A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Between Christmas and the Chinese New Year, it is appropriate that the Coronet should screen two pictures featuring the Carnival spirit – the 'Merry-Go-Round' and 'Rosita.' It was quite apparent from its reception on Sunday that it would attract more than the average cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

There were crowded houses again at the Star yesterday, to witness Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama, 'The Turmoil.' Those who saw Tarkington's previous production, 'The Flirt,' a big and interesting picture were not disappointed. Film plot included. George…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Francis [sic] Hodgson Burnett's story, 'Editha's Burglar,' will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret,' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. The story is given an entirely new charm by Baby Peggy. Those…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-15
Summary:

For its final performance in the Colony, the Forbes Russell Company presented one of its greatest successes in 'The Naughty Wife.' Last night, the audience at the Star found it greatly to its taste. Performers include Miss Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Guy Buckley and Billie Sinclair.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-29
Summary:

An exciting story of love and adventure on a lonely South Sea Island, with some beautiful scenes, make 'The Love Flower' at the Star tonight, a very strong attraction. Richard Barthelmess and Carol Dempster are the chief actors in this big Griffith feature. Film plot included. The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-30
Summary:

Tomorrow night at the Star in Kowloon the Italian Grand Opera Company will open their season with 'Il Trovatore,' probably the opera best known to the general public. For tonight Griffith's film 'The Love Flower' is scheduled. This is a picture such as only Griffith…