A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight, a remarkable production by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 'The Black Box,' first two episodes of this tense and heart-gripping serial; programme also included: 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle' (drama); 'A Water Dog' [sic] (Keystone comedy); 'The Greater…

2
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

The Black Box,' 3rd episode of the great mystery serial; 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts; 'The Life of Georges Carpentier' in 3 parts, a sporting drama featuring Georges Carpentier, the great french boxer, and showing all his big fights, training, etc.; 'Italian…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

Tonight, Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 4th and 5th episodes of 'The Black Box,' with each succeeding instalment, the mystery of 'The Black Box' increases in interest and intense excitement, each episode contains a smashing climax; Comedy and Tragedy in 3 reels, a…

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-31
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 6th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, more perplexing and exciting than ever; 'The Wreck,' a powerful drama by the K. B. Films Co. in 3 parts; 'Under Desperation's Spur,' drama by Kalen; 'Bunny's Scheme,…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, a breathless & heart-gripping instalment; 'The Single Act,' an extremely fine drama by the Lubin Company; 'The Vavasour Ball' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; 'Old Maid's Baby,…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

Entire change of programme: another thrilling instalment: 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts; 'The Golden Calf' in 3 parts, an extremely powerful mining drama by the Nordisk Company; 'Jim the Mule Boy,' comedy drama; comedies: 'Bunny's Mistake,…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-09 - 1916-09-12
Summary:

The powerful serial, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Black Box'; 'The Lion Hunters,' a magnificent picture of the African jungle in which four wild lions are shot; comics: 'A Brand New Hero'; 'Double Crossed'; 'A Sky Pirate.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-13 - 1916-09-15
Summary:

Oppenheim's great Mystery Serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Memories that Haunt' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; comics: 'Andy Goes a Pirating' by Vitagraph; 'Muddy Romance' by Keystone; 'Mixed Flats' by Lubin.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

12th and 13th episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Rip van Winkle' in 2 parts, a splendid picture screened from this well-known story; Topical Cartoon Gazette; comics: 'Fatty Joins the Force' by Keystone; 'One Good Joke…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-22 - 1916-09-25
Summary:

The final two episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 reels, don't fail to see the sensational finish of this exciting story; 'Girl from Prosperity' in 2 reels by Vitagraph; comedies: 'Dr. Cupid' (John Bunny); 'Foolshead,…

11
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-02 - 1916-11-03
Summary:

Performance by Ambrose and Peggy Barker; extra strong pictures, 'The Ferocious Murks,' a sensational drama in 5 parts, never screened before in Hongkong.

12
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-01 - 1916-11-01
Summary:

Special performance by Ambrose & Peggy Barker; Screening of 'Revue Mad' and 'The Ferocious Murks'

13
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-02 - 1916-11-02
Summary:

Last night of special performance by Ambrose & Peggy Barker; Screening of 'Revue Mad' and 'The Ferocious Murks'

14
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-03 - 1916-11-03
Summary:

Tonight by special request of special performance by Ambrose & Peggy Barker; Screening of 'Revue Mad' and 'The Ferocious Murks'

15
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-11
Summary:

At the Bijou, the American serial film 'Neal of the Navy' becomes increasingly popular, both Europeans and Chinese finding it entirely to their taste. The 9th and 10th instalments are now being shown and, with them, some rousing comics, Keystone and others.

16
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-09
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the popular American serial 'The Broken Coin,' is still in progress, part four and five occupying part of the weekend programme. In addition, the three-part film 'The Wreck' and some Keystone pictures are being screened.

17
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-30
Summary:

At the Bijou, the 7th, 8th and 9th episodes of the sensational serial 'The Trey o' Hearts' are being screened, together with 'The Battle of Trafalgar' and a new Keystone picture. Last night, the band of the s.s. Empress of Russia was in attendance and rendered some fine…

18
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-07
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the weekend attractions have been the 10th and 11th episodes of 'The Trey o' Hearts,' the 17th episode of 'The Broken Coin' and a Keystone comedy. There will be a complete change of programme tomorrow night.

19
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-11
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre is screening one of Trans-Atlantic's exclusive serial, entitled 'The Adventures of Terence O' Rourke' in nine episodes, each a complete adventure in itself. The fifth and sixth Adventures will be screened tonight. The programme includes a very good war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-16
Summary:

Tonight at the Bijou Theatre, a great modern drama will be screened, entitled 'Honour Before Wealth,' in three parts. This is an exceptionally good film and picture lovers should not miss seeing it. The programme also concludes a detective drama entitled 'The Trunk Mystery,'…