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: 1916-08-11 - 1916-08-11
Summary:

Change of Programme: Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius', London Film Ltd's 'Clancarty', 'In the Enemy's Lines', 'Panama Canal' (4th Series), 'The District Attorneys Burglar', 'Bloomer's Wedding' and 'The Baggage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-12 - 1916-08-12
Summary:

Grand Weekend Programme: Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius', London Film Ltd's 'Clancarty', 'In the Enemy's Lines', 'Panama Canal' (4th Series), 'The District Attorneys Burglar', 'Bloomer's Wedding' and 'The Baggage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-14
Summary:

Tonight's Programme: Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius', London Film Ltd's 'Clancarty', 'In the Enemy's Lines', 'Panama Canal' (4th Series), 'The District Attorneys Burglar', 'Bloomer's Wedding' and 'The Baggage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-02 - 1910-04-02
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has moved to the above place. Empire Cinematograph Theatre will open on Monday with best artists and magnificent films

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-04-05 - 1910-04-07
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph has moved to the above place. Empire Cinematograph Theatre now open with best artists and magnificent films

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-29
Summary:

The Mikado's Imperial Troupe of magicians have been engaged at the Empire cinematograph, and are attracting large houses nightly.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-22
Summary:

Over $100 was taken at the Empire Cinematograph on Tuesday night in aid of the Canton Flood Relief Fund.

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Headline: Pickpocket
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-14
Summary:

A Chinese was charged with larceny from the person in the Empire Cinematograph Theatre. Mr. A. M. Preston appeared for the defence and the case will come up for hearing on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-17
Summary:

A Chinese was charged with having attempted to steal money and a silver cigarette case from the pocket of the complainant at the Empire Cinema.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-04-22
Summary:

While a Chinese woman was walking along near the Empire Cinematograph last night, she was suddenly seen to stagger and the next moment fell down and died on the roadway.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-05-07
Summary:

Owing to the death of the King, the 'Empire' Cinematograph has been closed until further notice.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-02
Summary:

The Empire Cinematograph Theatre was well filled last night. The moving pictures thrown on the screen were both instructive and amusing, including a historical film and comic films. Performance by Miss Dolly Swift and Mr. Denis Carney.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-06
Summary:

A good bill of fare is being nightly provided at the 'Empire.' Miss Dolly Swift, Mr. Denis Carney and Mr. Gus Hayward all perform great shows. The pictures cannot be said to be entirely new to the Colony, but some of them are extremely amusing and one of the most striking is '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-10
Summary:

Tonight and a few following nights, patrons of the 'Empire' Cinematograph Theatre have a treat in store for them in the shape of the large new film portraying the powerful story of love and tragedy having for its central figure Messalina, the wife of the Roman Emperor Claudius. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-20
Summary:

Large audiences gather nightly at the 'Empire' for relaxation. Miss Dolly Swift's songs and dances and Mr. Denis Carney's performances are appreciated. A little more variety into the films would unquestionably be appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-23
Summary:

At the Empire Theatre tomorrow the Donnelly troupe will make their debut. Tonight a splendid new film 'Drink' (after Zola's famous novel of that name) will be shown for the first time. The film is no less than 2,500 feet long.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-24
Summary:

The Donnelly troupe will make their debut at the Empire Cinematograph tonight. A dramatic film 2,500 feet long is also to be exhibited. The picture takes fully an hour.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-01
Summary:

Quite a number of new films was put on the screen last night at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre and heartily enjoyed by the spectators. The Donnelly Family won admiration from all in their songs and dances. Miss Dollie Swift made her farewell appearance and Mr. Denis Carney gave a very smart…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-03-25
Summary:

Last night, the Empire Cinematograph exhibited for the first time the 2,000 feet long film called 'Athaliah,' which, as its name suggests, illustrates a well-known Biblical episode.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-04
Summary:

Mr. Frank Morris made his debut at the Empire Cinematograph on Saturday night and was accorded a flattering reception. Miss Irma La Pomme continues to please her hearers with her refined singing.