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.

4
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…

5
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.

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.

10
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.

12
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…

13
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…