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: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-10 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Final performances of 'Merry-Go-Round.' Tomorrow, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Souvenir tickets - no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize. Gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' Girl in 'Fools Highway,' a Universal-Jewel De Luxe.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the new Universal-Jewel production 'Fools' Highway' starring Mary Philbin who is remembered for her role in 'Merry-Go-Round.' The story is adapted from Owen Kildare's famous life-story of the Bowery, 'My…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-07
Summary:

There are so many notable features about 'Merry-Go-Round,' the big Universal film which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening. The leading role is taken by Mary Philbin, the Universal's 'find' of the year; George Siegmann, Norman Kerry, Anton Vaverka. Film plot…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

The Merry-Go-Round' comes to a conclusion at the Coronet Theatre this evening. The picture is directed by Rupert Julian. The cast included Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, George Siegmann. Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5 sharp, 7.10 and 9.15, final performances of 'Merry-Go-Round.' Tomorrow at 6, 7.30 and 9.15, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

The screen's new sensational beauty, Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.' Times and prices: 2.30 and 7.15, 80 cents and 40 cents; 5 sharp, $1.00 and 50 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and 80 cents at the Coronet, and 5.15 p.m., $1.00 and 50 cents; 9.25, $1.50 and 80 cents at the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-01 - 1925-01-05
Summary:

Merry-Go-Round.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Commencing Wednesday, Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-07
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents a Universal super-Jewel, 'Merry-Go-Round' starring Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry, with George Hackathorne, Sidney Bracey, Cesare Gravina, Spottiswoode Aitken, Dale Fuller, Dorothy Wallace, George Siegmann and Maude George. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-09 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Merry-Go-Round' starring Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry, a Universal super-Jewel, directed by Rupert Julian, presented by Carl Laemmle. Illustration included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-30 - 1925-01-30
Summary:

Today special children's matinee at 2.30 p.m., souvenir tickets, no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize. Gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery, etc. Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Manila Vaudeville Company and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-31 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Today to Monday, the 2nd February at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway,' a Universal-Jewel deluxe. Also today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Sunday at 9.15 p.m. only, Manila Vaudeville Company. Sunday at 6.00 p.m., 'Fools…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-07
Summary:

Hongkong's cinema-goers can depend on seeing something distinctly unusual in 'Merry-Go-Round,' the notable Universal production which comes to the Coronet this evening, as the feature attraction for the next few days. 'Merry-Go-Round' is unusual because the producer has…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-08
Summary:

In the fast receding days before the war, the most dazzling centre of Europe was Vienna, which had a romantic glamour hard to find anywhere else. This is the setting that has been utilized to the best possible advantage by the master hand who conceived the 'Merry-Go-Round,' the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-09
Summary:

Last night saw a big house at the Coronet, the cinema-loving public being curious to see for themselves something of a picture that has a catchy title and that has been proclaimed a big draw by men who matter in the film world of other countries. 'The Merry-Go-Round' is certainly on…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-10
Summary:

Merry-Go-Round' is now approaching the close of a successful run at the Coronet. It is a romance of caste, the two principal characters being an organ grinder and a young Count of the Austrian Court. The role of the poor organ grinder is taken with rare skill by Mary Philbin. The '…