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.

3
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.

4
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: 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…

8
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…

9
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.

12
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.

13
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…

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.

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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…