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: 1920-11-20 - 1920-11-20
Summary:

As title.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Today, tomorrow and Monday at 2.30 p.m., 5 sharp, 7.15 and 9.15, Sunday at 6 and 9.15, ring up 1743 now and book, Harold Lloyd in 'Haunted Spooks' and Tom Moore and Mae Marsh in Goldwyn's The Cinderella Man by George Loane Tucker of 'Miracle Man' fame. Also the Coronet…

8
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-27 - 1920-12-03
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15, 'The Miracle Man.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 3 and 4.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under,' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People' at the Coronet. At 9.15 p.m., 'The Miracle Man' at the Kowloon.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-26
Summary:

Beginning Friday, 20th for 4 nights, 9.15 p.m. performances only, Universal Jewel's 'Outside the Law' starring Priscilla Dean, dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney, star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' Owing to the great…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-17
Summary:

Take a note of the splendid programmes they are showing tomorrow and Monday. The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in 'Among Those Present' and Madge Kennedy in 'Day…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-08-16 - 1922-08-16
Summary:

Featuring Joseph Dowling ('The Miracle Man'), Robert McKim, Roy Stewart and Fritzi Brunette.

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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…

14
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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-04 - 1914-12-04
Summary:

On Dec 4, the thrilling turf drama 'The Horse Thief's Wife' in 5 parts - 5,000 feet long, a picture not to be missed; also 'The Right No. But the Wrong House,' and by request the 2nd series of War Pictures will be exhibited for a few nights longer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-05 - 1914-12-05
Summary:

On Dec 4, the thrilling turf drama 'Master Bob' in 5 parts - 5,000 feet long; also 'The Horse Thief's Wife,' a picture not to be missed; 'The Right No. But the Wrong House'; and by request the 2nd series of War Pictures will be exhibited for a few nights longer…