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: 1925-03-13
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess fights his first sword duel in 'The Bright Shawl,' adapted from Joseph Hergesheimer's powerful story dealing with Spanish oppression in Cuba. This film will begin an engagement at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. Film plot included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess new starring vehicle, First National production, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. His two pictures 'Tol'able David' and 'Sonny' are mentioned. Dorothy Gish also starred in 'The Bright…

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Headline: Bright Shawl'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-17
Summary:

Dorothy Gish is doing a Spanish dance at the Queen's Theatre in the Richard Barthelmess picture, 'The Bright Shawl.' Film plot included.

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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: 1924-05-17
Summary:

Chefalo and Palermo will perform at Queen's Theatre today and tomorrow. While 'The Forgotten Law' and 'Bride 13' will also be screened.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-20
Summary:

The Performance of Chefalo and Palermo will be continued for three more days at Queen's Theatre. A picture entitled 'Determination,' starring by Alpheus Lincoln, and 'Bride 13' will be put on as well.

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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: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-10 - 1925-03-13
Summary:

Tuesday to Friday, March 10 to 13 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mastodon Films, Inc. presents Johnny Hines, supported by Doris Kenyon, Edmund Breese, Robert Edeson, Effie Shannon and J. Barney Sherry in 'Sure-Fire Flint.' Prices of admission: at 5.15, 80 cents, 50 cents and 30…

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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: 1925-04-27 - 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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-16 - 1924-05-19
Summary:

Commencing May 16th to 19th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Chefalo and Palermo Company, the world's master magicians. Also Metro picture shows Milton Sills in 'The Forgotten Law' in 7 parts. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., a Fox serial, 'Bride 13,' 1st and 2nd episodes. Booking at…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-20 - 1924-05-22
Summary:

Commencing Tuesday 20th until Thursday 22nd May at 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Chefalo and Palermo picture shows. At 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Al Lincoln in 'Determination.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Bride 13' episodes 3 and 4.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-27 - 1924-05-29
Summary:

Commencing 27th to 29th May at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mae Marsh in 'Face in the Dark.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Bride 13' episodes 7 and 8. Usual prices. Booking at Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-30 - 1924-06-02
Summary:

Commencing 30th May to 2nd June at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'Youth to Youth,' an unbeatable combination played by a distinguished cast, headed by Billie Dove. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., a Fox serial, the 'Bride 13' episodes 9 and 10. Usual prices. Booking at Theatre.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-17 - 1924-06-19
Summary:

Beginning Tuesday 17th to Thursday 19th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mae Marsh in 'Nobody's Kid' adapted from Kate Langley Bosher's novel. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., 'Bride 13' episodes 11 and 12 and 'Song of the Soul.'