A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-05-02
Summary:

L. S. Robert Willa, (No. 63) placed Pang Kai before Mr. Haseland, at the Police Court on Monday, charged with assaulting him whilst in the execution of his duty at the Ko Shing Theatre on the 29th ultimo. Wills stated that defendant, while in the theatre, would not sit down, thereby obstructing…

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Headline: Boxing
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1907-11-13
Summary:

Arrangements have been made for a meeting at the City Hall on Dec 7 between Billy Bellew and Roberts of the Dockyard Police. On Thursday nest Billy meets Taff Childs, and they are expected to go 10 rounds for a side stake of 200 at the Victoria Cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-01-20
Summary:

The event in December was the battle at Sydney Stadium between Bill Lang of Australia and Robert Fitzsimmons. Two sets of cinematograph pictures were taken. They will be exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne simultaneously, and should be well patronized by admirers of stoush; for if the pictures are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-07-18
Summary:

Many in Hongkong largely depend for their evening's amusement on the cinematograph shows and the following facts regarding the arrangements made for dealing with the photographic work in connection with the British Antarctic Expedition will be read with interest. There is the most wonderful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-10-24 - 1910-10-29
Summary:

The opening of the Bijou Scenic Theatre (Flower Street) with the latest London and Paris Pictures under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson (lately stage manager, Dallas' and Bandmann's Opera Companies)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-01 - 1910-11-11
Summary:

Open shortly with a high-class pictorial, dramatic, and musical entertainment under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson (lately stage manager, Dallas' and Bandmann's Opera Companies)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-12 - 1910-11-15
Summary:

Pictorial and musical entertainment on the opening night (16th Novemeber) under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson

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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: 1910-11-16 - 1910-11-18
Summary:

Pictorial and musical entertainment tonight under the direction of Mr. Robert Stephenson

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-16
Summary:

The 'Window of the World' opens tonight. Mr. Robert Stephenson, lessee and manager of the Bijou Theatre, has provided for his patrons. Pictures of the great and most recent happenings at home and abroad, a cornet solo will be played, and Mr. Stephenson himself, who has had much stage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-17
Summary:

The management of the above neat little theatre in Wyndham Street is to be congratulated upon the excellent opening performance given last night. There is a display of anxiety as a rule in many parts of the world to convert a cinematograph show into a variety of performance. We are glad to see…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-11-17
Summary:

A large house was present last night in the new Bijou Scenic Theatre in Flower Street. It was formerly the Salon Cinema-Theatre. The pictures thrown on the screen last night were interesting and free from flicker. The film depicting the journey to Taipo on the new railway was particularly…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-19 - 1910-11-25
Summary:

Complete change of programme and pictures, pictorial and musical entertainment

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-19
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre's popular entertainment and popular prices are drawing good houses. Mr. Stephenson is certainly enterprising.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-11-28
Summary:

The programme at the above popular hall was entirely changed on Saturday night when a good audience assembled for the nine o'clock performance. The biorama exhibited splendid pictures. Mr. Stephenson, A. Collins, Mr. Elliott's performances were good.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-12-01
Summary:

Mr. R. H. Stephenson is sparing no efforts to make his new enterprise a success in every way. In addition to the interesting films nightly thrown on the screen, which are all new to the Colony, the popular comedian has secured the services of two clever lady artistes – Miss Carrington and Miss…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-05
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre had another change of programme on Saturday. Performances by Miss Carrington, Mr. Stephenson and Mr. Burgess. The new pictures which are periodically thrown on the screen are always a draw.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-12-08
Summary:

Miss Vera Ferrace, the comedienne from Shanghai, makes her initial appearance tonight. Mr. R. H. Stephenson and Miss Carrington's songs are well received. The pictures are extremely good and new to the Colony.