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: 1924-11-29 - 1924-12-06
Summary:

November 29 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'The Law Forbids.' The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. December 6 Remarks: Showing today at the Queen's.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-05 - 1924-12-09
Summary:

Friday to Tuesday, Dec 5th to 9th at 2.15, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Universal-Jewel presents Baby Peggy in 'The Law Forbids.' December 5-6 Remarks: Film plot and price details included. December 8-9 Remarks: Wed. Dec. 10 at 9.15 p.m., the extraordinary Long Tack Sam, world's…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-07-31 - 1925-08-03
Summary:

First National, United Artists, Paramount, Metro and Goldwyn will contribute their finest photoplays to the Queen's, together with the super-productions of Pathe, Warner Bros. and Universal. The latest Gaumont and Pathe British Gazettes and Pathe American news will be shown. Pathe, Mack…

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Headline: Queen's
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-08-24 - 1925-08-24
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Lila Lee in 'The Midnight Girl.' Also Christy [sic] comedy and Topical film. Tomorrow, 'The Unknown Purple.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre screened the Universal-Jewel production 'The Law Forbids' featuring Baby Peggy for the first time. The little girl's versatility is worth noticing in the picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-08
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Universal production 'The Law Forbids' featuring Baby Peggy. The cast also includes Robert Ellis, William Welsh, Elinor Fair, Winifred Bryson, Hayden Stevenson, Joseph Dowling and Eva Thatcher. The film is directed by Jess Robbins.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Last night, Queen's Theatre screened Richard Barthelmess' 'The Bright Shawl.' The film is compared with productions like 'Sonny' and 'Tol'able David.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-16
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess new starring vehicle, First National production, 'The Bright Shawl,' which began an engagement at the Queen's Theatre last night. His two pictures 'Tol'able David' and 'Sonny' are mentioned. Dorothy Gish also starred in 'The Bright…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-14
Summary:

The Seventh Day' opened at the Queen's Theatre yesterday. The film is starred by Richard Barthelmess, who had been also starred in 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Sonny,' starring Richard Barthelmess, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Richard Barthelmess' former pictures included 'Broken Blossoms' and 'Tol'able David.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-12-07
Summary:

Richard Barthelmess in 'The Bond Boy' has a production that is strongly suggestive of 'Tol'able David.' Plot and production details included.

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' a Universal picture directed by Jess Robbins, from the story by Bernard McConville, opened last night at the Queen's Theatre. The picture starred by Baby Peggy, her performance is unlike that in 'The Darling of New York.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-05
Summary:

Today, Queen's Theatre will be screening the Associated First National Pictures, Inc. attraction 'Sonny' featuring Richard Barthelmess. The picture shows elements of 'Broken Blossoms' and 'Tol'able David.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-06
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre began the screening of 'Sonny' featuring Dick [sic] Barthelmess who is famous for his performances in 'Broken Blossoms,' 'Tol'able David.' The cast includes Pauline Garon, Patterson Dial, who was previously seen with Barthelmess…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

You can't get away with it, 'The Law Forbids.'

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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: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-05 - 1924-12-08
Summary:

Friday to Tuesday, December 5th to 9th at 2.15, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Universal-Jewel presents Baby Peggy in 'The Law Forbids.' Prices of admission: at 5.15 p.m., $1.20, $1.00 and 60 cents; at 9.15 p.m., $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents. Soldiers and sailors half-prices to stalls.

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-05 - 1924-12-05
Summary:

Carl Laemmle presents 'The Law Forbids,' featuring Baby Peggy, Universal-Jewel. Illustration included.