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: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Two sensational pictures, 'The Hotel Thieves,' and 'The Corner House Burglary' were the main attraction at the Bijou on Saturday night. The comic film 'Animals at War' and a good representation of the 'Tchin Fou Lu' were well appreciated. On Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-01
Summary:

The war films at the Bijou Theatre were shown to a good audience last night and were all appreciated. The picture dealing with the proposed and the actual re-adjusting of the map of Europe stands out among the cleverest films Pathe Freres have produced.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-03
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre tonight, 'The Comedian King' will begin a four-nights' engagement, producing ragtime parodies, patter and impersonation. A new set of war pictures will also be screened. Next Sunday, Miss May Clarke, a popular mezzo-soprano who has had a very successful season…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-06
Summary:

Some excellent war pictures, a new Max Linder adventure were screened at the Bijou last night. Mr. Louis T. Slicker sang songs and tomorrow night Miss May Clarke will make her first appearance.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-19
Summary:

Some excellent war pictures were shown at the Bijou. Another great attraction was a new Max Linder picture. Tomorrow, 'The Plaything of an Hour' will be screened for the first time.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-22
Summary:

In addition to the war pictures, a powerful film entitled 'The Playing of an Hour' is also being screened at the Bijou. Miss May Clarke sang songs last night.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-14
Summary:

Exciting scenes taking place in England at the beginning of the war with Germany will be shown at the Bijou Theatre. They include soldiers guarding various railways. Other scenes are Mr. Asquith on his way to the House to make his famous speech.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-15
Summary:

The pictures portraying the outbreak of the war in England was an exceptionally good one at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The remainder of the programme contained sufficient variety to suit the most fastidious.

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-14
Summary:

Victoria Theatre: A film showing an excellent series of war pictures occupied the Victoria Theatre, including the British Army and the doings in Belgium. Performances by Mr. Robert Douglas and Miss Hilda Barry; Bijou Scenic Theatre: A new selection of war films commences tonight, including Pathe…

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Headline: At the Cinema
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-19
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, tonight sensation lovers will be pleased with the third of the Rocambole series, 'The Missing Marquis.' At the Victoria, performances by Bert Flatt and Miss Flo. Brooks. 'Playing with his Luck' will be shown. Manager Blake promises another series of war…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-02-19
Summary:

The war pictures were screened at the Bijou Theatre and Miss May Clarke sang 'Deville' and 'A little love and a little kiss.'

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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: 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: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The latest programme at the Bijou is an especially good one, containing two batches of 'World's News' (war pictures, the new French President, etc.), a Wiffles picture and a particularly pretty photo-play called 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter.' Miss Dolly Swift and…

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Headline: War Pictures
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-10
Summary:

The Bijou management announces that special war pictures as well as representations of other stirring incidents connected with the European crisis will be shown at the theatre soon. Commencing tomorrow night, 'Traitors to Their King' will be screened for four nights.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Ladies Must Live' is an intriguing title for a moving picture and it can safely be said that the curiosity excited in this respect will not be disappointed when 'Ladies Must Live' comes to the Star Theatre this evening. 'Ladies Must Live' is the last picture made by the…