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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

The film 'Fascination,' 'Obstacle Gun Drill,' 'The Belle and the Bracelet,' 'The Mocking Actress' have been screened for the last few nights. Tomorrow night, 'High Treason' will be screened for the first time, and with it, a fourth series of war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-09
Summary:

The new series of war pictures was on show for the first time at the Victoria last night. Mr. Henry and Miss May will perform tomorrow night.

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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: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Henry and May performed at the Victoria last night. The war pictures are still going strong and more are expected by the management in the immediate future.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-12
Summary:

There was a crowded house at the Victoria Theatre yesterday afternoon, when the management gave an invitation show of war pictures to the officers and men of both services.

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-04
Summary:

Miss Irene Delmar and Mr. H. Kenyon Slade gave their opening turns at the Victoria. A new set of war pictures will be presented at the Victoria tomorrow night, together with the new dramatic film 'Fantomas.'

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-20
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria contains the film 'The Great Sinner,' two excellent sets of new war pictures and two or three good comics. Lilliputian Troupe are due to open at the Victoria about March 1.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-25
Summary:

The Midnight Guest' is being shown at the Victoria for the last time tonight. The war pictures are the finest we have yet seen. A new Wiffles picture will be shown tomorrow night together with a special series of war pictures. The Victoria having now obtained exclusive rights in Hong Kong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-05
Summary:

The Victoria's programmes are profiting by the new contract with Messrs. Pathe. The Wiffles film which was shown on Tuesday, Wednesday and last night was good. The War pictures are better than ever, and the long film 'The Crime for Love' is good too. Tonight a new Max Linder…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-08
Summary:

Last night, a Filipino band performed at the Victoria. The war pictures were interesting and instructive. The long film 'Contrasts' and a Max Linder film were screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-24
Summary:

Mr. J. Bracken gave excellent performances last night at the Victoria. The war pictures and the dramatic film 'The Mystery of Kador Cliffe' were interesting.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-26
Summary:

We understand that the war pictures advertised on page eight to be shown at the Victoria Theatre have been withdrawn.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-05
Summary:

The war pictures and a long film 'The £500,000 Necklace' [sic] were shown at the Victoria on Saturday night. On Tuesday at 4 p.m., there will be a free matinee to soldiers, sailors and volunteers and their families, at which special war pictures will be shown.