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: 1916-12-28 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

On Dec 29, performance by Shirleys; the magnificent exclusive film 'On the Brink' in 3 reels, featuring Mdlle Robinne; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; a Chaplin comedy, 'Dough and Dynamite'; don't forget the 'Iron Claw,' it grips you.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-05 - 1917-04-07
Summary:

On Apr 6, the greatest of all comedies, 'The Submarine Pirate,' featuring Syd Chaplin, see the submarines, torpedos, broadsides, thrills; the beautiful drama 'The Rival's Daughter' in 2 parts; Pathe's latest gazettes and other interesting films; on Apr 13, the long…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-10 - 1917-04-11
Summary:

On Apr 10, 5th and 6th episode of the great detective serial, 'Zudora'; last two nights of the famous violinist Cor De Bly; Pathe's Gazettes and comics; on Apr 13, continuation of the 'Iron Claw.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-12 - 1917-04-14
Summary:

On Apr 13, Pathe's famous serial, 15th and 16th episodes of 'The Iron Claw'; interesting: Pathe's Gazettes; Charlie in 'The Masquerader'; on Apr 18, performance by Lolita Ramos.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-04-19 - 1917-04-20
Summary:

On Apr 20, 17th and 18th episodes of Pathe's great serial, 'The Iron Claw'; Pathe's British American and French Gazette; comics: 'His Prehistoric Face' [sic], Chaplin comedy in 2 parts; 'How to Kidnap Daisy,' a scream; from Apr 23-26, special matinees, don…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-27 - 1917-06-29
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Pointsman's Daughter' (drama); 'Mama Is Asleep' (comedy in 2 parts); 'The Iron Claw,' 11th and 12th episodes (2 parts each).

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-02-15 - 1918-02-16
Summary:

From Feb 15-18, 9.15 pm performance, a thrilling Pathe drama 'The Tramp' in 3 parts, those who saw Henry Krauss in the 'Miserables' [sic] will remember his brilliant acting, and appreciate him still more in this new role; Pathe's American Gazette and various comics;…