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: 1915-01-22
Summary:

The Bijou is running some remarkable good items in its present programme. There are six comic films, one of which concerns the further adventures of the immortal Max Linder. Another landscape film is a train journey through the Norwegian mountains, from Christiania to Bergen. Mention must be…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-06
Summary:

The chief attraction in the Victoria last night was the good show of McClements, who again scored a big success in their comedy 'The Earl and the Girl' and a high comedy sketch, 'Goodbye for Ever.' The current programme also included 'Fantomas'; 'Wireless from…

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-22
Summary:

The big picture at the Victoria this weekend is 'The Great Sinner.' There are also some comics in the bill, and the war pictures, including 'Wireless from the War.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-18
Summary:

The central attraction of the Bijou is a well-arranged version of Tennyson's 'Enoch Arden.' The comics are also very good, and the string band continues to meet with appreciation.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-07
Summary:

Yesterday afternoon, the Victoria was crowded with military and naval spectators and their families, who accepted the management's invitation to a special show of war pictures. At the 9.15 performance, a new programme was put on, including the most up-to-date war pictures. The long film,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-12
Summary:

What Happened to Mary' was screened for the first time in Hong Kong at the Victoria last week. The first series will be repeated at the matinee on Wednesday and the second series will be repeated on Saturday. 'Sherlock Holmes' and the series 'The Ocean Battlefield' will…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-13
Summary:

An interesting collection of pictures is being shown at the Bijou just now, chief among which is the film 'Life at the Bottom of the Sea.' 'The Sewer' is a highly dramatic story-film, and there are two good comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-17
Summary:

The war pictures screened at the Victoria last night were interesting. There was a funny Vitagraph picture, but the most popular item was the Max Linder film. The features of next week's show will be a series of Sherlock Holmes pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-07
Summary:

The war pictures shown at the Victoria Theatre are fresh and interesting, while, in addition to one or two excellent comics, the fifth and sixth episodes of 'The Perils of Pauline' are on show. These include a sensational incident in a New York Chinese joss house, and a remarkable…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-11
Summary:

The new instalments of 'The Perils of Pauline' at the Victoria Theatre have been drawing big houses during the weekend. The current programme also contains some excellent war pictures and a couple of good comics. Beginning from Wednesday June 18, a full orchestra, under the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-22
Summary:

The success of the series 'The Perils of Pauline' is testified by the crowded houses at the Victoria on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and last night. The Adventures will be continued in next Friday's programme. In addition to the Pauline pictures, there was a most interesting film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-06
Summary:

So popular is the Pauline series at the Victoria Theatre that the house has several times refused admission to late comers. The newest instalments, which were put on for the first time on Friday night, include perhaps the most sensational jump ever shown on the film, and many other engrossing…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is now exhibiting a very powerful film 'For the Sake of the Throne.' The series of popular 'Sherlock Holmes' stories begins at the Victoria on Friday the 30th inst.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-31
Summary:

The new programme at the Victoria Theatre is the most excellent one. It contains two complete episodes from Sir A. Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes,' two sets of very fine war pictures, various comics, and probably one of the best life pictures.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-09
Summary:

An excellent new programme began on Saturday night at the Bijou Theatre, containing some fine comics and a very elaborate film drama 'The Veiled Dansense.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-10
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been giving a splendid programme over the weekend, including war pictures, a Sherlock Holmes episode and a magnificently produced Pathe drama 'A Queen's Love.' tonight's programme includes a new Wiffles picture and the 'Everyone His Own Destiny…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-23
Summary:

The leading feature at the Victoria Theatre is an adaptation of a well-known French comedy under the title of 'Lend Me Your Wife.' The war pictures are again most interesting and there are two more Sherlock Holmes episodes.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-28
Summary:

People who want a good laugh should pay a visit to the Victoria Theatre while 'Wiffles' Mascot Umbrella' is being shown. The new Victoria programme has also two splendid sets of war pictures, another set of Sherlock Holmes pictures and some excellent minor comics.