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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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: 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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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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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'…

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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…