A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-06-08
Summary:

The development and growth of the film industry and its place in modern life were discussed by Mr. Wilmer with a reporter of the Telegraph yesterday. Mr. Wilmer is well-known as a leading figure in the cinema trade, being a partner in the firm of Wilmer and Vincent of New York, an enterprising…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-07
Summary:

Mr. Wilmer, partner of the well-known firm of Wilmer and Vincent of New York, who has a chain of 44 theatres throughout the U.S., has been making a tour of India on his way to the Far East. It is stated that he had no plans to open theatres in China, as the white population was not sufficiently…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-10
Summary:

Abstracts of the accounts of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Hongkong, Wanchai and Kowloon districts from 1st October 1914 to 30th September, 1915. Proceeds of Cinema show at Kowloon is $161.67.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-04
Summary:

At the Roman Catholic Church compound yesterday, the annual al fresco fete in connection with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was held. The cinematograph exhibition kindly given by Pathe Freres, was the means of attracting many stray dollars.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-05-09
Summary:

Star Theatre is showing the pictorial representation of Vincente Ibanez, entitled 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' The picture aptly exhibits the horrors of the Great War. Together with 'Intolerance,' this latest Coronet production should be taken over by the League of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-15
Summary:

A cinematograph show is given at Kowloon with the funds of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-29 - 1925-04-29
Summary:

The Cosmopolitan Corporation presents 'Enemies of Women' by Vincente Blasco Ibanez, with Lionel Barrymore, Alma Rubens and an all-star cast, distributed by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-02-08
Summary:

The Hon. Secretary, Mr. Jose M. de Graca writes about the two performances offered by the 'Victoria Cinematograph,' and writes about the profit and the cost for the performance. The Committee of the Society wanted to thank Messrs. Ramos y Ramos [sic], the proprietors.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-17
Summary:

Some hundreds of people turned out at the cinematograph entertainment given in Mr. Alves' extensive garden at Kowloon in aid of the Society St. Vincent de Paul. Also, The Film Exchange Company lent a series of Kowloon pictures for the event.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-01-26
Summary:

We understand that the Victoria Cinematograph is offering two performances for the benefit of the poor of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul; one today and the other on 2nd Feb.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-20
Summary:

The combined orchestras of the Coronet and Kowloon Theatres give an orchestral concert in the Prince's Pavilion on Sunday afternoon. Proceeds will be devoted to the funds of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-21
Summary:

The combined orchestras of the Coronet and Kowloon Theatre give an orchestral concert in the Prince's Pavilion on Sunday afternoon. The collection will be handed over to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Headline: Al Fresco Fete
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-11-06
Summary:

The al fresco fete in the grounds of the Roman Catholic Cathedral last night was crowded. The good cause of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was liberally benefitted. Both the shooting gallery and cinematograph were largely patronised.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-04-26
Summary:

The concert at the Pavilion on Sunday, promoted by the Coronet Theatre management, yielded $84.5, which has been handed to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-01-28
Summary:

The Victoria Cinematograph is giving two performances on behalf of the poor under the charge of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. A special attractive programme has been arranged and a good house is expected as it is for the benefit of the poor.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-02-07
Summary:

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul sent us a statement showing that the benefit performance given on their behalf by the Victoria Cinematograph returned them a net sum of $100.50. The Society tender heartfelt thanks to Messrs Ramos and Ramos, the proprietors of the Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-11
Summary:

The Committee of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul report that the proceeds of the recent Al fresco fete amounted to $2,600 net. They wish to thank Messrs. Pathe Freres for their cinema exhibitions.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-15
Summary:

The spacious compound of the Roman Catholic Cathedral presented a most animated scene. Scout Master A. J. Edwards and staff kindly lent their assistance to the Bazaar's cinematograph show.

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

Some five hundred people witnessed a fine cinematograph entertainment at Kowloon last evening. This was held to help the funds of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Local pictures among others were provided by the Variety Film Exchange Company.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-23
Summary:

Mae Murray has again shown the possibilities of the romantic, rapidly-moving and highly dramatic brand of picture play in a Tiffany production under Metro release, 'Fascination,' presented by Robert Z. Leonard, which opened yesterday at the Queen's Theatre. Her previous Metro…