A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Pathe Baby
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-18 - 1924-02-28
Summary:

To see a child greet a Christmas gift with a glad smile, get him a Pathe-Baby and watch the glow of satisfaction on his face as he looks it over admiringly. Pathe-Baby, complete $60.00. Films strictly non-inflammable, $1.50 each. A Tack: 26, Des Voeux Road. Pathe-Orient: 12, Queen's Road,…

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Headline: Pathe Baby
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-08 - 1923-12-10
Summary:

Will always be the most enjoyable gift ever received. Always in use, always remembered. $60, complete. We shall gladly demonstrate it and send catalog and lists of film. Pathe-Orient: 12, Queen's Road, Central.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-12-12 - 1924-01-16
Summary:

Buy him a Pathe-Baby for Christmas. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-09
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Mary Philbin and Norman Kerry in 'Merry-Go-Round.' Times and prices: 2.30 and 7.15, 80 cents and 40 cents; 5 sharp, $1.00 and 50 cents; 9.15, $1.50 and 80 cents at the Coronet. And 5.15 p.m., $1.00 and 50 cents; 9.25, $1.50 and 80 cents at the World.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-10 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5 sharp, 7.10 and 9.15, final performances of 'Merry-Go-Round.' Tomorrow at 6, 7.30 and 9.15, Mary Pickford in 'Rosita.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Merry-Go-Round,' featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. Today till Saturday at 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., the latest Chinese super-production 'Two Valiant Brothers' in 10 reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also '…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Merry-Go-Round,' a most unusual picture at usual prices.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09 - 1924-03-04
Summary:

Plays with steel needle only. Exact duplicate of actual performance. Nothing better, irrespective of price $1.50 each. On sale. A Tack, 20, Des Voeux Road; Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road, Central.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Today special children's matinee at 2.30 p.m., souvenir tickets, no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize: gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway,…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Today till Thursday at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury.' Coming soon, 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. '$500 or Bust!,' Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-14 - 1923-07-14
Summary:

Pathe's latest wonderful creation, 'Pathe-Baby,' the Cinema at Home. Complete Pathe-Baby outfit ready to work on 110 Volts current $60; Resistance for use with 200 Volts current $5; Pathe-Baby films each reel $1.5. April 14 - May 14 Remarks: Call for a demonstration at Pathe…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-21 - 1924-03-18
Summary:

The whole world at your fire-side this Christmas if you introduce the Pahte-Baby to your family circle. A demonstration will convince you at Pathe-Orient (12 Queen's Road Central) or A. Tack (26 Des Voeux Road Central). January 8 Remarks: Fully equipped $60; films $1.5 each.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-01-20 - 1924-02-20
Summary:

Pathe-Baby films $1.5. Strictly non-inflammable. Pathe-Orient, 12, Queen's Road Central. January 31 Remarks: A list of films, including Harold Lloyd, Chaplin and Snub Pollard's films. February 7 Remarks: Photo incuded.

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-01 - 1924-07-30
Summary:

An ideal companion for your home, Pathe-Baby. Complete outfit $60; Films non-inflammable $1.5. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central. Illustration included. July 22-23 Remarks: For places where there is no electric current. Pathe will supply it with a newly invented hand driven Magneto. Ask…

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Headline: Pathe-Baby
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-05 - 1924-07-07
Summary:

Complete outfit $60; Baby Films $1.5 per reel. The new 'Baby Colour.' It enhances the interest of the film ten-fold, and adds life and colour to every picture at $1.75 each. Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-07-03 - 1924-07-04
Summary:

Non-inflammable $1.5 each at Pathe-Orient, 12 Queen's Road Central.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-27 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

The Pathe-Baby can now be used in any part of China where there is no electric-current by the help of the 'Magneto.' Over 700 interesting films available; the projector is inexpensive and easy to operate. Write for particulars and see how easy it is to have movies in your own home.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-15 - 1925-02-14
Summary:

A splendid gift. Pathe Orient, 12 Queen's Road. Remarks: An very small ad.

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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…