A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The 'Virginian'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-22 - 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginian' will be shown in Queen's Theatre. May 22 Remarks: Same ad on page 4-5, 7, 9 & 12. May 23-24 Remarks: Same ad on page 2-4, 7, 9 & 12. May 22-24 Remarks: Another ad on page 4, commencing May 23rd to 26th. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-23 - 1924-05-26
Summary:

Commencing Friday 23rd to Monday 26th May at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., Kenneth Harlan and Florence Vidor in 'The Virginian,' 1924 production. Usual prices. Booking at Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-29 - 1924-08-30
Summary:

At 5.15 and 9.15 only, 'Judgment of the Storm.' At 2.30 and 7.15 only, 'Her Sacrifice.' An entirely Chinese production of modern Chinese life in Shanghai. An opportunity for all to see the first big Chinese film and to see genuine Chinese customs and mannerisms. Both…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01 - 1924-09-04
Summary:

Queen's showing till Thursday, at 2.30 and 7.15, an intrigueing story of modern Shanghai by Chinese actors famed for expressive acting, 'Her Sacrifice.' At 5.15 and 9.15, 'Judment of the Storm' [sic]. September 3-4 Ramarks: Lucille Rickson & Lloyd Hughes are in the…

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-07 - 1925-03-09
Summary:

Today and Sunday, Mady Christians in 'My Love is Sadly Shining,' a romance of the French Revolution in eight parts. Also Town Topics (Tientsin Police, etc.) by B. A. T. Co. March 9 remarks: Johnny Hines in 'Sure Fire Flint,' a comedy in 7 parts.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-10 - 1925-03-13
Summary:

Tuesday to Friday, Mastodon Films, Inc. presents Johnny Hines supported by Doris Kenyon, Edmund Breese, Robert Edeson, Effie Shannon, J. Barney Sherry in 'Sure Fire Flint.' March 13 remarks: Tomorrow, Dorothy Gish and Richard Barthelmess in 'The Bright Shawl,' a First…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
Summary:

From today till Monday next, Queen's Theatre will be screening the film version of 'The Virginians' [sic]. The story is dedicated to the late Theodore Rossevelt [sic].

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginians' [sic], a Preferred Picture production, will be on at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. The feature portrays all the novel intended.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-29
Summary:

Commencing today, Queen's Theatre will be screening 'The Judgment of the Storm,' for a week. This film will be screened at the 5:15 and 9:15 shows. At the 2:30 and 7:15 performances there will be presented an entire Chinese production 'Her Sacrifice' which provides an…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre presented 'Her Sacrifice' which provided an insight into modern Chinese life in Shanghai. It will be screened today at 2:30 and 7:15 and tomorrow at 7:15 only. For the 5:15 and 9:15 shows today and the 6 and 9:15 performances tomorrow, there will be put…

12
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-01
Summary:

The Judgment of the Storm,' Queen's Theatre's current attraction, will only be shown at the 5:15 and 9:15 performances today. 'Her Sacrifice,' the Chinese picture which has drawn so much favourable comment, will be screened at 2:30 and 7:15.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Chinese, particularly, have been interested in the screen production by their Shanghai compatriots of the film known as 'Her Sacrifice' which has enjoyed a brief run at the Queen's Theatre during the 2:30 and 7:15 performances. 'The Judgment of the Storm,' a Palmer…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-10
Summary:

Beginning today, for four days, Queen's Theatre will be screening 'Sure Fire Flint' featuring Johnny Hines. The story is adapted from the story of the same name appeared in the Ace High Magazine, and written by Gerald C. Duffy. Johnny Hines is famous for his performance in '…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-11
Summary:

Yesterday, Queen's Theatre screened 'Sure Fire Flint' starring Johnny Hines. The film is filled with thrill and comedy. Film synopsis included.

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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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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-10
Summary:

Sure Fire Flint,' featuring Johnny Hines, begins a four-days engagement at the Queen's Theatre. The story is adapted from same story name appeared in Ace High Magazine, written by Gerald C. Duffy. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-11
Summary:

Johnny Hines in 'Sure Fire Flint' received good houses at the Queen's Theatre. Other cast included Doris Kenyon, Effie Shannon, Robert Edeson, Edmund Breese, J. Barney Sherry, Charles Gerrard and others. The piece was directed by Dell Henderson and Billy Bitzer, Cameraman for…

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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…