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.…

4
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: 1916-06-20 - 1916-06-22
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Unchained Beast' (4 parts), 'The Doctors Duty' (2 parts), 'Bully and the Bath' and 'Her Last Chance' (Keystone); Screening of Pathe's British Gazette; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-23 - 1916-06-24
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Impostor' (3 parts), 'Col. Heza Liar Wrecked', 'The Great War' (Pathe's War Serial), 'Fatty's Reckless Fling'; Screening of Pathe's British Gazette; Coming variety entertainment; Coming film: 'New…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-26 - 1916-06-26
Summary:

A Great Chaplin and Keystone Night; Film screening of 'Blue Blood' (4 parts); Grand Benefit Night for Sapper Dyson; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine' featuring Pearl White and Craig Kennedy

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-06-27 - 1916-06-29
Summary:

A Great Chaplin and Keystone Night; Film screening of 'Blue Blood' (4 parts); Grand Benefit Night for Sapper Dyson; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine' featuring Pearl White and Craig Kennedy

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-04 - 1916-07-04
Summary:

Screening of 'A Racey Story' winning the Latonia Derby in 4 parts; Also 'She's A Pippin', 'Old Issacs' and 'Lizards and Frogs'; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine' (17th & 18th episodes)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-05 - 1916-07-06
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'A Racey Story' winning the Latonia Derby in 4 parts; Also 'She's A Pippin', 'Old Issacs' and 'Lizards and Frogs'; Coming film: 'New Exploits of Elaine' (17th & 18th episodes)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-07 - 1916-07-07
Summary:

Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' ('The Pirates of the Air' and 'Two Elaines'), 'The Sixth Commandment', Comic: 'A Very Tough Bird', 'Titi's Day Out', 'The Bowling Match' (Keystone)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-08 - 1916-07-10
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' ('The Pirates of the Air' and 'Two Elaines'), 'The Sixth Commandment', Comic: 'A Very Tough Bird', 'Titi's Day Out', 'The Bowling Match' (Keystone)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-14 - 1916-07-14
Summary:

Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-15 - 1916-07-17
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'New Exploits of Elaine' (18th Episode: Red Roses'); Max Linder, Wiffles, Keystone Comic, Cartoon Comic and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1916-07-24 - 1916-07-24
Summary:

Screening of Pathe's 'Detective Craigs Great Coup', 'One of the Bravest' in 2 parts, Pathe's British Gazette: 'Armoured Train at the Front', 'Temple Grounds at Nara' (coloured) and 'When Love Took Wings' (Keystone), 'Just Tramps…