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

At the Star Theatre yesterday another success was scored by the Majurel troupe of French artistes from the Folies Bergeres. Performers included Mddle Demay, Sergine and Ludo, Dugard. Booth Tarkington's dynamic society drama 'The Turmoil' will appear at 6 p.m. Tarkington's…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-05
Summary:

Hongkong folk who have read Frances Hodgson Burnett's story Ediths's Burglar, will be delighted to know that the film version, entitled 'The Family Secret' is to be screened at the Star Theatre. Those who saw 'Merry-Go-Round' at the Coronet or the Star, will be glad…

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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: 1924-07-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-20
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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: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-20 - 1925-01-22
Summary:

Today till Thursday at 5.30 and 9.15, Jack Hoxie in 'Fighting Fury.' Coming soon, 'Merry-Go-Round.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-23 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Friday and Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, 'Merry-Go-Round,' a most unusual picture at usual prices.

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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.'