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: 1911-05-01
Summary:

A feast of good things is at present being provided to patrons of the Empire Cinematograph. Signorina Salvati appears in an amusing laughing song, while Miss Irma La Pomme and Mlle. Bascans contribute pleasing songs. Sr. Falanto's fine rich voice nightly evokes applause.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1911-05-15
Summary:

Performances by the 'Flower Street Follies' were well received at the Bijou Cinematograph on Saturday night. Mr. Chas. Maekaye's rich humour should be seen to be appreciated.

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-11-22
Summary:

Quite a rich crop of suggestions are being made in the columns of a home paper as to how to popularize the churches. The startling innovation has been mooted by Sir J. Compton Rickett, M.P., that Bible scenes through the cinematograph should form a part of the religious service.

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-09-19 - 1913-09-20
Summary:

Tonight 9.15, 'Charlie Colms and the Dancer's Necklace' in 2 parts, a magnificent detective subject, abounding in sensationalism; 'The Smuggler's Wife,' a fine dramatic picture carefully staged and most cleverly enacted; 'Gaumont Graphic,' showing all the…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-04-29 - 1915-05-01
Summary:

The unique drama in 2 parts, 2000 feet long 'Too Rich'; the best way to learn the latest events from Home is to see Pathe Gazette; the great comic Keystone film in 2 parts: 'Love and Vengeance'; performance by Miss May Yohe.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-04-30 - 1915-04-30
Summary:

Songs performance by May Yohe; Films screenings including 'Too Rich' (2 parts, 2,000 ft) and Keystone film 'Love and Vengeance' (2 parts); Screening of Pathe's Gazette

7
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-05-01 - 1915-05-03
Summary:

Songs performance by May Yohe; Films screenings including 'Too Rich' (2 parts, 2,000 ft) and Keystone's film 'Love and Vengeance' (2 parts); Screening of Pathe's Gazette

8
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-21
Summary:

Lilian Read, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Parker Read, Jr., had a contract with Thomas H. Ince for twenty years. In Mr. Ince's motion picture spectacle 'Civilization,' now being shown at the Criterion Theatre, she did such clever work that he decided to make her a star.…

9
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Tonight, first & second episodes of the greatest ever produced: 'Neal of the Navy' in 14 episodes - 2 parts each, featuring Lillian Lorraine, supported by an all star cast, headed by William Conklin.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-26
Summary:

Screening of 'Neal of the Navy' (1st & 2nd Episode) of a 14 episode serial, featuring Lillian Lorraine and William Conklin

11
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-11-16 - 1916-11-18
Summary:

On Nov 17, 9th and 10th episodes of 'Red Circle': Dodging the Law and Excess of baggage; instructive: Vultures; interesting: Pathe's 'British Gazette'; comics: 'Hogan's Mushy Job' [sic], 'Opened by Mistake,' and 'Max Becomes Cook'; on…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

On Mar 23, the grand prize photoplay 'Lillian's Atonement' in 5 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, Great War, 'The Ghost Fakers' [sic].

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

Tonight, the grand prize photoplay of great interest, featuring Lillian Weggins, 'Lillian's Atonement,' this marvellous film shows life in all its phases, from selected private gambling resorts to the excitement of a Western mining camp; Pathe's British Gazette No. 398,…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-23
Summary:

Screening of 'Lillian's Atonement', the grand prize photoplay, Pathe's British Gazette, 'Great War' and 'The Ghost Fakirs'

15
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-24 - 1917-03-26
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'Lillian's Atonement', the grand prize photoplay, Pathe's British Gazette, 'Great War' and 'The Ghost Fakirs'

16
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-07-16
Summary:

The Cameos will appear at the Victoria Theatre. Comedies and songs were presented with splendid voices, The whole programme was marked by real talent and refinement. Performances by Miss Peggy Ross, Miss Lyle Jeffries, Mr. Gerald Oshorne, Miss Lillian Gascoine, Miss Rhoda Windum and Charles…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-23
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre on Saturday evening, 'The Cameos,' a 'Comedy, Concert Party' from South Africa, received a very cordial welcome on the occasion of their first appearance before a Hong Kong audience. Miss Peggy Ross was unable to be present on Saturday. Miss Lillian…

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-24
Summary:

A large audience at the Victoria Theatre last night greatly enjoyed a capital and varied programme provided by 'The Cameos.' Miss Peggy Ross, Miss Lillian Gascoigne, Miss Lyle Jeffries and Mr. Gerald Osborne sang songs. Much laughter was provided by Mr. Athol Tier, who is a really…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-26
Summary:

There was quite a large and appreciative house at the Victoria Theatre last evening, when 'The Cameos' further enhanced their reputation here by a programme of undoubted excellence. Miss Lillian Gascoigne, Mr. Athol Tier, Miss Rhoda Windrum, Miss Lyle Jeffries, and Miss Peggy Rose…

20
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-07-27
Summary:

Yesterday afternoon, by kind invitation of the management, local soldiers and sailors, with their wives and children, were invited to a performance by 'The Cameos.' Mr. Blake, manager of the Victoria Theatre, announced on behalf of 'The Cameos' that to all future performance…