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: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 and $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Rudolph Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

We ask you to consider Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, D. W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin, the four greatest names in the film world, whose pictures are released under the name of United Artists' Film Corporation. Even the most prejudiced observer has to admit that their productions are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-17 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

You will avoid disappointment tonight by visiting the Coronet, where 'Cytherea' is playing, or the Star, where the big picture is 'Rosita.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-15 - 1925-01-16
Summary:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita,' with special musical prologue. Note: regardless of the tremendous price paid for this extraordinary film spectacle, it will be shown at the regular Star prices. Matinees: 50 cents and 80 cents; nights, 80 cents…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-14
Summary:

Tonight at 5.30 and 9.15, William Fox presents John Gilbert in 'The Yellow Stain,' directed by Jack Dillon. Starting tomorrow, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-15 - 1925-01-15
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., United Artists present Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.' Added attraction, Zigeuner Weiser (Gypsy melodies) by Felix Altura, violinist. Usual prices.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-17 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

Last time today at 5.30 and 9.15, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.' Starting tomorrow, the most beautiful love story ever unfolded on the screen, 'Cytherea.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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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: 1925-01-15
Summary:

It says much for the opinion of 'Rosita' that, after a successful run at the Coronet, the local cinema management has enough confidence in it to transfer the venue of the screening from the Coronet to the Star, in Kowloon. 'Rosita' is a great picture. Mary Pickford takes the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

The folks of Kowloon have not been backward in taking advantage of the enterprise of the Star management in securing the transfer of 'Rosita' from the Coronet and as a result, good houses are being secured at every session. The great attraction is Mary Pickford in a new role, but the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
Summary:

Rosita,' with its fine representation of Mary Pickford comes to a close at the Star Theatre, Kowloon, today, when it is sure to a rush of old and new admirers of this popular cinema star. It has been asked by many who have seen the picture both at the Coronet and the Star how it is that…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
Summary:

The Marriage Circle' at the Star Theatre is remarkable in its simplicity and the adherence with which it clings to everyday happenings. Moreover, the cast can truly be termed an all-star one, for the five principal characters are none other than Monte Blue, Florence Vidor, Creighton Hale,…