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: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-26
Summary:

Margaret Leahy, who plays opposite Buster Keaton in Metro feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' which comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Other cast included Wallace Beery, Joe Roberts, Lillian Lawrence and Horace 'Cupid' Morgan. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie…

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Headline: Keaton Comedy
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-28
Summary:

Buster Keaton feature comedy, 'Three Ages,' is being shown at Queen's Theatre. Other cast included Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery. The film is directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline, from the story of Jean Havez, Joe Mitchell and Clyde Bruckman. Film plot included.

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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:…

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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: 1925-03-26 - 1925-03-27
Summary:

Today till Saturday, March 26-29 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., an all-comedy programme, Metro Pictures Corp. presents Buster Keaton in 'Three Ages.' Also 'Be Reasonable,' a new Mack Sennett comedy. Prices of admission: at 5.15, $1.20, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15, $1.50, $1.…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-25 - 1925-03-25
Summary:

Last shows today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mae Murray and Creighton Hale in 'Fascination,' a Tiffany production in 8 parts. Tomorrow March 26th, Buster Keaton in 'Three Ages.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-26 - 1925-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Buster Keaton in 'Three Ages.' Illustration included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-28 - 1925-03-28
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., tomorrow last shows at 6, 7.15 and 9.15, Buster Keaton in 'Three Ages.' Also 'Be Reasonable,' a Mack Sennett hilarious comedy in 2 parts. Monday, March 30th, First National Pictures presents 'The Rosary.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-24 - 1925-04-25
Summary:

Today at 9.15 p.m., tomorrow Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 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. At 2.30, 5.15 and 7.15 p.m., Viola Dana and Milton Sills in 'Dangerous to Men.'…