A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'A Husband's Generosity' (drama), 'Niagara Falls' (scenic), Pathe Gazette (news in pictures), 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest,' and 'Soldiers in Morocco'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including the drama, 'A Husband's Generosity'; the scenic, 'Niagara Falls'; the comics, 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest' and 'Soldiers in Morocco.' News of the day (of Pathe Gazette) is included. Performances by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-11 - 1916-10-13
Summary:

Screening of 'The Officer's Servant', 'A Tragical Experiment' and Comic Cartoon; Coming film: 'The Million Dollar Mystery'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-11 - 1916-10-13
Summary:

Tonight, two powerful dramas in 3 parts each: 'The Officer's Servant' and 'A Tragical Experiment'; also comic cartoon; look out for Oct 14, serial exclusive feature 'The Million Dollar Mystery' in 23 episodes.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-13 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

Coming screening of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' in 23 episodes

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-13 - 1916-10-14
Summary:

The thrilling 'Million Dollar Mystery' in 23 episodes, consisting of 46 parts, the greatest, grandest, most sensational and elaborate serial ever produced, commencing Oct 14.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-13
Summary:

A sensational serial film will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Million Dollar Mystery' of 23 episodes in 46 parts. Many other variety pictures are in store.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14 - 1916-10-17
Summary:

Coming screening of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' (1st & 2nd episodes) and 'Oscar In Search of A Wife'; Full orchestra under the direction of Prof Gonzales

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-14 - 1916-10-17
Summary:

On Oct 14, serial feature, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; comedy: 'Oscar in Search of a Wife' in 2 parts; orchestra performance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-14
Summary:

The Million Dollar Mystery will take eleven weeks in the showing in all 46 parts. The film has had a wonderful success.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-16
Summary:

There were good houses at the new Hongkong Theatre on Saturday and Sunday nights, when the first and second episodes of the new American serial 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were given. The film promises to be a success.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-17 - 1916-10-18
Summary:

Coming feature 'The Trey O'Hearts' in 15 episodes and 'The Million Dollar Mystery' (3rd and 4th episodes)

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-17 - 1916-10-18
Summary:

Another startling feature 'The Trey O' Hearts,' three episodes will be screened every week, commencing Oct 18; on Oct 21, see 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-17
Summary:

Following up the success of its other big pictures, the Hongkong Theatre is showing a new dramatic trial film 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Three episodes will be screened every week, beginning from tomorrow. Next Saturday the third and fourth episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-18 - 1916-10-19
Summary:

Screening of 'The Trey O'Hearts' (1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes); Coming film: 'The Million Dollar Mystery'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-18 - 1916-10-19
Summary:

On Oct 18, serial feature, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes of 'The Trey O' Hearts' in 15 episodes of 30 parts, orchestra in attendance; on Oct 21, see 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-18
Summary:

In addition to the showing of The Million Dollar Mystery, the management announces another attraction to be screened. The new picture 'The Trey o' Hearts' has 15 episodes, and the first three episodes will be screened tonight.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-10-20 - 1916-10-24
Summary:

Screening of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' (3rd & 4th episodes) and 'The Trouserless Policeman'; Orchestra under the direction of Prof. Gonzales

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-20 - 1916-10-24
Summary:

On Oct 20, see 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery'; a farce comedy 'The Trouserless Policeman' in 2 parts, orchestra in attendance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre saw some full houses on Saturday and Sunday, testifying to the popularity of the new American film 'The Million Dollar Mystery.' In addition to the 3rd and 4th episodes of this, a very bright little two-part Gaumont comic was shown, 'The Trouserless Policeman…