A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-20 - 1902-02-22
Summary:

(Des Voeux Road Central) From 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. and 9:15 to 11:15 p.m. May [sic] Linder's best pictures. Performance by Lyall Sisters. Dancers of 'The Brennons' are coming. Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1910-06-25
Summary:

Berlin, June 23 – Herr Ballin, Director of the Hamburg-Amerika Line, was honoured by luncheoning with the Kaiser. Afterwards Herr Ballin showed his Majesty a series of cinematograph views of the mammoth liner being built for the Company.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-01-16
Summary:

There was a complete change of programme on Saturday in the Bijou. Performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Chrystal. The biorama was an interesting one, especially the grand opera 'Carmen,' and the funny picture 'Double sight,' represented by the well-known Max Linder…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-16 - 1911-01-17
Summary:

The Great Championship Fight - Nelson v. Hyland, from this date at 5.30 and 7 p.m.; Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' 'Double Sight…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-18 - 1911-01-19
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. The Biorama: 'Carmen,' 'An Unlucky Picture,' 'A Mill Stone Quarry,' 'Octavius'(comic), 'Seal Hunting off Tasmania,' '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-20 - 1911-01-24
Summary:

Saturday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs and duets by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. Screening: 'A Story of Circus Life,' 'Mr. Cavabout's Christmas,' 'A Shortsighted Sportsman,' 'The Cowboy's Rose,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-01-25 - 1911-02-01
Summary:

Wednesday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs and duets by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. Screening: 'A Story of Circus Life,' 'The Old Maid's Inheritance'(comic), 'The Jealous Fiancee'(dramatic), 'Music and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-02 - 1911-02-03
Summary:

Wednesday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs and duets by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal. Screening: 'The King's Command,' 'Tragic Idyll,' 'Picturesque Biarritz,' 'Zoological Gardens, London,' 'Boxing on…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-02-04 - 1911-02-07
Summary:

Saturday at 9.15 p.m., a complete change of programme and pictures; new songs by Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Ruby Crystal and performance by Mr. R. H. Stephenson. Screening: an American dramatic film, 'That Mendelssohn's Tune'(comic), 'Bismarck Grenadiers, Dutch Specialty,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-13
Summary:

A very select programme of films was exhibited at the Empire Cinematograph Theatre on Sunday night and was thoroughly enjoy by the large attendance. In addition to the splendid film 'Massilina' there was a grand comic film 'How Max Linder travelled around the world' which…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1911-02-14
Summary:

Large crowds are attending the Bijou Theatre. Performances by Miss Vera Ferrace and Mr. Stephenson. The pictures are always up to the standard. The comic film 'How Max Linder Toured Around the World' is specially good. The Empire Cinematograph theatre has also had crowded houses. One…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-02-15 - 1911-02-15
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). The magnificent pictures in colour 'Flirt.' The comic picture 'How Max Linder travelled round the world.' The dramatic film 'Inez de Castro' [sic]. The high-class dramatic film '…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-04-01 - 1911-04-07
Summary:

A programme to suit all tastes, Sports in the Indian Army. A new pictorial comedy by Max Linder every week. This week, 'When The Shoe Pinches' is included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-03 - 1911-04-06
Summary:

The latest pictures; the best artists; a programme to suit all tastes; sports in the Indian Army: 'The Postmistress' and 'When the Shoe Pinches' by the Max Linder.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-04-22 - 1911-04-24
Summary:

(Flower Street) Cinematograph vaudeville. This week 3 special pictures included: 'The Clown Coloured,' 'Max Linder in Search of a Sweetheart' and 'The Sceptre.' Tonight. Performances by Miss Grace Vyveene, and Miss Vera Ferrace on Friday, April 28, 1911. Debut of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-04-22 - 1911-04-24
Summary:

3 special Cinematograph Vaudeville pictures this week: The Clown (coloured, Max Linder in search of a sweetheart); The Sceptre (Miss Vera Ferrace and Miss Grace Vyveene); Arriving Shortly -- Miss Grace Wilson (look out for Vera Ferrace's benefit).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-05-05 - 1911-05-08
Summary:

The pioneer hall of the colony (Des Voeux Road Central, Opposite Central Market). 2 performances on 7:15 to 9 and 9:15 to 11:30 p.m. Grand change of programme. New films include 'Ruth and Boaz,' 'The Wrong Door' by Max Linder, 'The Veil of Happiness,' a Chinese…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-06 - 1911-05-09
Summary:

Sharp Cinematograph Vaudeville is provided every evening at 9.15 p.m.; performances by Miss Grace Wilson and Miss Grace Vyveene; the only place to pass an enjoyable evening, electric fans throughout theatre; special pictures this week: 'The Hobble Skirt' and 'The Heart Forgives,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-10 - 1911-05-12
Summary:

Cinematograph Vaudeville every evening at 9.15 p.m.; performances by Chas Mackaye, Grace Wilson, and Grace Vyveene; special pictures this week: 'The Hobble Skirt' and 'The Heart Forgives,' 'Shooting Rapid in Japan' and Max Linder.

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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.