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: 1924-09-05
Summary:

The Storm Daughter,' is a Universal attraction which commences at the Queen's Theatre today. The film starred Priscilla Dean. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

The latest picture entitled 'The Storm Daughter,' starred by Priscilla Dean, is still winning applause from crowded house at the Queen's Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Those who have visited the Queen's Theatre were much struck by the typhoon scenes of 'The Storm Daughter.' Priscilla Dean is the star of this love story. Crowded houses of Chinese with a fair sprinkling of Europeans have seen 'The Unfortunate Girl,' the picture of modern…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-11
Summary:

Final shows of 'The Storm Daughter' and 'The Unfortunate Girl' will be given at the Queen's Theatre today. The former is a drama of a bully captain and willful girl who are caught on board a wind-jammer in a typhoon and the latter a Chinese picture with English subtitles…

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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: 1924-09-08 - 1924-09-11
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, Priscilla Dean in 'The Storm Daughter.' At 2.30 and 7.15, there will be put on a big all Chinese play of modern Shanghai with complete English subtitles. Pleasure house deluxe.

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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…