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: 1917-03-12 - 1917-03-14
Summary:

On Mar 15, the final episode of 'Greed'; 'Pathe's Gazette,' 'War Pictures'; comics: Chaplin, & Keystone; on Mar 16, 'Salombo,' sequel to 'Quo Vadis,' don't miss this great film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-26 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Saturday, March 26th, last performance of 'In Old Kentucky.' Sunday, March 27th, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents 'The Sack of Rome.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-29 - 1924-05-01
Summary:

The cinema event of the season, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' commencing Thursday. May 1 Remarks: Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-07
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 2-3 Remarks: Hongkong Amusements Ltd. presenting Carl Laemmle's masterly version of Victor Hugo's novel. The purpose of a Picture House is to show moving pictures, The Coronet has the Pictures…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-10
Summary:

Cynthia Stockley's 'Ponjola' will be screened at the conclusin of the record breaking run of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 10 Remarks: It's a First National attraction. Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-18 - 1924-05-19
Summary:

Last two days of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' at 2.30, 7 and 9.20. At 5.15 p.m., Bert Lytell in 'A Message from Mars.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

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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: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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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: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury' supported by the famous Universal Ranch Riders directed by Clifford Smith, a Universal picture. January 22 remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'Merry Go Round.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

The super picture of the year! 'Merry Go Round.'

13
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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation presents Lon Channey the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' in 'The Blind Bargain.' Buster Keaton in 'Hard Luck' in 2 parts. March 2 remarks: Special engagement Miss Kitty Barlow and Miss Irene West perform. Also, Anita Stewart in…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-18 - 1925-05-20
Summary:

Today to Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Corinne Griffith and Conway Tearle in 'Black Oxen,' a First National picture adapted from Gertrude Atherton's latest and most successful novel. Usual prices. May 20 Remarks: Tomorrow at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-21 - 1925-05-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' with Lon Chaney, directed by Carl Laemmle, a Universal picture. No increase in prices. Illustration included. May 26 Remarks: Tomorrow till Sunday, D. W. Griffith will present 'The White Rose' featuring Mae Marsh,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-21 - 1918-01-22
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. matinee, 'Quo Vadis' (7 parts). Also at 5.15 p.m., Tuesday, 22nd January, 3rd and 4th episodes of 'Great Secret.' Also 'From Sunshine to Shadows' [sic] (Hidden Hand). Pathe's British Gazettes and comics. Thursday, 24th January, 5.15 special…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-03-13 - 1917-03-13
Summary:

Screening of 'Greed' (the final episode), Pathe's Gazette, War Pictures, Comics, Chaplin and Keystone; Coming film: 'Salomba' sequel to 'Quo Vadis'