A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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…

4
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.…

5
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…

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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…

10
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…

11
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…

12
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.

13
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.

15
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…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-16 - 1915-01-19
Summary:

On Jan 16, 'The Avenging Sea' - sensational drama in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'As by a Miracle,' drama; 'The Bathers Race,' comic; 'The Travels of a Cake,' comic; 'Mother-in-Law's Return,' comic; War Picture - 7th series.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-13 - 1915-02-17
Summary:

For 4 nights only, a great exclusive drama 'The Fatal Enchantress' in 5 parts - length 8,000 feet; performance by Clarke; War Pictures on Feb 17.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-18 - 1915-02-19
Summary:

War Pictures; 'Max Becomes A Cook,' great comic; 'They'll Never Do It'; 'An Equine Hero,' drama; performance by Clarke.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-03 - 1915-02-05
Summary:

Special engagement for 4 nights only, performance by Louis T. Slicker; also the War Picture and other comic, dramatic & scenic pictures; performance by Clarke on Sunday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-20 - 1915-02-23
Summary:

On Feb 20, the powerful drama 'Plaything of An Hour' in 2 parts - length 3,000 feet; 'The Brighter Star,' drama; 'Max Becomes A Cook,' great comic; War Picture; performance by Clarke.