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: 1925-04-30
Summary:

A magnificent document of pictorial history' – such, it is promised, is Charles Ray's cinema masterpiece in nine reels. 'The Courtship of Myles Standish,' which will be shown at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-01
Summary:

The Courtship of Myles Standish' comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Produced and starred by Charles Ray, based on Longfellow's famous poem. Enid Bennett is the leading actress. Film plot included.

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

The Courtship of Myles Standish' opened at the Queen's Theatre last night. Produced and starred by Charles Ray. Film plot included.

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

The Courtship of Myles Standish,' Charles Ray's production, has its local premiere at the Queen's Theatre. Produced and starred by Charles Ray. Film plot included. Production details included.

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

In the Queen's Theatre, from tonight to Thursday, featuring Gaston Glass, Ruth Clifford, Stuart Holmes, Miriam Cooper and Ethel Shannon in the 'Daughters of the Rich,' a story of American dollars, based on the novel by Edgar Saltus. Smoke Turner who made a hit in 'The Four…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Daughters of the Rich,' directed by Gasnier, is showing at the Queen's Theatre. It is expected as a sequel of 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives.' Another screening is a comedy entitled 'The Sailor.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

For the last time tonight that fine production 'Daughters of the Rich' will be shown at the Queen's Theatre. The programme also includes a light comedy entitled 'The Sailor.' Tomorrow, Irene Castle will be seen in 'Slim Shoulders.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-20
Summary:

Maytime,' the Gasnier production, will be screened at the Queen's Theatre from today till Monday. The ball-room scenes with twelve of Hollywood prettiest beauties will remind one of the brilliance of some of the sets in 'Daughters of the Rich.' Another usual feature is…

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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
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:…