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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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-22
Summary:

The Virginian' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. 'Something to Think About,' directed by Cecil B. DeMille, starred by Elliott Dexter, will be screened at the Star. Film plot included. 'Kindred of the Dust' opened at Coronet Theatre today. The film starred…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
Summary:

The Virginians' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Film plot included. 'Something To Think About,' directed by Cecil B. de Mille, was put on at the Star Theatre last night. Gloria Swanson gives a clever performance. 'Kindred of the Dust,' showing at the…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginian' [sic], the Preferred Picture production, will be on at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. 'Something to Think About,' starred by Gloria Swanson, will be on for the last time at the Star tonight. 'Kindred of the Dust' will be screened at the Coronet for…

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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: 1925-03-14 - 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: 1925-07-18 - 1925-07-21
Summary:

Today at all shows, tomorrow at 6, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Cecil B. DeMille presents Gloria Swanson in 'Something to Think About' in 7 parts. Prices of admission: 5.15, $1.20, 80 cents and 40 cents; 9.15, $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents. July 20-21 Remarks: Wednesday, July 22, Nell Shipman in…