A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-18
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald, known internationally as 'The American Beauty,' plays a dual role in her latest picture 'The Beautiful Liar,' an Associated First National attraction which is showing at the Queen's Theatre. A special attraction by Murray, the young Handcuff King and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences greet Murray, the famous Australian Handcuff King, and Escapologist when he made his bow last night at the Queen's Theatre. The Picture programme is a First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar,' featuring Katherine MacDonald.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Murray, the great Australian Handcuff King and Escapecologist continues to perform at Queen's Theatre. Miss Katherine MacDonald, with previous work included 'Passion's Playground,' 'My Lady's Latchkey,' 'Stranger Than Fiction,' now plays a dual role…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
Summary:

Murray, the Australian handcuff king, concludes a few days engagement at the Queen's Theatre. There is also First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar,' featuring Katherine MacDonald, shown today.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

Camille,' the Nazimova production which will be shown today at the Queen's Theatre. Starring Rudolph Valentino. Nazimova follows the tradition that has led nearly all the great actresses to give it a place in their repertoire; the tradition of stage actress Bernhardt, Eleanora Duse.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-18
Summary:

Camille' was shown yesterday at the Queen's Theatre. In 'Camille' Nazimova has done for the silver screen what Bernhardt, Eleanora Duse, Clara Morris, Olga Nethersole and Ethel Barrymore did for the stage. Film plot included. Carter, the Magician and his company have been…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-20
Summary:

Camille,' the Nazimova production now being shown for the last time at the Queen's Theatre, is the inimitable Russian star's modernized version of the famous story of Alexander Dumas, the younger. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-25
Summary:

Betty Compson, whose meteoric rise in the cinema world as the result of her remarkable portrayal in 'The Miracle Man,' will be seen in 'Prisoners of Love,' the attraction at the Queen's Theatre, till Thursday. Others in the cast include Ralph Lewis, Roy Stewart, Clara…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-30
Summary:

The Moth,' the Selznick picture, starring Norma Talmadge, is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. The film also starred by Eugene O' Brien. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-25 - 1924-08-27
Summary:

Commencing Monday 25 to Thursday 28 August at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Betty Compson in 'Prisoners of Love.' Cinema-goers must not fail to see it. Book your seats early. Phone C. 4636. Booking at Theatre.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-23 - 1924-08-23
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.00, 7.00 and 9.15 p.m., the Star Motion Picture presents 'The Grandson' in 10 reels. Sunday matinee at 6.00 p.m., Betty Compson in 'Prisoners of Love.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-28 - 1924-08-28
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Betty Compson in 'Prisoners of Love.' Cinema-goers must not fail to see it. Book your seats early. Usual prices. Phone C. 4636. Booking at Theatre.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-27 - 1924-10-29
Summary:

Today only, October 27th 1924 at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the last showing of Robert W. Chambers' famous novel, 'The Common Law.' Tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Gloria Swanson in 'The Affairs of Anatol,' Cecil B. DeMille's production. Both pictures at ordinary prices.…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-30 - 1924-10-31
Summary:

Thursday to Sunday, October 30 to November 2 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Norma Talmadge and Eugene O'Brien in 'The Moth.' Ordinary prices: 5.15, 80, 50 and 30 cents; 9.15, $1.20, 80 cents and 40 cents. Booking at the Theatre. Tel C. 4636.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-01 - 1924-11-01
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Sunday at 6.00, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., last showing of Norma Talmadge in 'The Moth.' Commencing Monday, November 3rd, Rubye De Remer in 'The Passionate Pilgrim,' a Cosmopolitan production, directed by Robert Vignola, the producer of 'When…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Today special children's matinee at 2.30 p.m., souvenir tickets, no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize: gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway,…

18
Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-14 - 1925-03-17
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, a First National Pictures presents Dorothy Gish and Richard Barthelmess in Joseph Hergesheimer's flaming romance of Latin love and Spanish hate, 'The Bright Shawl,' a John J. [sic] Robertson production. Coming, Murray, the Handcuff King. March 14 Remarks:…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-18 - 1925-03-21
Summary:

Wednesday to Saturday, March 18th to 21st at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., first appearance of Murray, the Australian Handcuff King featuring 'The $5000 Trunk Mystery.' Also showing Katherine MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National picture. Prices of admission: at 5.15 and…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-20
Summary:

Friday to Monday, April 17th to 20th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Nazimova and Rudolph Valentino in 'Camille.' Also 'Blacksmith,' a Buster Keaton comedy in 2 parts. Coming here, April 24th, Carter, the great magician and his troupe of European entertainers.