A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-23
Summary:

Queen's Theatre provides three items in the current programme: Performance from Tod Sanborn; feature film 'The Teaser'; The Gaumont Graphic's of the scenes depicted being the Funeral of King Edward and the Coronation of King George.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen tomorrow (Saturday) the 5th and 6th episode of the beautiful serial film 'The Strange Case of Mary Page.' Sydney Chaplin will appear in the comedy the 'Hushing Scandal' in two parts, together with the Gaumont Graphic as last in the programme.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-26
Summary:

The much advertised picture 'The Lightning Raider,' one of the best Pathe's productions, will be screened at Victoria Theatre on Thursday night. The management expects a big rush.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-06
Summary:

The third and fourth episode of Pearl White's Pathe serial 'The Lightning Raider' will be screened in Victoria Theatre, and the Manila string from the s.s. 'Venezula' will be in attendance. Plot summary of the episodes included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-03-19
Summary:

An enjoyable programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The animated picture are quite an interesting lot and special mention should be made of the Gaumont Graphic, Little Moritz in Africa, Great French Army Review, as well as several humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…

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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: 1902-02-15 - 1902-02-29
Summary:

The latest pictures and popular artistes. Pathe Freres gazette, 'Gaumont Graphic.' Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Performance by Miss Eileen Murray. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-27 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

(Flower Street) Two performances nightly at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. Picture plays including the Pathe Gazette, 'The Conjurer's Triumph,' the Gaumont Graphic, 'Please Take One,' 'What Every Mother Does,' 'Strange Transaction' and 'Betty's Flight…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-31
Summary:

Special programme tonight at 9:15 p.m. Latest news in pictures that London editions of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic. Performances by Dolly Swiff, Gladys Spencer and Ada Rowley. Matinees on all holidays.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-06 - 1913-02-07
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. News of the world in pictures (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) are included. The acrobatic, the great ladder act. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.