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: 1924-12-31
Summary:

Oliver Twist,' by Charles Dickens, has a screen version directed by Frank Lloyd with Jackie Coogan, Sol Lesser, Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, Lionel Belmore as the stars, is coming to Queen's Theatre tomorrow. It is a First National attraction. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-02
Summary:

When Will H. Hays congratulated Jack Coogan, Sr., on the character of the stories in which he was promoting his son, Jackie Coogan's artistic and financial welfare, he said, 'That's the kind of picture the world needs.' This picture is 'Oliver Twist' from First…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-03
Summary:

Jackie Coogan was the boy, starring in Frank Lloyd's adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'Oliver Twist' from First National Attraction, which is now screened in Queen's Theatre. Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, George Siegmann and Lionel Belmore were also starred in the picture…

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

Jackie Coogan in his first super-production for First National, 'Oliver Twist' more than held his own at the Queen's Theatre at the weekend. Jackie's support are Lon Chaney and Gladys Brockwell. Charles Dickens wrote the story of 'Oliver Twist.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-31 - 1924-12-31
Summary:

Tomorrow at all shows, January 1st New Year's Day, special children's matinees at 2.30 and 5.15 p.m., showing Jackie Coogan in and as 'Oliver Twist,' by Charles Dickens, with Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, Lionel Belmore and others, directed by Frank Lloyd. A super-production…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-02 - 1925-01-05
Summary:

Today to Monday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., special Sunday matinee at 5.15 p.m., First National attraction, Jackie Coogan and Lon Chaney in 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens. Showing to crowded houses. Book your seats early. Prices of admission: at 5.15 p.m., 80 cents, 50 cents…

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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,…

13
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…