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: 1924-03-06
Summary:

Kowloon folk are promised a rare treat this evening when the popular Star Theatre presents a more than the usual rich programme. Not only will there be two excellent films, but there will be also a Hawaiian troupe direct from Manila Carnival. Irene West's Royal Hawaiians will present '…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-07
Summary:

Instant success greeted the Royal Hawaiians Troupe at the Star Theatre last night. The piece submitted was a revue, 'A Night in Old Hawaii.' With equal truth, it might have been called 'A Night in Joyland,' for the crowd. Special mention must be made of the fascinating hula…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-08
Summary:

Another splendid reception greeted the Royal Hawaiian Troupe when they gave their second performance in the Star Theatre last evening. Especially good again was Princess Helen with her famous hula hula dance. The two movie pictures chosen to supplement the programme were also again very…