A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-03-10 - 1919-03-10
Summary:

To accompany the first episode of 'Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford,' we have arranged a special comedy programme featuring Max Linder, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd. We are also showing the latest war film. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-12
Summary:

Tonight at the Victoria Theatre, the string band from the S. S. 'Colombia' will play a capital selection of music. For the first time, the theatre will screen tonight 'The Candy Girl' featuring Gladys Hulette. Come and witness the surrender of the German warships and U-boats…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-12 - 1919-08-13
Summary:

Tonight programme, 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. Harold Lloyd in 'Going, Going, Gone.' Surrender of German Warships. Matinee: 'The Test.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-08-11 - 1919-08-11
Summary:

Tonight programme. 'The Candy Girl,' a sweet picture featuring Gladys Hulette. String band from S. S. 'Columbia.' A Harold Lloyd comedy. Surrender of German Warships.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-17 - 1917-02-17
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-19 - 1917-02-20
Summary:

Drama 'Save the Queen' in 5 parts; 'The Vanity Case' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics; performance by Sonia Halana commencing Feb 21.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Halanai; a very interesting drama 'A Vow' in 4 parts; 'Duty Verus Conscience' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-29
Summary:

A double set of good war pictures have been screened over the weekend at the Bijou. Other good films included 'The Captain's Misadventure,' 'Bird Life in Springtime,' one fine comic and a couple of American pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-12-30
Summary:

The Bells of Rheims' was shown for the first time at the Victoria last night. Many other interesting films were shown, chief among them a fresh series of War pictures.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-07
Summary:

The film 'Fascination,' 'Obstacle Gun Drill,' 'The Belle and the Bracelet,' 'The Mocking Actress' have been screened for the last few nights. Tomorrow night, 'High Treason' will be screened for the first time, and with it, a fourth series of war…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-01-09
Summary:

The new series of war pictures was on show for the first time at the Victoria last night. Mr. Henry and Miss May will perform tomorrow night.