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: 1914-09-18 - 1914-09-18
Summary:

For 4 nights only, 'The Golden Beetle' (5,000 feet), exciting & thrilling from start to finish; also a number of new historical, panoramic, & comic pictures; performance by 'The Dares.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-11 - 1915-01-13
Summary:

On Jan 15, the all powerful drama 'Left Alone' in 4 parts - 4,000 feet long; also interesting and historical films, engagement extraordinary; performance by Herny & May.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-18 - 1915-01-20
Summary:

On Jan 19, the magnificent picture 'Theresa the Adventuress' in 3 parts - 3,000 feet long; new comic, instructive and historical films; performance by Billy Graham.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-21 - 1915-01-23
Summary:

On Jan 22, the all powerful & dramatic picture 'Blind Love' in 4 parts - 4,000 feet long, showing a gipsy girl's devotion to a blind man; also new comic, historical & interesting films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-28 - 1915-01-30
Summary:

On Jan 29, the startling detective story 'The Family Diamond' in 4 parts - 4,000 feet long; new comic, historical & interesting films.

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-05 - 1915-04-07
Summary:

On Apr 6, the thrilling and sensational detective drama 'Rocombol [sic]' (4th series) in 4 parts - length 5,000 feet; Pathe's Animated Gazettes; new comic historical & industrial pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-24 - 1915-04-24
Summary:

On Apr 24, the thrilling drama 'The Poisoned Tree' in 2 parts - 3,000 feet long; Pathe's Gazette latest news; new comic, historical & interesting pictures; Gaumont Graphic latest; still keep an eye on Sherlock Holmes.

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-08 - 1915-04-10
Summary:

On Apr 9, the magnificent picture 'What Happened to Mary' in 3 series of 18,000 feet, each series of 6 parts, for 2 nights only; 2nd part of Pathe's great picture, 'On the Ocean Battlefields,' a great success in cinematograph; new comic & historical pictures.

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-01 - 1915-07-03
Summary:

On July 2, the great feature film which has caused such a sensation, 13th & 14th episodes of 'Perils of Pauline'; Pathe's British Gazette, showing the mobilising of women, trench cookery, Russian artillery in action, and full of interesting events; also Pathe's comics,…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-07-05 - 1915-07-08
Summary:

On July 6, the great dramatic feature film 'The Letters of the Law' in 2 parts, 2,000 feet long; the fine comedy picture, 'The Suffragette' in 2 parts, 2,000 feet long; Pathe's gazettes, comics, and historical films; On July 9, 15th & 16th episodes of 'Perils of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-08-18 - 1914-08-19
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, entire change of programme with all new pictures: historic, panoramic, and comic; and the great drama 'The Creola Girl' [sic] in 2 parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-08-22 - 1914-08-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, entire change of programme with all new pictures: historic, panoramic, and comic; including the magnificent and powerful drama in 3 parts, 'Ave Maria,' showing a child's devotion for her mother.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-08-25 - 1914-08-26
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the powerful & stirring drama 'Misplaced Trust' in 2 parts; together with new panoramic, historical & comic films; matinees details included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-16 - 1915-03-17
Summary:

On Mar 16, the magnificent picture 'Honour Thy Father' in 2 parts - 2,000 feet long; new comic, historical & interesting pictures; Pathe's latest gazette; 'War of Wars' in 6 parts on Friday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-30 - 1915-03-30
Summary:

On Mar 30, the thrilling detective drama 'Dr. Nicholson & the Blue Diamond' in 4 parts; On Wed and Thu, another startling detective drama 'The Secret of the Masterpiece' in 3 parts; On Apr 2, the great London sensation, 'Mystery of the $500,000 Pearl Necklace'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-11 - 1915-02-13
Summary:

The thrilling detective picture 'Fantomas: The False Magistrate' in 3 parts - 4,000 feet long; performance by McClements, Slade & Delmar, Delmar, and Slade; comic, historical & interesting films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-19 - 1915-02-22
Summary:

On Feb 19, the startling drama 'A Great Sinner' in 4 parts - 4,000 feet long; the 5th series of War Pictures, very interesting; new comics, new historical films.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-23 - 1915-02-24
Summary:

On Feb 23, the powerful drama 'The Midnight Guest' in 4 parts - 4,000 feet long; the 6th series of War Pictures in 2 parts; latest news from the seat of war; new comics, new historical, and new instructive pictures.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-16 - 1915-06-18
Summary:

On June 16, 17, and 18, the great magnificent drama 'A $4,000,000 Dowry' in 4 parts - 6,000 feet also Hongkong & Canton in moving picture; On June 19, another magnificent & powerful drama 'A Woman Accursed' in 4 parts.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-10 - 1915-06-12
Summary:

On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline,' more exciting than ever; Pathe's latest gazettes; interesting, comic & historical films; 'Expected Shortly,' the great film of the Olympic sports in Shanghai.