A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-04 - 1920-09-04
Summary:

A splendid Metro photoplay entitled 'Secret Strings' and two comedies. The entire programme being new to Hongkong audiences. September 4 remarks: Alfresco cinema show under the management of Mr. H. W. Ray. Metro presents Olive Tell in 'Secret Strings.' Billy West and Club…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-17 - 1920-09-18
Summary:

Kowloon residents! Frank Keenan in 'The Silver Girl.' Harold Lloyd and Cartoon comedies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-29 - 1920-09-29
Summary:

Tonight, Clara Kimball Young in 'The Savage Woman.' Music by S. S. Columbia String Band.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-24 - 1920-09-24
Summary:

Leonard Stephens in 'Lumpy Wins the Calcutta Sweep.' Mystery, love, thrills in 'The Outsider.' 'The Million Dolly Dollies' at the Coronet. Open air cinematograph at the Club de Recreio, 'Wives of Men.' String band of S. S. 'Korea Maru.'

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-08 - 1920-10-09
Summary:

Emily Stevens in 'Cora' the tale of an artist's model. 'Snub' Pollard in 'Cut the Cards.' British Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-25 - 1920-10-29
Summary:

Mrs. Vernon Castle in 'Stranded in Arcady,' Lloyd comedy.

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Headline: Club de Recreio
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-10-08 - 1920-10-08
Summary:

There will be no cinema show at the Club de Recreio tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (6th Episode), 'The Wreck' by K.B. Films Co., 'Under Desperation's Spur', 'Bunny's Scheme' (Vitagraph Comedy) and 'Getting A Hired Girl'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-30 - 1916-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (6th Episode), 'The Wreck' by K.B. Films Co., 'Under Desperation's Spur', 'Bunny's Scheme' (Vitagraph Comedy) and 'Getting A Hired Girl'; Band night Tonight

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-21
Summary:

This morning at the Police Court, a Chinese, who was charged with the theft of a pair of slippers was said to have deprived the owner of them while he was asleep in the Taiping Theatre. He also relieved another of the audience of a silver button, and this morning when he appeared before Mr. Wood…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-23
Summary:

Three Chinese were charged before Mr. J. R. Wood, at the Police Court his morning, with creating a disturbance at the Tai Ping Theatre. Inspector O' Sullivan said the three men were sitting in seats under the gallery, for which they had paid, and an employee went round to collect two cents…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-12
Summary:

Seven men were charged before Mr. Dyer Ball, at the Police Court this morning, with behaving in a disorderly manner at the Kei You [sic] Fong Theatre. Only two of them appeared, the bail money of the others being estreated. It was stated by Sergeant Cockle that the men were from the North…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-08-02
Summary:

A number of summons were heard by Mr. J. R. Wood, at the Police Court this morning, against the proprietors of the Victoria Theatre, the Hong Kong Cinema [sic], and the Empire Cinematograph Theatre. The summons against the Victoria Theatre was for failing to keep two buckets of water and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-09-20
Summary:

Two coolies employed at the Government Civil Hospital were charged at the Police Court this morning, before Mr. J. R. Wood, with assaulting a ticket-collector of the Ko Shing Theatre. Inspector O'Sullivan said that at about 7 p.m., last night, the complainant, who was a ticket-collector in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-06-12
Summary:

There is a belief amongst the police that hawkers who sell tickets for the Wo Ping Theatre are in league with pickpockets. It is said that whilst the theatre-goers were engaged in buying the tickets, the thieves operated upon them, and with some degree of success as has been evidenced by…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-09-17
Summary:

The attention of Kowloon residents is drawn to the advertisement which appears in another column of the open air cinema performance announced by Mr. H. W. Ray of the Coronet for tomorrow evening in the grounds of the Club de Recreio. The pictures selected are all first-class and the projection…

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-10
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. The witness did not know that the defendant was posing as a cinematograph proprietor.

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Headline: The Opium Case
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-16
Summary:

Mr. Hazeland heard further evidence in the case in which Edmund Walter Hickrath, 31, merchant, of England, Ethel Rearden, 37, widow, of New York, and Madam Emich Delcaire, 32, of France. A witness said Cohen told her the boxes contained cinema films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-12-17
Summary:

The opium case continued. Mr. J. H. Taggart, manager of the Hongkong Hotel, said he had known a man named Sydney Cohen for about ten years. To witness's knowledge he was connected with the cinematograph business as he had seen films which he carried.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-07
Summary:

Police Sgt. McDonald was in the role of defendant yesterday, being charged with assult by the proprietor of the Chung Fa Mo Toy cinema. Appearing to prosecute for the Chinese proprietor, Mr. W. E. L. Shenton said that at the evening exhibition of pictures on May 27 the defendant was watching the…