A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Star Cine
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-06-01 - 1909-06-01
Summary:

Performance by Baby Daughtry. Matinee on Saturday 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-01
Summary:

In the place of the present makoshifts [sic] which do duty as cinematograph theatres, shortly be erected on the site of the present Hongkong Cinematograph in Des Voeux Road, a palatial building of steel frames and reinforced concrete by a syndicate headed by Mr. Fogliano. The building will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-24 - 1914-02-26
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Marconi Operator' (in 2 parts); Coming film: 'Antony and Cleopatra' by The Cines Co.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-24 - 1914-02-27
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, change of programme headed by the magnificent drama 'The Marconi Operator' in two parts; performance by 'The Two Colliers'; don't fail to see the celebrated picture 'Antony & Cleopatra,' a little sister to 'Quo Vadis,' in sheer…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-06-16 - 1914-06-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, another mighty 'Cines Company' triumph, 'Between Men and Beasts,' a thrilling novel of adventures in 5,000 feet; the society film dance 'The Tango' will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-23
Summary:

Cines Company's 'How Heroes are Made' which tells the story of a drummer boy under Napoleon was shown at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-10
Summary:

New regulations governing sign-boards have been issued by the bureau of internal revenue. Theatres or cine houses displaying posters on exterior walls must pay an annual tax.

8
Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-11 - 1916-08-14
Summary:

(Out-of-door pictures, location near post office, Kowloon) Change of programme. A drama 'The Evil Genius' in 3 parts by Eclair. A romance 'Clancarty' by London Film Ltd. in 2 parts. Films including 'In the Enemy's Lines,' 'Panama Canal' and 'The…

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-14
Summary:

Tonight, Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius' in 3 parts, an intensely interesting social drama showing probably the most wonderful fire scene ever screened; 'Clancarty' in 2 parts, a magnificent production by the London Films Ltd., a delightful romance in the time of William II…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

On Sep 5, 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 3 parts; performance by Rowe & Mora; comics: 'Wiffles & the Tell-Tale Screen'; 'Wilful Peggy'; 'Dad's Boy'; dramatic: 'Mender of Nets'; interesting: 'Flowers under the Cine's Magic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-05
Summary:

Screening of 'Black Box Mystery', Comics: 'Wiffles and the Tell Tale Screen', 'Wilful Peggy', 'Dad's Boy', 'Emder of Nets' and 'Flowers under the Cines Magic Wand'; Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-06 - 1916-09-06
Summary:

On Sep 5, 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 3 parts; performance by Rowe & Mora; comics: 'Wiffles & the Tell-Tale Screen'; 'Wilful Peggy'; 'Dad's Boy'; dramatic: 'Mender of Nets'; interesting: 'Flowers under the Cine's Magic…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-06 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Black Box Mystery', Comics: 'Wiffles and the Tell Tale Screen', 'Wilful Peggy', 'Dad's Boy', 'Emder of Nets' and 'Flowers under the Cines Magic Wand'; Performance by Dr. Rowe and Mora

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-06-24
Summary:

Into the remotest villages of Great Britain, vivid glimpses of the war are to be brought by a fleet of 'Cine-motor-cars,' which the Ministry of Information recently dispatched from London. Lord Beaverbrook, the Minister of Information, inspected the fleet on the Victoria Embankment…

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-09
Summary:

Into the remotest villages of Great Britain vivid glimpses of the war are to be brought by a fleet of 'cine-motor-cars' invented by Captain Barber, which the Ministry of Information, Lord Beaverbrook, have dispatched from London. In the later screening, films show England has beaten…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-08-27 - 1920-08-31
Summary:

For four nights only, presenting 'Christus' The story of the World's Redeemer. August 28 remarks: Produced by the Cines company of Rome.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-08-27 - 1920-08-28
Summary:

August 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st, presenting 'Christus,' the story of the world's redeemer, reproduced in the sacred places of Palestine and Egypt and presented in historical chronological order, in magnificent moving pictures produced by the cines company of Rome, in seven…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-05-17 - 1923-05-17
Summary:

A great Drury Lane drama made into a striking filmplay, 'The Sporting Duchess' was written and produced by Augustus Harris, Cecil Raleigh and Henry Hamilton. It has been made into a tip-top seven-reel cine melodrama by Vitagraph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

(By George Cecil for the S. C. M. Post) The Eiffel Tower should be avoided for it is an ugly affair. The movies also are best avoided, the Paris average 'cine' being a fraud. The films are usually poor, the prices are of the profiteering variety; and the seats are so constructed that…