A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1897-10-21
Summary:

Messrs Johnson and Charvet repeated their exhibition of the Cinematograph at the Theatre Royal last night. The screened film includes 70 distinct photographs; The Spanish dance 'Bolero'; The Jubilee procession passing Green Park; the most comical and laughter provoking picture 'A…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-06-29
Summary:

At the Electric Cinematograph, Yaumati, the management is producing again, by special request, the beautiful coloured film entitled 'The Milk Industry in Switzerland,' which was made by Lumiere, measures 750 feet. It shows from beginning to end the milk industry, the cows leaving the…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-01-15 - 1913-01-17
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. including the dramatic picture, 'Green for Gold.' The Scream of Laughter: Max Linder and the Telephone Lady. Performances by Miss Dolly Swift, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer. The Mysteries of Paris (from Eugene Sue's work) is coming. Pictures only…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-01-28
Summary:

The Hughes Comedy Company presented 'Spedelbounder's Dream' at the Victoria Theatre last night. Mr. Bert Le Blane made a funny speech. Mr. Dave Nowlin made a hit with his song. Miss Gertrude St. Clair was good too. There'll be the chorus girls' contest tonight. One of…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-02-01 - 1913-02-04
Summary:

Performances by Cecile Stephano and Dolly Swift; Films screening of 'The Green-eyed Monster', 'From Country to Town', two star Comics and News of the Day; 7.15 pm pictures only

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-02-01 - 1913-02-04
Summary:

Programme at 9:15 p.m. Performances by Miss Cecile Stephano and Miss Dolly Swift. 'The Green-eyed Monster' by Max Linder. New Britannia film, 'From Country to Town.' News of the day are included. Artistes at all matinees. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-02-01 - 1913-02-04
Summary:

Performance by Cecile Stephano and Dolly Swift; 'The Green-eyed Monster,' a new Britannia film by Max Linder, 'From Country to Town,' two star comics; News of the Day; artistes at all matinees.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-04
Summary:

Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Carroll beg to tender their thanks to the Bijou Scenic Theatre, the Victoria Theatre and officers of the Kaipan for the assistance in the variety performance for charity.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-07 - 1916-02-09
Summary:

On Feb 8, the magnificent and thrilling drama 'For My Daughter' in 4 reels; interesting: Pathe's British Gazette, 'Rambles in Sicily' (coloured), Dairo, the midget hercules; comics: 'The Green-Eyed Monster' and 'A Capricious Madam.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-02-07 - 1916-02-09
Summary:

The drama in 6 reels, 'For My Daughter,' on Tuesday, 8th February, 1916. Interesting pictures including 'Rambles in Sicily' (coloured) and 'Dairo, the Midget Hercules.' Pathe's British Gazette included. Comics including 'The Green Eyed Monster' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-08 - 1916-02-08
Summary:

Films screenings including 'For My Daughter' (4 reels), 'Rambles in Sicily' (coloured), 'Dairo the Midget Hercules', 'The Green Eyed Monster' and 'A Capricious Madam'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-02-09 - 1916-02-10
Summary:

Films screenings including 'For My Daughter' (4 reels), 'Rambles in Sicily', 'Dairo the Midget Hercules', 'The Green Eyed Monster' and 'A Capricious Madam'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-14
Summary:

The Melbourne Company will stage a miniature musical comedy called 'Suzanne,' members included Tosti, Stephen Adams, Edwin Green, Arthur Sullivan, Tschaikowsky, Sidney Jones, Lionel Monckton, Wagner and Miss Ada Edney with Mr Tom Melbourne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-05 - 1916-08-05
Summary:

The last two episodes of the 'New Exploits of Elaine' [sic]: 'The Green Trunk' and 'The Triumph of Elaine'; also a good set of war pictures round about St. Mihie; Chaplin and Fatty in a screaming comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-18
Summary:

Tonight, a special item 'Black Box Mystery' [sic] in 15 episodes by E. P. Oppenheim, England's great mystery fiction writer, played by the British film favourite Henry Rawlinson and Anna Little.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight: 'The Black Box', see Anna Little's acting; Also 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle', 'A Water Dog', 'The Greater Motive', 'Panama Canal' and 'Three Girls and A Man'; Band night Tonight; Picture included

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-25 - 1917-05-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Who's Guilty' (1st & 2nd Story), story by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow featuring Anna Nilsonn and Tom Moore; British, French and American Gazettes and 'The Cash Girl's Lovers'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

On June 9, showing 'The Bride of Mystery,' featuring Lucille Love and Hugo, complete in 3 parts; 'A Page in Life' [sic] in 2 parts, featuring Anna Little and Herbert Rawlinson of the 'Master Key'; also comedies.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-09
Summary:

Screening of 'Bride of Mystery' featuring Lucille Love & Hugo, 'A Page in Life' featuring Anna Little & Herbert Rawlinson, and Comedies

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-11 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Bride of Mystery' featuring Lucille Love & Hugo, 'A Page in Life' featuring Anna Little & Herbert Rawlinson, and Comedies