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: 1911-09-29
Summary:

A complete change of programme is announced in connection with the Victoria Theatre tonight, when the films to be presented are all new. Altogether some 82 films have arrived and will be presented during the course of the next week or so. The programme for tonight includes comic film 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-13
Summary:

A very fine film, of particular interest to Scotch people, based on the great novel 'Auld Robin Gray,' will be included in the change of programme at the Victoria Theatre tonight. It is no less than 700 feet long and is a splendid specimen of dramaturgy. Pathe's animated Gazette…

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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: 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: 1913-05-23
Summary:

A capital programme is being submitted at the Bijou Theatre this week. The pictures include 'The Nabob.' The leading part is taken by M. Bernard. Other good subjects are 'The Diving Girl' and 'Conquering Carrie.' The Pathe Gazette shows the latest happenings of the…

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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: 1913-08-29
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: 1915-11-15
Summary:

Two long films are in the programme now showing at the Victoria Theatre. The 'Bridge on the Year' is a well-told four part story of the great war. 'Max's Double Part' is a comedy in which Max Linder appears with the usual laughable results. 'Tricks of a Tab' is…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-26
Summary:

Owing to the insistent demands of patrons, Victoria Theatre will provide screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' again on Wednesday, and also Pathe's Gazette. Tonight 'The Other Woman' will be on board and on Thursday, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

Miss Phyllis Faye, the well-known versatile Australian artist, will give a sensational exhibition of the fire dance in Victoria Theatre. Pathe's Gazette, a new episode of 'Hands Up' and a Toto comedy, will also be included in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-08-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is showing 'Tarnished Reputations' and the latest British producing 'Around the Town.' Pathe's Gazette was up to the standard. Mr Ray has secured the Eastern rights for this original and interesting series, and has eight in hand. A laughable Snub Pollard…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-09-04
Summary:

A good programme is being shown in the Coronet, with a six-reel picture 'Her Only Way' in which Norma Talmadge is the popular figure. In addition, a Pathe Gazette and Rolin comedy are in the programme as well as Gaumont's new feature 'Around the Town.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-12-10
Summary:

Harold Lloyd is again drawing capacity house to the Coronet Theatre in his latest mirth provoker, 'Bumping into Broadway.' The second attraction is an up-to-date comedy-drama of society life entitled 'His Bonded Wife,' featuring Emmy Wehlen. An interesting number of the Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-23
Summary:

From today until Tuesday night a 5-part drama 'The Ruler of the Road,' featuring Frank Keenan will be screened at the Hongkong Theatre. Interesting Pathe Gazette and comedies will also be screened. At 7.15 p.m. the 13th and 14th episodes of the 'Iron Test' will be shown.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-10-29
Summary:

A letter from a reader to an editor, stated that the previous article from China Mail 'Education By Film.' It is said that the only cinema machines which have fixed optical centre are covered by American Patents. This is a wrong statement as the fixed optical centre with which our…

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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: 1912-12-30
Summary:

Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Ada Rowley, Miss Gladys Spencer all received most vigorous encores at the Bijou last night. The Pathe Gazette which is being screened is full of interesting matter. Another picture which will commend itself to everyone is the exceedingly pretty 'Cupid on the High Sea…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-04
Summary:

Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Ada Rowley captured the audiences with their impressive performances at the Bijou Theatre. The films were, as usual, excellent, especially the Pathe Gazette.

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

Last night at the Bijou Theatre, Mr. Stephenson was showing two Gazettes (Gaumont and Pathe) illustrative of all the latest events at home and abroad, and the remaining pictures (including Max Linder's adventures in a waterplane) are all excellent, healthy comics. Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Ada…