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: 1921-12-16
Summary:

To the Editor S. C. M. Post – The programme of future work was suggested by H. E. Pollock. The first one is 'The formation of an Industrial Institute for boys and girls.' The second one is 'The formation of an International Club.' The third one is 'The education of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-10
Summary:

Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock described his interesting talk to the members of the Church of England Men's Society. His remarks about the censorship of cinema films were reported in yesterday's issue.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-12
Summary:

The Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K. C., President of St. George's Society, informs us that it has been decided by the Committee of St. George's Society to cancel the original programme. There will now be no entertainment at the theatre or ball at the City Hall.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-09
Summary:

In his lecture to the Church of England Men's Society last night Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K. C., among other interesting matters referred to the censorship of cinema films. He said: "I come now to the question of cinemas, and all I need ay on that subject is that the question of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-10
Summary:

The list of Hongkong's requirements at the present time and in the immediate future is a truly appalling one. It is suggested by Mr. Pollock that 'Censorship of Cinemas' is needed.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-24
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre: The Victoria Theatre was hired for the afternoon and evening by the Society, who entertained there a large number of men from the services. The programme was partly concert and partly pictures. An American Gazette, the amusing 'Kidder and Ko' and 'Two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Queen's Theatre had its opening show this afternoon. It screened the film 'The Hero.' At around half-past two, the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall performed the opening ceremony. H. E. the Governor, Sir R. E. Stubbs, arrived at around three o'clock. Everyone was impressed with the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-10-03
Summary:

The proprietors of the Ko-Shing Theatre set apart the gross receipts of yesterday's performance – which continued all night as well – to the Prince of Wales' Fund, H. E. the Governor, Lady May, Miss May, H. E. General Kelly, Mrs. Kelly and Miss Kelly attended the evening performance.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-01
Summary:

The question of a Film Censor was brought to the forefront by the Hon. Mr. H. E. Pollock, K.C., in a recent address on the needs of the Colony. Mr. Pollock stated that the need for a Film Censor was urgent. But in point of fact, we have had a Film Censor in Hong Kong for many years past. At…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-25
Summary:

When charged before Mr. E. W. Hamilton, at the Kowloon Magistracy yesterday, with breach of his contract made with Mr. E. H. Gifford, proprietor of the Po Hing Theatre, a Chinese bandmaster pleaded guilty and consented to sign a further agreement to continue in the complainant's employ till…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-03 - 1924-09-03
Summary:

The cinema sensation of the screen is here! Virginia Valli in 'A Lady of Quality' with Milton Sills and a tremendous supporting cast. Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Also 'Itching Palms' and 'Oregon Trail' episodes 9 and 10 at 2.15 and 7.00 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-01-30
Summary:

Alice Brady's latest picture, 'The Death Dance,' is being shown at the World Theatre. In turn, Alice Brady is supported by H. E. Herbert. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-31 - 1922-03-31
Summary:

A confession of showing the best picture in town tonight, 'I Am Guilty.' Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, but H. W. Ray was the manager of The Coronet.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-11-04
Summary:

London, Sept. 29 – People are asking whether Charlie Chaplin will be appearing in a film written by H. G. Wells.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-03-06
Summary:

The cinema pictures taken at the recent Race Meeting were shown to the public last night for the first time at the Wigwam Tennis Club Courts. The arrival of H. E. The Governor, Lady May and family and pictures of Jockey Club officials added much to the interest of the film, which is well worth…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

Mr. E. B. John, the president of the Globe Moving Picture Shows of California, came to Hong Kong together with Mr. W. H. Lynch. They made a tour of the world, took scenic and industrial films which will be shown all over the world and that also will be made use of by the Educational Department…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-28 - 1919-07-28
Summary:

H. W. Ray's comment on 'The Disciple,' mentioning the producer, Thos. H. Ince, the director or actor, William S. Hart and his another film, 'Hell's Hinges.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-09-21
Summary:

A private screening of the film 'Robin Hood' was done in the presence of Director of Education (The Hon. Mr. E. A. Irving), the acting Registrar of the University (The Rev. J. T. Holman), the Hon. Mr. Pollock, K. C., the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall, Mr. E. Ralphs and other prominent…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-06 - 1922-04-10
Summary:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, April 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th, Goldwyn presents Frank Lloyd's production of 'A Voice in the Dark' from A. H. Woods stage success by Ralph E. Dyar. Usual prices. Plot and illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

Tonight the 'Hungry Heart' will be screened for the last time in Hongkong Theatre. Tomorrow a beautiful film 'What Happened to Jones' in 5 parts will be screened. On Saturday next, another beautiful Lasky-Paramount picture 'Lost and Won' will be shown. This film is…