A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'A Husband's Generosity' (drama), 'Niagara Falls' (scenic), Pathe Gazette (news in pictures), 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest,' and 'Soldiers in Morocco'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les…

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-05 - 1919-07-08
Summary:

5th, 6th, 7th and 8th July, showing dramatic serial story, 1st and 2nd episodes, Mary [sic] Walcamp in 'The Moon Child.' Also Keystone comics. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-12 - 1919-07-15
Summary:

12th, 13th, 14th and 15th July, showing dramatic film in 5 parts, 'The Daughter of the People.' Also various comics. 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st and 22nd July, showing 3rd and 4th episodes, 'The Moon Child.' Please note: peace celebrations, 18th and 19th July, the theatre will be…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-31 - 1919-08-01
Summary:

Tonight, at 5.15 p.m. performance, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-01 - 1919-07-04
Summary:

Tonight, showing 3rd episodes in 4 parts, Gaumont British film, 'Ultus.' Also various comics. Matinee 5 p.m. today, by request showing 'At First Sight,' featuring the beautiful Mae Murray. Booking at the theatre. July 2 Remarks: Ad. on 'Ultus' and comics only. July…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-09 - 1919-07-11
Summary:

9th, 10th and 11th July, showing a fine picture with a beautiful star, Fannie Ward in 'Her Strange Wedding' in 5 parts. Also various comics. Saturday 12th July, continuation 3rd and 4th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-16 - 1919-07-17
Summary:

16th, 17th, 20th, 21st and 22nd July, showing 3rd and 4th episodes, 'The Moon Child' and various comics. Please note: during the peace celebration, 18th and 19th July, the theatre will be closed. No performance. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-25 - 1919-07-29
Summary:

26th, 27th, 28th and 29th July at 9.15 p.m. performance, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts, 7,000 feet, the most stupendous and amazing film production in the world's history, written by Thomas Dixon, featuring Virginia Holland [sic]. Saturday's matinee and 7.15 p.m.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-07-30 - 1919-07-30
Summary:

30th, 31st July and 1st August at 5.15 p.m. performance, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Moon Child.' 7.15 p.m. performance and Wednesday's matinee, showing 'The Fall of a Nation' in 7 parts. Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-13 - 1919-08-15
Summary:

13th, 14th and 15th August, showing episodes 4, 5 and 6 of 'The Bull's Eye' and comics. Saturday 16th, see episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child.' Booking at the theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-08-16 - 1919-08-19
Summary:

Tonight, showing episodes 11 and 12 of 'The Moon Child.' 7.15 p.m. performance, showing episodes 7, 8 and 9 of 'The Bull's Eye.' Booking at the theatre. Sunday's matinee at 6 p.m., 'The Daughter of the People.'