A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-05 - 1924-09-11
Summary:

Here's your change to see thrills of a tropical cyclone with Priscilla Dean as the stormy petrel of passion, at 5.15 & 9.15 only. Also, 'The Unfortunate Girl,' a wonderful modern Chinese Shanghai screen classic with complete English sub-titles at 2.30 and 7.15 only. September…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Souvenir tickets - no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize. Gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' Girl in 'Fools Highway,' a Universal-Jewel De Luxe.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-14 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, First National Pictures present Dorothy Gish and Richard Barthelmess in Joseph Hergesheimer's 'The Bright Shawl.' A John S. Robertson production in 8 reels. March 16 remarks: Coming! Murray, the Handcuff King. March 17 remarks: Katherin [sic] MacDonald in…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-18 - 1925-03-19
Summary:

First appearance of Murray, the Australian Handcuff King featuring 'The $5000 Trunk Mystery.' Also, showing Katherin [sic] MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National attraction.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20 - 1925-03-21
Summary:

For Friday and Saturday, Murray, the Australian Handcuff King. Also, showing Katherin [sic] MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National attraction. March 21 remarks: Mae Murray in 'Fascination.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-05
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the Universal attraction 'The Storm Daughter' featuring Pricilla Dean. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

Queen's Theatre continues to screen 'The Storm Daughter' starring Priscilla Dean, at 5:15 and 9:15 performances. At 2:30 and 7:15, Queen's Theatre is showing 'The Unfortunate Girl.' Many of Shanghai's best-known scenes will be recognised in the picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'The Storm Daughter' featuring Priscilla Dean at the 5:15 and 9:15 performances.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the new Universal-Jewel production 'Fools' Highway' starring Mary Philbin who is remembered for her role in 'Merry-Go-Round.' The story is adapted from Owen Kildare's famous life-story of the Bowery, 'My…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Murray continues to entertain audiences at the Queen's Theatre. Today and tomorrow, the theatre will be screening 'The Beautiful Liar' featuring Miss MacDonald who is famous for her performances in 'Passion's Playground,' 'My Lady's Latchkey,' '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
Summary:

Murray, the Australian handcuff King, concludes a four days' engagement at the Queen's Theatre tonight. The theatre will also be screening a First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar' in the same programme.

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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: 1924-09-05
Summary:

The Storm Daughter,' is a Universal attraction which commences at the Queen's Theatre today. The film starred Priscilla Dean. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

The latest picture entitled 'The Storm Daughter,' starred by Priscilla Dean, is still winning applause from crowded house at the Queen's Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Those who have visited the Queen's Theatre were much struck by the typhoon scenes of 'The Storm Daughter.' Priscilla Dean is the star of this love story. Crowded houses of Chinese with a fair sprinkling of Europeans have seen 'The Unfortunate Girl,' the picture of modern…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-11
Summary:

Final shows of 'The Storm Daughter' and 'The Unfortunate Girl' will be given at the Queen's Theatre today. The former is a drama of a bully captain and willful girl who are caught on board a wind-jammer in a typhoon and the latter a Chinese picture with English subtitles…