A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-04
Summary:

Mon. to Thur., Dec. 1st to 4th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim.' Added attraction at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Miss Bessie Lester's performance. Price details included.

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Metro production 'The Greater Claim' featuring Alice Lake for four days. The film is based on Izola Forrester-Mann Page story which is adapted for the screen by Albert Shelby Le Vino and directed by Wesley Ruggles under the personal supervision of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre showed 'The Greater Claim' for the first time. The film features Alice Lake. On the same programme appeared Miss Bessie Lester, the American comedienne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-04
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the Metro attraction 'The Greater Claim' featuring Alice Lake, for the last time today. Miss Lake describes her enthusiasm regarding being a part of the production. Miss Bessie Lester, the comedian who hails from New York will also give her…

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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: 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: 1924-12-01
Summary:

The Greater Claim,' a Metro special starring Alice Lake, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Film plot included. Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne, will give a repertoire of new songs, etc.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The Greater Claim,' a Metro special starring Alice Lake, comes to the Queen's Theatre for four days run. Film plot included. Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne, gave a performance for five minutes.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-02
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, December 1st to 4th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim.' Added attraction at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne. Prices of admission: at 5.15 p.m., $1.20, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15 p.m., $1.50, $1.…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-03 - 1924-12-04
Summary:

Wednesday and Thursday, December 3rd and 4th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim.' Today and tomorrow, entire change of programme at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne. Friday, December 5th, Baby Peggy in 'The…

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-02 - 1924-12-02
Summary:

You will remember and not want to forget Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim,' a Metro picture, by Izola Forrester and Mann Page, scenario by A. S. Le Vino, directed by Wesley Ruggles, directed by Bayard Veiller. Also Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne. At 5.15 and 9.15 p…

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-04 - 1924-12-04
Summary:

Today only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., farewell performances, Miss Bessie Lester and Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim.' Tomorrow, December 5th, Baby Peggy in 'The Law Forbids,' a Universal-Jewel deluxe.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-30 - 1925-01-30
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 Company and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-31 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Today to Monday, the 2nd February at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway,' a Universal-Jewel deluxe. Also today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Sunday at 9.15 p.m. only, Manila Vaudeville Company. Sunday at 6.00 p.m., 'Fools…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Alice Lake will be seen by local motion picture-goers in 'The Greater Claim,' the Metro special which will have a run of four days, beginning today, at the Queen's Theatre as the feature attraction. In 'The Greater Claim,' adapted from the Izola Forrester-Mann Page story…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

Motion picture-goers who went to the Queen's Theatre yesterday to see the first showing of 'The Greater Claim,' in which Alice Lake stars, were unanimous in their expressions of approval and pleasure. This is a great picture, adapted from the Izola Forrester-Mann Page original…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-04
Summary:

The mothering instinct is the most basic in women.' This is how Alice Lake, Metro's little star, explains the enthusiasm with which she acts in her latest picture, 'The Greater Claim,' showing for the last time today at the Queen's Theatre as the feature attraction.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-30
Summary:

Commencing today, picture-goers will see at the Queen's Theatre, Mary Philbin's new Universal-Jewel starring vehicle, and her first big role since 'Merry-Go-Round.' The story, 'Fools' Highway,' adapted from Owen Kildare's life-story of the Bowery, 'My…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Mary Philbin appears in her first big starring feature for Universal at the Queen's Theatre, where 'Fools Highway,' a spectacular adaptation of Owen Kildare's famous novel 'My Mamie Rose,' opened yesterday for a four days' run. The little Irish who scored a…