A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-08-05
Summary:

The various cinematograph shows will have a complete change of programme tonight. At the Bijou, Frank Melrose continued his performance, and an entirely new programme of pictures will be screened. The Donnelly family are still the headliners at the Victoria Theatre. A splendid set of animated…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-05-07
Summary:

The writer congrats Mr. Thurston, assisted by Winfield Blacke and Miss Maude Amber, on filling the theatre Royal on Saturday evening. He filled the theatre 'as we have never seen it filled before,' entertained the audience for 2.5 hours. The magician's card trick is wonderful, and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-06-14
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre will be re-opened tonight under new management. It will exhibit some films entirely new to Hongkong audiences. One of these is entitled 'A Beautiful Traitor.' A good comic film by 'Wiffles' will be shown under the title of 'The Amorous Chestnut…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1897-11-19
Summary:

Last night in Theatre Royal, the Elsie Adair Company gave an amusing entertainment before a large house. And a series of animated pictures were shown by means of Edison's Vitascope. It was an almost total absence of the flicker which has characterised all previous exhibitions of pictures of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-03-19
Summary:

An enjoyable programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The animated picture are quite an interesting lot and special mention should be made of the Gaumont Graphic, Little Moritz in Africa, Great French Army Review, as well as several humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-06-16
Summary:

The famous Griffith picture 'Way Down East' was surrendered this month to Mr. George Mooser, representative of the United Artists Corporation. It marked the first victory of the United Artists Corporation in the fight being waged against motion picture film piracy. For background…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-11-02
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin, in the flesh, will be in Hongkong next March, accompanied by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Efforts will also be made to induce D. W. Griffith to join the party. This news was given yesterday by Mr. George Mooser, a well-known play producer and film manager. He is the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-04 - 1898-04-04
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is the Agent.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1898-04-05 - 1898-04-05
Summary:

Performance of Carl Hertz and Mdlle D'Alton. Also do not fail to see the original and marvellous Cinematographe, startling and up-to-date subjects, 200 animated pictures in colours, the sensation of the hour, absolutely the talk of the City. Booking at the Robinson Piano Co. Harry Lyons is…