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: 1912-03-02 - 1912-03-06
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-07 - 1912-03-07
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-08 - 1912-03-11
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-12 - 1912-03-12
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13 - 1912-03-13
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-14 - 1912-03-14
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-16 - 1912-03-16
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Headline: Scenic Railway
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-26 - 1912-05-27
Summary:

The same as was shown at the Hongkong University Bazaar, will be open to public from Wednesday, 1st May, 1912 at the old Land Office in Queen's Road. 36 Extra films will be exhibited

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-07
Summary:

The work of preparing the University and grounds for the forthcoming opening ceremony and six days' bazaar is proceeding with all possible haste. One of the interesting features of the entertainments is the scenic railway, the first of its kind seen in Hongkong. The idea is certainly novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-12
Summary:

There are lots of somebodies in Hongkong, and they were all at the University opening yesterday. The writer described the experience of the scenic railway, which proved to be quite worth the entrance fee. There was a full cargo of passengers this trip. It was a wonderful train. First it brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-21
Summary:

An interesting auction will take place at Mr. G. P. Lammert's rooms on Saturday when the scenic railway, which proved such a draw at the University Bazaar, will be sold to the highest bidder, the money realised going to the University Fund. We understand that several parties are 'after…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-25
Summary:

There was quite a gathering of bidders at Mr. G. P. Lammert's auction rooms on Saturday for the sale of the scenic railway which was such a prominent feature in the entertainments at the Hongkong University bazaar. They were not, however, in venturesome mood, and from $2,000 the offers…

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-17
Summary:

The committee thanked Mr. Lemaitre of Messrs. Pathe Freres for supplying the Cinematograph and Gramaphones and for his personal services, which were of the greatest value.

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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.

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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: 1917-12-06
Summary:

We are asked by the Hongkong University Union to remind the public of the opportunity offered to them today and tomorrow to give practical expression to their sympathy with the sufferers in the province of Chihli. The entertainment programme included a cinema show.