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: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-04
Summary:

Mon. to Thur., Dec. 1st to 4th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 & 9.15 p.m., Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim.' Added attraction at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Miss Bessie Lester's performance. Price details included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation presents Lon Channey the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' in 'The Blind Bargain.' Buster Keaton in 'Hard Luck' in 2 parts. March 2 remarks: Special engagement Miss Kitty Barlow and Miss Irene West perform. Also, Anita Stewart in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Metro production 'The Greater Claim' featuring Alice Lake for four days. The film is based on Izola Forrester-Mann Page story which is adapted for the screen by Albert Shelby Le Vino and directed by Wesley Ruggles under the personal supervision of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre showed 'The Greater Claim' for the first time. The film features Alice Lake. On the same programme appeared Miss Bessie Lester, the American comedienne.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-12-04
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the Metro attraction 'The Greater Claim' featuring Alice Lake, for the last time today. Miss Lake describes her enthusiasm regarding being a part of the production. Miss Bessie Lester, the comedian who hails from New York will also give her…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Commencing today, for four days, Queen's Theatre will be screening the Goldwyn melodrama 'A Blind Bargain' featuring Lon Chaney who is famous for his role in 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Lon Chaney adds to his versatility by his role which is completely different from…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-20
Summary:

The Night Rose,' written by Leroy Scott, will be shown at the Queen's Theatre today. The cast was led by Lon Chaney, who will be remembered in 'The Penalty,' 'The Haunch Back of Notre Dame' [sic]. Other cast included Leatrice Joy, Betty Schade, Edythe Chapman, John…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

The Greater Claim,' a Metro special starring Alice Lake, comes to the Queen's Theatre today. Film plot included. Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne, will give a repertoire of new songs, etc.

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

The Greater Claim,' a Metro special starring Alice Lake, comes to the Queen's Theatre for four days run. Film plot included. Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne, gave a performance for five minutes.

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01 - 1924-12-02
Summary:

Monday to Thursday, December 1st to 4th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim.' Added attraction at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne. Prices of admission: at 5.15 p.m., $1.20, $1.00 and 60 cents; 9.15 p.m., $1.50, $1.…

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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: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-02 - 1924-12-02
Summary:

You will remember and not want to forget Alice Lake in 'The Greater Claim,' a Metro picture, by Izola Forrester and Mann Page, scenario by A. S. Le Vino, directed by Wesley Ruggles, directed by Bayard Veiller. Also Miss Bessie Lester, the popular American comedienne. At 5.15 and 9.15 p…

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-23 - 1925-06-23
Summary:

Last performances today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' in his latest picture 'The Night Rose,' a Goldwyn picture. Tomorrow Wednesday at all shows, Anita Stewart in 'A Question of Honor,' a First National…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Alice Lake will be seen by local motion picture-goers in 'The Greater Claim,' the Metro special which will have a run of four days, beginning today, at the Queen's Theatre as the feature attraction. In 'The Greater Claim,' adapted from the Izola Forrester-Mann Page story…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-02
Summary:

Motion picture-goers who went to the Queen's Theatre yesterday to see the first showing of 'The Greater Claim,' in which Alice Lake stars, were unanimous in their expressions of approval and pleasure. This is a great picture, adapted from the Izola Forrester-Mann Page original…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-04
Summary:

The mothering instinct is the most basic in women.' This is how Alice Lake, Metro's little star, explains the enthusiasm with which she acts in her latest picture, 'The Greater Claim,' showing for the last time today at the Queen's Theatre as the feature attraction.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-06
Summary:

The Law Forbids,' Baby Peggy's second Universal production, opened last night at the Queen's Theatre. The notable cast was assembled by Jess Robins, director of the picture, to portray the varied roles in the story, which was written by Bernard McConville. Robert Ellis and Elinor…