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: 1925-03-09
Summary:

The cast supporting Hoot Gibson in 'The Sawdust Trail,' his Universal starring feature at the Star Theatre today is of special note. Josie Sedgwick, famous as the leading woman in 'Jubilo,' plays the role of 'Calamity June,' the wild west cowgirl. Others in the cast…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-08
Summary:

Another special attraction is announced for the Star Theatre. Tonight, the Royal Russian Ballet will open a brief Kowloon season with their famous 30-minute ballet revue. Coming from the Imperial Theatre, Moscow, and the Pavilion de Paris, the Company is one of the best. Performers include Madam…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-09
Summary:

Kowloon folk turned out in large numbers last night to welcome the Royal Russian Ballet, who opened its brief season in the Star Theatre with an excellent programme. Performers include Madam Linova, Miss Lantzoff, Miss Lina Smirnov, Mr. Sergay Binoff, and Mr. Jan Will. Altogether the programme…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-10
Summary:

Another success was scored by the Royal Russian Ballet when it gave the second performance of their brief Kowloon season in the Star Theatre last evening. Much enjoyed also was the move play, 'Blinky,' in which Hoot Gibson has the leading role.