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: 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: 1924-05-05
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Gasnier production, entitled 'The Hero,' featuring Barbara La Marr, for the last time tonight. Tomorrow, another Gasnier production 'Daughters of the Rich' will be presented at all performances. The cast includes Gaston Glass, Miriam…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening 'Daughters of the Rich,' today and tomorrow. Directed by Gasnier, the film is a sequel to 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives.' A comedy entitled 'The Sailor' caters for the light side.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

For the last time tonight, 'Daughters of the Rich' will be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow, Irene Castle, the popular film star will be seen in 'Slim Shoulders.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-20
Summary:

From today until Monday, the Queen's Theatre will be screening a Gasnier production 'Maytime.' The film features twelve of Hollywood's prettiest beauties and some scenes of the film remind one of the sets of 'Daughters of the Rich.' The film stars Ethel Shannon and…

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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: 1924-05-06
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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.15, 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.

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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: 1924-06-20
Summary:

One would infer from the title of the screenplay that 'Maytime' was a picture essentially for the kiddies. This, however, is not so. On the other hand, it presents a picture of three generations, with many unique situations which are made lifelike by clever acting and skillful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21
Summary:

Film synopsis included. So much for the story of 'Maytime,' the weekend attraction at the Queen's Theatre, and which will be presented at all performances till Monday inclusive. Each period dovetails with its predecessor and successor and Ethel Shannon, in the portrayal of the…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06
Summary:

Claimed by the distributors to be a sequel to 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives,' that Gasnier production 'Daughters of the Rich,' which will have a run of three days at the Queen's Theatre from today. Gaston Glass, the hero in 'The Hero…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Daughters of the Rich,' the Gasnier production showing at the Queen's Theatre last night, will be on view tonight and tomorrow night. Edgar Saltus, claimed to have been the late President Harding's author, wrote the story. Miriam Cooper, Gaston Glass, Ethel Shannon, Ruth Clifford…