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: 1909-03-16
Summary:

Hongkong is to have yet another cinematograph show, an arrangement has been made by Mr. Caslly [sic], an American gentleman, to open up such an establishment in Wyndham Street. It will be the endeavour of the proprietor to produce first-class performances, and patrons will be able to rely on an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-30
Summary:

Mr F. Arnold, sub-manager of the Pathe Cinema Machine Co., summoned Mr V. D. Casley, of the Star Cinematograph, for an infringement of a trademark, belonging to the plaintiff company. Mr D. V. Steavenson, of Messrs Deacon, Looker and Deacon, appeared for the prosecution, and Mr Reader Harris, of…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-04-19
Summary:

Large audiences attend the Star Cinematograph every evening where up-to-date films are being thrown on the screen. The 'Rainbow Dance' should not be missed.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-04-28
Summary:

On Thursday evening there will be installed a continuous performance of moving pictures at the Star Cinematograph in Wyndham Street. This little theatre should become very popular on account of its location and the convenience afforded patrons to drop in at any hour. The management promises to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-03
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph on Flower Street is attracting large crowds every evening to see Moving Pictures that have recently arrived from the United States. All these pictures are new and never been seen before in Hongkong, including 'Rescued from an Eagle's Nest,' 'Cupid'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-05-26
Summary:

This place of amusement is becoming increasingly popular with the public, thanks to the continued enterprise of the management. A special attraction for the present week is being provided in the engagement of 'Dante,' the marvellous magician. The pictures, too, are well worth seeing,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-05
Summary:

A grand benefit performance will be tendered to Baby Daughtry, the clever child artist, at the Star Cinematograph on Sunday evening. Along with Dante, the marvellous and clever magician and singer Miss Lottie Outley. All the pictures have been specially selected.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-06-25
Summary:

The Star Cinematograph is offering new attraction with The Engle Troupe in comic songs and dances which are worth for a visit.

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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.