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: 1925-03-14 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, First National Pictures present Dorothy Gish and Richard Barthelmess in Joseph Hergesheimer's 'The Bright Shawl.' A John S. Robertson production in 8 reels. March 16 remarks: Coming! Murray, the Handcuff King. March 17 remarks: Katherin [sic] MacDonald in…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-18 - 1925-03-19
Summary:

First appearance of Murray, the Australian Handcuff King featuring 'The $5000 Trunk Mystery.' Also, showing Katherin [sic] MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National attraction.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20 - 1925-03-21
Summary:

For Friday and Saturday, Murray, the Australian Handcuff King. Also, showing Katherin [sic] MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National attraction. March 21 remarks: Mae Murray in 'Fascination.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-13 - 1925-10-13
Summary:

Today only at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, in response to popular demand, Johnny Hines in 'Conductor 1492.' Tomorrow till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-14 - 1925-10-17
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Usual prices.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-10-19 - 1925-10-20
Summary:

Today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5, 7.15 and 9.30, Laurette Taylor, whose work you enjoyed so much in 'Peg o‘ My Heart,' in 'One Night in Rome.' Today and tomorrow at 7.15 only, 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Wednesday only, Harold Lloyd in 'Hot Water.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Murray continues to entertain audiences at the Queen's Theatre. Today and tomorrow, the theatre will be screening 'The Beautiful Liar' featuring Miss MacDonald who is famous for her performances in 'Passion's Playground,' 'My Lady's Latchkey,' '…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
Summary:

Murray, the Australian handcuff King, concludes a four days' engagement at the Queen's Theatre tonight. The theatre will also be screening a First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar' in the same programme.

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Headline: Scaramouche'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-19
Summary:

The Adolph Zukor prize has been awarded by a distinguished body of judges to Rafael Sabatini's novel 'Scaramouche,' produced on the screen by Rex Ingram. Mr. Zukor offered the prize to the writer whose story replay made the best picture to be produced on the screen and publicity…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-18
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald, known internationally as 'The American Beauty,' plays a dual role in her latest picture 'The Beautiful Liar,' an Associated First National attraction which is showing at the Queen's Theatre. A special attraction by Murray, the young Handcuff King and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences greet Murray, the famous Australian Handcuff King, and Escapologist when he made his bow last night at the Queen's Theatre. The Picture programme is a First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar,' featuring Katherine MacDonald.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Murray, the great Australian Handcuff King and Escapecologist continues to perform at Queen's Theatre. Miss Katherine MacDonald, with previous work included 'Passion's Playground,' 'My Lady's Latchkey,' 'Stranger Than Fiction,' now plays a dual role…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
Summary:

Murray, the Australian handcuff king, concludes a few days engagement at the Queen's Theatre. There is also First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar,' featuring Katherine MacDonald, shown today.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-15
Summary:

The Thief of Bagdad,' Douglas Fairbank's great picture showing at the Queen's Theatre today. Film plot included. Also starring Anna May Wong and So-Jin.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Douglas Fairbank's wonder film: 'The Thief of Bagdad' is sure to draw crowded houses at the Queen's Theatre. Mr. Tod Sanborn a xylophonist will perform at the Star Theatre. Pauline Frederick, in 'Smouldering Fires' and a film of American stage turns, completed a…

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

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-18 - 1925-03-19
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., first appearance of Murray, the Australian handcuff king featuring 'The $5000 Trunk Mystery' and other tricks. Also showing Katherine MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National picture. Prices of admission: at 5.15 and 9.15, $1.50, $1.00…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-17 - 1925-03-17
Summary:

Today positively last shows at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., First National Pictures presents Dorothy Gish and Richard Barthelmess in 'The Bright Shawl,' a John S. Robertson production. Tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., first appearance in Hongkong, Murray, the handcuff king. Also…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-17 - 1925-03-20
Summary:

Tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15, a big double attraction, a splendid picture and a first-class vaudeville act. First appearance of Murray, the Australian handcuff king featuring '$5000 Trunk Mystery' and many other tricks. Also showing Katherine MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-21 - 1925-03-21
Summary:

Today only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., the most sentimental acts ever presented in Hongkong, Murray in 'Australian Figure 8 Irons' and 'Challenge Rope Tie-Up,' and many other new tricks. Also showing Katherine MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar.' Tomorrow (Sunday) at 6.00…