A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Peak Club
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-30
Summary:

Members of the Peak Club and their friends are reminded that there will be a cinematograph performance at the Peak Club tomorrow, the 31st inst., commencing at 9.15 p.m. The cinematograph performance following will take place on Friday, February 16, instead of February 14, owing to the concert…

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Headline: A Splendid Film
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-03
Summary:

Damon and Pythias,' the much talked of film, is being screened tonight at the Peak Club. A portion of the proceeds will be given to St. Dunstan's Home for Blinded Soldiers.

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Headline: War Lecture
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-04-04
Summary:

The public will learn with deep interest that Colonel Wardlow Milne, who is passing through the Colony, and who was with General Maude in Mesopotamia, is to give a lecture on the Mesopotamian Campaign at the Peak Club at 9.30 p.m. on Monday next. The lecture will be illustrated with cinema films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-30
Summary:

Mr. Dick-Norton, Manager of the 'Globe Trotters' Co. asks us to announce that he has no connection whatsoever with the artistes advertised to appear at the Victoria Theatre last evening. He also wishes to announce that the 'Globe Trotters' will positively appear, as…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-07
Summary:

The work of preparing the University and grounds for the forthcoming opening ceremony and six days' bazaar is proceeding with all possible haste. One of the interesting features of the entertainments is the scenic railway, the first of its kind seen in Hongkong. The idea is certainly novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-12
Summary:

There are lots of somebodies in Hongkong, and they were all at the University opening yesterday. The writer described the experience of the scenic railway, which proved to be quite worth the entrance fee. There was a full cargo of passengers this trip. It was a wonderful train. First it brought…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-21
Summary:

An interesting auction will take place at Mr. G. P. Lammert's rooms on Saturday when the scenic railway, which proved such a draw at the University Bazaar, will be sold to the highest bidder, the money realised going to the University Fund. We understand that several parties are 'after…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-25
Summary:

There was quite a gathering of bidders at Mr. G. P. Lammert's auction rooms on Saturday for the sale of the scenic railway which was such a prominent feature in the entertainments at the Hongkong University bazaar. They were not, however, in venturesome mood, and from $2,000 the offers…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

Booking for the grand variety entertainment to be held at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, on Saturday, is now proceeding at Moutrie and Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-16
Summary:

A variety entertainment programme takes place at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks, on Saturday evening.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-20
Summary:

The entertainment at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin, on Saturday night was a splendid success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-10
Summary:

The next variety entertainment at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin, takes place on Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-17
Summary:

The committee thanked Mr. Lemaitre of Messrs. Pathe Freres for supplying the Cinematograph and Gramaphones and for his personal services, which were of the greatest value.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-19
Summary:

Variety entertainment will appear in the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin on Saturday. Moutrie & Co., still have a few seats available for this entertainment.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-03
Summary:

The grand variety entertainment to be given at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin. The booking is in charge of Moutrie & Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-07
Summary:

Continued performances at the Palace Theatre, Mt. Austin.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-26
Summary:

Arrangements have been made with the Humphrey Bishop Co. to give an entertainment in the theatre of the Peak Club. The cinematograph entertainment advertised for the 2nd June has been postponed till the 9th idem.

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

Members of the Peak Club are reminded that the cinematograph performance at the Peak Club, in aid of War Charities, which was postponed from Friday the 2nd inst, will now take place on Friday the 9th inst. Tickets may obtain from Peak Club or at the Hongkong Club.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-20
Summary:

The second cinematograph performance in aid of War Charities will take place in the Peak Club Theatre.