A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-07
Summary:

Performances by Miss Rosa Barnes, Mr Harry Gray, Miss Malvena Moore, Mr John R. Reynolds, Miss Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Mr Tom Queen, Miss Marie Barton and Mr Joe Somers. The Biograph showing all the latest stirring scenes from South Africa during the War. Harry…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1902-05-05 - 1902-05-08
Summary:

The Company have arrived by the S.S. 'Rosetta Maru' and will positively open on Thursday, 8th May, at the Theatre Royal. Performances by Miss Rosa Barners, Harry Gray, Malvena Moore, John R. Reynolds, Agnes Freed, Don Frances and Frank Frances, Madame Weber, Tom Queen, Marie Barton and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1903-02-14 - 1903-02-24
Summary:

Department store ad. Sale of Cinemagraphs in various prices. Mentioned that Cinemagraphs can be worked by a child.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-01-13
Summary:

We understand that the Reception Committee for the entertainment of H. R. H. Prince Arthur of Connaught, on his arrival in the Colony next month decided at their meeting yesterday to invite the public, both European and Chinese. H. R. H. dine with the Chinese Community in the Ko Shing Theatre.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-21
Summary:

A large audience, mostly Chinese, filled the Ko Shing Theatre on Saturday, when Mr. Stevenson had a number of special films on the bioscope. The entertainment was a great success, and the graceful dancing of Carmencella was highly appreciated.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-02-10
Summary:

Speaking at the Society of Arts, Mr. F. Martin Duncan described that the origin of the cinematograph was originated as far back as 1826 by Sir John Herschel, who, while dining with a friend, asked the latter how he would show both sides of a shilling at once. He was not satisfied with the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-03-09 - 1908-03-12
Summary:

New films. Latest novelties. The London Horse Show, at which His Majesty King Edward and H. R. H. the Prince of Wales were present. Sisters and brothers. Engel. Song and dance. And other artists. Films and apparatus for sale. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road, Pottinger Street.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1908-07-18
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinema-Theatre is visiting Hong Kong. Their performance last night in a hall at No. 2 Zetland Street started shortly after eight. With the Manila String Band in attendance, and with Mr. Gongiles at the piano, the first performance was a song 'Honey Boy' by Miss Thelma.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-01 - 1908-09-07
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) The best cinematograph show in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-07 - 1908-09-11
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) New pictures! 'The Great Success of London.' Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every second night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-10 - 1908-09-10
Summary:

Grand Benefit of Miss R. Giralda; Film screening of the 'Visit of The King of England to The King of Italy' and other interesting pictures tomorrow night

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-09-11 - 1908-09-11
Summary:

Grand Benefit of Miss R. Giralda; Film screening of the 'Visit of The King of England to The King of Italy' and other interesting pictures tonight

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-12 - 1908-09-16
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) Tonight! 'Hamlet' and many other new pictures never before seen in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1908-09-17 - 1908-09-22
Summary:

(2 Zetland Street 2) 'Hamlet' and many other new pictures never before seen in Hong Kong. Every night at 9:15 p.m. Miss R. Giralda - Spanish dances. Miss Hortensia - Spanish songs. Mr Torras - Tenor songs. Orchestra. Director - Mr F Gonzales. New songs nightly. New pictures every…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1908-11-11
Summary:

Shameen, November 8 – Illuminations: At 9:30 in the evening another concert was given by the band, accompanied by a cinematograph entertainment, which was thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds of the Consulate were beautifully set off above the main gateway. A word of praise is due to Consul Fox for…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-08-27
Summary:

Last week building operations were begun on the construction of another place of amusement for Shanghai. The new theatre, which will be the largest in China and it is being erected from designs by Messrs. G. R. Grove and Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-12
Summary:

Mr. R. H. Stephenson, lately connected with the Bandmann's and Dallas Opera Companies and the Warwick Major Company, arrived from the north by the s.s. Arcadia. He is to take charge of the new Bijou Scenic Theatre in Flower Street

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-12
Summary:

The opening date of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in Wellington Street is announced for Wednesday, being deferred for a day out of deference to the Bedford Relief Fund entertainment at the circus. The show is to be run by Mr. R. H. Stephenson. Mr. Stephenson promises a high-class pictorial, dramatic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-21
Summary:

A packed house witnessed the performance at the Bijou Theatre on Saturday evening. The films shown by the biorama were exceptionally good, and two especially were about the test we have seen in Hongkong. We refer to 'The Use of the Lasso on the Plains of Celebes' and the 'East of…