A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-02
Summary:

There will be scope provided by the early completion of the Queen's Theatre for the exploitation of theatrical enterprise. It is learned that so far no decision has been reached in regard to the eventual running of the theatre. Reports state that an offer of $8,000 per month for the lease…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-12-08
Summary:

New Queen's Theatre is making some structural changes, most important of them being the removal of supporting columns which used to obstruct the view of the stage. Safety is being given the first priority in the construction and working of the new design which was prepared by Mr. L. Gain.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-06
Summary:

The new Queen's Theatre is to be opened in about three weeks' time as a picture palace. With top-notch facilities, accommodation will be available for theatrical companies.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-25
Summary:

As the construction of the Queen's Theatre approaches the verge of completion, speculations regarding leasing of the building mount. So far no formal agreements have been made. However, it is anticipated that the theatre will be leased to a Chinese businessman for a monthly sum of $15,000.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-10
Summary:

It is announced that a new enterprise, called the International Amusements Company, has taken over the lease and management of the new Queen's Theatre and will open upon it to the public about the beginning of May.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-14
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is to be opened early next month. Capable of accommodating 1400 people, the theatre will have the most modern features and design. The proprietor of the theatre is Mr. Ma Chui-chiu. The Theatre will screen pictures under the able management of Mr. Leung Cheuk-wing and Mr.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-30
Summary:

The opening ceremony of the Queen's Theatre is to take place at 2:15 pm on May 1st, and the picture show will commence at 3 p.m. Those holding admission tickets are to arrive early.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-01
Summary:

Queen's Theatre had its opening show this afternoon. It screened the film 'The Hero.' At around half-past two, the Hon. Mr. R. H. Kotewall performed the opening ceremony. H. E. the Governor, Sir R. E. Stubbs, arrived at around three o'clock. Everyone was impressed with the…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening 'The Hero,' till Monday. The film features Barbara La Marr and Gaston Glass. The Theatre also boasts splendid acoustic properties. Film synopsis included.

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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:

The 'Olympia Follies,' a company of variety artists headed by Mr. Hamilton and Miss Mills, is going to commence their season at the Queen's Theatre. Hamilton and Mills are going to present a selection of London and New York jazz songs, ballads, classical and semi-classical. The…

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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: 1924-05-12
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is hosting 'Olympia Follies.' Showing at 5:15 and 9:15 till next Wednesday, the Company will also present New York and London songs by Hamilton and Mills, in addition to the dance performances. The Theatre will also screen 'Slim Shoulders' starring Irene…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-14
Summary:

Queen's Theatre is screening a French production 'The Lady of Monsoreau' till Thursday. The story is adapted from a novel by Alexandre Dumas. The film features Genevieve Felix. This picture will be put on at all performances and the 'Olympia Follies' will give their show…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-15
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be screening the colour-photoplay 'The Lady of Monsoreau' for the last time today. 'The Forgotten Law' will put on the theatre for three days from tomorrow. The film is based on the novel 'A Modern Madonna.' The cast includes Alec B.…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-16
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be hosting magicians, Chefalo and Palermo, who will stage their performances on 5:15 and 9:15 today. The Theatre will also screen the Metro picture 'The Forgotten Law' which is based on a story similar to 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' There is a strong…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-17
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be hosting the magicians, Chefalo and Palermo, today and tomorrow. The Theatre will also be screening 'The Forgotten Law.' 'Bride 13' is the picture for the 2:15 and 7:15 shows.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-19
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will be presenting the magicians, Chefalo and Palermo, along with the attraction 'The Forbidden Law' for the last time at the 5:15 and 9:15 shows. 'Determination,' a ten-reel picture, follows on Tuesday. The scenes in the picture include the fashion…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-20
Summary:

Queen's Theatre will continue to present the magicians Chefalo and Palermo for three more days commencing today. They will perform the 7:15 and 9:15 shows. From tomorrow, they will be supported for the rest of their stay by 'Bride 13' at 7:15 show and 'Determination' at…