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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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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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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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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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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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-22
Summary:

The Bijou is running some remarkable good items in its present programme. There are six comic films, one of which concerns the further adventures of the immortal Max Linder. Another landscape film is a train journey through the Norwegian mountains, from Christiania to Bergen. Mention must be…

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

Wiffles was in the film 'The Compromising Sunshade,' which was screened at the Bijou last night. 'The Girl Next Door' was also shown. On Saturday, a new aviation drama, 'Like the Eagle' will be screened for the first time in Hong Kong.

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

The war films at the Bijou Theatre were shown to a good audience last night and were all appreciated. The picture dealing with the proposed and the actual re-adjusting of the map of Europe stands out among the cleverest films Pathe Freres have produced.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-03
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre tonight, 'The Comedian King' will begin a four-nights' engagement, producing ragtime parodies, patter and impersonation. A new set of war pictures will also be screened. Next Sunday, Miss May Clarke, a popular mezzo-soprano who has had a very successful season…

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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: 1915-02-08
Summary:

Miss May Clarke performed last night at the Bijou.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-11
Summary:

Miss May Clarke performed last night at the Bijou.

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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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-22
Summary:

In addition to the war pictures, a powerful film entitled 'The Playing of an Hour' is also being screened at the Bijou. Miss May Clarke sang songs last night.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-08
Summary:

The excellent comic 'Lea the Housemaid' and two dramatic films 'Cursed Gold,' and 'The Vicar's Daughter' were screened at the Bijou on Saturday night. An orchestra played a good selection.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-09
Summary:

A special orchestra will play nightly at the Bijou. Matinees are also being arranged for every Wednesday.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-18
Summary:

The central attraction of the Bijou is a well-arranged version of Tennyson's 'Enoch Arden.' The comics are also very good, and the string band continues to meet with appreciation.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-29
Summary:

The orchestra at the Bijou Theatre maintains its popularity. On Saturday night, 'The Broken Song' was screened.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-05
Summary:

An Edison Picture 'The Winking Parson' and two long story films 'The Two Little Ones' and 'Megda' were screened last night at the Bijou.