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: 1905-09-02
Summary:

Mr. Will Holmsworth's Co. opened their season last night at the theatre Royal, and the show is nothing short of successful. Mr. Eric Hewell, Miss Ruby Maxwell, Miss Maud Larele, and Miss Lancy Stewart performed in the first part. The first part of the programme concluded with a refined and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-15 - 1909-02-16
Summary:

Special programme for tonight. Debut of the celebrated artist Miss Viola C. Cooper. New English and German songs.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-16 - 1909-02-17
Summary:

Two performances every night. New Films. Grand success of the artist Miss Viola C. Cooper

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-17 - 1909-02-18
Summary:

Miss Viola C. Cooper. New English and German songs. Tonight and tomorrow night. Last two appearances of the Misses Diamond & Montez.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-18 - 1909-02-19
Summary:

Two performances every night. New Films. Last performance of Miss Diamond & Miss Montez; Performance by Miss Viola C. Cooper

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-18
Summary:

Victoria Cinematograph continues to provide plenty of entertainment by Misses Diamond and Montes giving their farewell performance, with Viola C. Cooper singing a number of songs.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-19 - 1909-02-24
Summary:

Miss Viola C. Cooper. New English and German songs. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Tickets can also be obtained at the Robinson Piano Co. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1909-02-20 - 1909-03-04
Summary:

Two performances every night. New Films; Performer: Miss Viola C. Cooper

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-25
Summary:

The numerous patrons of the Victoria Cinematograph will welcome Miss Cecilia and Mr Verard making their re-appearance tonight. Also singing performance by Miss Viola C. Cooper.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-02-25 - 1909-03-02
Summary:

Miss Viola C. Cooper. New English and German songs. Reappearance of Miss Oeoilia and Mr Verard, French artistes. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Tickets can also be obtained at the Robinson Piano Co. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-03 - 1909-03-03
Summary:

Miss Viola C. Cooper. New English and German songs. Reappearance of Miss Oeoilia and Mr Verard, French artistes. Two performances nightly. Schedule details included. Tickets can also be obtained at the Robinson Piano Co. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1909-03-04 - 1909-03-05
Summary:

Miss Viola C. Cooper. New English and German songs. Reappearance of Miss Oeoilia and Mr Verard, French artistes. Throne Jessie and Steve Adson, society entertainers. Don't forget the address: Des Voeux Road (Pottinger Street Corner).

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-18
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, arrived in the colony from Australia. Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer are going to perform at the theatre. The former has also a good selection of picture songs. The 28th of September has been announced as the opening…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-19 - 1912-09-24
Summary:

Opening on Monday, 23rd. Debut of Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20 - 1912-09-24
Summary:

Re-opening on Monday, September 23rd; All new pictures and performance by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20
Summary:

The popular Bijou Scenic Theatre will be once more thrown open to its patrons on Monday next. There will be a fine selection of new pictures, whilst the variety turns will be sure to please, the artistes being Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer. Mr. Stephenson is going to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-23
Summary:

Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer are to make their first appearance in Hong Kong at the Bijou Theatre. The films are new and of a high standard of interest and excellence.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-23
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre, Flower Street, opens tonight, when a most attractive programme will be presented. Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys will make their debut in Hongkong. The films, we understand, are entirely new, and the entertainment promises to be of a high-class order.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre was re-opened last night by Mr. R. Stephenson, the manager. Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Ada Rowley quite captured the great audiences. The most recent films were provided.