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: 1911-09-11
Summary:

The programme of Bijou Scenic Theatre for this week includes several songs by Miss Vera Ferrace and a number of very good pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-04
Summary:

Miss Ruby Crystal will once again perform in Bijou Scenic Theatre. She will appear in double turns with Miss Vera Ferrace and Mr. R. H. Stephenson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-21
Summary:

Another capital programme has been arranged for tonight at Bijou Scenic Theatre. Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal will appear in new songs and dances.

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-09-26
Summary:

Excellent films continue to be exhibited at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. Miss Vera Ferrace is as good as ever in her clever songs and wears some extremely pretty dresses.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-10
Summary:

A material addition has been made at the Bijou Scenic Theatre in the matter of artistes, by the engagement of Miss Ruby Crystal. She at present appears nightly with Miss Vera Ferrace.

6
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: 1913-07-03
Summary:

A fine programme is being presented at the Bijou Scenic Theatre this week. Apart from the performance by Senorita Chinita Zerega and Wiffles, there is another fine picture play 'Vick Winter and the Banker' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-07-24
Summary:

A capital programme is at present being presented to patrons of the Bijou Scenic Theatre. In addition to several new films, an amusing sketch is given in which Miss Violet Bonnetta and Mr. Bob Stephenson take part.

9
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-02-03 - 1915-02-05
Summary:

Special engagement for 4 nights only, performance by Louis T. Slicker; also the War Picture and other comic, dramatic & scenic pictures; performance by Clarke on Sunday.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-01-29
Summary:

Miss Cecile Stephano, who engaged by Mr. R. Stephenson for the Bijou Scenic Theatre, made her bow to a packed house, and rendered the 'Mighty Deep and 'Yes or no.' Miss Dollie Swift's song is also beautiful. With excellent pictures and the singing performances, it is only…

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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: 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…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-12-19
Summary:

There was a bumper house at the Bijou Scenic Theatre on Saturday night in response to the attractive bill of fare which had been advertised. Performances by Miss Vera Ferrace, Miss Mae Montgomery and Mr. Chas Castleman. The pictures exhibited are all good.

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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: 1912-05-15
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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-07-04
Summary:

At the Bijou Scenic Theatre Saturday night, Miss Violet Bonnetta performed well. The pictures throw on the screen are just the thing to put one in good humour, particularly the one entitled 'Max Linder Married.' A good programme has been arranged for the ensuing week.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-13
Summary:

A very attractive holiday programme was submitted to large audiences at the Bijou Scenic Theatre last night. The 'Nick Winter' and comic films were well chosen. The 'Pathe Gazette' and 'Gaumont Graphic' are showing the latest happenings on the Home continent.…

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-21
Summary:

Good pictures and good dancing are the attractions at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. Miss Chinita Zerega will stay on the programme this week. Max Linder is also being a strong favourite and an entertainment in himself. The Theatre presents a fresh appearance since its redecoration and a multiplicity…

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Headline: Benefit Night
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-10-12
Summary:

The Victoria cinematograph was packed last night, the occasion being a benefit performance to the popular manager, Mr. Blake. There was a full programme, and every item was thoroughly enjoyed. Mr. R. H. Stephenson, the manager of the Bijou Scenic theatre, kindly assisted with the programme, as…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1910-11-30
Summary:

The Bijou Scenic Theatre has been drawing fairly good houses nightly. Audiences enjoy both Mr. Stephenson and Mr. Collins' performances. On the whole the pictures are very good, particularly the one called 'At a Cinematograph Show.' The film is screamingly funny. A special matinee…