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: 1924-02-28
Summary:

Theatre-goers will not need much introduction to Sir. J. M. Barrie's 'Sentimental Tommy,' to be presented in its picture form at the Star tonight. The love story of Tommy and Grizel is invested with all of Barrie's charm. Gareth Hughes and May MacAvoy [sic] are the stars.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-29
Summary:

Sir J. M. Barrie's masterpiece, 'Sentimental Tommy,' in the picture version, continues at the Star until Saturday. On Sunday night, Kowloon will have an opportunity to witness the clever 'Quaints,' who will present one of their smartest skits. A full announcement of this…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-01
Summary:

Kowloon seems to get its share of good entertainment nowadays, and the engagement of the Quaints for tomorrow night will be received with pleasure. This company will present 'Underground to Anywhere.' The film today is 'Sentimental Tommy,' a very clean picture founded upon…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-03
Summary:

Today at the Coronet the first of two Barrie plays, as adapted to the needs of the screen, will be presented. 'What Every Woman Knows' is no doubt familiar to the vast majority of theatre-goers as one of the brilliant works. William de Mille is responsible for the present production.…