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: 1923-09-12 - 1923-11-28
Summary:

It has been built like a precise machine, and no pain, trouble, or time have been spared to present you a perfect machine working with mathematical regularity and projecting a clear and sharp picture for the enjoyment of yourself and your family. Pathe-Baby, films will not burn, on sale at A.…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-14 - 1924-01-16
Summary:

Even if you try to light a Pathe-Baby film with a match, it will not burn, but only melts, thus showing its absolute safety. Call and ask us to demonstrate or let us send you a piece of the film and try it yourself. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central, Hongkong.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-17 - 1923-10-01
Summary:

Even if you do not want a Pathe-Baby, your boy wants it because he thirsts for knowledge and Pathe-Baby will give him much through its instructive and scientific films. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's, etc. Demonstrations gladly given. Write today for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-19 - 1924-01-25
Summary:

Fully equipped $60.00, films $1.50 each. Pathe-Baby for the visual education of your children and their entertainment. On sale: A. Tack's, Hongkong Hotel Electric Department, Sincere's and Leading Dealers. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central, distributors for South China, will…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-20 - 1923-12-08
Summary:

The biblical scenes of Pathe-Baby religious series will have the moral truths so firmly established in the minds of the children that they will be seen and remembered as facts. Pathe-Baby, fully equipped $60.00, films $1.50 each. Descriptive booklet and list of films sent free of charge. Pathe-…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-21 - 1923-09-28
Summary:

Its metalized screen reflects a 3'3' x 2'7' picture at a distance of 12 feet from the machine. Pathe-Baby complete with screen 16 x 22 inches, $60.00; films, $1.50 each. Latest releases just arrived: Harold Lloyd and the Wild Man of Zanzibar Niagara Falls; the Cell-Structure…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-22 - 1923-10-17
Summary:

It is specially for you that the Pathe cameramen have been sent everywhere to shoot views of notable events such as the Occupation of the Ruhr, the Coronation of the King of Romania, a Gliders Race, Political Accused before the Tribunal of the Soviets in Moscow, etc. For you and your children in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-27 - 1924-01-12
Summary:

Solicits the pleasure of your call for demonstrating to you Pathe-Baby. It will bring additional happiness to your home. Pathe-Baby, complete $60.00. Science, comedy, nature, drama and history films non-inflammable $1.50. Demonstrations gladly given and descriptive booklet and list of films sent…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-29 - 1923-11-26
Summary:

There are always moments at home when the passing minutes seem to be meaningless or indifferent. All are silent. Yet, if you own a Pathe-Baby, you set one of its films, and in two seconds: behold, moving pictures. The interest in life and pleasure come again to you. On sale: A. Tack's,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-13 - 1923-09-24
Summary:

Pathe-Baby will occupy but a few square inches of space on your table. It will be an event in the life of your children which in importance will make the price seem trifling. Price: $60.00. Complete with aluminium coated screen. Additional resistance. For 200/220 colts $7.00. Films $1.50 per…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-15 - 1923-09-15
Summary:

Compactness, precision, mechanical perfection, efficient optical system, simplicity of operation, automatic rewinding, no threading of films. Pathe-Baby films will not burn. Pathe-Baby complete $60.00. Additional resistance for 200/220 c. $7.00. Pathe-Baby films $1.50 each. On sale: A. Tack…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-18 - 1923-09-18
Summary:

When Pathe-Baby takes its place there with its boundless educational possibilities as well as its power of entertainment: your children will be captivated by the living lessons of the screen which will make them realize what they are taught at school: Niagara Falls, the Etna Eruption, the Ruins…