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: 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: 1925-02-02
Summary:

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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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: 1925-03-07
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-14
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-10
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-17
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-31
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…