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: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

Today to Wednesday, January 12 to 11 at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. daily, First National Pictures presents Norma Talmadge in Bayard Veiller's play, 'Within the Law.' Also two Topics no. 62 by B. A. T. Co. No increase in prices. Next change January 15th, Gloria Swanson and Rudolph…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-13 - 1925-01-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, January 13 and 14 at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. daily, First National Pictures presents Norma Talmadge in Bayard Veiller's play, 'Within the Law' in 8 parts. No increase in prices. Coming attraction, the Manila Vaudeville Co., Misses Miami, Fritz and Dimple. Next…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

Tomorrow, January 15th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., special engagement, Manila Vaudeville Company presents Misses Miami, Dimple and Millie in songs and dances. Messrs. Dick and Raymond, comedians. Also Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino in Elinor Glyn's 'Beyond the Rocks.' January 16…

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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: 1925-11-03 - 1925-11-05
Summary:

All this week, the one outstanding figure on stage or screen today in his crowning achievement! Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.' Times and prices: 2.30 p.m., $1.00, 80 and 40 cents; 5.15, p.m., $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents; 7.15 p.m., $1.00, 80 and 40 cents; 9.15 p.m., $2.00, $1.20 and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-01 - 1925-11-01
Summary:

The screen greatest star in his greatest comedy, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.' New breaking all records at the Tivoli, London. Prices: 2.30, $1.00, 80 and 40 cents; 5.15, p.m., $1.50, $1.00 and 60 cents; 7.15 p.m., $1.00, 80 and 40 cents; 9.15 p.m., $2.00, $1.20 and 80 cents.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-01 - 1925-11-01
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush,' a dramatic comedy written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. At increased prices. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-06 - 1925-11-06
Summary:

12,000 people who have already seen Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush' at the Queen's are imploring their friends not to miss the master comedian's greatest comedy! In 2 more days, 'The Gold Rush' will have gone and it will be too late. Final performances today and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-07 - 1925-11-07
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, farewell performances of the greatest event of the season, the first presentation in Asia of Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.' The film that packed the Tivoli for four weeks to over $20,000 business and for which the management were glad to pay $10…

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Headline: Queen's
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-23 - 1925-11-23
Summary:

Tomorrow and Wednesday, positively for 2 days only after which we return the film to United Artists, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-24 - 1925-11-25
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, in response to hundreds of requests, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.' Do not miss your last chance. Thursday, November 26, Jackie Coogan in his greatest picture, 'Long Live the King.' Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-12-11 - 1925-12-12
Summary:

Not even 'The Gold Rush' caused the roars of laughter that are nightly greeting 'California Straight Ahead.' It is certainly the funniest film that has ever been shown at the Queen's. Note: 'California Straight Ahead' will be shown tomorrow for the last time…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-15
Summary:

An antiquary and a lover of the beautiful could not but have been pleased with the sets at the Lasky studio, where 'Beyond the Rocks,' a Paramount picture with Gloria Swanson as the star – which comes to the Queen's Theatre today for four days – was filmed. The story by Elinor…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

Gloria Swanson showed marked propensities as a practical joker during the filming of 'Beyond the Rocks,' her new Paramount Picture showing at the Queen's Theatre this week when she made Rudolph Valentino, her leading man, the butt of a practical joke which caused hearty laughter.…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
Summary:

The pleasure-seekers at Catalina Island were the recipients of a terpsichorean treat one evening during the filming of 'Beyond the Rocks,' the Paramount picture starring Gloria Swanson and showing at the Queen's Theatre during this week. The company, under the direction of Sam…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
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, commencing today. In this picture, he adds two faces to the thousand he has previously…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-20
Summary:

The Night Rose,' a new Goldwyn melodrama from the pen of the famous novelist, Leroy Scott, will be shown at the Queen's Theatre today. Lon Chaney, who will be remembered for his remarkable characterization of a legless thug in the Goldwyn production of 'The Penalty' and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-05
Summary:

The management of the Queen's Theatre is to be congratulated on this week screening Charlie Chaplin's latest production 'The Gold Rush.' Once again, we have Charlie, exceedingly funny. It was feared that the eccentric comedian was lost in the serious Charles, the producer,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-11-06
Summary:

Perhaps no film that has been introduced to Hongkong audiences has had such cordial acceptance as Charlie Chaplin's latest effort, the Gold Rush which tells of the terrible hardships endured by thousands of adventurers in the rush across frozen wastes to the goldfields of Alaska.