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: 1924-05-27
Summary:

From tonight till Thursday, Queen's Theatre will be screening the thrilling melodrama 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' She has also been compared with world-famous Ellen Terry.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-29
Summary:

Tonight, Queen's Theatre will be screening 'The Face in the Dark' featuring Mae Marsh who is famous for her roles in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-13
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening an R. A. Walsh-First National attraction, 'Serenade,' starring George Walsh and Miriam Cooper who is famous for her performances in 'The Birth of a Nation' and in 'Intolerance.' In addition to the screening of 'Serenade,…

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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: 1925-05-30
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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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-27
Summary:

Mae Marsh, who has starred in 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance,' is now supported by Alec. B Francis and Niles Welch in 'The Face in the Dark' which will be put on at the Queen's Theatre tonight till Thursday. Film plot included. First National's…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-28
Summary:

The Face In The Dark' will be screened till Thursday at the Queen's Theatre. Mae Marsh, who acted in 'Intolerance' and 'Birth of a Nation,' is the heroine of the film. No words of praise can be sufficient to extol Norma Talmadge's performance in 'The…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-05
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' by Universal, based on Bernard McConville's story, is showing today at the Queen's Theatre. The cast includes Baby Peggy, whose first picture 'The Darling of New York,' was so widely acclaimed. Her parents in this picture are Elinor Fair, remembered for…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-29
Summary:

Tomorrow, Queen's Theatre commences screening the Henry King production 'The White Sister' featuring Lillian Gish who is known for her performances in films like 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Broken Blossoms,' 'Orphans of the Storm' and 'Way Down…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-05-30
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the Inspiration production 'The White Sister' featuring Lillian Gish who plays the role of Sister Angela, today. The story of this Metro release was taken from a novel by F. Marion Crawford. The film was filmed entirely in Italy and Northern…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-01 - 1925-06-02
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.00, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., the greatest love story of all time, Metro Pictures Corporation presents Lillian Gish, who was in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Hearts of the World,' 'Orphans of the Storm' and 'Way Down East,' in Henry King's…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-04 - 1925-08-05
Summary:

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 4th and 5th, Madge Bellamy, supported by Oscar the Elephant in 'The Soul of the Beast,' together with 'Sunday Calm,' a 2-reel ‘Our Gang' comedy and our own Topical. Change of programme every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Pictures shown at…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-01 - 1925-08-01
Summary:

Today's programme, Gloria Swanson in 'Zaza.' Added attractions: 'One Cylinder Love,' a two-part Mack Sennett comedy; our own Topical; Queen's Theatre Orchestra under Prof. Gonzales Velis at the Orgapian. Change of programme three times weekly. Pictures shown at the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-03 - 1925-08-03
Summary:

Last performances of Gloria Swanson in 'Zaza.' Added attractions: 'One Cylinder Love,' a two-part Mack Sennett comedy; our own Topical; Queen's Theatre Orchestra under Prof. Gonzales Velis at the Orgapian. Tuesday, August 4th, Madge Bellamy in 'The Soul of the Beast…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-06 - 1925-08-06
Summary:

Thursday to Saturday, August 6th to 8th, Thos. H. Ince presents 'The Hottentot,' with Doug. MacLean and Madge Bellamy. Added attraction: Felix, the Cat in 'The Goat Getter,' Prizma Colour, and our own Topical. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-07 - 1925-08-08
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Douglas MacLean in 'The Hottentot.' Added attractions: Felix Cartoon, our own Topical and Prizma Colour.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-17 - 1925-08-17
Summary:

Today only, Monte Blue in 'Loving Lies,' 'Excuse My Glove' and our own Topical.

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Headline: Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-24 - 1925-08-24
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Lila Lee in a startling drama of night life in New York, 'The Midnight Girl.' Also, Christie Comedy and Topical Film. Tomorrow, 'The Unknown Purple.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-08 - 1925-10-09
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Harold Lloyd in his latest super comedy, 'Hot Water.' Added attraction: our own Topical Film with September news from home; 'Felix in Fairyland'; ‘Our Gang' in 'Derby Day'; 'Memories' in Prizma Colour; Professor Gonzales and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-10-09 - 1925-10-09
Summary:

That's what they are saying about the present offering at the Queen's. Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water' would be sufficient to draw record crowds—but there are other big attractions as well! Hal Roach's Rascals in 'Derby Day,' a screaming funny ‘Our Gang'…