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: 1924-05-06
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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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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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-30 - 1924-05-05
Summary:

Largest, Coolest and most comfortable moving picture house in the far East. Best music and best entertainment. Opening ceremony tomorrow. Commencing, May 2nd to 5th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Hero.' Admission: 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., box $7.20 (6 seats), dress circle 80 cents…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.30, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Al Lichtman presents Miriam Cooper and Gaston Glass in 'Daughters of the Rich' in 6 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. May 7 & 8 Remarks: Picture included.