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…

6
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: 1914-12-14 - 1914-12-17
Summary:

The thrilling drama, 'In the Consul's Uniform' in 3 parts, 4,000 feet long, on Tuesday, 15th December. Various interesting films and comics are included. Perfromances by Bert Flatt and Flo Brooks. The third series of war pictures is coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-18 - 1914-12-19
Summary:

The sensational drama, 'Playing with His Luck' in 3 parts, 3,000 feet long, tonight on 18th December. Gaumont graphic is included. The dramatic film by request, 'The Strength of Men' in 2 parts. Various interesting films and comics are included. The third series of war…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-26 - 1915-01-02
Summary:

The great war picture on Tuesday, 29th December. 'The Bell of Rheims' in 2 parts and 3,000 feet long, for a few nights only. The fourth and fifth series of war pictures are coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-12-05 - 1914-12-05
Summary:

The thrilling turf drama, in 5 parts and 5,000 feet long, tonight on 5th December. The second series of war pictures will be exhibited for a few nights longer by request. There are also pictures including 'The Horse Thief's Wife' and 'Right No. but the Wrong House.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-01-06 - 1915-01-07
Summary:

The great military picture 'High Treason' in 4 parts and 4,000 feet long. The fourth series of war pictures in 3 parts and 2,000 feet long. Both will be showed on Friday, 8th January.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-01-08 - 1915-01-09
Summary:

The great military picture 'High Treason' in 4 parts and 4,000 feet long. The fourth series of war pictures in 3 parts and 3,000 feet long. Both will be shown tonight, 8th January. Special performance by Henry & May for one night only on Sunday, 10th January.

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-05 - 1914-11-07
Summary:

A great gala night on Friday, 6th November, in aid of The Prince of Wales Fund, 'Hongkong Volunteers' and other local gentlemen. The great comedy, 'The School Girl' in 2 parts, on Saturday, 7th November, for 3 nights only. A powerful drama, 'The Love that Degrades.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-09 - 1914-11-12
Summary:

The great war picture in 3 parts, 3,000 feet long, on Tuesday, 10th November. Various interesting films are included. Performance by Douglas & Barry. 'Boys of the Bulldog Breed' on Friday, 13th November is coming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-13 - 1914-11-14
Summary:

Boys of the Bulldog Breed,' combined with the war picture (by request), for 3 nights only, on Friday, 13th November. Various interesting films are included. Performances by Douglas & Barry and Miss Hilda Barry. Band performance by The 25th Pungasis on Saturday and Sunday nights.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-23 - 1914-11-25
Summary:

The thrilling and stirring drama in 3 parts, 'The Black Band' in 4,000 feet long. Various interesting films are included. The second series of war pictures is coming. Matinees on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-26 - 1914-11-28
Summary:

The magnificent coloured drama, 'The Secret of the Well' in 4 parts, 5,000 feet long, on Friday, 27th November. Other pictures including 'Millionaire Milkman,' 'Womanly Curiosity' and 'Bad Desire.' The second series of war pictures is coming on next…

18
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1914-11-30 - 1914-12-03
Summary:

The startling drama, 'Under the Auctioneer's Hammer,' in 3 parts. The second series of war pictures, in 2 parts and 2,000 feet long, are coming on next Tuesday. Matinees on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-09
Summary:

Schedule for Thursday, 18th October, 1917: In morning, a collection for Lady May's Rose Fund is held. In afternoon at 3 o'clock, a drawing of war bonds and St. John Ambulance Brigade competitions are held. Teas and refreshments are included. In evening at 9 o'clock, new official…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1917-10-10 - 1917-10-16
Summary:

Schedule for Thursday, 18th October, 1917: In morning, a collection for Lady May's Rose Fund is held. In afternoon at 3 o'clock, a drawing of war bonds and St. John Ambulance Brigade competitions are held. Teas and refreshments are included. In evening at 9 o'clock, new official…