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: 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: 1912-06-19
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: 1907-07-17
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe is to give exhibitions in the large hall at Cafe Weismann's on Saturday evening, commencing at 9. The show will be permanent, and the pictures will be changed constantly. The public will have the benefit of electric fans during the hot weather.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-18
Summary:

The first day's play of the cricket match drew a big crowd of spectators. A Pretty Fete: Visitors obtained a good deal of fun from the excellent films shown by the Cinematograph Company, which usually exhibits in the hall attached to the Café Weismann. The moving pictures were flung onto a…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-23
Summary:

Military charities must have reaped a nice little sum on Saturday as a result of the concert in their aid at the Palace Theatre, Mount Austin Barracks.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-05-14
Summary:

The Cinematograph in the rooms at the rear of Weismann's Café still flicks off pictures galore. The humourous views are an increasing source of amusement, and many others are decidedly entertaining. However from the scenic point of view the pictures are magnificently got up and are…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-20
Summary:

A cinematograph exhibition opened at Cafe Weismann. It is reported to be excellent, the mechanical arrangements being of the most modern type, and the pictures being of the best. Electric fans kept the air comfortably cool and altogether a pleasant attraction was offered.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-22
Summary:

The Cinematograph exhibition in Weismann's rooms on Saturday evening attracted a full house and gave great satisfaction. The pictures were clear and distinct.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-23
Summary:

The Cinematograph entertainment in Weismann's Cafe attracted many people. The machine was an excellent one and showed the moving pictures with steadiness and brilliancy. The comic films were extremely amusing, the 'Electric Belt' in particular being screamingly funny. The '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-07-30
Summary:

The change of programme at the Cinematograph exhibition at Weismann's Rooms. Including: 'Cinderella and the Slipper,' 'The Hooligans of the West' and ''The Desperate Girl'.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-19
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Cinematograph Pathe in Weismann's room on Saturday evening, and the pictures shown were extremely entertaining and amusing. Tonight the Life and Passion of Christ will be depicted and a large house is anticipated. The Cinematograph is worth patronising.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-08-22
Summary:

The exhibition of cinematograph pictures being given nightly at the Cafe Weismann rooms continues to attract large audiences. Great delight is manifested in the comic pictures, in particular, whilst the more serious ones evoke great interest. The management is continually procuring new pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-02
Summary:

Cinematograph people have received a consignment of films by the French Mail, which shown for the first time in Hong Kong at Weismann's hall, Wyndham Street. One of the films is over 1300 feet long and the price of admission was fifty cents and a dollar. Every two or three nights the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-06
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe will show 'The Harlequin's Love Story' tomorrow which is over 1600 feet long and is beautifully coloured.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-07
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe in Weismann's hall continues to attract good audiences by a very special attraction – 'The Harlequin's Love Story.' The film is over 1600 feet long and said to be extremely amazing. Other films will also run through at the same time.