A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

The racing film-drama, 'Master Bob,' has been attracting large and appreciative houses to the Bijou Theatre. Other interesting items in the current programme are a very beautiful scenic film 'The Valley of Val Furva,' two sets of war pictures and a comic picture 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-16
Summary:

There were good houses at the new Hongkong Theatre on Saturday and Sunday nights, when the first and second episodes of the new American serial 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were given. The film promises to be a success.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-17
Summary:

Following up the success of its other big pictures, the Hongkong Theatre is showing a new dramatic trial film 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Three episodes will be screened every week, beginning from tomorrow. Next Saturday the third and fourth episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre saw some full houses on Saturday and Sunday, testifying to the popularity of the new American film 'The Million Dollar Mystery.' In addition to the 3rd and 4th episodes of this, a very bright little two-part Gaumont comic was shown, 'The Trouserless Policeman…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-28
Summary:

The Hong Kong Theatre is at present running two serials 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and 'The Trey o' Hearts.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-30
Summary:

The increasing popularity of this new theatre was again shown on Saturday and Sunday by the enormous numbers of spectators that presented themselves. Now instalments of 'The Trey o' Hearts' and 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were put on the screen and, in addition, an…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-07
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre, for three nights will screen the popular seven part picture 'Neptune's Daughter,' in which the Annette Kellerman plays the leading part. Last night, the 9th and 10th episodes 'The Million Dollar Mystery' and a Charlie Chaplin picture were shown. In…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-21
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre on Saturday night, Miss Gloria Taft and Mr. Dupres ended a highly successful season. The 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th episodes of 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were screened. Tomorrow night, there will be a change of programme.

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Headline: Hongkong
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-21
Summary:

There was a good attendance at the Hongkong Theatre during the last few nights, the pictures on show being 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' 'The Trey of Hearts' and some good comics. There will be a new programme tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-23
Summary:

There was fairly good house at the Hongkong Theatre last night, the attraction being 'The Million Dollar Mystery,' Parts 17, 18, and 19. There will be a change of programme on Saturday, when the opening episodes of a new American serial will be shown. The title of the new picture is…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-17
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre has a most attractive weekend programme. In addition to the serial, there is a war graphic depicting the landing of the survivors of Lusitania, etc, the recruiting scenes witnessed subsequently, and several comic pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-25
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre will show the final episodes of the 'Trey o' Hearts' and the 'Million Dollar Mystery.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-02
Summary:

The concluding episodes of the film 'The Million Dollar Mystery' were completed and a serial film will be screened. 'Diamond from the Sky' is excepted to screen soon.

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

An extraordinary eighteen episode picture entitled 'The Moon Child' is to be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture features Marie Walcamp of 'Red Ace.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-08
Summary:

The Serial film 'Moon Child' is attracting many people to the Hongkong Theatre, to see the daring feats performed by the famous actress Marie Walcamp. 'Her Strange Wedding' featuring Fannie Ward, will be screened tomorrow. The story is written by George Middleton.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes 'The Moon Child' will not be screened at this Theatre tonight as previously advertised, but the dramatic play 'The Daughter of the People,' in five parts will be given instead. The theatre will be entirely closed on the 18th and 9th, for Peach…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight the 7th and 8th episodes of the attractive film, 'The Moon Child' will be screened in which more daring and thrilling incidents by the popular Marie Walcamp are depicted.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.