A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-11-15
Summary:

In San Francisco, November 9 – 600 persons have perished in the burning of a theatre in Moscow. It is believed that the fire was set by the revolutionists. Many members of the nobility and of the wealthy classes were in the building.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-12-04
Summary:

London, Dec. 3 – The great Jeffries-Johnson fight was decided to take place on July 4th, and the venue is San Francisco. The city pays £20,200 that the fight might place there, and will share the cinematograph proceeds.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-05-25 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

Every evening at 7.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., a boom in picture plays; The Conjurer's Triumph - by Max Linder; The Pathe Gayette [sic] - the world's latest news; The Gaumont Graphics -- news from home; 'What Every Mother Does' - by Wiffles; 'Please Take One' - by Nick…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-27 - 1912-05-28
Summary:

(Flower Street) Two performances nightly at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. Picture plays including the Pathe Gazette, 'The Conjurer's Triumph,' the Gaumont Graphic, 'Please Take One,' 'What Every Mother Does,' 'Strange Transaction' and 'Betty's Flight…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-13
Summary:

Only the standing room is the condition at the Victoria Theatre yesterday afternoon. The Hughes Musical Comedy Company will visit Hong Kong for the third time, open with 'The Grafters.' Other hits are 'Running After Nancy'; 'Wouldn't that be a Dream'; Banjo…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-25 - 1914-05-30
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, programme including Gaumont Graphic (interesting), 'Bloomer's Transformation' (comic), 'Ten Nights in a Bar Room' (dramatic, in 2 parts), 'Betty's Boat' (comic), 'Sticky Simon' (comic), 'A Regiment of Two' (comic),…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-26 - 1914-05-28
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Bloomer's Transformation', 'Ten nights in a Bar Room' (2 parts), 'Betty's Boat', 'Sticky Simon', 'A Regiment of Two' (2 parts) amd 'Gribollard's Conquest'; Screening of Gaumont Graphic

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-10
Summary:

The Pathe's new War Gazette was screened at the Bijou. Other interesting pictures were 'A Matrimonial Economy,' 'Betty and the Tomatoes,' 'The Prodigal Brother,' and 'Her Parrot.' Mr. Bert Flatt and Miss Flo Brocks performed.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-01-25 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

On Jan 26, 7th and 8th episodes of the 'Iron Claw,' 'The Hooded Helper' and 'The Stroke of Twelve' [sic]; Pathe's British Gazette; 'Florence Rose Fashions'; 'A Day with Betty Young.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-26 - 1917-01-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), Pathe's British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-26 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-27 - 1917-01-27
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), Pathe's British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-01-29 - 1917-01-29
Summary:

Band night: Screening of 'The Iron Claw' (7th & 8th episodes), British Gazette, 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'A Day with Betty Young'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-28 - 1917-03-03
Summary:

On Mar 2, 'Two Little Vagabonds,' 1st episode in 4 parts; 'Another's Fault' and 'The Great War'; interesting: 'Florence Rose Fashions' and 'Betty Prepares for Cool Weather'; comic: 'A Film Johnnie' by Chaplin.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-01 - 1917-03-01
Summary:

Screening of 'Two Little Vagabonds' (1st episode), 'The Great War', Interesting: 'Florence Rose Fashions' (Betty Prepards For Cool Weather) and 'A Film Johnnie' by Chaplin

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-02 - 1917-03-05
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Two Little Vagabonds' (1st episode), 'The Great War', Interesting: 'Florence Rose Fashions' (Betty Prepards For Cool Weather) and 'A Film Johnnie' by Chaplin

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-13
Summary:

The 11th and 12th inst., episodes of 'The House of Hate' will be resumed at Victoria Theatre with a very amusing comic 'Wiffles' Villa.' Also, a photoplay 'The Celebrated Scandal' featuring Betty Nansen in five parts will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-04-10 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight, 'Lest We Forget,' a $250,000 (Gold) production with a cast of 3000 people. Matinee: 'The Lion's Ward' featuring Betty Shade [sic] and Paul Bourgeois. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-10 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., 'Lest We Forget.' Matinee Sunday, April 13th at 6 p.m., 'The Lion's Ward' featuring Betty Shade [sic] and Paul Bourgeois. Booking at Anderson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-10 - 1919-04-12
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., Lest We Forget, $250,000 gold production with a cast of 3,000 people. Immortalizing the sinking of the Lusitania and Charles Frohman's last words, 'why fear death! It is life's most beautiful adventure.' A mighty presentation of the causes that led America…