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: 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: 1907-07-17
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe is to give exhibitions in the large hall at Cafe Weismann's on Saturday evening, commencing at 9. The show will be permanent, and the pictures will be changed constantly. The public will have the benefit of electric fans during the hot weather.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe opens tonight in Weismann's large hall in Wyndham Street. The films, we believe, are very good and of a wide variety.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-06
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe in the Weismann's large hall was a success on Sunday night, and the series of scared pictures was highly appreciated by the audience. After a brief interval, a few amusing films were used, and all agreed that they were some of the best seen in the Colony.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-17
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe is attracting good houses nightly in the large hall of Weisman's and the pictures are good. Today, at 4, there will be a matinee, and the amusing comic pictures are bound, as usual, to elicit roars of laughter, By special request, for 3 nights next week, the fine…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-09-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe on exhibition at Cafe Weismann continue to entertain good audiences. A number of new films have been received and will be shown on the screen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-10-07
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe at Weisman's large hall had a number of new films, varying from 1,100 to 1,500 feet long on Saturday night. One, illustrative of a tour round the world, was much admired.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-27
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe, which has been exhibiting at Café Weismann with great acceptance for some time back, is branching out. Following the success of its open air exhibition at the Cricket Fete it is to exhibit in the City Hall next Saturday evening. The chief feature of the exhibition will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-01 - 1921-11-03
Summary:

Today at 5.30 and 9 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'He Comes Up Smiling.' Dancing before and after pictures. Matinee: 50 cents; soiree 80 cents.

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Headline: Let's Go!
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-01 - 1921-11-01
Summary:

There's dancing tonight at Kowloon Theatre!

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-12 - 1921-11-12
Summary:

Today at 5.45 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Billie Burke in 'The Make-Believe Wife,' a lively Paramount comedy dealing with a matrimonial mix up. Also 'Cupid's Day off,' a Mack Sennett comedy and Paramount magazine. Dancing after pictures at 9.15 p.m.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-17 - 1921-11-17
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 9 p.m., Saturday at 5.30 p.m. only, Douglas Fairbanks in 'Arizona,' a typical Fairbanks picture.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-21 - 1921-11-21
Summary:

Your only chance of seeing Matheson Lang as 'Mr. Wu' is to visit Kowloon Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-23 - 1921-11-23
Summary:

An O. Henry story at Kowloon Theatre, tonight at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'A Double-Dyed Deceiver.' Other items include 'Open Another Bottle' and British Gazette. Note: tonight will be the only matinee performance of this programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-01 - 1921-12-02
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Larry Semon in 'The Bakery,' Tom Moore and Seena Owen in 'The City of Comrades' and Paramount Magazine. Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m., Norma Talmadge in 'The Way of a Woman.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-06 - 1921-12-07
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'Say! Young Fellow.' Kowloon Theatre: For two nights only, commencing at 9.15 sharp, matinee Wednesday 5.45 p.m., the British masterpiece, 'The Symbol of Sacrifice,' 8 reels.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-09 - 1921-12-10
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, Larry Semon in 'The Rent Collector' and Frank Keenan in 'Smouldering Embers.' Kowloon Theatre: Friday and Saturday only at 9 p.m., matinee Saturday 5.45 p.m., 'The Devil's Passkey.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-23 - 1921-12-24
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Kid' and Topical Budget. Kowloon Theatre: Today at 9 p.m., 'The Westerners.' Dancing; best floor in the colony.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-03 - 1921-12-03
Summary:

The Coronet: 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Larry Semon in 'The Bakery,' Tom Moore and Seena Owen in 'The City of Comrades' and Paramount Magazine. Kowloon Theatre: Saturday 3rd to Monday 5th at 9 p.m., matinee today and tomorrow, 'Fuss and Feathers,' an Ince…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-05 - 1921-12-05
Summary:

The Coronet: Tonight till Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'Say! Young Fellow.' Kowloon Theatre: Tonight at 9 p.m., Enid Bennett in 'Fuss and Feathers,' an Ince production. Also Rolin Comedy and Paramount Magazine.