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: 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.

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

After renovation during the summer months, the natty little Scenic Theatre in Wyndham Street was re-opened last night under the happiest auspices. Many minor improvements had been effected, conducing to the comfort of patrons. Manager Stephenson succeeded in fixing on the opening night at an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-25 - 1912-09-27
Summary:

Performance by That Young IMP, also Nick Winter, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-25 - 1912-09-27
Summary:

(Flower Street) The great drama 'That Young IMP' tonight. Comics by Prince and Nick Winter. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-28 - 1912-09-28
Summary:

Drama performance Tonight: The Shipburners or Arson at Sea; Showing comic film: 'Max Linder and the Maid'; Performance by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-28 - 1912-09-30
Summary:

(Flower Street) The drama, 'The Ship-burners' or 'Arson at Sea.' The comic, 'Max Linder and the Maid.' Performances by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-30 - 1912-09-30
Summary:

Drama performance: The Shipburners or Arson at Sea; Showing comic film: 'Max Linder and the Maid'; Performance by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-30
Summary:

Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer's performances at the Bijou Theatre attract a big house. The pictures are, as usual, of the very best and most entertaining.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-02 - 1912-10-05
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., grand special comic new pictures by your old friends Max Linder, Nick Winter & Co.; also the charming new artists Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

On Friday, October 11, a grand variety entertainment will take place at the Victoria Theatre. The band of the Yorkshires, and also the Orient string band will be in attendance, and the artistes will include Mr. R. Stephenson, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer (by the courtesy of the…