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: 1897-04-27
Summary:

Last night, Professor Charver gave a luminary exhibition of the latest invention in phantasmagoria in St. Andrew's Hall to a select party of press representatives and other gentlemen. There is a description of the screening of Cinematograph: a long strip of photographic film is wound from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-27 - 1897-04-27
Summary:

The delicate and intricate mechanical arrangements combined with the elaborate and most modern of electrical appliances of the machine require such perfect adjustment and manipulation that Professor Maurice Charvet has decided to postpone his opening exhibition for one day.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-04-28 - 1897-04-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph is the greatest marvel of the age. It will be exhibited under the personal supervision of Professor Maurice Charvet five sessions a day and each for an hour.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1899-12-23 - 1899-12-28
Summary:

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, December 26th, 28th & 30th commencing at 9 p.m. Xylophone & Kinematograph Entertainment.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1900-10-27 - 1900-10-30
Summary:

Grand opening night on Tuesday, the 30th October. Grand exhibitions of animated pictures of the Transvaal War, the Boer Battery Captured by British.