A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Headline: Cinemagraphs
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-02
Summary:

The new 'Victoria Cinematograph' in Des Voeux Road is drawing crowded houses. Patrons appreciated the arrangement and no doubt they will attract a large house on the new set of pictures showing tonight; The Cinematograph Pathe established at Weismann's Room always has a fine…

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Headline: Cinemagraphs
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-11-04
Summary:

The Cinematograph Pathe at Weismann's Rooms drew a good house on Saturday with its new set of pictures; The Victoria Cinematograph, which is established in a new saloon in Des Voeux Road, was well patronised on Saturday night when new pictures were exhibited. It will be opened nightly, two…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-25
Summary:

Tonight only a special series of pictures will be shown at Weismann's Rooms. The programme will include 'A Slave's Love,' 'The Servant Hypnotist,' 'The Maniac Juggler,' 'The Dancing Swine,' 'The Nurse's Strike,' ' The Red…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-27
Summary:

Tomorrow night Mr Dietrich will give a special performance in Weismann's Hall of his moving pictures. A number of new films will be used including 'A Case of Arson,' 'Crime on a Railway' and 'The Aeronaut's First Appearance.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-28
Summary:

New films of Cinematograph Pathe will be shown in Weismann's Hall include the following: 'The Golden Beetle,' 'Sham Beggars,' 'The Charmed Umbrella,' 'A Crime on the Railway,' 'A Case of Arson and The Aeronauts.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-05
Summary:

New pictures will be shown in Weismann's Rooms tonight, including: 'Life of Marie Antoinette,' 'The Hen with the Golden Eggs,' 'The Opium Smoker' and others of serious and comic characters.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-19
Summary:

Cinematograph Pathe at Weismann's Rooms will put on a new set of pictures, include 'A Pair of Boots Please,' 'Cock Fighting in Seville,' 'Private Atkins minds the Baby,' 'The Fortune,' 'A Tragic Moment,' 'A Daring Maid,' 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-10-26
Summary:

The Cinematograph at Weismann's Rooms is to show a programme of new pictures tonight. We are informed that there are some specially good ones amongst the number.

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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: 1907-09-06
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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1907-09-24
Summary:

The Cinematograph at Weismann's Hall has a new set of pictures, well up to the standard compared to those previously shown. A complete change of the programme was made last Saturday and another change will be made at the end of the week.

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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: 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.