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: 1916-08-01 - 1916-08-03
Summary:

Change of Programme: Vitagraph presents 'The Money Kings' in 3 parts, 'Panama Canal', 'In the Red Man's Country', 'Willy and the Bank Note' and 'Bedelia and the Suffragette'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-02 - 1916-08-02
Summary:

Change of Programme: Vitagraph presents 'The Money Kings' in 3 parts, 'Panama Canal', 'In the Red Man's Country', 'Willy and the Bank Note' and 'Bedelia and the Suffragette'; Band night Tonight

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-15 - 1916-08-17
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Secret of Monte Carlo', 'The Passing of Diana' by Vitagraph, 'The Cowboy Samaritan', 'The Wager', 'Tilly and the Football Match' and 'The Awakening of Jones'

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (6th Episode), 'The Wreck' by K.B. Films Co., 'Under Desperation's Spur', 'Bunny's Scheme' (Vitagraph Comedy) and 'Getting A Hired Girl'

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-30 - 1916-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (6th Episode), 'The Wreck' by K.B. Films Co., 'Under Desperation's Spur', 'Bunny's Scheme' (Vitagraph Comedy) and 'Getting A Hired Girl'; Band night Tonight

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-12 - 1916-09-12
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (10th and 11th episodes), 'Memories that Huant' by Vitagraph, 'Andy Goes Aspirating' (Vitagraph), 'Muddy Romance' (Keystone) and 'Mixed Flats' (Lubin)

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-13 - 1916-09-14
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (10th and 11th episodes), 'Memories that Huant' by Vitagraph, 'Andy Goes Aspirating' (Vitagraph), 'Muddy Romance' (Keystone) and 'Mixed Flats' (Lubin); Full military band Tonight

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-15 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (12th and 13th episodes), 'Rip Van Winkle', Topical Cartoon Gazette, 'Fatty Joings the Force' (Keystone) and 'One Good Joke Deserves Another' (Vitagraph)

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22 - 1916-09-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box', 'Girl From Prosperity' by Vitagraph; Comedies: 'Dr. Cupid' and 'Foolshead, Victim of His Honesty'

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-26 - 1916-09-29
Summary:

Screening of 'An Officer and A Gentleman' by Vitagraph Company, 'Living Fear' by Lubin Company, 'When East Comes West'; Comics: 'Dorothy Dandbridge', 'Three of A Kind' and 'The New Pupil'

11
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…

12
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.

13
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.

15
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…

16
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.

17
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…

18
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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-08-31
Summary:

Summonses against the Victoria Theatre, the Tai Ping Theatre, the Hongkong Theatre and Empire Theatre were heard yesterday at the Police Court. The case of the Victoria Theatre, which was summoned on three counts, was heard first, the charges being for neglecting to close a passage or gangway…