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: 1923-09-07
Summary:

Jesse [sic] Robbins, who made 'The Ladder Jinx,' has struck out in an entirely new direction. Recognising the great possibilities of a travesty upon popular superstition, he built up an amusing comedy dealing with adventures of an unfortunate young man. If you wish to have a really…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-07
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-09-08
Summary:

The quickest way to obtain a hearty laugh at someone else's expense is to travel over to Kowloon tonight and visit 'The Ladder Jinx' at The Star. Last night ,a big house was kept in a continuous ripple of laughter over the misfortunes of Arthur Barnes, a young bank cashier who was…