summary:

Tonight! News pictures on Saturday night. Matinee, 4 p.m. Saturday. Performances every night at 9 p.m. including Sundays.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-25 - 1907-09-26
Summary:

Tonight! News pictures. Special Programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-27 - 1907-11-16
Summary:

Special Programme on Saturday night. News pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-16 - 1907-11-15
Summary:

New pictures! New pictures!! New pictures!!!