A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-01-25
Summary:

Crowded houses are witnessing the performance nightly at this new place of entertainment. The pictures are quite new and are masterpieces of photographic art. A comfortable seat and interesting pictures are just the two things required.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-03-04
Summary:

Miss Rosa Barnes has been engaged by the Alexandra Cinematograph to sing songs appropriate to the pictures thrown on the screen. This is a departure we have not yet had in Hongkong, though it is a feature of cinematograph shows in other parts of the world.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-22
Summary:

Miss Thorne sang that night with orchestra, under Mr. Coke and Mr. Gonzales, at the hall of the Alexandra Cinematograph on Empire Day to please a number of North Country patrons. The pictures shown are very pleasing.

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Headline: The Alexandra
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-05-24
Summary:

The programme featuring songs from Miss Helen Thorne and Miss Ray at the Alexandra Cinematograph is pleasing. The pictures shown are particularly clear, and the coloured ones are very pretty.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-07-16
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph re-opened last evening to a crowded house. The star turns were La Bella Chiquita and Miss Amily Rita. The pictures shown were varied and entertaining and the whole performance went with a good swing.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-09-04
Summary:

The Alexandra Cinematograph is open nightly. The pictures are excellent, and the two artists add to the attractiveness of the programme. In spite of the hot weather, the hall is made comfortable with the aid of ceiling fans.

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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…