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: 1912-10-02 - 1912-10-05
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., grand special comic new pictures by your old friends Max Linder, Nick Winter & Co.; also the charming new artists Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-15
Summary:

On Aug 12, historical film 'The Battle of Waterloo' in 5 parts; dramatic story 'A Mother's Sacrifice' in 2 parts; Max Linder (comedy).

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-09 - 1916-12-12
Summary:

On Dec 9, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Diamond from the Sky,' a grand serial film, every episode a story in itself; also see Max Linder and laugh.

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-16 - 1911-01-17
Summary:

The Great Championship Fight - Nelson v. Hyland, from this date at 5.30 and 7 p.m.; Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' 'Double Sight…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-18 - 1911-01-19
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'An Unlucky Picture,' 'A Mill Stone Quarry,' 'Octavius'(comic), 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' '…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-06 - 1911-05-09
Summary:

Sharp Cinematograph Vaudeville is provided every evening at 9.15 p.m.; performances by Miss Grace Wilson and Miss Grace Vyveene; the only place to pass an enjoyable evening, electric fans throughout theatre; special pictures this week: 'The Hobble Skirt' and 'The Heart Forgives,…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-10 - 1911-05-12
Summary:

Cinematograph Vaudeville every evening at 9.15 p.m.; performances by Chas Mackaye, Grace Wilson, and Grace Vyveene; special pictures this week: 'The Hobble Skirt' and 'The Heart Forgives,' 'Shooting Rapid in Japan' and Max Linder.

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-11-04 - 1912-11-05
Summary:

The great sensational drama, 'The Last Performance' is introducing to Hongkong, 'The Platform of Death Feat'; Max Linder as an Artist, Nick Winter and the Banker, All Through the Turkey; performances by Gladys Porter and Dellie Connor; 7.15 p.m. picture only.

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-12-10 - 1913-12-12
Summary:

Performance by Bowman; the Pathe's Gazette, 'Three Mothers-in-Law,' Max as a Snapshotter.

10
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.

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-06-06 - 1918-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, all comedy night, Bell's vaudeville; Max Linder, Wiffles, Lonesome Luke.

12
Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

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. Booking at Robinson's.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-07-18 - 1919-07-18
Summary:

Today: 'The Narrow Path.' Tomorrow: 'The Terror of the Range.' Sunday: Entire Comic Programme with Max Linder and Lonesome Luke.

14
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…

15
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…

16
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…

17
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.

18
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.

20
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.