A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-19
Summary:

The special band night at the Victoria Theatre last night was less well patronised than it might have been. The Band of the 18th Infantry played a most excellent list of pieces and the picture programme was full of fun. So good a show deserved to be well attended. There will be a new programme…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

Today, Coronet Theatre is going to screen the famous 1922 Derby which was won by Captain Cuttle. The Theatre will also present two comedies, 'Her Unwilling Husband,' starring Blanche Sweet and 'Now or Never,' starring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-12-07
Summary:

A special attraction is to be provided at the Bijou Theatre tonight, when Miss Eileen Murray will appear for the first time. The pictures shown at the Bijou are of the best.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-12
Summary:

A very successful dinner in connection with the Hongkong Volunteer Corps was held at the Headquarters on Saturday night. The evening was spent jovially, the programme including a cinematograph exhibition, songs, etc.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-03-13
Summary:

Hongkong is in danger of being spoilt just now, in the way of entertainments. There is no lack of choice, and the standard may be set down as uniformly high. Until the weekend, every evening may be spent at the University without fear of proving tedious. On Friday night, the Theatre Royal should…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-11
Summary:

The Sisters Price continue to score nightly successes at the ever-popular Bijou Scenic Theatre and the pictures reach high watermark in the Cinematographic art. The natural consequence is a series of crowded 'houses.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-12
Summary:

The tuneful singing and artistic dancing of the Sisters Price are charming all audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre, and the pictures are as good as ever, with the latest gazette and graphic news of the world a very acceptable leading feature.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-11
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre, in compliance with the wishes of some of its patrons, has decided to eliminate the variety turns from its programmes. The prices are to be reduced during the hot weather and pictures only will be shown, the latter being the latest and best.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-17
Summary:

The committee thanked Mr. Lemaitre of Messrs. Pathe Freres for supplying the Cinematograph and Gramaphones and for his personal services, which were of the greatest value.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-07-23
Summary:

The celebrations of the French community over the Fourteenth of July in Shanghai were probably on a more elaborate scale this year than for many years past. A cinematograph exhibition took place, also attracting much attention.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-08-10
Summary:

In connection with the Catholic Union, a ladies' night was held on Thursday night. An interesting programme of cinematograph pictures was shown, and these were very much enjoyed. There was a large attendance.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-12
Summary:

Canton, September 8 – The Superintendent of Police has issued the following notice: I have received a despatch from the Commissioner of France requesting me to stop all cinematograph shows at different places on the expiration of the terms within which they are allowed to perform their shows,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20
Summary:

The popular Bijou Scenic Theatre will be once more thrown open to its patrons on Monday next. There will be a fine selection of new pictures, whilst the variety turns will be sure to please, the artistes being Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer. Mr. Stephenson is going to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-07
Summary:

The Ministering Children's League bazaar and fancy fete are announced to take place on the Volunteer Parade Ground on Oct. 19. The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre in conjunction with Messrs. Pathe Freres, have very kindly offered their services for a cinematograph.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-19
Summary:

The Ministering Children's League's bazaar and fancy fete are to be held this afternoon on the Volunteer Parade Ground. The cinematograph which is kindly being provided by Mr. R. H. Stephenson will undoubtedly attract grown-ups as well as children.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Beautiful weather favoured the fancy fete in connection with the Ministering Children's League. The Entertainments: The entertainments this year were on a more lavish scale than in former years. It included a cinematograph exhibition, kindly given by Mr. R. H. Stephenson of the Bijou…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-04
Summary:

At the Roman Catholic Church compound yesterday, the annual al fresco fete in connection with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul was held. The cinematograph exhibition kindly given by Pathe Freres, was the means of attracting many stray dollars.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-15
Summary:

We extract the following from the 'Hints to Emigrants' by 'Marmaduke' in 'Vanity Fair': – America, the principal industries are patent medicines, politics, and the manufacture of cinematograph films.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-22
Summary:

Quite a rich crop of suggestions are being made in the columns of a home paper as to how to popularize the churches. The startling innovation has been mooted by Sir J. Compton Rickett, M.P., that Bible scenes through the cinematograph should form a part of the religious service.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-12-12
Summary:

At the Bijou Scenic Theatre, a better programme than ever is being put before the numerous patrons. The pictures are excellent and the songs by Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Dolly Swift.