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: 1919-10-18 - 1919-10-24
Summary:

Saturday and Sunday 9.15 p.m., a grand comedy night, Charlie Chaplin in 'Sunnyside.' Prices: $1.50, $1.00 and 70 cents. Booking at Anderson's. October 18 Remarks: Today's matinee, 3.15 and 5 p.m., final episode of 'The Lightning Raider.' Sunday's matinee, Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-25 - 1919-10-25
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow night, an attractive bill, final episode of 'The Lightning Raider' and 'It Happened to Adele,' a clever Gold Rooster play in 5 parts. Today's matinee: 2.15 and 5 p.m., Charlie Chaplin in 'Sunnyside.' Prices: 60 cents and 30 cents. Booking…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-27 - 1919-10-28
Summary:

Tonight's attractive programme, 'It Happened to Adele,' a first-class Gold Rooster play and the last episode of 'The Lightning Raider.' Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-04 - 1919-10-04
Summary:

Tonight and Sunday night, great boxing match, Georges Carpentier vs. Dick Smith. Madame and Her Godson, a farce comedy in 5 parts. The greatest success of the Palais Royal Theatre, Paris, the Band of the S. S. 'Ecuador,' will be in attendance at 9.15 p.m. October 4 Remarks: On page 12…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-11 - 1919-10-14
Summary:

Tonight, Frank Keenan in 'Todd of the Times,' a fine comedy-drama in five acts. Harold Lloyd in 'Billy Blazes, Esq.' October 11 Remarks: Matinees: Today 2.15 and 5, 'Lightning Raider' episodes 13 and 14; tomorrow, 'Fortune Hunters.' October 13 Remarks:…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-15 - 1919-10-17
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Lightning Raider' episodes 13 and 14. Well-selected News Budget and Comics. October 15 Remarks: Today's matinee, 'Todd of the Times.' October 16 Remarks: Today's matinee, Pearl White in 'The Fatal Ring' episodes 3, 4 and 5.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-10-08 - 1919-10-10
Summary:

Tonight, episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Lightning Raider' and a hilarious Lloyd comic. October 8 Remarks: Today's matinee, boxing match between Carpentier and Smith, and 'Madame and Her Godson.' October 9 Remarks: Today's matinee, dauntless Pearl White in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-27 - 1919-09-30
Summary:

Tonight, the Prize Packets and episodes 9 and 10 of 'The Lightning Raider.' September 27 & 29 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. with the programme rundown provided. September 27 Remarks: Matinees: today, 'Lightning Raider' episodes 9 and 10; tomorrow, 'Culpable.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-09-20 - 1919-09-23
Summary:

Tonight and tomorrow, last two nights of episodes 7 and 8 of Pearl White in 'The Lightning Raider.' September 20 Remarks: Also showing 'Looking Out Below,' a most excruciatingly funny Lloyd Comic. Matinee: today, episodes 7 and 8 of 'The Lightning Raider'; tomorrow…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-28 - 1914-12-29
Summary:

Some very interesting pictures: 'The Open Gate,' American drama; 'Saved by A Horse,' American cowboy drama; 'Jim Gives Them Shocks,' comic; 'The Captain's Misadventure,' comic; 6th series of 'War Picture' in parts - length 2,000 feet.