A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-29
Summary:

A double set of good war pictures have been screened over the weekend at the Bijou. Other good films included 'The Captain's Misadventure,' 'Bird Life in Springtime,' one fine comic and a couple of American pictures.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-22
Summary:

The Bijou is running some remarkable good items in its present programme. There are six comic films, one of which concerns the further adventures of the immortal Max Linder. Another landscape film is a train journey through the Norwegian mountains, from Christiania to Bergen. Mention must be…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-18
Summary:

The central attraction of the Bijou is a well-arranged version of Tennyson's 'Enoch Arden.' The comics are also very good, and the string band continues to meet with appreciation.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-13
Summary:

An interesting collection of pictures is being shown at the Bijou just now, chief among which is the film 'Life at the Bottom of the Sea.' 'The Sewer' is a highly dramatic story-film, and there are two good comics.

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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-16
Summary:

The new management of the Bijou Theatre is to be congratulated on the many changes it has made since it took over the building. The interior has been redecorated and redecorated, and by the introduction of many more fans, comfort and coolness are assured to its numerous patrons. On Saturday…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-15
Summary:

The Bijou management announced the coming of dancers in 'The Gibson Girl.' The Sheridans' dancing was admired and the picture programme was excellent for variety, including the American newsweekly, Pathe's British gazette, several comics and a sensational story in two parts…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-28
Summary:

Michael Perrin' is the leading feature in the matinee which took place at the Bijou Theatre. Some of the comic films are really good, according to the report.

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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.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount attraction entitled 'Ladies Must Live' this evening. This was the last picture made by the late Mr. George Loane Tucker who is famous for being the maker of 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-25
Summary:

The pictures thrown on the screen at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night were excellent and the comic films were very amusing. Miss Grace Vyveene, Miss Grace Wilson, Silvio Sanzini, and Mr. Chas. Maekaye all made a hit in their shows.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-06-21
Summary:

In addition to a remarkably good series of comic and new films which were shown at the Bijou last night, Miss Chinita Zerega danced. A fine new programme is advertised for tonight, which includes Roccoo, in company with a mysterious unknown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-07-30
Summary:

The Black Thirteen' is being shown at the Bijou. A number of very laughable films are also being screened; and a thoroughly entertaining programme is completed by the Gaumont Graphic.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-11
Summary:

The pictures included a magnificent representation of Swedish winter sports and new 'Wiffles' story, deliciously comic were offered at the Bijou last night. The Gibson Girls sang songs. 'The Trapper's Mistake' will be screened on Saturday for the first time.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

A film described as a second 'Miracle Man' is 'The Faith Healer,' with Milton Sills, which is on today only at the Star. Tomorrow Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre presented a high standard of programmes, including the Pathe Graphic pictorials of the current event and several good humorous films. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-05
Summary:

An exceptionally good programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson this week. The films are as good as ever. A story by Max Linder, the inimitable cinema humorist, the Pathe Gazette, and two star comics are included in the programme. Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss…