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: 1911-08-04 - 1911-08-12
Summary:

Big Cinematograph Show at the Peak Hotel on Monday showing 'The Coronation of King George V. in London' along with others of Pathe Freres Films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

The success of The Alaska-Siberia Pictures, which is the result of the Carnegie Institute of Pittsburg, has been great. The films will be shown on Monday night at the Peak Hotel, under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn, the Officer Administering the Government.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn, the Officer Administering the Government, the Alaska-Siberia motion pictures, which are now being shown at the Bijou Theatre, will be exhibited at the Peak Hotel on Monday evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-22
Summary:

The Alaska-Siberia Pictures closed a very successful engagement at the Bijou Theatre last night. The films will be shown at the Peak Hotel this evening, under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-18
Summary:

Chicago, Nov. 14 – Athletics and entertainment are encouraged by the governor of the prison and the State Board of Control, to arouse the interest and spirit of the men under detention. Moving pictures are shown several evenings a week at the Anamosa Prison, and the governor says that these and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-28
Summary:

At the Hotels: At the Peak Hotel a fund was raised for entertaining the men at Mount Austin Barracks. The men were entertained to a cinematograph show where tobacco and other gifts were distributed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-10-06
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – Your excellent editorial note of today regarding cinematograph pictures deserves more than passing consideration. Apart altogether from the question as to whether such pictures are intended to educate or amuse the public, there remains the fact that they can be made…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-07-25
Summary:

Residents at the Peak Hotel and Peakites generally had an opportunity last night of witnessing the Coronation cinema films. The show took place on the roof of the annex and was well patronised and much appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-03
Summary:

A grand Pathe Freres cinematographic entertainment will be given on Monday next (weather permitting), on the Peak Hotel Annexe roof, when by special request, the Pathe film of the Coronation Festivities in London will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-07
Summary:

A cinematograph entertainment takes place this evening at the Peak Hotel, when the Coronation pictures will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-08
Summary:

Messrs. Pathe Freres inform us that the cinematograph show at the Peak Hotel has been postponed to Saturday next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-14
Summary:

In spite of the abundance of amusement provided for Hongkongites during the weekend, the cinematograph halls were well patronized. A particularly attractive programme was that of the Bijou, an amusing little sketch, arranged by Mr. Stevenson, provoking great laughter. Miss Violet Bonnetta…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-09-22
Summary:

The Coronet: Commencing today only, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Robin Hood.' Prices: 2.15 p.m., $1.20 and 60 cents; 5.15 and 9.15, $2.00 and $1.00. The Star: Today and tomorrow, 'Don Quickshot of the Rio Grande.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-04 - 1923-09-06
Summary:

A drama of the early days in Oklahoma. Tonight and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Lahoma' in 7 reels.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-06 - 1923-09-08
Summary:

On Saturday night at 9.15, 'Proceeds in Aid of the Japan Disaster.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Saturday, September 15th at 9.15 p.m., Tina Gerald and Tom Fenwick in a repertoire of original one-act plays. 'Only Amateurs,' a comedy by Harold Montague. 'Stiffy Wins,' a farcical comedy of the turf by Vincent Esmond. 'The Intruder,' a mystery by Tom Fenwick.…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13 - 1923-09-14
Summary:

At 5.30 and 9.15, 'The Son of Wallingford.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-29 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

3 nights only, commencing Wednesday night, October 3, Forbes Russell Comedy Company, direct from their record-breaking engagement at the Theatre Royal, playing by popular request their three biggest successes. Wednesday night, Romance; Thursday night, Bluebeard's Eighth Wife; Friday night,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-01 - 1923-09-01
Summary:

Get your card of membership to 'The Ladder Jinx' Club.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-01 - 1923-09-01
Summary:

Tonight at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Louise Glaum in 'The Lone Wolf's Daughter.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15 p.m., Anita Stewart in 'Playthings of Destiny.' Today at 2.30, 'Buffalo Bill' episodes 4 and 5.