A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-23
Summary:

Queen's Theatre provides three items in the current programme: Performance from Tod Sanborn; feature film 'The Teaser'; The Gaumont Graphic's of the scenes depicted being the Funeral of King Edward and the Coronation of King George.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-07-19
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre will screen tomorrow (Saturday) the 5th and 6th episode of the beautiful serial film 'The Strange Case of Mary Page.' Sydney Chaplin will appear in the comedy the 'Hushing Scandal' in two parts, together with the Gaumont Graphic as last in the programme.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-03-19
Summary:

An enjoyable programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The animated picture are quite an interesting lot and special mention should be made of the Gaumont Graphic, Little Moritz in Africa, Great French Army Review, as well as several humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-15 - 1902-02-29
Summary:

The latest pictures and popular artistes. Pathe Freres gazette, 'Gaumont Graphic.' Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Performance by Miss Eileen Murray. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-27 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

(Flower Street) Two performances nightly at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. Picture plays including the Pathe Gazette, 'The Conjurer's Triumph,' the Gaumont Graphic, 'Please Take One,' 'What Every Mother Does,' 'Strange Transaction' and 'Betty's Flight…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-31
Summary:

Special programme tonight at 9:15 p.m. Latest news in pictures that London editions of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic. Performances by Dolly Swiff, Gladys Spencer and Ada Rowley. Matinees on all holidays.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-06 - 1913-02-07
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. News of the world in pictures (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) are included. The acrobatic, the great ladder act. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-26 - 1913-02-28
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. Special picture at Race Week including 'The Stolen Favorite' by Nick Winter. News of the day (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) is included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano, Miss Dolly Swift and Miss Violet Bonetta.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-01 - 1913-03-04
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. Performances by Miss Violet Bonetta and Miss Cecile Stephano. The fine two-part dramatic picture, 'The Path of Destiny.' News of the day (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) is included. The cinema-coloured picture, 'The Chateaux of Chenanceaux.'…

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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. '…

18
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-22 - 1913-03-25
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. All new pictures. World news in pictures (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) is included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Violet Bonetta. Artistes at all matinees. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-26 - 1913-03-28
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. including the dramas, 'Madcap Molly' and 'A Strange Peacemaking'; and the comics, 'The Glory of Wiffles' and 'Losing His Head.' News in pictures (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) is included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-05 - 1913-04-08
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. A fine two-part drama, 'The Fisher Girl of Venice.' Comics include 'Betrayed by a Kiss' and 'A Slight Mistake.' Pathe gazette and Gaumont Graphic included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Violet Bonetia. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m…