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: 1912-02-15
Summary:

During the remainder of the week patrons of the Bijou Scenic' Theatre are favoured with a complete change of programme. 'Cod Fishing from a Trawler' is a most interesting and instructive film as are also Pathe's Weekly Gazette and The Gaumont Graphic, showing the latest news…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-18
Summary:

Hongkong has had little cause to complain of lack of entertainment for many months past, yet through it all the Victoria and Bijou Cinemagraphs have maintained their own as attractions and seldom fail to draw large houses. At the Victoria, the Quealys made success, while the sisters Price were…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-31
Summary:

It is easy to understand why Mr. R. H. Stephenson, or 'Bob' Stephenson as his intimates call him, the popular lessee and manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, is looking forward with such pleasurable anticipation to his forthcoming trip to Australia. The Bijou closes down after this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-01-08
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, the Gaumont War Graphic will be shown as well as 'The Black Men Club' and 'What a resemblance!'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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

The pictures shown at the Bijou Scenic Theatre were of high merit. The Pathe Gazette and the Gaumont Graphic, showing principal world's happenings were interesting. Miss Violet Bonnetta was given a rousing reception by the audience.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

At the Bijou, Miss Violet Bonnet is delighting all comers with her songs, and the pictures are good. They include another funny Max Linder episode and a new and highly sensational Nick Winter story. The Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic both contain some fine photographs of events in Europe and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-07-30
Summary:

The Black Thirteen' is being shown at the Bijou. A number of very laughable films are also being screened; and a thoroughly entertaining programme is completed by the Gaumont Graphic.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-05
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre had another change of programme on Saturday. Performances by Miss Carrington, Mr. Stephenson and Mr. Burgess. The new pictures which are periodically thrown on the screen are always a draw.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-12-10
Summary:

New pictures and new artists should now make the Bijou Cinematograph Theatre a decided draw, including Miss Carrington and Miss Vera Ferrace.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-01-20
Summary:

There was another change of programme at the Bijou Scenic Theatre on Wednesday. Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Chrystal were exceptionally good, while the pictures were up to the standard of this place of amusement. There will be another change of programme on Saturday next.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-03
Summary:

The change of programme at the Bijou Scenic Theatre on Wednesday proved a success. Both Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Grace Vyveene were exceedingly good, and as to Mr. Stephenson, he quite excelled himself. Another change of programme is billed for tomorrow. Children are reminded that Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-03-25
Summary:

Tonight, an interesting programme will be presented by the management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre. Miss Vera Ferrace, Miss Grace Vyveene and Mr. Stephenson will sing new songs. New pictures are promised.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-04-01
Summary:

There will be a change of programme at the Bijou tonight when a set of new pictures will be shown. A special set of pictures for children will be exhibited at today's matinee, while new songs will be presented by Miss Vera Ferrace.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-04-25
Summary:

The Bijou is exhibiting a number of excellent pictures. New songs by Miss Vera Ferrace and dances by Miss Grace Vyvenne are also proving a decided attraction.

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Headline: Coronation reat
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-06-24
Summary:

The arrangements for entertaining the R. G. A. and A. O. D. women and children to the Coronation were provided by the Entertainment Committee. The party was afterwards taken in three special cars to the cinematograph entertainment kindly provided by the management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre. A…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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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: 1912-03-19
Summary:

An enjoyable programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The animated picture are quite an interesting lot and special mention should be made of the Gaumont Graphic, Little Moritz in Africa, Great French Army Review, as well as several humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…