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: 1915-08-21 - 1915-08-23
Summary:

On Aug 21, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' in 4 parts length 6,000 feet, a magnificent drama, adapted from the famous novel of Alexandre Dumas; also comic and interesting pictures.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-10-21 - 1911-10-26
Summary:

Special comic week. Performance by Miss Vera Ferrace, Miss May Maxwell and Bob Stephenson

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-29 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Tonight's programme: 'Love's Young Dream' (drama), 'Winter Sports at Boleda', two fine Comics and Pathe Gazette including Stag Hounds Meet', 'British, French, and Russian Fleets off Constantinople', 'Great Fire at Johannesburg' and '…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-01 - 1913-02-04
Summary:

Performances by Cecile Stephano and Dolly Swift; Films screening of 'The Green-eyed Monster', 'From Country to Town', two star Comics and News of the Day; 7.15 pm pictures only

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-17 - 1914-09-18
Summary:

Films screening of 'A Hateful Bondage' (2 parts, 3,500 ft); Screening of Pathe's Cartoon and American Weekly; New songs and dances performances by The Gibson Girls; Coming film: 'Atlantis'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-21 - 1915-04-23
Summary:

Great dramatic comic films; Performance by Albert Morrow; Orchestra in attendance

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-28
Summary:

Special programme at 9:15 p.m. for Burns' Anniversary. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pathe Freres' masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris,' in 5000 feet long. War scenes, Paris fashions and comics are exhibited. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-29 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. including the drama, Love's Young Dream; and the comics, 'Winter Sports at Bolede.' News of the day and war scenes are included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. All new pictures, dramas, comics and latest news of Pathe Gazette. Performances by Miss Violet Bonetta and Miss Cecile Stephano. 'Les Miserables' is coming and be produced in Victoria Theatre next week.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-10-03 - 1913-10-06
Summary:

Comic film. 'Putting on the Breeches'; scenery film, 'Pisa, An Old Tuscan City' and International Pathe Gazette.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-06-24 - 1914-06-26
Summary:

Special comic and interesting films, 'Max the New Butler,' 'Max Teachs the Tango,' 'How Flowers Awaken,' 'On the Coast of the Black Sea,' 'Strange Inhabitants of the Deep,' and Pathe's International & Pathe's Cartoon; the great…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-09 - 1914-09-11
Summary:

Performance by 'The Gibson Girls'; also some exceedingly comic & interesting pictures; 'The Trapper's Mistake' in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet will be screened on Sept 12.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-16 - 1914-09-18
Summary:

For 3 nights only, the magnificent drama 'A Hateful Bondage' in 2 parts - length 3,500 feet; Pathe's Cartoon & American Weekly; performance by 'The Gibson Girls'; the great sensational drama 'Atlantis' in 8 parts - 12,000 feet will be screened on Sept 19.…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-03 - 1915-02-05
Summary:

Special engagement for 4 nights only, performance by Louis T. Slicker; also the War Picture and other comic, dramatic & scenic pictures; performance by Clarke on Sunday.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-20 - 1915-03-23
Summary:

On Mar 20, a great farcical picture-comedy My Friend 'Lumpy Levy' in 3 parts - length 5,000 feet; 'The Smouldering Spark.' drama in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; also comic pictures; orchestra in attendance.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-10 - 1915-04-13
Summary:

On Apr 10, 'The Sewer,' drama in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'Life in the Botton of the Sea,' nature study in 3 parts - length 5,000 feet; also comic pictures; orchestra at 9.15.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-14 - 1915-04-16
Summary:

On Apr 14, 15, and 16, the great dramatic film 'For the Sake of a Man' in 5 parts - length 8,000 feet; also comic pictures; On Apr 17, orchestra performance at 9.15.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-17 - 1915-04-20
Summary:

From Apr 17 to 20, detective drama 'The Trust' in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; powerful drama 'A Ray of Sun' in 3 parts - length 5,000 feet; also comic pictures; performance by Albert Morrow on Apr 21.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-21 - 1915-04-23
Summary:

Special engagement for a short season only, opening on Apr 21, performance by Morrow; also great dramatic and comic films; orchestra performance at 9.15.