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: 1924-01-30
Summary:

Marie Prevost, late of Mack Sennett's 'Bathing Beauties' and now a star in her own right, appears at the Star for the last time tonight in 'Don't Get Personal.' An announcement that will give universal satisfaction is that the inimitable 'Charlie' – there…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-02-01
Summary:

The inimitable Charlie made his re-appearance in Hongkong last night. 'The Pilgrim,' Chaplin's present fun vehicle, is every whit as diverting as its long succession of predecessors. Charlie Chaplin retains his own style, despite all efforts of others to out-do him. It only needs…

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

The Pilgrim,' another picture: but with Charlie Chaplin in the leading role. That is the reason that the house in Kowloon has been playing to record capacity for the last few days.