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: 1907-07-17 - 1907-07-22
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Myrter's [sic] Spanish Inquisition'; Electric fans are provided, price details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-23 - 1907-07-25
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'The Bell Ringer's Daughter'; Electric fans are provided, price details included

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-26 - 1907-07-26
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper'; Electric fans are provided, price details included

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-27 - 1907-07-27
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper', matinee at 4 o'clock; Electric fans are provided; Children half price

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-07-29 - 1907-07-31
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe opened for the season; Film screening of 'Cinderella and the Glass Slipper'; Electric fans are provided; Children half price, price details included

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-01 - 1907-08-05
Summary:

Performances every night including Sundays, matinee at 4 p.m.; Film screening of the 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux, detailed scenes titles were mentioned

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-06 - 1907-08-07
Summary:

Performances every night including Sundays; Film screening of the 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux, detailed scenes titles were mentioned

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-08 - 1907-08-12
Summary:

Film screening of the 'Life and Passion of Christ' in 33 tableaux; Performances every night, matinee on Saturday

9
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-13 - 1907-08-15
Summary:

Entire change of programme; Performances every night, matinee on Saturday

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-08-17 - 1907-08-19
Summary:

Entire change of programme; By special requests showing the 'Life and Passion of Chirst' for three more days

11
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…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

Since the old Victoria Theatre was closed down owing to the expiration of the lease, the shortage of cinema houses in Hongkong has been felt, and the news that a new picture house is to be opened will be welcomed by the majority of cinema-goers. Some enterprising gentlemen have succeeded in…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-21
Summary:

The New Victoria Cinema Theatre continues to draw packed houses every night. The theatre, which has been liberally patronized by Europeans since the demolition of the old Victoria, has excellent accommodation. Last night's programme, which is to be repeated tonight, comprised the seventh…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-02-04 - 1921-02-05
Summary:

Today, Saturday and Sunday, one and only matinee, Sunday at 3 p.m., farewell performance, Chefalo and Palermo. Popular prices for all. Booking at theatre.

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-12 - 1921-04-14
Summary:

3 nights only, 2 performances, nightly at 7 and 9 p.m., the Floretty Trio, Trapize artistes, late of Olympia, London. Madelle Cleo de Merode, toe dancer; Signor Marchilo, contortionist and acrobat; Signor Flodoni, trapize and horizontal bar; Madelle Bonita, balancing trapize artist.

16
Headline: Chinese Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-26
Summary:

The recently established Chin Woo (Chinese boxing) Association celebrated its first anniversary at the New Victoria Cinema on Sunday by giving demonstrations of Chinese boxing.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-05-23
Summary:

A series of boxing contests were staged at the New Victoria Theatre, Kau-U-Fong, on Saturday night. Party involved: Lau Ting Cheong, Chan Shu Chee, E King Tat, Chan Kom Hee, Marriott, Wilkinson, Lan Hung Cheung, Chung Shu Lung, Gough, Kent, Pau, N. Feroz, M. Sheriff, Ho Cheong Ling, Leng Hung…