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: 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: 1920-08-18
Summary:

We are informed that the Club de Recreio, Kowloon, is giving cinema performances for members and friends twice a week, i.e., Wednesdays and Saturdays. The screen will be in the open.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-28
Summary:

By the courtesy of Mr. H. W. Ray of the Coronet Theatre, an invitation open-air cinema entertainment has been arranged for members of the Club Recreio and their friends. Among the films will be the Metro drama, featuring Nazimova, 'Out of the Fog,' a beautiful drama in seven parts. The…

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Headline: Open Air Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-29
Summary:

There was a very large attendance last night, the best hitherto, at the open-air cinema in the grounds of the Club de Recreio, Kowloon. The pictures screened, which were greatly enjoyed and all entirely new to Hongkong, included one entitled 'The Savage Woman' in which Clara Kimball…

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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: 1920-08-31 - 1920-08-31
Summary:

On Wednesday, September 1st at 9.15 p.m. precisely in the grounds of the Club De Recreio under the management of the Coronet Theatre, the principal item in the programme being a fine Triangle comedy drama, 'Little Red Decides.' Price of admission 50 cents, children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-01 - 1920-09-01
Summary:

Open-air cinema at the Club de Recreio, showing 'Little Red Decides,' a delightful Triangle picture and Harold Lloyd comedy, under the management of the Coronet. Admission 50 cents, children half-price.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-04 - 1920-09-04
Summary:

When a first-class programme will be presented, including a splendid Metro photoplay entitled 'Secret Strings' and two excellent comedies, the entire programme being new to Hongkong audiences. Performance commences at 9.15 p.m. sharp. Admission 50 cents, children half-price.

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-04 - 1920-09-04
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., al fresco cinema show under the management of Mr. H. W. Ray, Metro presents Olive Tell in 'Secret Strings.' Also Billy West and Cub Comedies.

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-08 - 1920-09-08
Summary:

Open-air performance tonight at 9.15 p.m., Gladys Hulette in 'The Streets of Illusion' and comedies.

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-11 - 1920-09-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Valeska Suratt in 'The New York Peacock.'

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-15 - 1920-09-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., H. W. Ray presents a first-class programme including, 'The New York Peacock' in 6 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-18 - 1920-09-18
Summary:

Don't forget tonight's open-air cinema performance at the Club de Recreio, Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl.' Also Harold Lloyd and cartoon comedies.

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-09-22 - 1920-09-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Mrs. Vernon Castle and Antonio Moreno in 'The Mark of Cain.'