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: 1925-03-13
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess fights his first sword duel in 'The Bright Shawl,' adapted from Joseph Hergesheimer's powerful story dealing with Spanish oppression in Cuba. This film will begin an engagement at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow. Film plot included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess new starring vehicle, First National production, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. His two pictures 'Tol'able David' and 'Sonny' are mentioned. Dorothy Gish also starred in 'The Bright…

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Headline: Bright Shawl'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-17
Summary:

Dorothy Gish is doing a Spanish dance at the Queen's Theatre in the Richard Barthelmess picture, 'The Bright Shawl.' Film plot included.

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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: 1924-07-19
Summary:

Viola Dana and Jack Mulhall starred in a film entitled 'The Fourteenth Lover,' which is the recent feature in Queen's Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-21
Summary:

The Fourteenth Lover,' starring Viola Dana, will be shown for the last time at Queen's Theatre. Film plot 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,…

12
Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-10 - 1925-03-13
Summary:

Tuesday to Friday, March 10 to 13 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mastodon Films, Inc. presents Johnny Hines, supported by Doris Kenyon, Edmund Breese, Robert Edeson, Effie Shannon and J. Barney Sherry in 'Sure-Fire Flint.' Prices of admission: at 5.15, 80 cents, 50 cents and 30…

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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: 1925-04-27 - 1925-04-30
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, 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. April 28 Remarks: At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Gish in 'Bright Shawl.' April 29 & 30…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-16 - 1924-07-19
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Carl Laemmle presents Priscilla Dean in 'White Tiger' featuring Wallace Beery, Matt Moore, Roy Griffith and others. Ring up C. 4636. Booking at Theatre. July 19 Remarks: Sunday at 6, 7.15 and 9.15, Viola Dana in 'The 14th Lover.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-21 - 1924-07-22
Summary:

To miss Viola Dana in 'The 14th Lover.' Ring up C. 4636. Booking at Theatre.