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: 1910-04-02 - 1910-04-02
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has moved to the above place. Empire Cinematograph Theatre will open on Monday with best artists and magnificent films

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-05 - 1910-04-07
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has moved to the above place. Empire Cinematograph Theatre now open with best artists and magnificent films

3
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: 1911-12-29
Summary:

The Mikado's Imperial Troupe of magicians have been engaged at the Empire cinematograph, and are attracting large houses nightly.

5
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.

8
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…

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-22
Summary:

Over $100 was taken at the Empire Cinematograph on Tuesday night in aid of the Canton Flood Relief Fund.

10
Headline: Pickpocket
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-14
Summary:

A Chinese was charged with larceny from the person in the Empire Cinematograph Theatre. Mr. A. M. Preston appeared for the defence and the case will come up for hearing on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-17
Summary:

A Chinese was charged with having attempted to steal money and a silver cigarette case from the pocket of the complainant at the Empire Cinema.

12
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: 1910-03-22
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph will soon remove into the new and spacious building of the 'Empire Cinema Co,' opposite the Central Market. A special selection of artists will be assembled for the opening, including the Howard Family, Little Master Percy, Little Sadie Gale, and also Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-02
Summary:

Invitations were issued by Messrs. Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors of the new 'Empire' Cinematograph Theatre opposite Central Market, for the opening performance in the new building on Monday next. The old wooden building of the late Hongkong Cinematograph has already been removed and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-04
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Ramos, proprietors of the 'Victoria' Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road, conceived the idea some time ago of erecting a theatre worthy of the Colony, and they secured the site on which stood the old Hongkong Cinematograph, opposite the market. Portion of this site was…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-05
Summary:

The new Empire, opposite the Central Market, made an auspicious opening last night in presence of a 'full house,' the guests of the proprietors. Each lady guest, upon entering, was presented with a bouquet. The programme was a specially selected one for the occasion. Performances by Mr…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-11
Summary:

The full house at the Empire Cinematograph on Saturday was justified by the excellent programme provided. Miss Maggie Fraser and little Percy had a rousing reception.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-13
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – A reader's response to the British resident Mr. M. Stewart's letter regarding the use of land. 'The Government say the Chinese contractor must have the piece of ground on the Praya that they had to use a portion of it to make macadam on, all because…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-16
Summary:

The Empire Cinematograph is drawing large audiences nightly. Performances by Miss Maggie Fraser, Signor Ferrara, Miss Addie Leigh, Little Winnie Ryan and Little Percy. Quite a new series of films was exhibited, one of which was exceedingly realistic. We refer to 'Nana's Mother,'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-21
Summary:

The programme at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre attracted large audiences nightly, and with repeated changes the interest is sustained throughout the week. All the artists were being accorded splendid receptions, and the new films add greatly to the evening's entertainment.