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: 1916-09-01
Summary:

The old Lands Office in Queen's Road has been converted into a cinematograph Theatre. The entertainment is under European management and seats at popular prices. There will be a full orchestra under Professor Gonzales.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-02
Summary:

Hongkong's new Cinema, where is housed in the building formerly used as the Land Office, Queen's Road, has comfortable seats and large screen, accommodating about 300 in the area and 100 in the dress circle, attracting large audiences. The prices of admission are on a popular scale and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-14
Summary:

Due to the success of 'Neal of the Navy,' the management of the new Hongkong Theatre has been able to make arrangements for the serial film's production. Three episodes and a Keystone comedy will be on every change of programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will screen the 6th, 7th and 8th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' with a fine set of comics and a complete change of Orchestra programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22
Summary:

Neal of the Navy' attracted large audiences. Further episodes will be shown together with war films and humorous pictures. The orchestra is proving popular in its operatic elections.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-27
Summary:

Tonight the Hongkong Theatre will screen the 12th and 13th episodes of 'Neal of The Navy' and on Saturday, the 30th. inst., the last episode.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-04
Summary:

The new theatre draws large crowds. There will be a complete change of programme tonight and a new selection of music. 'On the Steps of the Throne,' a powerful Italian drama, 'A Girl Graduate,' Nordisk comedy drama and Standard War Graphic (war news) will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-06
Summary:

On the steps of the Throne' and 'A Girl Graduate' are being shown. The orchestra conducted by Professor Gonzalez is playing 'Cavalleria Rusticana.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-13
Summary:

A sensational serial film will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Million Dollar Mystery' of 23 episodes in 46 parts. Many other variety pictures are in store.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14
Summary:

The Million Dollar Mystery will take eleven weeks in the showing in all 46 parts. The film has had a wonderful success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-18
Summary:

In addition to the showing of The Million Dollar Mystery, the management announces another attraction to be screened. The new picture 'The Trey o' Hearts' has 15 episodes, and the first three episodes will be screened tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-19
Summary:

The Manager of Hongkong Theatre advertises that there will be no performance at the theatre today, so as not to clash with the 'Our Day' Celebrations.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-28
Summary:

Two splendid serial films, 'Million Dollar Mystery' and 'The Trey O'Hearts' are being screened in addition to orchestra performance at the Hongkong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-01
Summary:

Two serial films are being exhibited in the Hongkong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-03
Summary:

One of the best serial films, 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' and another sensational film, 'The Trey o'Hearts,' are being screened at the Hongkong Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-08
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre has secured 'Neptune's Daughter' and are showing it for three nights.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-10
Summary:

Neptune's Daughter' contains magnificent scenery and attractive incidents. The continuations of two serials films, 'The Million Dollar Mystery ' and 'The Trey o' Hearts,' will be resumed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-11
Summary:

There will be an extra matinee every Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Hongkong Theatre. A special programme and orchestra selections will be submitted.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-20
Summary:

A thrilling serial film 'Diamond from the Sky' and a good selection of other pictures will be shown at Hongkong Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-21
Summary:

On Christmas Day at the matinee the proprietors of the Hongkong Theatre are giving a treat to the children. Toys and sweets will be freely distributed and 'The Diamond from the Sky' will be screened.