A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, all new pictures, dramas and comics; The Latest News (Pathe Gazettes); performance by Bonetta and Stephano; next week, 'Les Miserables' (from the world story of Victor Hugo) will be produced at the Victoria Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-01 - 1917-05-02
Summary:

On May 2, the marvellous drama 'The Broken Oath' in 5 parts, wonderful acting and scenery; comedy, 3rd series of 'Rufus Wallingford' [sic]; 'Every Inch a Hero,' Pathe's Gazettes; the concert is cancelled; 'Sold' will be screened at the Bijou for two…

3
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-09 - 1918-01-11
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Gray Ghost' 7th and 8th episodes in 4 parts. Comedies: 'Run on the Bank' and 'A Berth Scandal.' Saturday, 12th January, see next episodes of 'The Gray Ghost.'

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-03
Summary:

So successful has been the exhibition of the film 'Les Miserables' at the Apollo Theatre, Shanghai, and so great the demand for seats, that the management decided to continue the same programme for 3 nights. We understand this magnificent film will be shown in Hongkong at an early date…

5
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…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-31
Summary:

Latest news in pictures, London edition of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic; vaudeville by Dolly Swift, Gladys Spencer, and Ada Rowley.

7
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-05 - 1913-02-07
Summary:

The specialty, News of the World in Pictures (Pathe Gazette & Gaumont Graphic); acrobatic performance; musical interludes by Cecile Stephano and Dolly Swift.

8
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-15 - 1913-02-18
Summary:

The great two part-coloured drama, 'The Forger' (the star comic by Prince), 'An Official Lapse,' and News of the Day by Pathe Gazette; performances by Cecile Stephano, Violet Bonetta, and Dolly Swift.

9
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-19 - 1913-02-22
Summary:

All new pictures, 'The Water Funker' (Max Linder), 'The White Nigger' (Prince), 'Carlo's Devotion'; drama: 'A Model's Sacrifice'; Football at Home and Pathe Gazette; performances by Cecile Stephano and Dolly Swift.

10
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-24 - 1913-02-25
Summary:

9.15 programme: World's News in Pictures by Pathe Gazette, 'Wiffles Tries Cinema Acting,' 'The River Clyde' (a fine scenic), 'School of Gymnasts' [sic], 'A True Fish Story,' and 'Rinking Mad'; 'Nais Miscovlin' (drama); performances…

11
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-26 - 1913-02-28
Summary:

9.15 programme: special picture for race week, 'The Stolen Favourite' by Nick Winter, News of the Day (Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic); performances by Cecile Stephano, Dolly Swift, and Violet Bonetta.

12
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-02 - 1913-04-04
Summary:

News of the Day (Pathe Gazette); 'The Moustache and the Maids' (comic); Nick Winter's 'New Pupil,' 'Sauce for the Goose,' 'Waiting for Mother,' and 'Abbreviations'; performance by Violet Bonetta and Cecile Stephano; 7.15 pictures only.

13
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-05 - 1913-04-08
Summary:

The fire two-part drama, 'The Fisher-girl of Venice,' 'Betrayed by a Kiss' (comic), 'A Slight Mistake,' and News in Pictures (Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic); performances by Cecile Stephano and Violet Bonetta; 7.15 pictures only.

14
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-12 - 1913-04-16
Summary:

His Lordship's Little Lapse' (a rattling two-roll comic by Prince); The Stinia Troupe of Acrobats; 'A Xmas Problem' (coloured art); News of the Day (Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic); performances by Cecile Stephano and Violet Bonetta; 7.15 pictures only.

15
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-19 - 1913-04-22
Summary:

Captain Kate,' stirring American (A B), sensational drama; 'A Diplomatic Lover' (comic); 'At the Front' by Prince; 'Two Little Scapegraces'; 'Love Laughs at Locksmiths'; News of the World (Pathe Gazette); performances by Violet Bonetta; matinees…

16
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-23 - 1913-04-25
Summary:

Special 'A B' comic, 'A Jealous Husband'; 'A Study in Diplomacy' (comic); 'Losing His Temper'; 'A Trip on the Seine' (scenic); News of the Day (Pathe Gazette & Gaumont Graphic); performance by Violet Bonetta; matinees details included.

17
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-03 - 1913-05-06
Summary:

9.15 Programme: Special wild West drama, 'Byaid of the Lariat,' great three part drama; 'The Weaker Vessel'; 'Liberty Hall' (comic); News of the World (Pathe Gazette & Gaumont Graphic); performance by Violet Bonetta; matinees details included.

18
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-07 - 1913-05-09
Summary:

9.15 Programme: 'Laugh and Learn,' 'Cervantes' Immortal,' 'Don Quixote,' 'The Indian Maid's Sacrifice,' Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic; performance by Violet Bonetta; matinees details included.

19
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-10 - 1913-05-13
Summary:

9.15 Programme: 'The Living Statue' (new comic by Max Linder); 'The Ace of Clubs' (new comic by Nick Winter); 'The Village Hero' (A. B. Comedy); News of the World (Pathe Gazette); performance by Violet Bonetta; matinees details included.

20
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-14 - 1913-05-16
Summary:

9.15 Programme: The fine cinema and coloured drama, 'Nobility'; 'Biggles, The Millionaire' (comic); 'Saved by the Pony Express' (A. B. Sensational Drama); News of the World (Pathe Gazette); performance by Bonetta.