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: 1916-06-30
Summary:

The Kowloon Cinema, of which we informed the public some six weeks ago, is shortly to be an accomplished fact, and we have it from the promoters that the opening night may be expected about next Thursday. It is to be an open air cinema within an enclosure on that vacant plot of ground near the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-05
Summary:

As announced in an advertisement on the back page of this issue, 'The Palisade,' the open-air cinema for Kowloon will open today week, Wednesday, 12th inst.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-12
Summary:

The programme of music for tonight, the Opening Night of the Palisade Cinema, Kowloon, will be selected from the following popular revues: 'Tonight's the Night,' 'The Cinema Star,' 'Shell Out,' and 'Push and Go' etc. The cinema is just one minute walk…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-14
Summary:

A change of programme will be shown at the Palisade Cinematograph, Kowloon, tonight. The names of the films to be screened will be found in the advertisement on page 3.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-18
Summary:

Tonight in The Palisade, another change of programme will be shown, including 'The Lost Will' and 'The Blind Man'; a funny comic: 'The Diary of a Duckling'; Harry's Gazette etc. The prices of this cinema are $1, 60 cents and 30 cents. Soldiers and Sailors in…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-21
Summary:

Tonight's change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, includes a wonderful film entitled 'The Port of Missing Men,' which is similar to 'A Prisoner of Zenda'; comic and gazette also will be included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-25
Summary:

There will be a change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, tonight; the principal film being 'Caprice' featuring Miss Mary Pickford. Others include 'Schnitz, the Tailor,' 'A Marriage for Money,' 'Oh! My Aunt,' etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-26
Summary:

Jose Montez, an operator at the Palisade, Kowloon, was charged at the Court today before Mr. Orme with stealing and receiving two postal orders for 20/- the property of Mr. C. Lane Poole. Mr. A. M. Preston appeared for the defence and the case was adjourned until Friday afternoon bail being…

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

The change of programme at the Palisade tonight with a story of American Diplomacy 'The Money Kings,' and an interesting view of Panama Canal, 'In the Red Man's Country,' and comic, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

The management of the Palisade will welcome free of charge all patrons who were compelled to leave the Palisade on Saturday night on account of the rain. The Band will again be in attendance tonight and the programme will include the great mystery film 'The Black Box.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-25
Summary:

The fourth and fifth episodes of 'The Black Box' will be shown at the Palisade tonight; besides a powerful drama 'Comedy and Tragedy' in 3 reels, picture of Kitchener's Army, comedies, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-30
Summary:

A String band has been engaged in the Palisade tonight in the Palisade. Besides the 6th episode of 'The Black Box' and powerful drama 'The Wreck' and several comics will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-09-02
Summary:

Tonight is Band Night at the Palisade, Kowloon. The glorious weather now prevailing should ensure a crowded house.