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: 1914-03-06 - 1914-03-09
Summary:

The popular race film will be shown for 3 nights only, a band will be in attendance

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-20 - 1914-05-22
Summary:

Film screening of 'Out on the Deep', with music and refreshment

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-23 - 1914-05-23
Summary:

Film screening of 'His Wife's Sacrifice' (5 parts); Tomorrow will be showing 'The Father'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-27 - 1914-05-29
Summary:

Complete change of programme every night

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-30 - 1914-05-30
Summary:

Films screening of 'Chains' (4 parts); Coming film: 'Gipsy's Kin'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-03 - 1914-06-05
Summary:

Film screening of 'Lost Paradise' (4 parts)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-06 - 1914-06-06
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Golden Cross' (3 parts); Coming picture: 'Hiding Treasure'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-12 - 1914-06-13
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Hiding Treasure' (3 parts) and 'Strang Case' (2 parts); Coming film: 'Fantomas: The Tragedy at the Masked Ball'

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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: 1914-02-27
Summary:

A private view of the cinematograph films of the Hong Kong Races was given by the Variety Film Exchange Company before Lady May, the Misses May and others. The film is shown at Happy Valley, the arrival of H. E. the Governor and party. It will be first exhibited at the cinematograph garden of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-03-06
Summary:

The Wigwam Tennis Club was the scene of an excellent show, the film depicting the Hong Kong Races being exhibited to a delighted gathering. A number of other pictures also filled up an enjoyable programme and was added by the presence of a band.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-21
Summary:

The open-air cinema, opened by the Eastern Cinematograph Company, gave its first performance last night before a large attendance on the grounds of the Wigwam Tennis Club, Kowloon. The pictures were interesting and clear. However, the absence of music was greatly commented upon.

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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.…

14
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…