A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-31 - 1924-12-31
Summary:

Tomorrow at all shows. January 1st, New Year's Day, special children's matinees at 2.30 and 5.15 p.m., souvenir tickets, no blanks, showing Jackie Coogan in 'Oliver Twist,' by Charles Dickens, with Lon Chaney, Gladys Brockwell, Lionel Belmore and cast of stars, directed by…

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

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., the pick of the latest First National Pictures, Jackie Coogan and Lon Chaney in 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens, a super-production at ordinary prices. Today New Year's Day special children's matinees at 2.30 and 5.15 p.m., souvenir…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-03 - 1925-01-03
Summary:

Today to Monday at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., special Sunday matinee at 5.15 p.m., the pick of the latest First National Pictures, Jackie Coogan and Lon Chaney in 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens. Showing to crowded houses. Book your seats early. At 5.15, 80 cents, 50 cents and…

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-03 - 1925-01-03
Summary:

Today at all shows, Sol Lesser presents Jackie Coogan in 'Oliver Twist,' a First National picture. A super-production at ordinary prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-05 - 1925-01-05
Summary:

Today, positively last show at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., the best show in town, Jackie Coogan in and as 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens. At ordinary prices. Tomorrow at all shows, Strongheart, the wonder dog, in 'The Silent Call,' a First National attraction.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-19 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget, 'Scaramouche.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-08-27 - 1925-08-29
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Marshall Neilan's 'Fools First,' featuring Claire Windsor, Claude Gillingwater, Raymond Griffith, Richard Dix and Helen Lynch. Added attractions: Pathe News, Snappy Comedy and 'Pa and Ma' [sic], two reels of fun. Illustration included.

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

June Marlowe and Beverly Bayne in 'The Tenth Woman.' Together with 'Kick Out,' a Mermaid comedy and Pathe News.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-28
Summary:

Captain [sic] acting and sympathetic treatment of the respective parts seemed to be the keynote of what was shown by the stars in 'Mothers-in-Law' which opened at the Queen's Theatre last night. This Gasnier served a double purpose. Firstly, there were members of the audience who…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-17
Summary:

Priscilla Dean, famous in the cinema world for her acting in 'The Flame of Life,' plays the role of a beautiful queen of the underworld in a Universal picture styled 'White Tiger,' which opened at the Queen's Theatre last night and will be shown till Saturday night.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-07-18
Summary:

Just what an 'automatic chess player' is will be explained to those who, as yet, have not availed themselves of the opportunity to see the Universal screen classic, 'The White Tiger,' which will be presented at the Queen Theatre. Priscilla Dean is the star and local cinema…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-31
Summary:

There comes tomorrow to the Queen's Theatre a picture heralded as a 'milestone on the highway of Art,' and which bears the highest recommendations in its own right. It is 'Oliver Twist,' starring Jackie Coogan, produced by Sol Lesser; directed by Frank Lloyd, and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-03
Summary:

A great many of the patrons of the Queen's Theatre yesterday went to enjoy a screened series of antics performed by the screen's most gifted boy. Jackie Coogan was the boy, the play was Frank Lloyd's adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'Oliver Twist' presented as a First…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-05
Summary:

As the engagement of little Jackie Coogan in 'Oliver Twist' draws to a close today at the Queen's Theatre, the impression gains strength that this is one of the biggest and most notable picture products yet created for the screen. It seems to be as nearly perfect as a picture play…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-09
Summary:

Turn to the Right,' popular comedy-drama of the stage, has been transferred to the screen and will be seen today at the Queen's Theatre. As a stage play, 'Turn to the Right' made a fortune for John Golden, who presented it and for the authors, Winchell Smith and John E.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-10
Summary:

All that heartthrob and delightful comedy which made the play, 'Turn to the Right,' one of the most popular offerings of the stage has been preserved in the screen version which yesterday began a four days' run at the Queen's Theatre. John Golden's stage success by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-11
Summary:

John Golden's presentation of 'Turn to the Right,' by Winchell Smith and John E. Hazzard, has been transferred to the screen. Its celluloid version is presented by John Golden and Marcus Loew and is showing at the Queen's Theatre. It is a Rex Ingram production distributed by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-02-21
Summary:

Scaramouche,' a Rex Ingram production for Metro Picture Corporation, adapted from Rafael Sabatini's novel of the same name, comes to the Queen's Theatre for an extended visit. Ingram has surpassed his production of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' with this picture…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

Camille,' the Nazimova production which will be shown today at the Queen's Theatre, has been modernized for the screen in an adaptation by June Mathis, who wrote the continuity for the Rex Ingram production for Metro of 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' and 'The…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-18
Summary:

It is obvious why Nazimova is called 'the incomparable.' This brilliant actress' performance in 'Camille,' shown yesterday at the Queen's Theatre, evinces such a mastery of technique and emotional quality. In 'Camille,' Nazimova has done for the silver…