A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-22 - 1913-01-24
Summary:

Special announcement. Debut of Miss Stephano on Saturday, 25th inst. Tonight at 9:15 p.m. including 'Wigs, Wiffles and A Widow'; 'Great Motor Race at Dieppe' [sic]; 'The Blind Beggar's Daughter'; 'Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race'; the latest scenes…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-28
Summary:

Special programme at 9:15 p.m. for Burns' Anniversary. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pathe Freres' masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris,' in 5000 feet long. War scenes, Paris fashions and comics are exhibited. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-29 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. including the drama, Love's Young Dream; and the comics, 'Winter Sports at Bolede.' News of the day and war scenes are included. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-03 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

The management of the Coronet Theatre have much pleasure in announcing that they have secured the most stirring picture thrown upon the screen, the official film showing the last scenes of the great World War. This magnificent picture is over four thousand feet in length. It commences fitly…

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

Tonight, to accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme, featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film, bringing events down to November 22nd, 1918. 8,000 feet of first-class…

6
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-18 - 1913-01-21
Summary:

The Sleeping Car Conductor,' a fine comic by Wiffles - 3000 feet; News of the Day, including launch of H. M. S. 'Marlborough,' the latest war scenes, the winner of the 'Cambridgeshire,' latest fashions in Paris, and return of Queen Alexandra; musical interludes by Ada…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-25 - 1913-01-29
Summary:

At 9.15 special monster programme for Burn's anniversary; debut by Cecile Stephano; performance by Dolly Swift; Pathe Frere's Masterpiece, 'The Mysteries of Paris' (length 6000 feet, 4 parts); war scenes, Paris fashions, & comics.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-30 - 1913-01-31
Summary:

Two star comics, Love's Young Dream (drama), 'Winter Sports at Bolede'; 'News of the Day': Meet of the Royal Stag Hounds, British, French and Russian Fleets off Constantinople, Great Fire at Johannesburg, and latest war scenes; performance by Cecile Stephano and Dolly…

9
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-11 - 1913-01-14
Summary:

A Hydro-aeroplane Elopement' by Max Linder; Gazette & Graphic news: war pictures from the front, including explosion at electric works, great fire at Kensington, Railway accident at Croydon, and new dock at Portsmouth; musical interludes by Ada Rowley, Gladys Spencer, and Dolly Swift.…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-19 - 1914-12-22
Summary:

For 4 nights only, 3rd series of 'Rocambole'; The Terror of Paris; 'The Marquis's Inheritance' in 4 parts - length 7,000 feet; a great thrilling detective drama 'Max on the Briny' by request; 5th series of War Pictures is coming soon.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-28 - 1914-12-29
Summary:

Some very interesting pictures: 'The Open Gate,' American drama; 'Saved by A Horse,' American cowboy drama; 'Jim Gives Them Shocks,' comic; 'The Captain's Misadventure,' comic; 6th series of 'War Picture' in parts - length 2,000 feet.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-04 - 1914-12-04
Summary:

On Dec 4, the thrilling turf drama 'The Horse Thief's Wife' in 5 parts - 5,000 feet long, a picture not to be missed; also 'The Right No. But the Wrong House,' and by request the 2nd series of War Pictures will be exhibited for a few nights longer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-05 - 1914-12-05
Summary:

On Dec 4, the thrilling turf drama 'Master Bob' in 5 parts - 5,000 feet long; also 'The Horse Thief's Wife,' a picture not to be missed; 'The Right No. But the Wrong House'; and by request the 2nd series of War Pictures will be exhibited for a few nights longer…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-06 - 1915-01-07
Summary:

On Jan 8, the best picture programme ever presented to the public when the great military picture 'High Treason' in 4 parts- 4,000 feet long (thrilling & startling) will be screened, this film has been obtained at great expense; also 4th series of War Pictures in 3 parts - 3,000…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-08 - 1915-01-09
Summary:

On Jan 8, the best picture programme ever presented to the public when the great military picture 'High Treason' in 4 parts- 4,000 feet long (thrilling & startling) will be screened, this film has been obtained at great expense; also 4th series of War Pictures in 3 parts - 3,000…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-18 - 1914-12-19
Summary:

On Dec 18, the sensational drama, 'Playing with His Luck' in 3 parts - 3,000 feet long; Gaumont Graphic - latest news; and by special request, the 2 part dramatic film 'The Strength of Men'; a variety of comic & interesting pictures; look out for the 3rd series of War…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-14 - 1914-12-17
Summary:

On Dec 15, the thrilling drama 'In the Consul's Uniform' in 3 parts - 4,000 feet long; the latest Gaumont Graphic and a variety of comic and interesting pictures; performance by Flatt & Brooks; look out for the 3rd series of War Pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-23 - 1914-12-26
Summary:

6th series of War Picture in 2,000 feet; by special request, 3rd series of 'Rocambole' in 4 parts - length 7,000 feet; Xmas matinee at 4.15 p.m., monster programme, 'Alone with the Devil' in 4 parts - length 6,000 feet.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-26 - 1915-01-02
Summary:

On Dec 29, the great War Picture; the melodramatic film 'The Bells of Rheims' in 2 parts - 3,000 feet long for a few nights only; the public are requested to be early, owing to the great demand for seats; 4th and 5th series expected in a few days.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-13 - 1915-01-15
Summary:

War Picture' - 7th series in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'Innocent,' American drama; 'The Beachcombers,' American drama; 'Childhood's Memories,' American drama; 'A Phlegmatic Gentleman,' comic; On Jan 16, 'The Avenging Sea' - 3,000…