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: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-23
Summary:

Commencing January 20 for four nights at 9.15 p.m., 'Outside the Law,' starring Priscilla Dean, in 8 parts. Dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' A Universal-Jewel production. Prices of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

There are only two British picture houses in the Colony! The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple,' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in his latest comedy special, 'Among Those Present,' and Madge Kennedy in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday & Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-19 - 1922-05-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Captain Kidd, Jr.' May 19 Remarks: Fox-trot…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-09 - 1922-08-16
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Devil to Pay.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. 4 ads. per day in difference pages. August 16 Remarks: The cast includes Joseph Dowling ('The Miracle Man'), Robert McKim, Roy Stewart and Fritzi…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-01 - 1920-12-03
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Miracle Man.' At 7.15 p.m., 'The Mystery of 13' episodes 5 and 6.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-12-24 - 1920-12-24
Summary:

Harold Lloyd in the most successful of hi $100,000 comedies 'Haunted Spooks.' Tom Moore and Mae Marsh in Goldwyn's delightful Xmas play, 'The Cinderella Man' by George Loane Tucker of 'Miracle Man' fame. The Coronet Review accompanied by the Coronet Jazz Band…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-06-20 - 1921-06-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, Harold Lloyd in 'Get Out and Get Under' and Mitchell Lewis in 'The Last of His People.' The Kowloon: At 9.15, 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-02-18 - 1924-02-18
Summary:

Another 'Miracle Man,' Milton Sills in 'The Faith Healer.' Tonight only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-05
Summary:

A great picture at ordinary prices, commencing today, 'Humoresque.' As pathetic as 'The Miracle Man,' as humorous as 'Potash & Perlmutter.' With special musical setting. September 5 Remarks: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15, last performances.

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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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-03-18 - 1918-03-19
Summary:

Programme for 17th, 18th and 19th March. Tonight, 'The Voice on the Wire,' the great trans-Atlantic surprise. A serial in 30 reels. Keystone: 'He Wouldn't Stay Down,' 'Love and Bullets' and 'A Film Without a Title.'