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: 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.

5
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…

6
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.

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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.

12
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: 1911-07-25
Summary:

Residents at the Peak Hotel and Peakites generally had an opportunity last night of witnessing the Coronation cinema films. The show took place on the roof of the annex and was well patronised and much appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-03
Summary:

A grand Pathe Freres cinematographic entertainment will be given on Monday next (weather permitting), on the Peak Hotel Annexe roof, when by special request, the Pathe film of the Coronation Festivities in London will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-07
Summary:

A cinematograph entertainment takes place this evening at the Peak Hotel, when the Coronation pictures will be shown.

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

Messrs. Pathe Freres inform us that the cinematograph show at the Peak Hotel has been postponed to Saturday next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-14
Summary:

In spite of the abundance of amusement provided for Hongkongites during the weekend, the cinematograph halls were well patronized. A particularly attractive programme was that of the Bijou, an amusing little sketch, arranged by Mr. Stevenson, provoking great laughter. Miss Violet Bonnetta…