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: 1917-10-18 - 1917-10-18
Summary:

In consequence of the great sale of seats for the evening fete on Thursday, it has been found necessary to arrange for a repetition of the performance on Friday, the 19th instant, when the programme will be the same as on Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-19 - 1917-10-19
Summary:

In consequence of the great sale of seats for the evening fete yesterday. it has been found necessary to arrange for a repetition of the performance Tonight, the 19th instant, when the programme will be the same as on Thursday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-23 - 1918-10-24
Summary:

Programme list included. At 7.30 p.m., entertainment at Botanical Gardens: Portuguese Stall, Chinese conjurers, cinema, band of the Hongkong Philharmonic Society and 18th infantry will perform.

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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: 1917-10-18
Summary:

Our Day Celebrations: A special programme of music and war films will be presented at the illuminated fete in the Botanical Gardens. The British War Film series is entitled 'Sons of Our Empire,' a tale of the 'Tanks.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-19
Summary:

There will be a repeat exhibition tonight of the Our Day films which were so successful at the Public Gardens last night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-19
Summary:

The crowd awaiting admission to the illuminated fete at the Botanical Gardens. The War Film 'A Tale of the Tanks' resembled the last war picture shown in Hongkong, the 'Battle of the Ancre.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-20
Summary:

The Botanical Gardens was the scene last evening, when the great war film 'A Tale of the Tanks' was shown once more. Other features included excellent music performances.

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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…

12
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.'