A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-10 - 1902-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama, The Martyrs. Performance by Eileen Murray and R. H. Stephenson. London graphic as a new feature (Gaumont Co.).

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1902-02-15 - 1902-02-29
Summary:

The latest pictures and popular artistes. Pathe Freres gazette, 'Gaumont Graphic.' Every evening at 9:15 p.m. Performance by Miss Eileen Murray. Pictures only at 7:15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1909-04-01
Summary:

The Piccadilly Circus in Sydney showed a film about a fight between Tommy Burns and Jack Johnson which was produced by Gaumont Studio in Sherwood-st. It was so realistic. The miracle worker is Mr. McIntosh, promoter and referee of the fight between Tommy Burns and Jack Johnson. Films of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1911-10-06 - 1911-10-06
Summary:

Boxing contest for the Middleweight Championship. Preliminaries of Terry Martin vs. Leon Pauley. Tomorrow, Saturday at 9 p.m. Price details included.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-10 - 1912-02-13
Summary:

Grand classic drama 'The Martyrs'; Burlesque performance by Eilun Mung & R. H. Stephenson; Showing new feature 'London Graphic' by the Gaumont Co.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-10
Summary:

Tonight's programme at the Bijou Theatre is one of special attraction, the art picture being 'The Martyrs,' a fine classic tragedy by Corneille, the Shakespeare of France. There is a burlesque by artistes Murray and Stephenson. A new and taking feature is the 'London Graphic…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-14 - 1912-02-29
Summary:

Screening of Pathe Freres Gayette (Gazette) 'World's News', 'Gaumont Graphic'; Performance by Miss Eileen Murray; 7.15 p.m. pictures only

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-02-15
Summary:

During the remainder of the week patrons of the Bijou Scenic' Theatre are favoured with a complete change of programme. 'Cod Fishing from a Trawler' is a most interesting and instructive film as are also Pathe's Weekly Gazette and The Gaumont Graphic, showing the latest news…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-03-19
Summary:

An enjoyable programme is being presented by the manager R. H. Stephenson at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The animated picture are quite an interesting lot and special mention should be made of the Gaumont Graphic, Little Moritz in Africa, Great French Army Review, as well as several humorous films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-10 - 1912-04-17
Summary:

Screening of 'The Deepest Dye' by Max Linder, 'Caumont Gazette'; Mantinee: 'Madame San Gene' historical picture of Napaleon; Special band nights every Thursday

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-04-13
Summary:

Mr R. H. Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou, Scenic Theatre, has secured an interesting new programme of pictures which will be shown tonight. They include 'The Opium Smoker,' which is a most realistic nautical drama, as well as several comic films, include 'The Aligator…

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Headline: The Cinemas
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-04-18
Summary:

Hongkong has had little cause to complain of lack of entertainment for many months past, yet through it all the Victoria and Bijou Cinemagraphs have maintained their own as attractions and seldom fail to draw large houses. At the Victoria, the Quealys made success, while the sisters Price were…

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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: 1912-05-31
Summary:

It is easy to understand why Mr. R. H. Stephenson, or 'Bob' Stephenson as his intimates call him, the popular lessee and manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, is looking forward with such pleasurable anticipation to his forthcoming trip to Australia. The Bijou closes down after this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-06-13
Summary:

Science has marched forward to another victory. It has been acclaimed by a gathering of learned gentlemen in the Royal Institution, when Professor William Stirling gave a lecture with demonstrations. In a little while it will be the most popular item in all the music-halls of Europe. It is an…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-11 - 1912-10-15
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m. all new pictures; comics 'An Escape of Gas' by Max Linder; 'In the Grocery Business' by Little Moritz, 'The All-conquering Hero' by Prince, 'The Passing of Dappled Fawn' (American-Indian drama, coloured, art), and Gaumont Graphic (The…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-19 - 1912-10-22
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m. look at this programme; 'Love and Boxing' by Max Linder; 'Wiffles Double' by Prince; 'The Sinking of the 'Helvetia'' (the first Genuine Wrock Filmed); Gaumont Graphic (World's lastest news); musical interludes by Miss Rowley and Mr.…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-12-28 - 1912-12-31
Summary:

Special programme tonight at 9:15 p.m. Latest news in pictures that London editions of Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic. Performances by Dolly Swiff, Gladys Spencer and Ada Rowley. Matinees on all holidays.