A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-27
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre is offering great attractions in its latest programmes. The biorama pictures are exceedingly good. Performance by Miss Lilian Price.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-29
Summary:

For this evening and tomorrow Mr Stephenson has secured for his popular Bijou Scenic Theatre a really fine set of pictures which all should see. One which has been greeted with rounds of applause is that in which two of the most prominent cinematograph artistes figures, namely Max Linder, the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-10
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, Flower Street, announces that from May 10th to the end of September they will give their patrons a special reduction in the prices of admission between these dates, and that the programme will consist entirely of cinematograph pictures of the best.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-15
Summary:

Mr. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, has secured for the weekend a very fine new series of pictures. Chief amongst them is 'The Flaming Arrows,' 'That Champion Boxer' etc. Mr. Stephenson has placed 17 electric fans in his theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-06-05
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou Cinematograph Theatre, is leaving for home by the s.s. Nikko Maru on Friday. The theatre will be closed during the summer months. Upon his return, Mr Stephenson will open his theatre with entirely new talent. He also intends to provide other…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-18
Summary:

Mr. R. Stephenson, manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, is back to Hongkong and bring two lady artistes, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer back to the theatre. Mr. Stephenson informs us that the great improvements are being made in the hall and stage. The stage is to be extended right…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre reopened last night with several improvements, with an enlarged stage and extension of the breadth of hall. The pictures shown were up to the usual high Bijou standard and all were quite new to the City. They included a beautiful coloured film and the Gaumont Graphic, a…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-01
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre continues to attract large audiences by a display of new pictures this week, both instructive and humorous. The coloured film consisting of a splendid series of views of Swiss mountain scenery. Performances by Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Ada Rowley.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre presented a high standard of programmes, including the Pathe Graphic pictorials of the current event and several good humorous films. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley.

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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.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-12-21
Summary:

The management of the Bijou Scenic Theatre is providing its patrons with a special Christmas bill during the coming week in the shape of an entertainment by the Flower Street Follies.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-10
Summary:

An attractive programme is being presented at the Bijou Scenic Theatre and large and appreciative audiences are the rule. The films shown are, as usual, well worth seeing. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley, Miss Dollie Swift and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-25
Summary:

At the Bijou Scenic Theatre tonight, some pictures will be shown, including a fine photo-representation of Eugene Sue's story of the Paris slums, which is entitled as 'The Mysteries of Paris.' Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Doilie Swift.

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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: 1913-02-19
Summary:

A special feature is being introduced into the programme at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this evening, when will be shown an interesting film depicting the athletic sports during the Manila Carnival. The film was taken by Prof. Satake, of Meiji University, Tokio. The Japanese team will attend this…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-27
Summary:

The picture programme is capitally varied and includes some good comics. Currently events are shown on the Pathe Gazette, the latest happenings being all faithfully recorded. An interesting film shows some of the extraordinary fears that are accomplished at the School of Gymnastics at Tanville.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-03-24
Summary:

A very large audience assembled at the Bijou Theatre on Saturday night. The pictures are quite up to the usual standard of excellence. Comic and serious subjects are alternated with travel and topical pictures, making the programme most acceptable. Performance by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-04-18
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre announces a novelty for this evening when the first American Bioscope 'thrill' picture to be shown in the city will be screened.