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: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Cecil de Mille has achieved a reputation as one of the best producers of the day: hence the announcement of the showing of 'Forbidden Fruit' at the Star will be received with interest. Agnes Ayres, the star, is noted for her stately presence, and in this film, she has been given plenty…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-10
Summary:

Advance reports speak exceedingly highly of the big picture 'Forbidden Fruit,' which will be shown at the Star Theatre shortly. Cecil de Mille, the producer, has achieved a big reputation as a maker of natural films. Agnes Ayres, the star who knows well how to wear elegant clothes, is…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-12
Summary:

The Star has inaugurated their new policy with success, 'Forbidden Fruit,' the Cecil de Mille production, having been a good draw during the last day or two. The management announces that it has secured a number of good pictures, including Paramount releases, which have not been often…