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: 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: 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.