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: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-10
Summary:

There will be a fete at the Public Gardens, and new Official War Films will be shown for the first time in Hongkong.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-11
Summary:

There will be a fete at the Public Gardens, and new Official War Films will be shown for the first time in Hongkong. And also Grand Chinese Theatrical Entertainment at the Taiping Theatre.

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-17 - 1907-07-22
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Myrter's [sic] Spanish Inquisition'; Electric fans are provided, price details included.

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-23 - 1907-07-25
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'The Bell Ringer's Daughter'; Electric fans are provided, price details included

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-26 - 1907-07-26
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper'; Electric fans are provided, price details included

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-27 - 1907-07-27
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper', matinee at 4 o'clock; Electric fans are provided; Children half price

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-29 - 1907-07-31
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper'; Electric fans are provided; Children half price, price details included

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-01 - 1907-08-05
Summary:

Performances every night including Sundays, matinee at 4 p.m.; Film screening of the 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux, detailed scenes titles were mentioned

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-06 - 1907-08-07
Summary:

Performances every night including Sundays; Film screening of the 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux, detailed scenes titles were mentioned

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-08 - 1907-08-12
Summary:

Film screening of the 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux; Performances every night, matinee on Saturday

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-13 - 1907-08-15
Summary:

Entire change of programme; Performances every night, matinee on Saturday

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-17 - 1907-08-19
Summary:

Entire change of programme; By special requests showing the 'Life and Passion of Chirst' for three more days

13
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…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-17
Summary:

At the Tai Ping Theatre, West Point, the Confucius Society held its annual celebration.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

A Chinese who stole a pair of shoes from the feet of another Chinese whilst the latter was asleep in the Tai Ping Theatre on Sunday.

16
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.

17
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.

18
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…

20
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.