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: 1924-01-18
Summary:

J. M. Barrie's famous play, 'What Every Woman Knows,' is at the Star for a short run. Mr. Barrie's whimsical touches have been faithfully preserved in the subtitles, and an excellent cast, including Conrad Nagel, help to make the presentation a notable one. The story is quite…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-01-19
Summary:

It will come as a pleasant surprise to many people that cinema producers are able to put upon the screen such classics as J. M. Barrie's 'What Every Woman Knows,' in such excellent fashion as to call forth the congratulations of the distinguished author himself. However, this is…

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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.…