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: 1924-04-30 - 1924-04-30
Summary:

Opening on 1st of May. May 2nd to 5th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., showing 'The Hero.' Admission: 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., box $7.20 (6 seats), dress circle 80 cents, stalls, 50 cents, 2nd class 30 cents; 5.15 p.m., $9.00, $1.00, 70 cents and 40 cents; 9.15 p.m., $12.00, $1.50, $1.00…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Al Lichtman presents Miriam Cooper and Gaston Glass in 'Daughters of the Rich' in 6 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-08 - 1924-05-12
Summary:

Commencing May 9th to 12th at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Irene Castle in 'Slim Shoulders' in 7 parts. A panorama of the playground of the rich, a dancing interlude of charm, 'The Unfortunate Girl' at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. (a marvelous Chinese production). Charming dancing entertainment…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-10 - 1924-05-12
Summary:

Commencing May 10th to 14th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., charming dancing entertainment by the 'Olympia Follies,' a talented company of highly accomplished, headed by Hamilton and Mills. 5 days only, don't miss your chance. Book your seat early. Also picture shows Irene Castle in '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-13 - 1924-05-14
Summary:

Commencing May 13th to 15th, Miss Genevieve Felix in 'The Lady of Monsoreau' in 7 parts. Also at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a charming dancing entertainment by 'The Olympia Follies,' the last two days. Picture shows on Thursday, May 15th. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-16 - 1924-05-17
Summary:

Commencing May 16th to 19th, Chefalo and Palermo company, the wonder show of the world.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-16 - 1924-05-17
Summary:

Commencing May 16th to 19th, Chefalo and Palermo company. Also Metro picture shows, Milton Sills in 'The Forgotten Law' in 7 parts. The most forceful photodrama of a decade at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., a Fox serial 'The Bride 13' 1st and 2nd episodes. Booking at the theatre. Price…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-22 - 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginian,' better than book and play, marks epoch in screen art.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-23 - 1924-05-24
Summary:

Today to 26th May, B. P. Schulberg presents 'The Virginian,' a Tom Forman production, Preferred Pictures. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-30 - 1924-05-31
Summary:

Commencing 30th May to 2nd June at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. 'Youth to Youth,' an unbeatable combination played by a distinguished cast, headed by Billie Dove at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. Also a Fox serial, 'The Bride 13' episodes 9 and 10. Usual prices. Booking at theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-05
Summary:

Opening today, 1st of May. May 2nd to 5th at 2.30, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., showing a super-production, 'The Hero.' Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. Boxes, dress circle and stalls can be booked at the theatre. Price details included. May 3 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m., a Panama picture, '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-15 - 1924-05-12
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Miss Genevieve Felix in 'The Lady of Monsoreau' in 7 parts, a beautiful colour photoplay adapted from the French novel by Alexander Dumas. Usual prices. Tomorrow change programme, Metro presents Milton Sills in 'The Forgotten Law.'…