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: 1912-03-07
Summary:

The work of preparing the University and grounds for the forthcoming opening ceremony and six days' bazaar is proceeding with all possible haste. One of the interesting features of the entertainments is the scenic railway, the first of its kind seen in Hongkong. The idea is certainly novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-12
Summary:

There are lots of somebodies in Hongkong, and they were all at the University opening yesterday. The writer described the experience of the scenic railway, which proved to be quite worth the entrance fee. There was a full cargo of passengers this trip. It was a wonderful train. First it brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-21
Summary:

An interesting auction will take place at Mr. G. P. Lammert's rooms on Saturday when the scenic railway, which proved such a draw at the University Bazaar, will be sold to the highest bidder, the money realised going to the University Fund. We understand that several parties are 'after…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-25
Summary:

There was quite a gathering of bidders at Mr. G. P. Lammert's auction rooms on Saturday for the sale of the scenic railway which was such a prominent feature in the entertainments at the Hongkong University bazaar. They were not, however, in venturesome mood, and from $2,000 the offers…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-17
Summary:

The committee thanked Mr. Lemaitre of Messrs. Pathe Freres for supplying the Cinematograph and Gramaphones and for his personal services, which were of the greatest value.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-06
Summary:

We are asked by the Hongkong University Union to remind the public of the opportunity offered to them today and tomorrow to give practical expression to their sympathy with the sufferers in the province of Chihli. The entertainment programme included a cinema show.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-07
Summary:

In the afternoon and evening, there was a Cinematograph show, at which excellent films were presented, was well attended, and the thanks of all are due to Messrs. Pathe Freres for kindly loaning the machine.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-08
Summary:

We are asked by the Hongkong University Union to state that the cinema with the films by the Pathe Phono-Cinema-Chine, the sole agent of Pathe Freres.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-08
Summary:

It has been decided to continue the bazaar exhibitions. A great effort was made on behalf of the Tientsin Flood Relief Funds. Some generous donors assisted the students by sending subscriptions to their funds. Side shows: By far the best value in the side-shows is the cinema, for which the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-08
Summary:

The side shows were also patronised by many, it being a unique entertainment for Europeans especially to watch all the varieties of Chinese boxing, which permits the use of feet – as French boxing does – and also weapons. There was an up-to-date cinematograph show at which many humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-02-20
Summary:

Mr. Wadsworth Harris, the American tragedian, well-known to the stage and screen, has been invited to appear in a dramatic recital before the faculty and students of the Hongkong University after the New Year vacation. Mr. Harris is a member of the Universal Film Company now in the city under…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-24
Summary:

Moving picture illustrating the plague of 1921 will be shown during the lecture at the Hongkong University. The topic 'The Manchurian Plague,' will be given by Dr. Wu Lien-teh, the Director of the Manchurian Plague Prevention Service.