A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

To accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-12
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre, the string band from the S. S. 'Colombia' will play a capital selection of music. For the first time, the theatre will screen tonight 'The Candy Girl' featuring Gladys Hulette. Come and witness the surrender of the German warships and U-boats…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-12 - 1919-08-13
Summary:

Tonight programme, 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. Harold Lloyd in 'Going, Going, Gone.' Surrender of German Warships. Matinee: 'The Test.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-11
Summary:

Tonight programme. 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. String band from S. S. 'Columbia.' A Harold Lloyd comedy. Surrender of German Warships.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-17 - 1917-02-17
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-19 - 1917-02-20
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics; performance by Sonia Halana commencing Feb 21.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Halanai; a very interesting drama 'A Vow' in 4 parts; 'Duty Verus Conscience' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-06 - 1924-10-09
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, Oct. 6th to 9th, at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Metro presents Bessie Love and Gareth Hughes in 'Forget-Me-Not.' Price details included. October 6 Remarks: Small ads on page 3, 4 & 5. October 8-9 Remarks: Commencing Friday, Oct. 10th, Marion Davies in…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-10 - 1924-10-13
Summary:

Friday to Monday, Oct. 10th to 13th at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Select Pictures presents 'Cecilia of the Pink Roses' featuring Marion Davies. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., at special request, 'The Grandson,' a Chinese drama with Engligh titles.

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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.'

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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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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: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-29
Summary:

A double set of good war pictures have been screened over the weekend at the Bijou. Other good films included 'The Captain's Misadventure,' 'Bird Life in Springtime,' one fine comic and a couple of American pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.