A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-06
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Great Gale on Home Coast,' 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry,' 'The Timid Lovers,' 'Max Convalescent' [sic] and 'The Luxembourg Gardens.' Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Violet Bonetta. Artistes at…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. All new pictures, dramas, comics and latest news of Pathe Gazette. Performances by Miss Violet Bonetta and Miss Cecile Stephano. 'Les Miserables' is coming and be produced in Victoria Theatre next week.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including the drama, 'A Husband's Generosity'; the scenic, 'Niagara Falls'; the comics, 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest' and 'Soldiers in Morocco.' News of the day (of Pathe Gazette) is included. Performances by…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-15 - 1913-03-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. Max Linder's Appointment including 'On the Way to Montserrat,' 'A Young Terror' and 'Bashful Wiffles.' News in pictures (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) is included. Performances by Miss Violet Bonetta and Miss Cecile Stephano. '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-22 - 1913-04-23
Summary:

During the week, the magnificent new pictures, 'Woman of Stone' in 2 parts, a magnificent Eclair Film of the play that Olga Nethersole made famous the whole world over, it is the rage wherever screened; 'Tempest,' dramatic film, full of interesting and exciting scenes; '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-16 - 1913-04-16
Summary:

The grand dramatic film, 'In the Brink of the Abyss' [sic]; new comic picture by Max Linder, 'Max and the Bear Skin'; watch handbills for the two new dramatic pictures, 5000 ft. long, 'Sapho' and 'The Woman in Stone' [sic]; 'Les Miserables'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-17 - 1913-04-21
Summary:

The grand dramatic film, 'In the Brink of the Abyss' [sic]; new comic picture by Max Linder, 'Max and the Bear Skin'; watch handbills for the new dramatic pictures, 5000 ft. long, 'The Woman in Stone' [sic]; 'Les Miserables' expected daily.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-01 - 1913-04-05
Summary:

The great Eclair film, 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture, 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days; performances by the Thunderbolt Man, Alexander Galinsky, Arkas, and Freda Ardea.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-07 - 1913-04-10
Summary:

The great Eclair film, 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture, 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days; performances by Arkas and Freda Ardea.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-24 - 1913-04-26
Summary:

Friday, 25th, inst, the grand drama 3000 ft. long, 'The Woman of Stone,' 'Les Miserables' (expected daily); Saturday, 26th inst., Shakespeare's great work, 2000 ft., 'Tempest': Sunday, 27th inst., The Woman of Stone; matinees details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-11 - 1913-04-15
Summary:

Tonight a grand dramatic film 4000 ft. long, 'The Iron Master' and 'Secret of the Sea'; watch for 'Les Miserables' in a few days, book tickets at Moutries; performance by Arkas and Freda Ardea.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-28 - 1913-05-05
Summary:

The Tempest,' 'Les Miserables' throughout this week; electric fans provided; matinees details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-20 - 1916-01-22
Summary:

Tonight! The great Pathe masterpiece in 5 parts, featuring the famous child actress Marie Fromet, of 'Les Miserables' fame in 'The Price of Discipline'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'The Fantastic Umbrella'; 'In the Wood of Mortain'; '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-17 - 1916-08-17
Summary:

On Aug 15, Pathe's great photoplay The Golden Sword Knot in 3 reels; Pathe's British Gazette: 'The Great War: Army Traction in Alsace' and 'The Great War: With the Allies in the Near East' 2nd series; comics: 'The Model Nursemaid' and 'A Spring Time…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-17 - 1916-10-18
Summary:

On Oct 17, commencement of winter season; the great serial film, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Broken Coin' will be screened with various other interesting and comic pictures; on Oct 20, Pathe's great serial 'The Red Circle' and the official picture 'The Great Battle…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-19 - 1916-10-21
Summary:

On Oct 20, Pathe's great serial, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle' in 4 parts; 'The Great War: Approaching the 2nd Line,' the terrific battle of the Somme, see what the home papers say; comics: 'Love's Cunning,' 'Charlie's Recreation…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-23 - 1916-10-25
Summary:

On Oct 23, band night; last night of 'The Battle of the Somme' [sic]; 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Red Circle'; on Oct 24, the thrilling serial play, 3rdd and 4th episodes of 'The Broken Coin'; comics: 'Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day' (Keystone), 'A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-10-26 - 1916-10-28
Summary:

On Oct 27, Pathe's great serial, 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Red Circle'; 'Twenty Years Ago' and 'Strange Attire'; The Great War, 1914-16: Springtime at the Front; 'The Fatal Note' (Keystone); Charlie's Musical Career (by request); check out for…

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

On Oct 31, Annette Kellerman in 'Neptune's Daughter,' 7 reels, a story that captivates the imagination, environed in scenes of unique splendour and eerie originality, don't miss this marvellous production, for 3 nights only and Wednesday matinee; on Nov 3, 5th and 6th…

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

On Oct 16, 'The What Nots,' marvellous programme: 'Poses Plastiques' and 'Shadow Pantomime'; on Oct 17, commencement of winter season, the great serial film, 1st and 2nd episodes of 'The Broken Coin' will be screened with various other interesting and…