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: 1916-08-29 - 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: 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

5
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

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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

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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

8
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

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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

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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

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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

12
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

13
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…

14
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…

15
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…

17
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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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.