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: 1909-12-29 - 1910-03-15
Summary:

Excellent films, best artists, orchestra in attendance. Daily change of programme, complete change twice a week, Monday and Friday. Matinees and half price on Saturdays & Sundays 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-14 - 1910-04-16
Summary:

Magical programme in 3 parts by the world-famous artist Pinetti for 2 nights

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-04 - 1911-08-12
Summary:

Big Cinematograph Show at the Peak Hotel on Monday showing 'The Coronation of King George V. in London' along with others of Pathe Freres Films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

The success of The Alaska-Siberia Pictures, which is the result of the Carnegie Institute of Pittsburg, has been great. The films will be shown on Monday night at the Peak Hotel, under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn, the Officer Administering the Government.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-20
Summary:

Under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn, the Officer Administering the Government, the Alaska-Siberia motion pictures, which are now being shown at the Bijou Theatre, will be exhibited at the Peak Hotel on Monday evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-22
Summary:

The Alaska-Siberia Pictures closed a very successful engagement at the Bijou Theatre last night. The films will be shown at the Peak Hotel this evening, under the patronage of the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn.

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-28
Summary:

At the Hotels: At the Peak Hotel a fund was raised for entertaining the men at Mount Austin Barracks. The men were entertained to a cinematograph show where tobacco and other gifts were distributed.

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-17
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe is to give exhibitions in the large hall at Cafe Weismann's on Saturday evening, commencing at 9. The show will be permanent, and the pictures will be changed constantly. The public will have the benefit of electric fans during the hot weather.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-20
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe opens tonight in Weismann's large hall in Wyndham Street. The films, we believe, are very good and of a wide variety.

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

The Cinematograph Pathe in the Weismann's large hall was a success on Sunday night, and the series of scared pictures was highly appreciated by the audience. After a brief interval, a few amusing films were used, and all agreed that they were some of the best seen in the Colony.

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

The Cinematograph Pathe is attracting good houses nightly in the large hall of Weisman's and the pictures are good. Today, at 4, there will be a matinee, and the amusing comic pictures are bound, as usual, to elicit roars of laughter, By special request, for 3 nights next week, the fine…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-09-28
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe on exhibition at Cafe Weismann continue to entertain good audiences. A number of new films have been received and will be shown on the screen.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-10-07
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe at Weisman's large hall had a number of new films, varying from 1,100 to 1,500 feet long on Saturday night. One, illustrative of a tour round the world, was much admired.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-27
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe, which has been exhibiting at Café Weismann with great acceptance for some time back, is branching out. Following the success of its open air exhibition at the Cricket Fete it is to exhibit in the City Hall next Saturday evening. The chief feature of the exhibition will…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-30
Summary:

The Salon Cinema Theatre, Wyndham Street, is now in working order. The building had been thoroughly renovated and made fireproof in all its parts. All seats have a clear view of the stage, and to effect this improvement the walls have been considerably raised, also the floor at the entrance.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-01
Summary:

The newly opened place of entertainment is nightly being visited by large audiences, the excellence of the programme being a decided draw. With new pictures and artistes like Miss Doris McAuley and Miss Ruby Chrystal in their performances interpolated between the picture. This week will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-06
Summary:

The Salon-Cinema is nightly drawing good houses, as the majority of the pictures thrown on the screen were new. Last night Shakespeare's tragedy 'Macbeth' was shown for the first time, and will be continued tonight and tomorrow. We would suggest to the management that the seats at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-19
Summary:

Billy Bellew's appearance at the Salon Cinema last night, when he gave an exhibition of ball punching, attracted a large number of admirers.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-24
Summary:

On Wednesday next, the 26th inst., Miss Doris McAuley, who had been nightly pleasing large audiences at the Salon Cinema, would take her benefit. Miss Ada King and several new artists of considerable merit are assisting, and as a number of new films will be shown, a good evening's…