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

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-05-31
Summary:

It is easy to understand why Mr. R. H. Stephenson, or 'Bob' Stephenson as his intimates call him, the popular lessee and manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, is looking forward with such pleasurable anticipation to his forthcoming trip to Australia. The Bijou closes down after this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-21
Summary:

Good pictures and good dancing are the attractions at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. Miss Chinita Zerega will stay on the programme this week. Max Linder is also being a strong favourite and an entertainment in himself. The Theatre presents a fresh appearance since its redecoration and a multiplicity…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-02-10
Summary:

Max Linder's and other films continue to interest good houses at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. 'A Chequered Wooing' forms an attractive series.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-11-23
Summary:

A Magistrate's Honour' was shown in Bijou. A couple of Max Linder pictures round out the bill. Performance by Bert Flatt.

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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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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…

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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…

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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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-29
Summary:

At this comfortable little theatre in Wyndham Street an interesting programme of animatography is being shown and a large audience last night testified to the excellences of the entertainment in unmistakable fashion. Performance by Miss Dellie Connor. The pictures include a very interesting one…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-11-12
Summary:

With excellent programme shown last night, large houses should be the order at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this week. The capital pictures that are exhibited include one in two parts entitled 'Won through Waiting,' which is one of Pathe Freres' beautifully coloured productions. the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-11-26
Summary:

A splendid programme of pictures is being shown at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this week, the films including a humorous play by the popular picture-actor, Max Linder, and a beautifully coloured one of the rapids of Kivatch, Russia. Performances by Miss Dellie Connor, Miss Gladys Porter and Mr. R.…

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-05
Summary:

An exceptionally good programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson this week. The films are as good as ever. A story by Max Linder, the inimitable cinema humorist, the Pathe Gazette, and two star comics are included in the programme. Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

An attractive holiday programme will be presented at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this evening, the films including a special A. B. drama and humorous one by Max Linder.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-04-01 - 1911-04-07
Summary:

A programme to suit all tastes, Sports in the Indian Army. A new pictorial comedy by Max Linder every week. This week, 'When The Shoe Pinches' is included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-26 - 1911-10-26
Summary:

Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Miss Kitty Delavale's comedy. The 'Liberte' Disaster and Max Linder's latest comedy. A monster programme on Saturday, 28th October, 1911.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-11-04 - 1912-11-05
Summary:

(Flower Street) The last performance introducing to Hong Kong, The Platform of Death Feat. Max Linder as an artist, 'Nick Winter and the Banker.' Debut of Miss Gladys Porter and Miss Dellie Connor. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-11-16 - 1912-11-19
Summary:

(Flower Street) The famous comedy drama, 'The Village Postmistress,' 3000 feet long. A motor boat trip with Max Linder. Performances by Miss Dellie Connor and Miss Gladys Porter. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-08 - 1913-02-11
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. All new pictures including 'The Demon Waltz,' 'A Nocturne,' 'Wiffles in a New Profession' [sic], 'La Granja,' 'Miss Alice' and 'A Modern Girl.' Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. Pictures…