A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-07
Summary:

A special attraction is to be provided at the Bijou Theatre tonight, when Miss Eileen Murray will appear for the first time. The pictures shown at the Bijou are of the best.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-11
Summary:

The Sisters Price continue to score nightly successes at the ever-popular Bijou Scenic Theatre and the pictures reach high watermark in the Cinematographic art. The natural consequence is a series of crowded 'houses.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-12
Summary:

The tuneful singing and artistic dancing of the Sisters Price are charming all audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre, and the pictures are as good as ever, with the latest gazette and graphic news of the world a very acceptable leading feature.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-11
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre, in compliance with the wishes of some of its patrons, has decided to eliminate the variety turns from its programmes. The prices are to be reduced during the hot weather and pictures only will be shown, the latter being the latest and best.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20
Summary:

The popular Bijou Scenic Theatre will be once more thrown open to its patrons on Monday next. There will be a fine selection of new pictures, whilst the variety turns will be sure to please, the artistes being Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer. Mr. Stephenson is going to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-12
Summary:

At the Bijou Scenic Theatre, a better programme than ever is being put before the numerous patrons. The pictures are excellent and the songs by Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Dolly Swift.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-29
Summary:

Miss Cecile Stephano, who engaged by Mr. R. Stephenson for the Bijou Scenic Theatre, made her bow to a packed house, and rendered the 'Mighty Deep and 'Yes or no.' Miss Dollie Swift's song is also beautiful. With excellent pictures and the singing performances, it is only…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-20
Summary:

Tonight is the last night of 'Les Miserables' at the Bijou Theatre. Those who have not seen this perfectly produced and finely acted drama should not miss this opportunity. Seats can be booked at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-21
Summary:

Good pictures and good dancing are the attractions at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. Miss Chinita Zerega will stay on the programme this week. Max Linder is also being a strong favourite and an entertainment in himself. The Theatre presents a fresh appearance since its redecoration and a multiplicity…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-18
Summary:

Chicago, Nov. 14 – Athletics and entertainment are encouraged by the governor of the prison and the State Board of Control, to arouse the interest and spirit of the men under detention. Moving pictures are shown several evenings a week at the Anamosa Prison, and the governor says that these and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-04-06
Summary:

Accomplished artiste Miss Violet Victoria and Mr. J. Sheridan were well received as they preset a farcical comedy. The scenery, acting and songs were excellent. A very fine set of pictures was screened.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-10-03
Summary:

The performance at the Bijou Theatre will be for the benefit of the Prince of Wales' Fund. There will be special pictures and performance from Orient String Band.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-27
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, Mr. Bert Flatt, makes his last appearance in Hongkong. Some striking pictures are to be shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-08-05
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre last night was the second and last performance given to swell the receipts of the Canton Flood Relief Fund. In honour of the occasion the pictures were particularly good, including many entertaining features.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-02
Summary:

The entertainment provided at the Bijou Theatre should now be heightened by the addition of an orchestra. There is a great variety of pictures shown.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-11-30
Summary:

Miss Glory Taft delighted very good houses at the Bijou Theatre. Several new numbers are sweetly rendered. A big range of pictures is shown nightly.

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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…