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: 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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-24
Summary:

The latest programme at the Bijou is an especially good one, containing two batches of 'World's News' (war pictures, the new French President, etc.), a Wiffles picture and a particularly pretty photo-play called 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter.' Miss Dolly Swift and…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-06-16
Summary:

Bijou Theatre reopened on Saturday. The building has been considerably improved, within and without, the lighting has been overhauled and new fans added. An excellent programme is being shown, including two 'Wiffles' pictures, and the engagement from June 17 or 18 is announced of Miss…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-07-07
Summary:

Some good films were shown last night at the Bijou, including a new Wiffles picture and a fine coloured American play called 'The Blood Feud.' Miss Chinita Zerega danced.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-04
Summary:

Special pictures are being shown at the Bijou this week, including a Wiffles film. Wise and Milton, who have been making a great hit in the North, are giving some screamingly funny comedy turns.

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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-09-11
Summary:

The pictures included a magnificent representation of Swedish winter sports and new 'Wiffles' story, deliciously comic were offered at the Bijou last night. The Gibson Girls sang songs. 'The Trapper's Mistake' will be screened on Saturday for the first time.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-11-12
Summary:

The list of films including Pathe's Animated Cartoons and American Gazette, and a beautiful series illustrative of water bird life; and three excellent comics 'Jim's Dusky Sweetheart,' 'A Four-handed Game,' a new Wiffles story, and 'The Looking Glass Man'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-25
Summary:

The Midnight Guest' is being shown at the Victoria for the last time tonight. The war pictures are the finest we have yet seen. A new Wiffles picture will be shown tomorrow night together with a special series of war pictures. The Victoria having now obtained exclusive rights in Hong Kong…

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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: 1915-06-22
Summary:

The success of the series 'The Perils of Pauline' is testified by the crowded houses at the Victoria on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and last night. The Adventures will be continued in next Friday's programme. In addition to the Pauline pictures, there was a most interesting film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-30
Summary:

A good programme was put on at the Victoria Theatre last night, and will be followed till Friday, when fresh instalments of the ever-popular 'Pauline' will be put on. The chief features, in addition to some good war pictures, are another delightful 'Wiffles' picture and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-10
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre has been giving a splendid programme over the weekend, including war pictures, a Sherlock Holmes episode and a magnificently produced Pathe drama 'A Queen's Love.' tonight's programme includes a new Wiffles picture and the 'Everyone His Own Destiny…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-08-18
Summary:

All the items at the Victoria Theatre last night were bright and there were some excellent war pictures. The two leading features were a remarkably pretty French comedy 'Little Miss Hard-to-please,' and a two part Wiffles extravaganza.

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-22
Summary:

Full houses have again been the rule at the Victoria at the various weekend performances. The Friday and Monday programme at the Victoria contains some bright little comics, another Wiffles picture, Pathe's Gazette 'The Flight that Saves,' and a coloured picture of the Cotentin…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-20
Summary:

The Friday to Monday show at the Victoria Theatre contains some good features, including a two-part French Comedy 'When a Woman Schemes,' another comic 'Saving the Furniture,' and a dramatic film 'When the Earth Trembled.' Both sets of war pictures are vivid, and…

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Headline: Victoria
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-11-29
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, the Friday to Monday programme is full of good things, including another new Gazette 'Sports in Catalonia,' one of Pathe's scenic pictures. The three-part film 'The Stepmother' is prettily conceived. There are two comics. Tomorrow night's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-12-01
Summary:

Among the items on the new programme at the Victoria Theatre are a new Wiffles picture, and a French film 'The Carnival Tragedy.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-17
Summary:

The current pictures programme at the Victoria Theatre includes a good film representation of 'As You Like It' and a new 'Wiffles' picture in colours. Tomorrow night, the Melbourne Comedy Company will give its first performance in Hong Kong. Mr. Tom Melbourne, Miss Eileen…