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

3
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'

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-27 - 1914-05-29
Summary:

Complete change of programme every night

5
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'

6
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'

9
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…

10
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.

12
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.

13
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.

18
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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-24
Summary:

A Chinese ex-constable, employed at the Po Hing Theatre, was charged with assaulting another Chinese. Both men were bound over in a sum of $50.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-26
Summary:

The manager of the Po Hing Theatre was summoned for not having the proper amount of fire appliances as required and for not exhibiting the license specifying the fire appliances required. The defendant was fined a total of $35.