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: 1914-12-14
Summary:

There was a good house at the Bijou on Saturday night, when a new programme was entered upon, the chief features of which were the Wells v. Blake Fight, and a comic 'A Race for a Husband.'

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

Mr. Bert Flatt, assisted by Miss Flo Brooks, performed at the Victoria on Saturday night. The new pictures, notably 'The Usurer's Son' were screened.

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

Consul's Uniform' will be shown for the last time tonight at the Victoria. Other good pictures are also being shown, and Mr. Flatt and Miss Flo Brooks are still giving their comedy turns.

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

The kinematograph is placing on record incidents in the great crisis. Some of the best films can be seen each evening at St. George's Indoor Kinema, Bubbling Well, Shanghai.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-21
Summary:

The third series of the Rocambole stories ('The Marquis' Inheritance') was screened at the Bijou on Saturday night. On Christmas Day, there will be a special matinee, with a monster programme that includes 'Alone with the Devil.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-21
Summary:

The picture 'The Plaything of His Luck' was screened on Saturday evening at Victoria. The bill also includes the Gaumont Graphic, 'Artemio in Love' and 'The Strength of Men.' Mr. Bert Flatt and Miss Flo Brooks performed.

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

Who are the people, one wonders, who write, or construct the cinematograph plays? Today, in Europe and America, and to a great extent even in such small colonies as Hongkong, the picture palace has become not only a diversion but an influence. The modern serious cinematograph plays might be…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-29
Summary:

A double set of good war pictures have been screened over the weekend at the Bijou. Other good films included 'The Captain's Misadventure,' 'Bird Life in Springtime,' one fine comic and a couple of American pictures.

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

A new programme begins tonight at the Victoria, which includes the film 'Bells of Rheims.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.

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

The Victoria Theatre has had overflowing houses over the New Year holiday, and so popular has the 'Bells of Rheims' film proved that the management has decided to keep it showing until Tuesday. Apart from this there will be a new programme tomorrow (Sunday) night.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-02
Summary:

Standing room only was to be had at the matinee at the Bijou Theatre yesterday afternoon, when the new coloured film 'The Dungeon of Despair' was screened. We understand that a new war picture is coming to this theatre. A fresh programme is entered upon tonight, which contains a number…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-05
Summary:

The steps of the Theatre Royal are far too wide apart. They are very uncomfortable and dangerous. Attention needs to be given to this matter.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

A dramatic film 'The Life of a Mother' was shown at the Bijou last night. Abundant comedy was supplied by 'Have Him Arrested' and the two-part Ambrosio Company's film 'Papa's Hat.' 'The Corner House Burglary' will be shown on Saturday for the…

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

The film 'Fascination,' 'Obstacle Gun Drill,' 'The Belle and the Bracelet,' 'The Mocking Actress' have been screened for the last few nights. Tomorrow night, 'High Treason' will be screened for the first time, and with it, a fourth series of war…

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

The new series of war pictures was on show for the first time at the Victoria last night. Mr. Henry and Miss May will perform tomorrow night.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-11
Summary:

Two sensational pictures, 'The Hotel Thieves,' and 'The Corner House Burglary' were the main attraction at the Bijou on Saturday night. The comic film 'Animals at War' and a good representation of the 'Tchin Fou Lu' were well appreciated. On Wednesday…

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

Henry and May performed at the Victoria last night. The war pictures are still going strong and more are expected by the management in the immediate future.

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

There was a crowded house at the Victoria Theatre yesterday afternoon, when the management gave an invitation show of war pictures to the officers and men of both services.

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

Henry and May's performance at the Victoria last night was well appreciated. Billy Graham will perform on Wednesday night. Tonight the new film 'Acquitted' will be presented.