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: 1924-02-12
Summary:

Tonight, a big attraction is the lively comedy star, Gladys Walton, in a film 'Crossed Wires.' A booking sure to be received with acclamation is that for the weekend when Douglas Maclean, who made a reputation with his first film, will be shown in 'One a Minute.' Mr. Maclean…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-14
Summary:

Such was the success of the Kowloon Dock's production of the 'Rajah of Rajahpore' recently, that in response to popular demand, they will give the general public an opportunity of seeing them at the Star. The picture programme for the later show tonight is Douglas Maclean is his…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-15
Summary:

The familiar slogan, 'It pays to advertise,' has never been more humorously demonstrated on the screen than in 'One a Minute,' Douglas MacLean's latest Paramount starring vehicle, now at the Star. Film plot included.