A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-07 - 1918-02-08
Summary:

Watch for 'The Voice on the Wire,' a 15-episode long surprising detective serial, featuring the famous Ben Wilson and Neva Gerber. Commencing on Saturday 9th February 1918, the 1st and 2nd episodes.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-09 - 1918-02-11
Summary:

Tonight, Ben Wilson and Neva Gerber in 'The Voice on the Wire,' the great Trans Atlantic surprise serial in 15 episodes, 30 reels, 1st episode 'The Oriental Death,' 2nd episode 'The Mysterious Man in Black' and good comics.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-18 - 1918-02-22
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Voice on the Wire,' third episode, and 'The Fugitive,' drama in 3 parts. Also new good comics.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-02-16 - 1918-02-16
Summary:

For Saturday 16th, also 17th, 18th and 19th Feb, 'The Voice on the Wire,' third episode and 'The Fugitive,' drama in 3 parts. Also new good comics.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-18 - 1918-03-19
Summary:

Programme for 17th, 18th and 19th March. Tonight, 'The Voice on the Wire,' the great trans-Atlantic surprise. A serial in 30 reels. Keystone: 'He Wouldn't Stay Down,' 'Love and Bullets' and 'A Film Without a Title.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (6th Episode), 'The Wreck' by K.B. Films Co., 'Under Desperation's Spur', 'Bunny's Scheme' (Vitagraph Comedy) and 'Getting A Hired Girl'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-30 - 1916-08-30
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box' (6th Episode), 'The Wreck' by K.B. Films Co., 'Under Desperation's Spur', 'Bunny's Scheme' (Vitagraph Comedy) and 'Getting A Hired Girl'; Band night Tonight

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-12 - 1916-09-12
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (10th and 11th episodes), 'Memories that Huant' by Vitagraph, 'Andy Goes Aspirating' (Vitagraph), 'Muddy Romance' (Keystone) and 'Mixed Flats' (Lubin)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-13 - 1916-09-14
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (10th and 11th episodes), 'Memories that Huant' by Vitagraph, 'Andy Goes Aspirating' (Vitagraph), 'Muddy Romance' (Keystone) and 'Mixed Flats' (Lubin); Full military band Tonight

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-15 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box' (12th and 13th episodes), 'Rip Van Winkle', Topical Cartoon Gazette, 'Fatty Joings the Force' (Keystone) and 'One Good Joke Deserves Another' (Vitagraph)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-22 - 1916-09-25
Summary:

Screening of 'The Black Box', 'Girl From Prosperity' by Vitagraph; Comedies: 'Dr. Cupid' and 'Foolshead, Victim of His Honesty'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-22 - 1919-01-24
Summary:

Wednesday, 22nd to Friday, 24th January, screening 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes, 'The Voice on the Wire,' and comics. Friday 24th, matinee 5.15 p.m., by special request, repeating 'Tennessee's Pardner,' a beautiful Paramount drama in 5 parts, featuring Fannie Ward. Saturday…

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-26 - 1919-01-28
Summary:

25th, 26th, 27th and 28th January, showing Paramount photoplay in 5 parts, Vivian Martin in 'The Stronger Love,' including Gazette and comics. Wednesday. 29th January, showing 4th to 6th episodes of 'The Voice on the Wire.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-29 - 1919-01-31
Summary:

Wednesday, 29th to Friday, 31st January, showing 4th to 6th episodes of 'The Voice on the Wire,' and comics. Friday, 31st, matinee at 5.15 p.m., repeating 'The House of Lies,' a beautiful Paramount feature in 5 parts, featuring Edna Goodrich. Saturday, 31st February, showing…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-18 - 1919-01-20
Summary:

Saturday 18th to Tuesday 21st January, showing 'Kindling,' Paramount feature in 5 parts, featuring Charlotte Walker, including Gazette and comics. Monday 20th matinee at 5.15 p.m., Pathe drama, 'The Golden Sword-Knot' in 5 parts. Wednesday 21st January, see 'The Voice on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-05 - 1919-02-07
Summary:

5th, 6th and 7th February, showing 7th to 9th episodes 'The Voice on the Wire' and comics. Saturday 8th, see Mae Murray in 'The Plow Girl.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-12 - 1919-02-15
Summary:

Tonight, showing 10th to 12th episodes, 'The Voice on the Wire.' Friday 14th, matinee 5.15 p.m., showing 'A Winter's Tale,' a thrilling drama in 4 parts.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-19 - 1919-02-21
Summary:

19th, 20th and 21st February, showing the final episodes of 'The Voice on the Wire.' Thursday 20th, matinee 5.15 p.m., showing 'The Rose of the Rancho' in 5 parts. Saturday, 22nd, see Helen Holmes in 'The Lass of the Lumberlands.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-21
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'The Kindling' for the last time. A serial film 'The Voice on the Wire' will be screened on Wednesday and at Friday's matinee a Paramount feature 'Tennessee's Partner' will be shown.

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Headline: The Hongkong
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-24
Summary:

At the Hongkong the principal feature is the beginning of the serial, 'The Voice on The Wire' featuring Ben Wilson and Neva Gerber as the leads. A Keystone picture, a popular comic, 'Shot in the Excitement' was also shown.