A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1912-04-27
Summary:

Last night, the Victoria Theatre was crowded for the splendid benefit concert promoted by Messrs. Ramos and Ramos on behalf of the fund to aid the sufferers from the appalling disaster to the liner Titanic. The programme was an elaborate one, with music from the K.O.Y.L.I., Mr. F. Gonzales and…

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-07-19
Summary:

The programme at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday to Monday is notable for excellent films to be exhibited. These include the superb military film 'On the Steps of the Throne' and several very good comics. Misses Olga Montez and Kitty Raynor are still entertaining the many patrons of…

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Headline: Empire Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-18
Summary:

The feature of the Empire is Verto, the well-known conjurer and illusionist, who is delighting audiences. Verto appears twice nightly and is assisted by La Belle Verto. The interludes are occupied with a nice selection of sensational and comic photo films, and the whole makes a well-rounded…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The orchestra for the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre was expected to arrive yesterday by the French Packet Paul Lecat but did not do so. It is believed the musicians will be here by the next semester. The Victoria continues to exhibit films showing the most recent world events and interesting…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-24
Summary:

The programmes at the Victoria Theatre improve with each change last week's offerings were a particularly well-selected lot and each was watched with interest. A feature film in three parts, 'The Money Kings,' is most absorbing, and introduces wireless, a hydroplane and various…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-17
Summary:

An 'all comic' programme is being put on at the Victoria Theatre tonight. The selection at the disposal of the management is a large one.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-15
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre is presented 'Lucille Love,' a new series of the magnificent sister-film to 'The Perils of Pauline.' New comic pictures and a drama will be exhibited as well.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-09-30
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre the serial performance of 'Lucille Love' has come to its 9th and 10th episodes. Tomorrow, the 11th and 12 episodes. 'The Boat Race Mystery,' 'Rocambole' and new comic pictures will be staged next week.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-26
Summary:

Miss May Clarke paid a return visit to the Victoria Theatre. The films included a drama 'For Honour and Country' and diverting comic pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-10-29
Summary:

War picture 'The Zouaves from Algeria in Flanders' will be screened at Victoria Theatre. At Saturday's matinee 'Flase Wireless' in three parts will be staged with a variety of comic pictures. Next Tuesday, 'When Rome Ruled' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-19
Summary:

The thrilling drama 'Neath the Lion's Paw,' is the attraction at the Victoria Theatre. 'The Fisher Girl's Folly' is also shown. The war pictures consist of scenes of the Russian Army in snow clad mountains and Pathe's popular British Gazette. There are also two…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-01
Summary:

The new series of 'Exploits of Elaine,' starring Pearl White, commenced last night at the Victoria Theatre. Comedies are screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-10
Summary:

Mabelle and Kitty are appearing at the Victoria Theatre. The pictures include an interesting film showing how flowers awaken and some good comics.

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-09-13
Summary:

The mid-week programme of Kowloon's al fresco theatre is promising with 'Black Box Mystery.' Comics and 'Memories that Haunt' are shown whereas a full military band will give selections.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-11-29
Summary:

Mr Blake, Manager of the Victoria Theatre has consented to insert in today's matinee programme the beautiful Italian drama 'Wife in Death,' with some new comics.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-12-05
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre has been up to excellence including episodes of serial film and some really good comics of Fatty shown.