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: 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'

2
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-09 - 1914-12-11
Summary:

Film screenings including Pathe's British War Gazette (5th Series, 1,500 ft); Also some exceedingly comic and interesting pictures; Performances by Bert Flatt and Flo Brooks; Coming film: 'Rocambole' (3rd Series, 7,000 ft) and 'Wells v Blake's Fight'

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-12 - 1914-12-15
Summary:

Film screenings including 'A Race for a Husband' (3 parts, 4,000 ft) and 'Wells v Blake's Fight' (Boxing picture); Screening of Pathe's British War Gazette (5th Series, 1,500 ft); Coming soon: 'Rocambole' (3rd Series)

4
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-16 - 1914-12-18
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Alone with the Devil' (4 parts, 6,000 ft) and 'Max on the Briny'; Coming film: 'Rocambole' (3rd Series) and 'The Terror of Paris'

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-19 - 1914-12-22
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Rocambole' (3rd series), 'The Terror of Paris', 'The Marquis's Inheritance' (4 parts, 7,000 ft) and 'Max on the Briny'; Coming film: '5th Series War Pictures'

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-12-23 - 1914-12-24
Summary:

Films screenings including War pictures (6th series, 2,000 ft) and 'Rocambole' (3rd Series); Coming film: 'Alone with the Devil' (4 parts, 6,000 ft)

7
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-22 - 1913-01-24
Summary:

Special announcement. Debut of Miss Stephano on Saturday, 25th inst. Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Wigs, Wiffles and A Widow'; 'Great Motor Race at Dieppe' [sic]; 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter'; 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race'; the latest scenes…

8
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.

9
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.

10
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.…

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-10-10 - 1914-10-13
Summary:

For 4 nights only, 'Traitors to Their King' in 5 parts, length 8,000 feet, a great powerful coloured historical drama, and Pathe's International Gazette; on Oct 14, 'The Live Wire,' a sensational drama in 2 parts, length 3,000 feet; war pictures are coming soon.

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-19 - 1914-12-22
Summary:

For 4 nights only, 3rd series of 'Rocambole'; The Terror of Paris; 'The Marquis's Inheritance' in 4 parts - length 7,000 feet; a great thrilling detective drama 'Max on the Briny' by request; 5th series of War Pictures is coming soon.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-23 - 1914-12-26
Summary:

6th series of War Picture in 2,000 feet; by special request, 3rd series of 'Rocambole' in 4 parts - length 7,000 feet; Xmas matinee at 4.15 p.m., monster programme, 'Alone with the Devil' in 4 parts - length 6,000 feet.

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-28 - 1914-12-29
Summary:

Some very interesting pictures: 'The Open Gate,' American drama; 'Saved by A Horse,' American cowboy drama; 'Jim Gives Them Shocks,' comic; 'The Captain's Misadventure,' comic; 6th series of 'War Picture' in parts - length 2,000 feet.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-13 - 1915-01-15
Summary:

War Picture' - 7th series in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'Innocent,' American drama; 'The Beachcombers,' American drama; 'Childhood's Memories,' American drama; 'A Phlegmatic Gentleman,' comic; On Jan 16, 'The Avenging Sea' - 3,000…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-16 - 1915-01-19
Summary:

On Jan 16, 'The Avenging Sea' - sensational drama in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'As by a Miracle,' drama; 'The Bathers Race,' comic; 'The Travels of a Cake,' comic; 'Mother-in-Law's Return,' comic; War Picture - 7th series.

17
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.

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-06 - 1915-02-09
Summary:

Her Love Unheeded,' coloured drama in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'A Man & A Maid,' great comic; War Picture - 8th series; performance by Clarke.

19
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-13 - 1915-02-17
Summary:

For 4 nights only, a great exclusive drama 'The Fatal Enchantress' in 5 parts - length 8,000 feet; performance by Clarke; War Pictures on Feb 17.

20
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-18 - 1915-02-19
Summary:

War Pictures; 'Max Becomes A Cook,' great comic; 'They'll Never Do It'; 'An Equine Hero,' drama; performance by Clarke.