A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-28
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the weekend attraction is the new American serial, 'Neal of the Navy.' In the instalments shown on Saturday night, one of the most striking features was a fine picture of the eruption of Mont Pelee.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-04
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the long serial 'Neal of the Navy' maintains popularity, and the new instalments have been received with the utmost enthusiasm. We understand that this picture has still many reels to run yet. Its many scenes of excitement and thrill should make it a great…

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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.

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

The popular picture 'Neal of the Navy' is to be transferred to the New Theatre in Queen's Road, and it will be shown from tomorrow night. Arrangements are also being made by the management of the New Theatre, for acquiring the right of a new and lengthy serial, the title of which…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-14
Summary:

Owing to the enormous success of the great serial film 'Neal of the Navy,' the management of this theatre has been able to make arrangements for its production. It will be exhibited in the following order: Three episodes and a Keystone Comedy on every change of programme, starting from…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

We are informed that the New Hongkong Theatre will exhibit the sixth, seventh and eighth episodes of 'Neal of the Navy' tonight and the two following nights.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-20
Summary:

The last two episodes of the exciting drama 'Neal of the Navy' will be screened at the Bijou tonight, tomorrow and Friday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-23
Summary:

Further episodes, the 9th, 10th, and 11th of 'Neal of the Navy' will be screened tonight with Keystone Comics, at the New Hongkong Cinematograph.

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

The Hong Kong Theatre in Queen's Road is meeting with real success, and good houses have been ruled over the weekend, the chief attraction being the 9th, 10th, and 11th episodes of 'Neal of the Navy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-27
Summary:

Tonight, the Hongkong Theatre will screen the 12th and 13th episodes of 'Neal of The Navy' and on Saturday the 30th, the last episodes.

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-09
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, during the past few nights, the main attraction has been the opening instalments of the new serial: 'The Iron Claw,' a piece which furnishes thrills and sensations without stint. The new war pictures and Pathe Gazette are quite up to their usual good standard,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-16
Summary:

Very crowded houses have again ruled at the Victoria during the past few nights, and 'The Iron Claw' serial bids fair to be fully as popular as its predecessors of the same class. The Victoria has also been offering a new Pathe Gazette, which contains some very striking features; as…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-22
Summary:

The current programme at the Victoria Theatre is a most interesting one. It contains a new Pathe Gazette, a fine war picture illustrative of the training which the French recruits are undergoing and an exceedingly clever 'Wiffles' comedy, in which M. Prince appears in quite a new and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-29
Summary:

The Iron Claw' is drawing crowded houses at the Victoria. The current programme contains the 7th and 8th episodes thereof, together with an excellent Pathe Gazette and two very instructive films 'The Cotton Industry' and 'A Visit to the Zoo.' In addition, there is an…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-02
Summary:

Last night, for one night only, the Victoria Theatre screened a five-part film which has made a great sensation in America 'A Daughter of the People.' tonight, there is a complete change of programme, and further episodes of the popular picture 'The Iron Claw' will be shown…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-12
Summary:

Crammed houses have again been the rule at the Victoria Theatre over the weekend. The Pathe Gazette, the war pictures and 'Wiffles' Escape' were all first-class stuff and quite up to Messrs. Pathe's usual form. Two more episodes of 'The Iron Claw' were shown, and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-19
Summary:

Another good programme at the Victoria Theatre on Friday and Saturday attracted full houses. In addition to further instalments of 'The Iron Claw' serial, a splendid Pathe Gazette and new set of war pictures were shown; also a very good descriptive film showing the wonderful acrobatic…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-21
Summary:

There was an over flowing house at the Victoria Theatre last night, when two excellent Gazettes were shown. Other items on the programme were further instalments of the sensational serial 'The Iron Claw' and some American comic pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-26
Summary:

Commencing tonight, the Bijou Theatre is screening the first and second episodes of the 'Iron Claw,' a magnificent serial in 20 episodes. Picture lovers should not miss the opportunity of seeing this wonderful Pathe's production.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-08
Summary:

Victoria Theatre will commence to screen a mystery film 'The Shielding Shadow' on Friday. In the past, Pathe's serial 'Elaine,' 'Red Circle,' 'The Perils of Pauline' and 'The Iron Claw' were very successful. This is the latest Pathe mystery…