A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-29 - 1924-05-01
Summary:

The cinema event of the season, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' commencing Thursday. May 1 Remarks: Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01 - 1924-05-07
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 2-3 Remarks: Hongkong Amusements Ltd. presenting Carl Laemmle's masterly version of Victor Hugo's novel. The purpose of a Picture House is to show moving pictures, The Coronet has the Pictures…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-10
Summary:

Cynthia Stockley's 'Ponjola' will be screened at the conclusin of the record breaking run of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' May 10 Remarks: It's a First National attraction. Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-18 - 1924-05-19
Summary:

Last two days of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' at 2.30, 7 and 9.20. At 5.15 p.m., Bert Lytell in 'A Message from Mars.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-06
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the latest French super production 'The Parisian Rag-Picker' in seven reels, featuring Nicolai [sic] Koline and Helen Darney. Starting Wednesday, the best super Jewel production 'Merry-Go-Round.' January 5 remarks: Today till Thursday, a marvellous…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-06 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Acclaimed by press and public in New York. Film review included. Carl Laemmle presents 'Merry Go Round' commencing Wednesday. January 7-9 remark: Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-10 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Final performances of 'Merry-Go-Round.' Tomorrow, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury' supported by the famous Universal Ranch Riders directed by Clifford Smith, a Universal picture. January 22 remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'Merry Go Round.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

The super picture of the year! 'Merry Go Round.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Souvenir tickets - no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize. Gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' Girl in 'Fools Highway,' a Universal-Jewel De Luxe.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation presents Lon Channey the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' in 'The Blind Bargain.' Buster Keaton in 'Hard Luck' in 2 parts. March 2 remarks: Special engagement Miss Kitty Barlow and Miss Irene West perform. Also, Anita Stewart in…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16 - 1925-03-24
Summary:

By special request, 'Koenigsmark.' Today only, I. Mozukin and N. Lessienko in 'The Morphine's Prey.' March 16 remarks: Coming! Merry-Go-Round. Mary Philbin in 'The Gaiety Girl.' March 17 remarks: 'Koenigsmark' based on a story of Pierre Benoit. Jack…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19 - 1925-03-23
Summary:

In Carl Laemmle's Universal Jewel, 'The Gaiety Girl' starring Mary Philbin, supported by Freeman Wood, William Haines, Joseph J. Dowling, DeWitt Jennings, James O. Barrows and Grace Darmond, a King Baggot production. See also Jack Dempsey in 'Fight and Win.' March 20…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-18 - 1925-05-20
Summary:

Today to Wednesday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Corinne Griffith and Conway Tearle in 'Black Oxen,' a First National picture adapted from Gertrude Atherton's latest and most successful novel. Usual prices. May 20 Remarks: Tomorrow at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in '…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-21 - 1925-05-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 6.30 and 9.15, 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' with Lon Chaney, directed by Carl Laemmle, a Universal picture. No increase in prices. Illustration included. May 26 Remarks: Tomorrow till Sunday, D. W. Griffith will present 'The White Rose' featuring Mae Marsh,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-20 - 1914-05-22
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Music of the Past', 'A Lesson on Love', 'The Imperial Spook' and 'An Over Cost in June'; Screening of Pathe's International and American Weekly; Performances by The Gibson Girls

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' this evening. The story is inspired by Victor Hugo's famous classic 'Notre-Dame de Paris' and presents a vivid picture of Paris in the Middle Ages. One of the wonders of the film is the exhibition of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Adapted from Victor Hugo's book, the film presents all the tenderness for sorrow and all the sympathy for affliction. The film exhibits the various aspects of Paris in the middle ages.