A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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…

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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: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-06
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Great Gale on Home Coast,' 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry,' 'The Timid Lovers,' 'Max Convalescent' [sic] and 'The Luxembourg Gardens.' Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Violet Bonetta. Artistes at…

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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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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including the drama, 'A Husband's Generosity'; the scenic, 'Niagara Falls'; the comics, 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest' and 'Soldiers in Morocco.' News of the day (of Pathe Gazette) is included. Performances by…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-15 - 1913-03-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9:15 p.m. Max Linder's Appointment including 'On the Way to Montserrat,' 'A Young Terror' and 'Bashful Wiffles.' News in pictures (of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic) is included. Performances by Miss Violet Bonetta and Miss Cecile Stephano. '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-03 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre have much pleasure in announcing that they have secured the most stirring picture thrown upon the screen, the official film showing the last scenes of the great World War. This magnificent picture is over four thousand feet in length. It commences fitly…

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, to accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme, featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film, bringing events down to November 22nd, 1918. 8,000 feet of first-class…

10
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-18 - 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Sleeping Car Conductor,' a fine comic by Wiffles - 3000 feet; News of the Day, including launch of H. M. S. 'Marlborough,' the latest war scenes, the winner of the 'Cambridgeshire,' latest fashions in Paris, and return of Queen Alexandra; musical interludes by Ada…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-29
Summary:

At 9.15 special monster programme for Burn's anniversary; debut by Cecile Stephano; performance by Dolly Swift; Pathe Frere's Masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris' (length 6000 feet, 4 parts); war scenes, Paris fashions, & comics.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-30 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Two star comics, Love's Young Dream (drama), 'Winter Sports at Bolede'; 'News of the Day': Meet of the Royal Stag Hounds, British, French and Russian Fleets off Constantinople, Great Fire at Johannesburg, and latest war scenes; performance by Cecile Stephano and Dolly…

13
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-11 - 1913-01-14
Summary:

A Hydro-aeroplane Elopement' by Max Linder; Gazette & Graphic news: war pictures from the front, including explosion at electric works, great fire at Kensington, Railway accident at Croydon, and new dock at Portsmouth; musical interludes by Ada Rowley, Gladys Spencer, and Dolly Swift.…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-22 - 1913-04-23
Summary:

During the week, the magnificent new pictures, 'Woman of Stone' in 2 parts, a magnificent Eclair Film of the play that Olga Nethersole made famous the whole world over, it is the rage wherever screened; 'Tempest,' dramatic film, full of interesting and exciting scenes; '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-16 - 1913-04-16
Summary:

The grand dramatic film, 'In the Brink of the Abyss' [sic]; new comic picture by Max Linder, 'Max and the Bear Skin'; watch handbills for the two new dramatic pictures, 5000 ft. long, 'Sapho' and 'The Woman in Stone' [sic]; 'Les Miserables'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-17 - 1913-04-21
Summary:

The grand dramatic film, 'In the Brink of the Abyss' [sic]; new comic picture by Max Linder, 'Max and the Bear Skin'; watch handbills for the new dramatic pictures, 5000 ft. long, 'The Woman in Stone' [sic]; 'Les Miserables' expected daily.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-01 - 1913-04-05
Summary:

The great Eclair film, 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture, 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days; performances by the Thunderbolt Man, Alexander Galinsky, Arkas, and Freda Ardea.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-07 - 1913-04-10
Summary:

The great Eclair film, 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture, 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days; performances by Arkas and Freda Ardea.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-24 - 1913-04-26
Summary:

Friday, 25th, inst, the grand drama 3000 ft. long, 'The Woman of Stone,' 'Les Miserables' (expected daily); Saturday, 26th inst., Shakespeare's great work, 2000 ft., 'Tempest': Sunday, 27th inst., The Woman of Stone; matinees details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-11 - 1913-04-15
Summary:

Tonight a grand dramatic film 4000 ft. long, 'The Iron Master' and 'Secret of the Sea'; watch for 'Les Miserables' in a few days, book tickets at Moutries; performance by Arkas and Freda Ardea.