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: 1913-01-22 - 1913-01-24
Summary:

Special announcement. Debut of Miss Stephano on Saturday, 25th inst. Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Wigs, Wiffles and A Widow'; 'Great Motor Race at Dieppe' [sic]; 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter'; 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race'; the latest scenes…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-28
Summary:

Special programme at 9:15 p.m. for Burns' Anniversary. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pathe Freres' masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris,' in 5000 feet long. War scenes, Paris fashions and comics are exhibited. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-29 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. including the drama, Love's Young Dream; and the comics, 'Winter Sports at Bolede.' News of the day and war scenes are included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-03 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre have much pleasure in announcing that they have secured the most stirring picture thrown upon the screen, the official film showing the last scenes of the great World War. This magnificent picture is over four thousand feet in length. It commences fitly…

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, to accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme, featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film, bringing events down to November 22nd, 1918. 8,000 feet of first-class…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-27 - 1919-02-28
Summary:

February 27 and 28, March 1 and 2, 9.15 p.m., Pathe News No. 26. 'The Count of Monte Cristo' final epoch ‘The Punishment.' Matinee Sunday, March 2 at 6 p.m., 'Mrs. Plum's Pudding' featuring Marie Tempest.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-06-16 - 1920-06-18
Summary:

Tonight at 2.15, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Elsie Janis in 'Nearly a Lady.' Also Mack Sennet's [sic] bathing girls in 'A Bedroom Blunder.' Tonight at 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 13 and 14. June 16 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'Nearly a Lady…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-07-23 - 1920-07-26
Summary:

The coolest and attractive house for entertainment in town. For 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th July, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m. nightly, Pathe presents Pearl White in 'The Black Secret' episode 8 and 9. Also Pathe News and Harold Lloyd comic. Matinee Saturday, 24th at 3 p.m., 'The Black Secret…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. $500 or bust, Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. Ordinary prices. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-05-11 - 1920-05-13
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Law of the Great Northwest' in 5 parts. Harold Lloyd in 'His Only Father' and Pathe News. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo, the Mighty' episodes 3 and 4.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-02 - 1920-11-04
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Metro presents Mabel Taliaferro in 'The Snowbird' in 6 parts. Also Christy [sic] Comedy and Pathe News. At 7.15 p.m., final episodes of 'Bound and Gagged.' Popular prices.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-16 - 1921-09-17
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Ruffells presents 'The Great Game' featuring Bombardier Wells. Also Pathe's latest news and comedies. Matinee programmes 5.15 p.m., 'Fool's Gold'; 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail' 10 and 11 episodes. Booking at Messrs Mehta and Co,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-06 - 1921-09-08
Summary:

Tuesday, 6th to Thursday, 8th instant, 9.15 p.m., Triangle Film Corp. presents Margaret [sic] Blanche in 'A Place in the Sun.' Also Pathe's News and Comedies. Matinee programmes: Tuesday and Wednesday 5.15 p.m., 'Desert Gold'; Thursday 7.15 p.m., 'Vanishing Trail…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-08-27 - 1925-08-29
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Marshall Neilan's 'Fools First.' Added attraction: Pathe News, Snappy Comedy and 'Pa and Ma.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-08-10 - 1925-08-10
Summary:

Today only, June Marlowe and Beverly Bayne in 'The Tenth Woman.' Together with 'Kick Out,' a Mermaid comedy and Pathe News.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-18 - 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Sleeping Car Conductor,' a fine comic by Wiffles - 3000 feet; News of the Day, including launch of H. M. S. 'Marlborough,' the latest war scenes, the winner of the 'Cambridgeshire,' latest fashions in Paris, and return of Queen Alexandra; musical interludes by Ada…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-29
Summary:

At 9.15 special monster programme for Burn's anniversary; debut by Cecile Stephano; performance by Dolly Swift; Pathe Frere's Masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris' (length 6000 feet, 4 parts); war scenes, Paris fashions, & comics.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-30 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Two star comics, Love's Young Dream (drama), 'Winter Sports at Bolede'; 'News of the Day': Meet of the Royal Stag Hounds, British, French and Russian Fleets off Constantinople, Great Fire at Johannesburg, and latest war scenes; performance by Cecile Stephano and Dolly…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-11 - 1913-01-14
Summary:

A Hydro-aeroplane Elopement' by Max Linder; Gazette & Graphic news: war pictures from the front, including explosion at electric works, great fire at Kensington, Railway accident at Croydon, and new dock at Portsmouth; musical interludes by Ada Rowley, Gladys Spencer, and Dolly Swift.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-19 - 1914-12-22
Summary:

For 4 nights only, 3rd series of 'Rocambole'; The Terror of Paris; 'The Marquis's Inheritance' in 4 parts - length 7,000 feet; a great thrilling detective drama 'Max on the Briny' by request; 5th series of War Pictures is coming soon.