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: 1909-03-17 - 1909-03-22
Summary:

Star Cinematograph will exhibit comic, pathetic, dramatic and sensational pictures never shown before in the Colony. First appearance of Baby Daughtry and Miss Lottie Oatley

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-23 - 1909-03-23
Summary:

Star Cinematograph will exhibit comic, pathetic, dramatic and sensational pictures never shown before in the Colony. First appearance of Baby Daughtry and Miss Lottie Oatley

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-24 - 1909-03-27
Summary:

4 Artistes: Baby Daughtry, Linton David, Vera Vaughan, Lottie Oatley; Price details and schedule included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-29 - 1909-03-31
Summary:

Piano performance by Great David; Latest film exhibition: The Thaw Murder Trial; Dancer: Miss Lottie Oatley; Indian Songs & Dances: Baby Daughtry; English Songs Singer: Miss Vera Vaughan; Price details and schedule included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-01 - 1909-04-03
Summary:

Film exhibition: The Thaw Murder Trial; Dancer: Miss Lottie Oatley; Indian Songs & Dances: Baby Daughtry; Price details and schedule included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-05 - 1909-04-20
Summary:

Performance of the Rainbow Dance; Novelty matinee every Saturday, 4 o'clock

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-21 - 1909-04-28
Summary:

Star Cinematograph will close for a few days only, making extensive repairs

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-04-29 - 1909-05-22
Summary:

Every night commencing 6 p.m., continuous performance and never repeat their pictures; Children half price, matinee on Wednesday and Saturday; Price details included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24 - 1909-05-31
Summary:

Performance by the marvelous Dante. Matineee on Saturday 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-19 - 1909-06-25
Summary:

Every evening 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.; New Pictures

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-26 - 1909-06-26
Summary:

Bring the children to the matinee at the 'Star' Cinematograph, today and Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Prices 20 cents, 30 cents and 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-26 - 1909-06-26
Summary:

Star' Cinematograph, matinee today and Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Prices 20 cents, 30 cents and 50 cents.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-26 - 1909-06-29
Summary:

Every evening 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.; New Pictures; Matinees every Saturday and Sunday afternoon at half prices

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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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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-10
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. The witness did not know that the defendant was posing as a cinematograph proprietor.

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-16
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. A witness said Cohen told her the boxes contained cinema films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-17
Summary:

The opium case continued. Mr. J. H. Taggart, manager of the Hongkong Hotel, said he had known a man named Sydney Cohen for about ten years. To witness's knowledge he was connected with the cinematograph business as he had seen films which he carried.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-07
Summary:

Police Sgt. McDonald was in the role of defendant yesterday, being charged with assult by the proprietor of the Chung Fa Mo Toy cinema. Appearing to prosecute for the Chinese proprietor, Mr. W. E. L. Shenton said that at the evening exhibition of pictures on May 27 the defendant was watching the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-07-31
Summary:

The Manager of Kau Yue [sic] Fong Theatre was summoned for failing to renew his license for dramatic performances.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-03
Summary:

The managers of the Victoria, Hongkong and Empire Theatres were charged at the Police Court yesterday. The summons against the Victoria Theatre was for failing to keep two buckets of water and a wetted blanket immediately outside the box containing the cinematograph machine. There was a similar…