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: 1899-04-12
Summary:

During the trial at St. Louis, Missouri, of a man named Campbell Allgair for murder the prosecution introduced a set of cinematograph pictures giving the entire scenes of the crime.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-02-21 - 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers including the Imperial Bioscope, performance for 3 nights at 8.30 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-22 - 1905-02-23
Summary:

There was an performance by the Bijou Variety Entertainers, including the Imperial Bioscope, for three days.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-22
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers, including the Imperial Bioscope, will appear at St. Patrick's Hall on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-02-23
Summary:

The first performance by the Bijou Variety Entertainers will be given tonight in St Patrick's Hall commencing at 8:30.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-24 - 1905-02-24
Summary:

There was an performance by the Bijou Variety Entertainers, including the Imperial Bioscope, for two days.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25 - 1905-02-25
Summary:

There was an performance by the Bijou Variety Entertainers, including the Imperial Bioscope, for one day.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers gave a second performance at St. Patrick's Hall last night, which was witnessed by an appreciative audience. The company deserves better patronage than it has been accorded and lovers of variety entertainment should take the opportunity of paying them a visit…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1905-02-25
Summary:

The Bijou Variety Entertainers opened their concert at the St. Patrick's Hall to a small but appreciative audience. Performers included W. Hunt, George Burnett, H. W. Ray, Violet Quinn, G. James, The Passaros, F. Winckelsett. A very pleasant evening was concluded by some slides from the…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-17
Summary:

Saturday night's programme at the Bijou, including St. Patricks tide, Miss Stephano and Miss Violet Bouettes' singing, is extremely good. A film portraying Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables' will be exhibited about the end of the month at the Victoria, under the joint…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-03-04 - 1916-03-06
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Nigger' (5 parts), presented by William Farnum

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-17
Summary:

McCabe v. Pathe Freres' Cinema Limited – Mr. Patrick McCabe, editor of Pictorial News, claimed damages from the defendant company for breach of contract, alleging that he was dismissed by them as editor of Pathes' Animated Gazette, which takes the form of a film reproduction of…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-03
Summary:

From today till Friday, a Paramount picture by Jesse L. Laspy [sic], entitled 'The Evil Eye,' in five parts, will be screened in the Hongkong Theatre. The cast included Miss Sweet, Tom Forman, Walter Long, Ruth King, Webster Campbell, J. Parks Jones and William Dale. The production was…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-09-06 - 1921-09-09
Summary:

Friday, September 9th at 9.15 p.m., Grand Benefit Concert in aid of the widow of the late Lc Cpl. Way, Wiltshire Regiment, under the distinguished patronage of H. E. the governor, Sir R. E. Stubbs, K. C. M. G., H. E. L general, G. M. Kirk Patrick, K. C. B., K. C. S. L., programme organized by Mr…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The magnificent picture, 'The City of Purple Dreams,' in six parts attracted a large house yesterday at the World Theatre and is only to be shown for two days more, today and tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. This picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird and was produced by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' was shown at the World Theatre yesterday. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Meanwhile, Thomas Santschi takes the leading role, together with Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-12-28
Summary:

The City of Purple Dreams' attracted large house yesterday in World Theatre. The picture is based on a novel written by Edwin Baird, and was produced by Colin Campbell. Thomas Santschi is cast in the leading role. Bessie Eyton and Fritzi Brunette were the leading ladies. Film synopsis…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1922-07-24
Summary:

The Furnace' , the new Wm. D. Taylor production released as a Realart Special, is an unusually powerful photodrama, which opened at the World Theatre since Friday last. The film starred Agnes Ayres, Jerome Patrick, Theodore Roberts, Helen Dunbar, Betty Francisco, Milton Sills and Mayme…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-07-24
Summary:

World Theatre is presenting a Realart special entitled 'The Furnace,' directed by Wm. D. Taylor. The film, based on an English novel named 'Pan,' opened at World Theatre last Friday. It exhibits spectacular scenes of the Church of St. Mary's at London. One can also…