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: 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: 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: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-06-16
Summary:

Bijou Theatre reopened on Saturday. The building has been considerably improved, within and without, the lighting has been overhauled and new fans added. An excellent programme is being shown, including two 'Wiffles' pictures, and the engagement from June 17 or 18 is announced of Miss…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-07
Summary:

Some good films were shown last night at the Bijou, including a new Wiffles picture and a fine coloured American play called 'The Blood Feud.' Miss Chinita Zerega danced.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-04
Summary:

Special pictures are being shown at the Bijou this week, including a Wiffles film. Wise and Milton, who have been making a great hit in the North, are giving some screamingly funny comedy turns.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

The Three Mile Limit' screened at the Bijou is an attractive film. The Gibson girls are as lively and as much appreciated as ever. Further episodes in the fortunes of the one and only 'Max' and of his brother mirth maker, 'Wiffles,' together with the latest one and…

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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-12
Summary:

The list of films including Pathe's Animated Cartoons and American Gazette, and a beautiful series illustrative of water bird life; and three excellent comics 'Jim's Dusky Sweetheart,' 'A Four-handed Game,' a new Wiffles story, and 'The Looking Glass Man'…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-08