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: 1925-05-29
Summary:

Lillian Gish appears in 'The White Sister,' based on F. Marion Crawford's story, which opens at the Queen's Theatre tomorrow for a week's run. John Barrymore has acclaimed Miss Gish as the one actress who carries the supreme tradition of Bernhardt and Duse to the screen…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-30
Summary:

The White Sister,' starring Lillian Gish, will have its premiere at the Queen's Theatre today. The story was taken from F. Marion Crawford's famous novel. Lillian Gish has been appeared in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Way Down East,' 'Hearts of the World…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-01
Summary:

The White Sister,' in which Lillian Gish is now appearing at the Queen's Theatre, is a perfect visualization of F. Marion Crawford's widely read story. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

The White Sister,' starring by Lillian Gish, is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. This film is based on F. Marion Crawford's story. The Director took a company to Italy for this great production.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-03
Summary:

The White Sister,' starring by Lillian Gish, is now showing at the Queen's Theatre, which provided a lot of scenes in Italy.

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-26 - 1925-06-04
Summary:

Today to Friday at 5.15 and 9.15, First National Pictures presents Anita Stewart in 'Her Mad Bargain.' Next change, Saturday, May 30th, Lillian Gish in her latest production, 'The White Sister,' in 11 parts. May 26-28 Remarks: On page 2, 11 and 13, another ad. on 'The…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-07-08 - 1925-07-10
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney in 'The Night Rose.' Prices of admission: 5.15, $1.20, 80 cents and 40 cents; 9.15, $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents. July 9-10 Remarks: Saturday, July 11th, Lillian Gish in 'The White Sister' in 11 parts.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-07-11 - 1925-07-14
Summary:

By special request, positively last performances, today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., tomorrow at 6.00 and 9.15 only, Lillian Gish in 'The White Sister' in 11 parts with special musical score. Prices of admission: 5.15 and 6 p.m., $1.20, 80 cents and 40 cents; 9.15, $1.50, $1.00…