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: 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: 1924-05-05
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening the Gasnier production, entitled 'The Hero,' featuring Barbara La Marr, for the last time tonight. Tomorrow, another Gasnier production 'Daughters of the Rich' will be presented at all performances. The cast includes Gaston Glass, Miriam…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening 'Daughters of the Rich,' today and tomorrow. Directed by Gasnier, the film is a sequel to 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives.' A comedy entitled 'The Sailor' caters for the light side.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

For the last time tonight, 'Daughters of the Rich' will be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow, Irene Castle, the popular film star will be seen in 'Slim Shoulders.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-20
Summary:

From today until Monday, the Queen's Theatre will be screening a Gasnier production 'Maytime.' The film features twelve of Hollywood's prettiest beauties and some scenes of the film remind one of the sets of 'Daughters of the Rich.' The film stars Ethel Shannon and…

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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: 1924-05-06
Summary:

In the Queen's Theatre, from tonight to Thursday, featuring Gaston Glass, Ruth Clifford, Stuart Holmes, Miriam Cooper and Ethel Shannon in the 'Daughters of the Rich,' a story of American dollars, based on the novel by Edgar Saltus. Smoke Turner who made a hit in 'The Four…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Daughters of the Rich,' directed by Gasnier, is showing at the Queen's Theatre. It is expected as a sequel of 'Rich Men's Wives' and 'Poor Men's Wives.' Another screening is a comedy entitled 'The Sailor.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-08
Summary:

For the last time tonight that fine production 'Daughters of the Rich' will be shown at the Queen's Theatre. The programme also includes a light comedy entitled 'The Sailor.' Tomorrow, Irene Castle will be seen in 'Slim Shoulders.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-20
Summary:

Maytime,' the Gasnier production, will be screened at the Queen's Theatre from today till Monday. The ball-room scenes with twelve of Hollywood prettiest beauties will remind one of the brilliance of some of the sets in 'Daughters of the Rich.' Another usual feature is…

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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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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-05-06 - 1924-05-08
Summary:

Commencing May 6th to 8th at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Al Lichtman presents Miriam Cooper and Gaston Glass in 'Daughters of the Rich' in 6 parts. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.

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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: 1924-06-20
Summary:

One would infer from the title of the screenplay that 'Maytime' was a picture essentially for the kiddies. This, however, is not so. On the other hand, it presents a picture of three generations, with many unique situations which are made lifelike by clever acting and skillful…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21
Summary:

Film synopsis included. So much for the story of 'Maytime,' the weekend attraction at the Queen's Theatre, and which will be presented at all performances till Monday inclusive. Each period dovetails with its predecessor and successor and Ethel Shannon, in the portrayal of the…

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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: 1925-02-27
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…