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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-02
Summary:

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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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: 1924-07-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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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,…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Today till Thursday at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury.' Coming soon, 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Merry-Go-Round,' a most unusual picture at usual prices.

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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.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-04-30
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, Carter the magician and his company of talented entertainers. See and hear Miss Evelyn Maxwell. Prices: $3, $2, $1 and 50 cents. Tel. C. 4636. April 28 Remarks: At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Gish in 'Bright Shawl.' April 29 & 30…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-16 - 1925-04-16
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, Alice Lake in 'Body and Soul' and 'Bow Wow,' a Mack Sennett comedy in 2 parts. Tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15, Nazimova and Valentino in 'Camille.' Coming here soon, Carter, the great magician.