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: 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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-05-07
Summary:

What would you do if you loved a girl and your mother disliked her? This is the question for you to answer when you see 'The Cabaret Girl' tonight at the Hongkong Theatre. It is a most amusing picture in which Ruth Clifford takes the leading role. And another laughable comedy in two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-09-24
Summary:

This week's programme at the Hongkong Theatre beings the popular Max Linder on the screen in a comedy of two acts entitled 'Max Comes Cross' [sic] followed by a beautiful war drama 'When Arizona Won,' in which Shorty Hamilton takes the leading role. The programme…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-15
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre this afternoon and this evening, is being screened the super-production drama 'Borrowed Clothes' in which Mildred Harris takes the leading role. At the 7.15 performance, the first two episodes of a new serial 'The Screaming Shadow' will be shown. The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-19
Summary:

The programme at the Hongkong Theatre is an attractive one. Harry Carey sustains the leading role in 'The Freeze Out' [sic], a Universal-Jewel production in five parts. A splendid two-act comedy entitled 'Roaring Love Affair' in which Harry Sweet is the principal and the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-10-26
Summary:

This afternoon, the fine photodrama entitled 'The Sheriff's Son' is being shown at the Hongkong Theatre. Charles Ray is in the leading role. A comedy, with Screen Magazine will also be shown.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-11-12
Summary:

The weekend feature of the programme at the Hongkong Theatre will be the magnificent seven-part drama entitled 'Beware of Strangers.' The popular dramatic star Thomas Lantchi [sic] takes the leading role. There will be interesting screen magazines and comics in addition.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-07
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre, 'The Return of Draw Egan' is being screened. It is a five-reel drama featuring William S. Hart and has been described as one of the most interesting productions. In addition, two excellent comedies, 'Kill or Cure' and 'Mixed Nuts,' together…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-05
Summary:

An extraordinary eighteen episode picture entitled 'The Moon Child' is to be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. The picture features Marie Walcamp of 'Red Ace.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-08
Summary:

The Serial film 'Moon Child' is attracting many people to the Hongkong Theatre, to see the daring feats performed by the famous actress Marie Walcamp. 'Her Strange Wedding' featuring Fannie Ward, will be screened tomorrow. The story is written by George Middleton.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12
Summary:

The third and fourth episodes 'The Moon Child' will not be screened at this Theatre tonight as previously advertised, but the dramatic play 'The Daughter of the People,' in five parts will be given instead. The theatre will be entirely closed on the 18th and 9th, for Peach…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25
Summary:

The fifth and sixth episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre at the matinee and 7.15 p.m. performance next Saturday. At night, the production by Thomas Dixon, entitled 'The Fall of a Nation' will be shown for the first time. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-02
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre tonight the 7th and 8th episodes of the attractive film, 'The Moon Child' will be screened in which more daring and thrilling incidents by the popular Marie Walcamp are depicted.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

This afternoon at the matinee and the 7.15 performance the 9th and 10th episodes of the serial film 'The Moon Child' will be screened, and tomorrow, 'One of Millions' and 'The Bull's Eye' will be exhibited, and comedies will be shown at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-12
Summary:

Next Wednesday three further episodes of the serial film 'Bull's Eye' will be screened, with a selection of comic pictures. The concluding parts of 'The Moon Child' featuring Marie Walcamp is going to be screened soon.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-18
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre was again crowded on Saturday and Sunday to see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child,' featuring Marie Walcamp. The 'Bull's Eye' too is proving very popular. These plays, in addition to the 'Daughter of the people' screened at the matinee…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-20
Summary:

At the matinee at the Hongkong theatre tomorrow further episodes of the 'Bull's Eye' will be shown and at 9.15 p.m. performance 'The Reward' a five part drama will be screened, featuring Miss Bessie Barriscale. 'The Moon Child' will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

The management desires to inform the public that, owing to the late arrival of steamers, there will be no 'Moon Child' episodes shown this week. Paramount's 'The Explorer,' featuring Lou Tellegen, will be screened tomorrow. Mme. Sarah Bernhart, makes her debut as a…