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: 1924-11-10
Summary:

George Broadhurst's 'Bought and Paid For,' now has the William de Mille screen version of it, which comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Paramount stars Agnes Ayres and Jack Holt are the lead, with supporting included Walter Hiers, Leah [sic] Wyant and George Kuwa. The…

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

George Broadhurst's 'Bought and Paid For,' now has the William de Mille screen version of it, which comes to the Queen's Theatre today, probably will thrill even more effectively. Paramount stars Agnes Ayres and Jack Holt are the lead, with supporting included Walter Hiers,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-12
Summary:

Bought and Paid For,' featuring Agnes Ayres and Jack Holt, which William de Mille has translated to the screen as a Paramount picture, from the famous stage success by George Broadhurst, was shown at the Queen's Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-14
Summary:

The final showing of 'Bought and Paid For,' a William de Mille Paramount production featuring Agnes Ayres and Jack Holt, will be given at the Queen's Theatre today.

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-06 - 1924-11-06
Summary:

Bought and Paid For.' Where?

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-08 - 1924-11-14
Summary:

November 11, 12, 13 and 14 at 9.15 p.m., performance on these four days will be donated by us to Earl Haig's fund for 'ex-servicemen' showing a Paramount super-production, 'Bought and Paid For' with Agnes Ayres and Jack Holt. Come and enjoy a good picture and help to…

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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…