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: 1925-12-11 - 1925-12-12
Summary:

California Straight Ahead.' On Sunday and Monday, there is an absorbing drama by Marshall Neilan entitled 'The Strangers' Banquet.' On Tuesday next, the event of the year, 'Captain Blood' by Raphael [sic] Sabatini who made 'Scaramouche' and 'The Sea…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-12-14 - 1925-12-14
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Marshall Neilan presents 'The Strangers' Banquet' by Donn Byrne with Claire Windsor, Hobart Bosworth, Rockliffe Fellowes, Ford Sterling, Dagmar Godowsky, Eleanor Boardman, Claude Gillingwater, distributed by Goldwyn. Starting tomorrow,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-12-15 - 1925-12-18
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.30 p.m., 'Captain Blood' by Rafael Sabatini with J. Warren Kerrigan and Jean Paige. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-12-19 - 1925-12-19
Summary:

Queen's at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.30, last performances of 'Captain Blood.' Star at 5.30 and 9.15, 'The Christian.' World at 5.15 and 9.15, 'It Is the Law.'

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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: 1925-12-18
Summary:

Rafael Sabatini's romances are adapted to cinema presentation in 'Captain Blood,' now showing at the Queen's Theatre. The cast included J. Warren Kerrigan and Jean Paige. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-12-16
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening 'Captain Blood,' until Saturday. The film is based on Rafael Sabatini's book of the same name. This film surpasses 'The Sea Hawk' which was screened at this theatre some time ago. A tremendous amount of money was spent on the…

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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: 1925-12-15 - 1925-12-16
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.30 p.m. at increased prices, 'Captain Blood' by Rafael Sabatini, with J. Warren Kerrigan, Jean Paige and a notable cast of players. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-11 - 1925-12-12
Summary:

Not even 'The Gold Rush' caused the roars of laughter that are nightly greeting 'California Straight Ahead.' It is certainly the funniest film that has ever been shown at the Queen's. Note: 'California Straight Ahead' will be shown tomorrow for the last time…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-14 - 1925-12-14
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Marshall Neilan presents 'The Strangers' Banquet' by Donn-Byrne, with Claire Windsor, Hobart Bosworth, Rockliffe Fellowes, Ford Sterling, Dagmar Godowsky, Eleanor Boardman and Claude Gillingwater, distributed by Goldwyn. Starting tomorrow,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-17 - 1925-12-17
Summary:

Today, tomorrow and Saturday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.30 p.m., last three days of 'Captain Blood.'

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Headline: At the Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-18 - 1925-12-19
Summary:

Ten thousand Hongkong cinemagoers proclaim 'Captain Blood' the greatest sea spectacle ever screened! It is a film that no Briton with red blood in his veins should miss. A picture that every British school boy has a right to see! It is showing today and tomorrow for the last time.

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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: 1925-12-17
Summary:

The picture which is now being shown at the Queen's Theatre is perhaps the most historically correct in costuming that Hongkong has yet seen. Rafael Sabatini's story Captain Blood, is of the good days of buccaneers on the Spanish Main. Warren Kerrigan has a part which fits him well.…

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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,…