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: 1912-10-29
Summary:

At this comfortable little theatre in Wyndham Street an interesting programme of animatography is being shown and a large audience last night testified to the excellences of the entertainment in unmistakable fashion. Performance by Miss Dellie Connor. The pictures include a very interesting one…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-11-12
Summary:

With excellent programme shown last night, large houses should be the order at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this week. The capital pictures that are exhibited include one in two parts entitled 'Won through Waiting,' which is one of Pathe Freres' beautifully coloured productions. the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-11-26
Summary:

A splendid programme of pictures is being shown at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this week, the films including a humorous play by the popular picture-actor, Max Linder, and a beautifully coloured one of the rapids of Kivatch, Russia. Performances by Miss Dellie Connor, Miss Gladys Porter and Mr. R.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

An attractive holiday programme will be presented at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this evening, the films including a special A. B. drama and humorous one by Max Linder.

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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: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The principal picture being shown in Hongkong Theatre this week is 'Kindling' with Charlotte Walker and Maggie Schultz in the cast. A Gazette and a Comic picture are also in the programme. This afternoon they will screen 5-part dramatic picture 'The Golden Sword Knot' and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-11
Summary:

Last night, the Coronet Theatre provided screening of 'The Bungalow Bungle,' Charlie Chaplin's 'Shanghaied,' Max Linder and his adventures, war pictures.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-12-06
Summary:

Many famous pictures have found the way to Coronet Theatre under the manager Mr. Ray's regime. Now they have wonderful 'Julius Caesar,' with special orchestra engaged. In addition, several other pictures, including Max Linder productions, will be provided in Coronet. The story of…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-31
Summary:

The winning of Captain Cuttle in 1922 Derby just arrived and is being screened as on the items in Coronet Theatre today. The rest of the programme included 'Her Unwilling Husband' starring Blanche Sweet and there is also Harold Lloyd in 'Now or Never.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-29
Summary:

The last screening of 'Everywoman' will take place at the Coronet on Sunday. Monday will have Blanche Sweet and Harold Lloyd in a tip-top comedy and a film of 1922 Derby with a slow motion picture of the finish.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-18
Summary:

The Three Mile Limit' screened at the Bijou is an attractive film. The Gibson girls are as lively and as much appreciated as ever. Further episodes in the fortunes of the one and only 'Max' and of his brother mirth maker, 'Wiffles,' together with the latest one and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-24
Summary:

Several very interesting films including a funny play let by Max Linder and Pathe's International Gazette are being shown just now at the Bijou. Nicolas Lenz performed for the first time last night. Miss Dora Lenz danced. 'Within the Lion's Reach' will be shown next Saturday…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-02
Summary:

There was again a full house at the Bijou on Saturday evening, to enjoy the excellent programme now being presented, of which the chief items are comedy with Max Linder in the principal role, and Pathe's War Gazette. There are also two mirth-provoking films entitled 'Hannigan in Colver…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-23
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre's chief attractions until Wednesday consist of a story-picture 'The Magistrate's Honour,' and two excellent comics 'The Royal Road to Fame,' and some more achievements of Max Linder.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-06
Summary:

Some excellent war pictures, a new Max Linder adventure were screened at the Bijou last night. Mr. Louis T. Slicker sang songs and tomorrow night Miss May Clarke will make her first appearance.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-19
Summary:

Some excellent war pictures were shown at the Bijou. Another great attraction was a new Max Linder picture. Tomorrow, 'The Plaything of an Hour' will be screened for the first time.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-08
Summary:

Last night, a Filipino band performed at the Victoria. The war pictures were interesting and instructive. The long film 'Contrasts' and a Max Linder film were screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-05
Summary:

The Victoria's programmes are profiting by the new contract with Messrs. Pathe. The Wiffles film which was shown on Tuesday, Wednesday and last night was good. The War pictures are better than ever, and the long film 'The Crime for Love' is good too. Tonight a new Max Linder…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-17
Summary:

The war pictures screened at the Victoria last night were interesting. There was a funny Vitagraph picture, but the most popular item was the Max Linder film. The features of next week's show will be a series of Sherlock Holmes pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-24
Summary:

A special picture show and instrumental concert on behalf of the Kwangtung Flood Relief Fund attracted a lot of audiences. Socieda [sic] Philarmonie, the joint bands under Professor Gonzalez, and Sir Edward Elgar performed. The cinematograph show included two splendid sets of recent war pictures…