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: 1924-10-01
Summary:

Cecil B. de Mille assembled an 'all the talents' cast in the Paramount picture, 'The Affairs of Anatol,' which opens for a short run at the Queen's Theatre today. The cast included Wallace Reid, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Wanda Hawley, Agnes Ayres, Elliot Dexter,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-02
Summary:

With a cast that includes Gloria Swanson, Wallace Reid, Bebe Daniels, Wanda Hawley and Monte Blue, Paramount has a just claim in describing 'The Affair of Anatol' as an all-star picture. Cecil B. de Mille can look back to this exquisite film as another of his earlier masterpieces. It…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-26
Summary:

Alice Lake in her latest starring picture for Metro, 'The Golden Gift,' a Maxwell Karger production which was shown at the Queen's Theatre, gives one of the most powerful dramatic portrayals of her screen career. She was assisted by the cast of Bowers Harriett Hammond, Joseph [sic…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-27
Summary:

The Golden Snare,' a screen version of James Oliver Curwood story, under the direction of David Hartford for release by Associated First National comes to the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lewis S. Stone, who already featured in Curwood's picture included 'The River's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-28
Summary:

The Golden Snare,' a screen version of James Oliver Curwood story, under the direction of David Hartford, an Associated First National picture, was shown at the Queen's Theatre last night. Lewis Stone, Ruth Renick are the main players. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-01 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Cecil B. DeMille in 'The Affairs of Anatol,' a Paramount picture, with Wallace Reid, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Wanda Hawley, Agnes Ayres and Monte Blue. October 4 Remarks: Monday, October 6th, Metro presents 'Forget Me Not' with…

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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
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-27 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

Thursday to Sunday, November 27th to 30th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., First National Pictures presents Lewis Stone in 'The Golden Snare' from the famous novel by James Oliver Curwood. Also Buster Keaton in 'The Play House' in 2 parts. Prices of admission: at 5.15, 80…

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-27 - 1924-11-27
Summary:

Today at all shows, James Olives Curwood presents 'The Golden Snare,' featuring Lewis Stone, Ruth Renwick and Wallace Beery. At ordinary prices. Illustration included.

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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
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-09-15 - 1925-09-16
Summary:

Today and Wednesday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30 p.m., Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Three Musketeers.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-09-14 - 1925-09-14
Summary:

Today only, 'Painted People' with Colleen Moore and a wonderful supporting cast, including Anna Q. Nilsson, Mary Carr, Russell Simpson, Charles Murray, Mary Astor [sic], June Elvidge and Bull Montana. Tomorrow and Wednesday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-09-21 - 1925-09-21
Summary:

Today only, D. W. Griffith presents 'The Fall of Babylon' with Seena Owen, Constance Talmadge, Tully Marshall, Elmer Clifton [sic], Alfred Paget and Elmo Lincoln. Tuesday, September 22 at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, 'Way Down East.' Wednesday, September 23 at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.…