A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-11
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stephenson put on a change of programme this evening at the Bijou. An excellent film depicting Elephants at work in India. An amusing burlesque of a Spanish bull fight, entitled 'Toreador,' will also be shown, and the 'Burglars Ransom.' Miss Kitty Delavale will sing…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-11-11 - 1911-11-25
Summary:

Special pictures 'Toreador' every evening at 9.15 p.m.: elephants in India, the Kromats, Wenry Willie as a ballet girl, the shipwrecked mariner, the bragger, and the burglar's ransome; performance by Miss Kitty; 7.15 p.m. pictures only.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-11-16
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre continues to enjoy the patronage of a large number of the public, and justly so, for Mr R. H. Stephenson is presenting a bill worthy of any cinematograph. The fine film showing elephants carrying and stacking timber is both interesting and educational, while 'The Bragger…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-29
Summary:

New York, Feb. 12 – A School for Dramatic Art for Animals has been started at Fort Lee, N.J., by Paul Bourgeois for the benefit of cinematograph companies. He has a collection of various animals, including lions and elephants.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-18
Summary:

Herbert Bonhote Wilson, 34 an actor, died in hospital from the effects of a gunshot wound received during the performance of a play at the Elephant and Castle Theatre on August 14.

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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: 1916-12-19
Summary:

Photo and Films: 'Although we met with such disasters the Expedition has had very considerable scientific results.' Hurley, the photographer, has secured the most wonderful Antarctic pictures.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-28 - 1917-03-02
Summary:

Screening of 'Chains', 'Oscar Joins The Army', War Graphic and Comics

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-28 - 1917-03-01
Summary:

Tonight, a magnificent drama 'Chains' in 4 parts; 'Oscar Joins the Army' in 2 parts; war graphic and comics.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-04-23
Summary:

The Afternoon Programme: Afternoon performance for a celebration of St. George Day includes Side Shows, which consisted of a cinematograph display of funny picture 'Under New Management,' the arrangement being supervised by Mr Weiss. Then there was Professor Tobolski and the '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-05-13
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre, in its usual enterprising manner, screened yesterday Charles Darrell's famous melodrama 'When London Sleeps' in four parts. The film version of this drama, which had been performed in almost every town in the British Isles, closely follows…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-07-14
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-08-24 - 1922-08-24
Summary:

Clowns, and bareback riders, kangaroos, elephants and everything! Take your family to the World Theatre to see 'The Little Clown,' a beautiful story of the circus with Mary Miles Minter, as the heroine. Commencing Friday, this week. Illustration included.

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Headline: Kowloon Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-12-04
Summary:

Kowloon Theatre is going to screen 'The Son of Wallingford,' the production of which requires massive sets and 1500 scenes. A whole town, that of Whittier, California, was used for many of the scenes. Along with a great explosion scene of the ten tanks of oil, elephants, camels,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-10-30 - 1923-10-30
Summary:

The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death! Oscar Wilde's 'Salome.'