A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-09 - 1916-02-11
Summary:

On Feb 9-11, the war drama 'For the Motherland' in 3 parts; the detective story 'Tom Butler' in 3 parts; on Feb 12, exclusive feature 'Marguerite of Navarre' in 7 parts, from the celebrated novel of Alexander Dumas.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-10
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre last night, two comics and two very powerful dramatic films 'Tom Butler' and 'For the Motherland' were shown. On Saturday, the 7-part historical film 'Marguerite of Navarre' will be screened for the first time. This film is based on Dumas'…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-12 - 1916-02-15
Summary:

Tonight's powerful coloured and exclusive feature, 'Marguerite of Navarre' in 7 parts, from the celebrated novel of Alexander Dumas.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-02-14
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre is providing cinematograph-lovers with an enormous treat in its new film 'Marguerite of Navarre.' This is a dramatized version of one of the older Dumas' most powerful novels, 'Marguerite de Valois.' This picture will be shown again tonight and tomorrow…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-06
Summary:

Tonight, showing Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'The Kiss,' featuring the screen stars, Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot, including Gazette and comics. Today matinee at 5.15 p.m., showing 'The Ragged Earl,' a drama in 5 parts, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-05 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

A Paramount feature, 'The Kiss,' in 5 parts tonight. Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot are featured. Gazette and comics included.The thirteenth and fourteenth episodes of 'The Mystery Ship' on Saturday, 7th December.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-15
Summary:

12th, 13th, 14th and 15th April, showing 'Rolling Stones' in 5 parts, Paramount photoplay of Edgar Selwyn's great stage success, featuring Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot. Also Gazette and comics. Monday 14th, matinee at 5.15 p.m., Kathlyn Williams in 'Redeeming Love.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-12 - 1919-04-14
Summary:

April 12, 13, 14 and 15, showing 'Rolling Stones,' 5 parts. Also Gazette and Comics. Paramount photoplay of Edgar Selwyn's great stage success, featuring Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot. Monday 14th, matinee 5.15 p.m., Kathlyn Williams in 'Redeeming Love.' Wednesday…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-14
Summary:

The magnificent film now being screened at the Hongkong Theatre featuring Owen Moore and Marguerite Courtot is 'Rolling Stones.' Film synopsis included. Other Paramount dramas are forthcoming.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-15 - 1919-04-22
Summary:

April 16, 17 and 18, Paramount photoplay 5 parts, Anita King in 'The Golden Fetter.' Also Gazette and Comics. Saturday 19th, see Marguerite Clark in 'The Goose Girl' (Paramount 5 parts). Special matinee on Easter, Monday 5 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-16 - 1919-04-18
Summary:

16th, 17th and 18th April, Paramount photoplay in 5 parts, Anita King in 'The Golden Fetter.' Also Gazette and comics. Saturday 19th, see Marguerite Clark in 'The Goose Girl' (Paramount 5 parts). Special matinee on Easter Monday at 5 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-21 - 1919-04-22
Summary:

Tonight, showing a fine Paramount photoplay in 5 parts, from Harold McGrath's most famous romantic novel, 'The Goose Girl.' Wednesday, 23rd April, see Marguerite Clark in 'Gretna Green.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-04-23 - 1919-04-25
Summary:

23rd, 24th and 25th April, Paramount photoplay in 5 parts, Marguerite Clark in 'Gretna Green.' Also Gazette and comics. Notice: the management of the Hongkong Theatre begs to announce that owing to the high cost of films, that on and after 1st May next, the price for admission for 9.15…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-04-23 - 1919-04-24
Summary:

April 23, 24 and 25, Paramount photoplay 5 parts, Marguerite Clark in 'Gretna Green.' Also Gazette and Comics. Notice: the management of the Hongkong Theatre begs to announce that owing to the high cost of the films that on and after 1st May next, the price for admission for 9.15 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-05 - 1919-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, Paramount featuring in 5 parts, 'Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo,' including various comics. Saturday 7th, see Marguerite Clark in 'The Valentine Girl' (Paramount special in 6 parts). Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-05 - 1919-06-06
Summary:

Tonight, Paramount feature in 5 parts, 'Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo,' including various Comics. Saturday 7th, see Marguerite Clark in 'The Valentine Girl' (Paramount special in 6 parts). Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-07 - 1919-06-09
Summary:

7th, 8th, 9th and 10th June, showing Paramount exclusive in 6 parts, Marguerite Clark in 'The Valentine Girl.' Monday, 9th June, matinee at 5 p.m., by request, showing 'Lost and Won' featuring Marie Doro. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-07
Summary:

From Saturday up to 10th, a pathetic and fanciful story of the courage and resourcefulness of a child whose 'Gambler' father did not want her, is to be screened in the Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marguerite Clark in the 'Valentine Girl.' It was written by Laura Sawyer and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-07 - 1919-06-09
Summary:

June 7, 8, 9 and 10, showing Paramount exclusive 6 parts, Marguerite Clark in 'The Valentine Girl.' Monday 9th, matinee at 5 p.m., by request, showing 'Lost and Won' featuring Marie Doro. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-10 - 1919-06-10
Summary:

Tonight, showing Paramount exclusive in 6 parts, Marguerite Clark in 'The Valentine Girl.' Booking at the Theatre.