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: 1912-02-12
Summary:

A very successful dinner in connection with the Hongkong Volunteer Corps was held at the Headquarters on Saturday night. The evening was spent jovially, the programme including a cinematograph exhibition, songs, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-05 - 1912-10-18
Summary:

A bazaar and fancy fete will be held on Saturday, October 19th, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m by kind permission of Commandant and Officers Hongkong Volunteer Corps. Children's play, 'Snowwhite and the 7 Little Dwarfs,' at 3:30 p.m. Cinematograph Entertainment at 6 p.m. The bazaar will be…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-07 - 1912-10-09
Summary:

A bazaar and fancy fete will be held (by kind permission of the commandant and officers of the Hongkong Volunteer Corps) on the Volunteer Parade Ground, on Saturday, October 19th from 2.30 to 6.30 p.m.; many novelties that are suitable for Christmas presents, including Children's play…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

A smoking concert took place at Volunteer Headquarters was largely attended. His Excellency the Governor, Major General Kelly and the Hon. Mr. Claud Severn were present. Under the supervision of Mr. Blake, Messrs R. Ramos and Co. provided some appropriate cinema pictures. One of the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-09 - 1919-12-20
Summary:

Saturday, 20th December, Cabaret at Volunteer Headquarters, Garden Road. Also continuous variety entertainment, including cinema display.

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Headline: Pansy Day
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-09 - 1919-12-18
Summary:

Hongkong Fund for Devastated France: Pasy Day. Grand Masked Ball at Volunteer Headquarters, Garden Road. Cabaret on Sunday. Variety entertainment includes cinema display. 'Dance for France.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-09-14
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Secret Kingdom' will be screened with Keystone comics at the Hongkong Theatre. On Wednesday, the programme will be a comedy with Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant,' 'Easy Street' and 'Behind the Screen.' Charlie is now…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-16
Summary:

A 'Smoker,' cinematograph show and presentation of prizes takes place this evening at Volunteer Headquarters, H. E. the Governor attending.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-03 - 1914-11-04
Summary:

The powerful drama in 2 parts, 'Fascination of the Dance' in 2,000 feet long, on Wednesday, 4th and Thursday, 5th November. Various interesting films are included. A great gala night on Friday, 6th November, in aid of The Prince of Wales Fund, 'Hongkong Volunteers' and other…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-05
Summary:

Much interest was manifested some months ago when it was announced in the Press that a corporation had been formed, with a capital of 5 million dollars to establish cinema shows -'throughout China.' Latest advice from Shanghai seems to indicate that the preliminary steps have been…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-04
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre is presenting a magnificent and costly films from the World Film Corporation of New York, entitled 'One of Millions,' featuring the renowned actress Laura Sawyer. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-24
Summary:

The pictures at the Bijou Scenic Theatre were very interesting last night, including as they did a large number of views of the recent Volunteer encampment at Customs Pass.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-05 - 1914-11-07
Summary:

A great gala night on Friday, 6th November, in aid of The Prince of Wales Fund, 'Hongkong Volunteers' and other local gentlemen. The great comedy, 'The School Girl' in 2 parts, on Saturday, 7th November, for 3 nights only. A powerful drama, 'The Love that Degrades.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-04-20 - 1917-04-21
Summary:

Fancy Fete and Cafe Chantant, at the decorated Volunteer Headquarters, on next Monday, 23rd April. Performance from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Cafe Chantant in Drill Hall, including moving pictures, jugglers, acrobats, singers, etc. Price details included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-07-24 - 1920-07-27
Summary:

Tonight, McClure Pictures Corporation presents Nance O'Neil in 'Greed,' second episode of 'Seven Deadly Sins.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-19
Summary:

The Ministering Children's League's bazaar and fancy fete are to be held this afternoon on the Volunteer Parade Ground. The cinematograph which is kindly being provided by Mr. R. H. Stephenson will undoubtedly attract grown-ups as well as children.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-20
Summary:

The management of the Hongkong Theatre has secured for this week two magnificent dramas from the famous William Fox Corporation. The first is 'Her Temptation,' featuring Gladys Brockwell. The other is 'Gold and a Woman,' featuring Theda Bara.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-07
Summary:

The Ministering Children's League bazaar and fancy fete are announced to take place on the Volunteer Parade Ground on Oct. 19. The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in conjunction with Messrs. Pathe Freres, have very kindly offered their services for a cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-11-29
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will provide a screening entitled 'In Her Mother's Secret,' starring Dorothy Green and Ralph Kellard under the production from Wm. Fox's Film Corporation. While 'The Brass Bullet' will be also shown till the next change of programme. New comics are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-05-31 - 1918-05-31
Summary:

The next exclusive feature, a 32-centimeter dramatic shot that has started the film world, Lillian Walker in 'The Lust of the Ages,' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, produced by Ogden Pictures Corporation. Book your seats early for Saturday, 1st June. Dress circle, $1.00; first-class, 50 cents…