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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-26
Summary:

The racing film-drama, 'Master Bob,' has been attracting large and appreciative houses to the Bijou Theatre. Other interesting items in the current programme are a very beautiful scenic film 'The Valley of Val Furva,' two sets of war pictures and a comic picture 'The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-17
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre has a most attractive weekend programme. In addition to the serial, there is a war graphic depicting the landing of the survivors of Lusitania, etc, the recruiting scenes witnessed subsequently, and several comic pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-16
Summary:

Tonight at the Bijou Theatre, a great modern drama will be screened, entitled 'Honour Before Wealth,' in three parts. This is an exceptionally good film and picture lovers should not miss seeing it. The programme also concludes a detective drama entitled 'The Trunk Mystery,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-16
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre a modern 3-part drama 'Honour before Wealth' will be screened. The programme includes a detective drama 'The Trunk Mystery' and Keystone Comics.

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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.