A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre presented a high standard of programmes, including the Pathe Graphic pictorials of the current event and several good humorous films. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-05
Summary:

An exceptionally good programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson this week. The films are as good as ever. A story by Max Linder, the inimitable cinema humorist, the Pathe Gazette, and two star comics are included in the programme. Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-27
Summary:

The picture programme is capitally varied and includes some good comics. Currently events are shown on the Pathe Gazette, the latest happenings being all faithfully recorded. An interesting film shows some of the extraordinary fears that are accomplished at the School of Gymnastics at Tanville.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-08-29
Summary:

This comfortable picture hall continues to attract a large audience at both houses nightly, and during this week home capital films have been screened. An interesting travel picture showing scenes in the Philippines is very clear and steady. The latest events are shown by Pathe Gazette, which…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-09-28
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre is showing a very fascinating programme these nights. Besides the thrilling episode of 'Lucille Love,' some very amusing comics are given. The war pictures are also good.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-08
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre showed the 13th and 14th episode of 'Lucille Love' last evening. 'A Court Intrigue' is another stirring drama produced in four parts and there will be a usual good run of 'Comics' and some exclusive war pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-10-20
Summary:

The Black Ball,' a dramatic picture of high intrigue and stage romance is in the current Victoria Theatre, while several comic films provide plenty of relief. Tonight's programme will be given by the Naval Concert Party in aid of Red Cross Funds.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-06
Summary:

When Rome Ruled,' a well-staged picturesque and dramatic romance in four parts, is the chief item in the Victoria Theatre's current programme, while the Animated Gazette, war pictures, a seal-hunting episode, and some comics are also screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-11-17
Summary:

Ashes of Happiness' is a two part dramatic coloured picture in which family misunderstanding is at last happily received. 'Snow sports in Switzerland' is an excellent 'interest' film; while the British Gazette and several good comics make up an attractive evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1915-12-13
Summary:

The historical film 'Joan of Arc' will be shown at the Victoria Theatre tonight and, for the last time, at next Wednesday's matinee, by request. Tomorrow the thrilling drama 'The Eye of a God' will be screened. And there will be a number of new 'comics' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-05
Summary:

With films illustrating the war and topical events, the habits of cormorant and several pictures, this week's programme at the Victoria Theatre makes a strong appeal to all tastes. Grenade-making and throwing is an interesting picture, 'Battle for Freedom' a good drama, and the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-12
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre provides entertainment with variety. 'Wiffles and the Millionaire' is a comedy, 'The Broken Oath' is a long dramatic picture. The 'interest' side is well maintained by films of the Bombay iron and steel industry, 'The Hidden Nest Egg'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-01-18
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre the new programme includes a thrilling drama, in three parts entitled 'Neath the Lion's Paw'; also the one part drama 'The Fisher Girl's Folly' and several interesting and comic films.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-09
Summary:

At the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre the famous Shakespeare's play 'Othello' will be shown on Friday evening. New comics and war films will form part of the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-07-21
Summary:

Tonight's change of programme at the Palisade, Kowloon, includes a wonderful film entitled 'The Port of Missing Men,' which is similar to 'A Prisoner of Zenda'; comic and gazette also will be included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-01
Summary:

The change of programme at the Palisade tonight with a story of American Diplomacy 'The Money Kings,' and an interesting view of Panama Canal, 'In the Red Man's Country,' and comic, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-25
Summary:

The fourth and fifth episodes of 'The Black Box' will be shown at the Palisade tonight; besides a powerful drama 'Comedy and Tragedy' in 3 reels, picture of Kitchener's Army, comedies, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-08-30
Summary:

A String band has been engaged in the Palisade tonight in the Palisade. Besides the 6th episode of 'The Black Box' and powerful drama 'The Wreck' and several comics will be shown.