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: 1912-09-18
Summary:

Mr. R. Stephenson, manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, is back to Hongkong and bring two lady artistes, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer back to the theatre. Mr. Stephenson informs us that the great improvements are being made in the hall and stage. The stage is to be extended right…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-18
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stephenson, the popular manager of the Bijou Scenic Theatre, arrived in the colony from Australia. Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer are going to perform at the theatre. The former has also a good selection of picture songs. The 28th of September has been announced as the opening…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-19 - 1912-09-24
Summary:

Opening on Monday, 23rd. Debut of Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20 - 1912-09-24
Summary:

Re-opening on Monday, September 23rd; All new pictures and performance by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-20
Summary:

The popular Bijou Scenic Theatre will be once more thrown open to its patrons on Monday next. There will be a fine selection of new pictures, whilst the variety turns will be sure to please, the artistes being Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer. Mr. Stephenson is going to…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-23
Summary:

Miss Ada Rowley, Welsh balladist, and Miss Gladys Spencer are to make their first appearance in Hong Kong at the Bijou Theatre. The films are new and of a high standard of interest and excellence.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre was re-opened last night by Mr. R. Stephenson, the manager. Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Ada Rowley quite captured the great audiences. The most recent films were provided.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-24
Summary:

After renovation during the summer months, the natty little Scenic Theatre in Wyndham Street was re-opened last night under the happiest auspices. Many minor improvements had been effected, conducing to the comfort of patrons. Manager Stephenson succeeded in fixing on the opening night at an…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-25 - 1912-09-27
Summary:

Performance by That Young IMP, also Nick Winter, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-25 - 1912-09-27
Summary:

(Flower Street) The great drama 'That Young IMP' tonight. Comics by Prince and Nick Winter. Performances by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-28 - 1912-09-28
Summary:

Drama performance Tonight: The Shipburners or Arson at Sea; Showing comic film: 'Max Linder and the Maid'; Performance by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-09-28 - 1912-09-30
Summary:

(Flower Street) The drama, 'The Ship-burners' or 'Arson at Sea.' The comic, 'Max Linder and the Maid.' Performances by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1912-09-30 - 1912-09-30
Summary:

Drama performance: The Shipburners or Arson at Sea; Showing comic film: 'Max Linder and the Maid'; Performance by Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-09-30
Summary:

Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer's performances at the Bijou Theatre attract a big house. The pictures are, as usual, of the very best and most entertaining.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-10-01
Summary:

Bijou Scenic Theatre continues to attract large audiences by a display of new pictures this week, both instructive and humorous. The coloured film consisting of a splendid series of views of Swiss mountain scenery. Performances by Miss Gladys Spencer and Miss Ada Rowley.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-02 - 1912-10-05
Summary:

Tonight 9.15 p.m., grand special comic new pictures by your old friends Max Linder, Nick Winter & Co.; also the charming new artists Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, one can witness entertaining pictures and be charmed by the singing of the Misses Spencer and Rowley. The programme was presented by Mr. Stephenson.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-05
Summary:

On Friday, October 11, a grand variety entertainment will take place at the Victoria Theatre. The band of the Yorkshires, and also the Orient string band will be in attendance, and the artistes will include Mr. R. Stephenson, Miss Ada Rowley and Miss Gladys Spencer (by the courtesy of the…

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-07
Summary:

Mr. R. H. Stephenson is offering an excellent programme at the Bijou. Miss Gladys Spencer's songs and dances were novel. Miss Ada Rowley introduced a picture song, entitled 'Lovelight,' during the singing of which a series of Eastern pictures was thrown on the screen. The films…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-07 - 1912-10-08
Summary:

The grand startling sensational drama (length 300 ft.); tonight 9.15 p.m., 'The Resurrection of Nick Winter' (a programme in itself); Miss Ada Rowley with 'Speak of A Man as you Find Him!'and 'Love Light'; Miss Gladys Spencer with 'My Cinnamon Lady' and…