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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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-04 - 1917-04-05
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (1st & 2nd episodes), War Graphic and Keystone Comics

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-06 - 1917-04-06
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (1st & 2nd episodes), War Graphic and Keystone Comics; Special matinee on Good Friday and Easter Monday

12
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-09 - 1917-04-09
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (1st & 2nd episodes), War Graphic and Keystone Comics; Special matinee today at 5 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-10 - 1917-04-10
Summary:

Tonight: Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (1st & 2nd episodes), War Graphic and Keystone Comics

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-11 - 1917-04-13
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (5th & 6th episodes), War Graphic 'The Whirlpool of War' and Keystone Comics

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-14 - 1917-04-14
Summary:

A few nights by Prof. Jos. Niban, the hypnotist; Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (7th & 8th episodes), War Graphic and Comics; Special matinee on Sunday at 6 p.m.

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-15 - 1917-04-15
Summary:

A few nights by Prof. Jos. Niban, the hypnotist; Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (7th & 8th episodes), War Graphic and Comics

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-17 - 1917-04-17
Summary:

Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (7th & 8th episodes), War Graphic and Comics

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-04-18 - 1917-04-20
Summary:

Performance by Miss Minang Gonzales; Screening of 'The Adventures of O'Rourke' (9th episodes), 'When the Earth Trembled', 'Italian Flying Artillery' (War Graphic) and 'A Would Be Detective' (Comics); Coming film: 'The Chronicles of Cleek'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

World Theatre is screening an all-star Universal picture, entitled 'The Midnight Guest,' featuring Mahlon Hamilton, Clyde Fillmore and Grace Darmond. George Archainbaud directed the film. The story was written by Rupert Julian, the director of 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the new Universal-Jewel production 'Fools' Highway' starring Mary Philbin who is remembered for her role in 'Merry-Go-Round.' The story is adapted from Owen Kildare's famous life-story of the Bowery, 'My…