A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-14
Summary:

Tonight, Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius' in 3 parts, an intensely interesting social drama showing probably the most wonderful fire scene ever screened; 'Clancarty' in 2 parts, a magnificent production by the London Films Ltd., a delightful romance in the time of William II…

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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: 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: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-09-08 - 1917-09-11
Summary:

Screening of 'Barcelona and Its Mysteries' (1st episode) and 'The Evil Genius'; Coming film: 'Mysteries of Myra'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-11 - 1916-08-11
Summary:

Change of Programme: Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius', London Film Ltd's 'Clancarty', 'In the Enemy's Lines', 'Panama Canal' (4th Series), 'The District Attorneys Burglar', 'Bloomer's Wedding' and 'The Baggage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-12 - 1916-08-12
Summary:

Grand Weekend Programme: Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius', London Film Ltd's 'Clancarty', 'In the Enemy's Lines', 'Panama Canal' (4th Series), 'The District Attorneys Burglar', 'Bloomer's Wedding' and 'The Baggage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-14 - 1916-08-14
Summary:

Tonight's Programme: Eclair presents 'The Evil Genius', London Film Ltd's 'Clancarty', 'In the Enemy's Lines', 'Panama Canal' (4th Series), 'The District Attorneys Burglar', 'Bloomer's Wedding' and 'The Baggage…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-10 - 1913-06-11
Summary:

Films screening of of 'Love's Disception', 'The Evil Genius' and 'Funnicus in Love With the Actress'; Singing performance by Nora Moore; Coming film: 'The Merry Widow'

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Headline: Palisade
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-14
Summary:

One was very glad to see that, on Saturday night, despite a moon that was also full, the enterprise of the Palisade management was rewarded with a very big house. We are convinced that this new place of amusement only wants to be known in order to be patronised regularly. Saturday's…

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Headline: The Palisade
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-08-12
Summary:

The theatre tapped fresh resources regarding the production of their films. Films produced by the London Films Ltd. entitled 'Clancarty' and 'The Evil Genius.' will be appreciated. A further series illustrating life and work on Panamas Canal is also shown. The theatre will…

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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: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the new Universal-Jewel production 'Fools' Highway' starring Mary Philbin who is remembered for her role in 'Merry-Go-Round.' The story is adapted from Owen Kildare's famous life-story of the Bowery, 'My…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

World Theatre will be screening the Universal production 'The Gaiety Girl.' The film is the screen version of I. A. R. Wylie's 'The Inheritors.' The film features Mary Philbin who is famous for her work in productions like 'Merry-Go-Round,' 'Fool's…