A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-15
Summary:

During the remainder of the week patrons of the Bijou Scenic' Theatre are favoured with a complete change of programme. 'Cod Fishing from a Trawler' is a most interesting and instructive film as are also Pathe's Weekly Gazette and The Gaumont Graphic, showing the latest news…

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-01
Summary:

No subject is better calculated to display the merits of latter-day cinematography [sic] than the grand old love story, 'Romeo and Juliet,' the film of which is being screened nightly at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. Pathe Freres consider this picture their best. The Pathe 'Gazette…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-31
Summary:

It is easy to understand why Mr. R. H. Stephenson, or 'Bob' Stephenson as his intimates call him, the popular lessee and manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, is looking forward with such pleasurable anticipation to his forthcoming trip to Australia. The Bijou closes down after this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-22
Summary:

The Pathe Gazette at the Bijou Cinematograph on Wednesday will show M. Poincare, the French President, reviewing the veterans of the war of 1870.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-24
Summary:

An excellent programme has been arranged for the entertainment of patrons of the Bijou, especially on Miss Carlyn Phillips and Miss Violet Elbe. The pictorial portion of the programme has been most carefully selected and includes Pathe's Gazette of world happenings and a famous Nick Winter…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-26
Summary:

Miss Carlyn Philips and Miss Violet Elbe (the Raggedy Two), are immensely popular with the patrons of the Bijou. They have nice songs, costumes, and dance. The programme at the Bijou this week is an exceptionally good one, consisting of a Pathe Gazette and a 'Nick Winter' film in three…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-02
Summary:

Miss Violet Elbe and Miss Carolyn Philips, 'The Raggedy Two,' have amazingly performed. Manager Barret is to be congratulated upon the engagement of the two performers, and also upon the interest of Pathe's Gazette and 'The Mummers,' the latter a film of peculiar…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-20
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre, by reason of its up to date programme, continues to draw large houses. The new Wiffles picture 'Hero Worship' and Pathe's Gazette will be shown, and the Raggedy Two will also continue to perform.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-03
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre provides an excellent bill this week and the patrons of this popular entertainment house are well pleased. Newcomers to Hong Kong are the versatile coloured team Milton and Rice who immediately jumped into popularity. The Pathe-Gazette teems with interest and the feature film…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-08
Summary:

The performances at the Bijou this week are fully up to the high standard set by this popular house. Milton and Wise continue to please; the Pathe Gazette is interesting and the feature film. The Adventuress holds the spectators spell-bound.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-01-01
Summary:

A cricket match will be played on Hong Kong Cricket Club and the Theatre Royal will be closed. 'Manon Lescaut' is shown at the Victoria. Pathe Gazette and 'That Scamp Ferdinand' will be in the Bijou's New Year offerings.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-01-14
Summary:

Miss Violet Bonetta delights audiences with her dancing and new songs at the Bijou Theatre. The well-known Pathe Gazettes keep spectators au courant and the drama Fantomas will be screened.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-06
Summary:

The Gibson Girls gained popularity through their good songs and clever dancing. There will be a chief film entitled 'A Woman of Japan,' a story of geisha life. That old favourite Wiffles [sic] will appear in A Narrow Escape and rounded out with Pathe's Gazette. The Bijou…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-09
Summary:

In Mid Atlantic will be screened tonight at the Bijou Theatre. This great work is one of the best picture dramas of the sea yet produced by Pathe Freres. The usual gazettes are shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-06-10
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre had a change of programme with a three-reel film 'The Bridge of Terror.' Pathe's British and German gazettes, with a sprinkling of comedies, round out an inviting program.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-07-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre commencing a drama film entitled 'The Inheritance of Remi Dubrais' by Pathe Feres [sic] will be shown. Professor Jaffar performed wonderfully which completed an especially good programme.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-08
Summary:

The 'Gibson Girls' received welcome of their return at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The feature of the film programme will be 'His Guiding Star,' a beautifully coloured Pathe film. The gazettes also hold popular interest.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-14
Summary:

The American drama 'The Trapper's Mistake' was shown at Bijou Theatre. The house went into convulsions over 'Max's Persuasive Suicide' as Pathe's International Gazette brought the world's news to the screen. Performance by the Gibson Girls.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-28
Summary:

The second film of Pathe's War Gazette has been received in Hong Kong and will be shown at the Bijou Theatre. The pictures include the first prize of war, a German ship being towed into Yarmouth; the entry of the French into Alsace and paying off British troops. Scenes in Paris on the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a film described as second 'Miracle Man' entitled 'The Faith Healer' featuring Milton Sills who is quite famous among professional cinema people. Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' is scheduled to follow tomorrow.