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: 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-10-02
Summary:

Lord Beaverbrook controls all the official film business, and is supposed to dream dreams of circling the globe with a great official news service.

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-09-01
Summary:

The Hongkong Cinema has been fortunate in securing the Official war film released by the Committee on Public Information entitled 'Under Four Flags.' The film has been intelligently assembled and titled by Kenneth B. Beaton. Film synopsis included.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-04-17 - 1920-04-17
Summary:

That the only genuine D. W. Griffith photoplays are those which have the initials D. G. monogrammed upon all the subtitles. If there is no monogram, it is not a Griffith production.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-29
Summary:

(To the Editor, S. C. M. Post) Sir, – Writer would be obliged if you could settle an argument or let me know who could do so. 'Whether there were any moving pictures taken of the actual fighting during the Russo-Japanese war or not.' This war finished about May 1905. Thank you in…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-07-24
Summary:

Peking, July 12 – The Chinese students' unions in Japan and America, have wired to the Ministry of the Interior protesting against the filming of the Lincheng bandit outraged by the movie companies because the exhibition of the pictures in foreign countries will do great harm to China. It…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-01-30
Summary:

A Russian gentleman has asked the Ministry of Interior to issue him a passport for travelling through the walled cities in Chihli. He states that he will give moving picture shows in every city he visits.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-17
Summary:

It is informed by the management of the Hongkong Theatre that there will be no 9.15 p.m. performance on 'Our Day.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-11-28
Summary:

The management of Hongkong Theatre informed us that there will be no 9.15 p.m. performance on 'Heather Day.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-18
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Theatre informs us that there will no 9.15 p.m. performance on 'Our Day.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-29
Summary:

The 'Providence Journal' says: Evidence involving the smuggling of official documents of accounts and expenditures to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Vienna has been presented to the Department of Justice. It mentioned that Braun returned to this country in the middle of September,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-07-28
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre informs us that the performances at their theatre for the Canton Relief Fund will be on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-08
Summary:

Messrs. Pathe Freres inform us that the cinematograph show at the Peak Hotel has been postponed to Saturday next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-12-15
Summary:

A reward is offered by the Shanghai Commissioner of Police for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of the murder of Bernard Goldenberg of the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

We are informed that the New Hongkong Theatre will exhibit the sixth, seventh and eighth episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' tonight and the two following nights.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

There is no truth in the report that 'after having erected a spacious studio at Causeway Bay, the Sun Motion Picture company has now decided to transfer its activities to Canton.' The directors of the company informed us that they are not giving up operations at Causeway Bay, in fact,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-12-30
Summary:

Arising out of the complaint of one of its members, the Actors' Association has decided to approach the Ministry of Health on the subject of dangerous lights in that members working in a film studio suffered excruciating pain, and many of them were temporarily blinded owing to the new…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-01-02 - 1920-01-03
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre has much pleasure in informing their patrons that commencing from New Year night, the band of the Wiltshire Regiment will perform nightly.