A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Peak Club
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-01 - 1918-01-03
Summary:

Thursday, January 3, 9.15 p.m., special screening of the gorgeous spectacular film, 'Damon and Pythias.' Tickets: $2.00. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-03 - 1917-04-04
Summary:

An illustrated war talk with Joffre and French, the leacture will be illustrated by Mr. Villiers' own films and latern slides at the Peak Club

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-05 - 1917-04-05
Summary:

Tonight: An illustrated war talk with Joffre and French, the leacture will be illustrated by Mr. Villiers' own films and latern slides at the Peak Club

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Headline: Peak Club
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-03 - 1919-04-03
Summary:

Notice to members: a cinematograph entertainment will be given at the Peak Club on Tuesday next, 8th April at which amongst others will be depicted the celebrated film, 'Shoulder Arms.' Tickets $1.50 each may be obtained from E. L. Sim, Hon. Secretary.

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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: 1916-05-26
Summary:

Arrangements have been made with the Humphrey Bishop Co. to give an entertainment in the theatre of the Peak Club. The cinematograph entertainment advertised for the 2nd June has been postponed till the 9th idem.

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

Members of the Peak Club are reminded that the cinematograph performance at the Peak Club, in aid of War Charities, which was postponed from Friday the 2nd inst, will now take place on Friday the 9th inst. Tickets may obtain from Peak Club or at the Hongkong Club.

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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: 1916-06-20
Summary:

The second cinematograph performance in aid of War Charities will take place in the Peak Club Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-24
Summary:

The third cinematograph performance of the Peak Club will take place on the Lower Tennis Court. A portion of the proceeds will be given to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22
Summary:

Another cinematograph entertainment is to be given at the Peak Club. A lecture delivered by Mr. Frederick Coleman, F.R.G.S. and portion of the proceeds will be devoted to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-22
Summary:

Mr Frederic Coleman is an American journalist, traveller and soldier. He will deliver lectures at the Victoria Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday, and at the Peak Club.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-09
Summary:

A reminder is given that there will be cinematograph performance for members of the Peak Club and their friends on Wednesday. The main features of which will be War films. Surplus profits will be devoted to War Charities Admission.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-31
Summary:

A reminder is given to members of the Peak Club and their friends that there will be a cinematograph performance at the Peak Club. The next performance will take place on Friday instead of February at the Helena May Institute.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-16
Summary:

A reminder is given to members of the Peak Club that a cinematograph performance will be given at the Peak Club when some interesting War films will be exhibited. The surplus proceeds will be devoted to War Charities.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-01
Summary:

Damon and Pythias' will be screened at the Peak Club on Thursday evening. This will be the last opportunity for Hongkong citizens of seeing this spectacular film.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-03
Summary:

Damon and Pythias' is being screened tonight at the Peak Club. A portion of proceeds will be given to St. Dunstan's Home for Blinded Soldiers.