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.

7
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: 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.

13
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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-27
Summary:

Last night the Salon-Cinema Theatre, proved its popularity by a crowded house. There were performances from Miss Doris McAuley, Miss Nellie Marshell, Miss Hilda Hailes, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Miss Ada King.

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Headline: Salon-Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-01
Summary:

A change of programme at the popular Salon-Cinema Theatre was given last night, when there was a large audience, the items being much appreciated. Performances by Miss Nellie Marshall, Ada King and Ruby Chrystal. An entirely new set of pictures are on exhibition, and are well worth seeing.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-05
Summary:

In respect to Alex Almazoff, of the Salon-Cinema Theatre, who was represented by Mr. Goldring, no fewer than four cases were called at the Summary Court yesterday. Mr. Goldring said that the claims were in respect to contracts, etc., and it was a very intricate case. Liability was denied by the…

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Headline: Salon-Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-07
Summary:

There was a partial change in the programme submitted to the patrons of the Salon-Cinema that last night. The artistes were Miss Ada King, Miss Nellie Marshall, Miss Ruby Chrystal and Mr. Carl Wallner. A Capital series of pictures go to make up the first-class entertainment.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-10
Summary:

At the Summary Court, yesterday, before Mr. Justice Gompertz, the cases were again called against Alex Almazoff, of the Salon Cinema Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-15
Summary:

The hearing was continued yesterday, at the Summary Court, before Mr. Justice Gompertz, of the claim by W. Lochrane, comedian, against L. M. Levy, theatrical manager, for $890.19, being for services rendered at Shanghai, money lent, and passage money to Australia. There was a cross-claim for $…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-02-19
Summary:

Last night there was again a crowded attendance at this popular place of amusement, which seems to have taken the public fancy. Performances by Miss Ada King, Mr. Carl Wellner, Miss Ruby Crystal. A new series of pictures put the audience in a good mood.