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: 1919-02-04 - 1919-02-05
Summary:

Annals of the War No. 58. 'A Multi Millionaire' after the play of Mr. Joseph Remand Renaud, 'Lucien in Packing Case.' Manila String Band will be in attendance. Schedule included. Booking at Anderson's.

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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.'