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: 1912-03-02 - 1912-03-06
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-08 - 1912-03-11
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-14 - 1912-03-14
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-16 - 1912-03-16
Summary:

Opening bazzar of HKU on March 11 to March 16 from 2.30 p.m. daily; Programme including Cinematograph by Pathe Freres and Cenic (Scenic) Railway

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Headline: Scenic Railway
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-26 - 1912-05-27
Summary:

The same as was shown at the Hongkong University Bazaar, will be open to public from Wednesday, 1st May, 1912 at the old Land Office in Queen's Road. 36 Extra films will be exhibited

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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: 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: 1912-06-17
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.