A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: 1917-12-12 - 1917-12-14
Summary:

Screening of 'Dolly of the Dailies' (1st series); Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-12-15 - 1917-12-18
Summary:

Screening of 'Dolly of the Dailies' (2nd series) featuring Mary Fuller; Keystone comedies: 'Hearts & Flames' and 'Bloomer and the Dyer'; Coming film: 'The Gray Ghost'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-05 - 1916-05-05
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Charlie Chaplin by the Sea' and 'Exploits of Elaine'; Coming film: 'Dolly of the Dailies' and 'What Happened to Mary'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-09 - 1916-05-09
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Dolly of the Dailies' (1st episodes) as sequel to 'What Happened to Mary', 'Professor Millar's Vision' (2 parts), 'Max as Snapshotter' and 'The Alarm' (Keystone, 2 parts); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-10 - 1916-05-11
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Dolly of the Dailies' (1st episodes) as sequel to 'What Happened to Mary', 'Professor Millar's Vision' (2 parts), 'Max as Snapshotter' and 'The Alarm' (Keystone, 2 parts); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-30 - 1916-05-30
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Paddy's Heroism' (3 parts), 'Dolly of the Dailies' (3rd episodes, 3 parts) featuring Mary Fuller, 'Max and Jealous Husband' and 'Those Happy Days' (Keystone); Coming A Grand Gala Night

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-05-31 - 1916-06-01
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Paddy's Heroism' (3 parts), 'Dolly of the Dailies' (3rd episodes, 3 parts) featuring Mary Fuller, 'Max and Jealous Husband' and 'Those Happy Days' (Keystone); Coming A Grand Gala Night

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-12 - 1916-06-14
Summary:

Films screenings including Pathe's 'Under the Tricolor' (3 reels), 'Dolly of the Dailies' (4th and last episodes) and 'Jonah Day' (Keystone Comic); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette; Boxing and fencing performances

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-15 - 1916-06-15
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Under the Tricolor' (3 reels), 'Dolly of the Dailies' (4th and last episodes) and 'Jonah Day'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette

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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…