A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-12 - 1923-10-19
Summary:

On Sunday, October 14th, 'The Prisoner of Zenda' at the Coronet. October 19 Remarks: Last two nights of 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' Sunday only, 'The Kentucky Derby.'

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Headline: Today; Tomorrow
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-13 - 1923-10-13
Summary:

The Coronet: Today, 'Captain Fly-by-Night,' and Buster Keaton in 'The Pale Face.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Star: Today, 'The Kentucky Derby,' and 'The Skeleton.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, 'The Flirt.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-20 - 1923-10-20
Summary:

The Coronet: 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' 'The Kentucky Derby.' The Star: George Arliss in 'Disraeli.' 'My Wild Irish Rose.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19 - 1923-11-20
Summary:

The Coronet: Mon. to Thur. Nov. 19 to 22 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Garrison's Finish,' an United Artists production. The Star: Today and tomorrow at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Terry in 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The Grand: 'Little Lord…

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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: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-30 - 1925-03-31
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, First National Pictures present Lewis Stone, Wallace Berry, Jane Novak and Robert Gordon in 'The Rosary,' an adaptation of Edward Rose's famous play of the same name. Coming! 'Rupert of Hentzau' the sequel to 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' March…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-01 - 1925-04-02
Summary:

Today to Thursday, March 30 to April 2 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., a First National Pictures presents Lewis Stone, Jane Novak, Wallace Beery and Robert Gordon in 'The Rosary,' an adaption of Edward Rose's famous play of the same name. Also Buster Keaton in 'Electric…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-15
Summary:

Last night, Coronet Theatre presented a Metro Pictures production entitled 'The Prisoner of Zenda.' The film was directed by Rux [sic] Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-31
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Hearts are Trumps' this week. The film exhibits some spectacular scenes like the one from the Royal Academy and a view of an avalanche. The film features Alice Torry [sic] of 'Prisoner of Zenda' and is directed by Rex Ingram.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-19
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Star Theatre will be screening the screen version of Anthony Hope's novel 'Prisoner of Zenda.' The Rex Ingram directed film features Alice Terry. On Wednesday, the theatre will be screening 'Dr. Jack' featuring Harold Lloyd.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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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…