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: 1917-07-12
Summary:

Patrons of the Victoria Theatre have some good things in store for them, for on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings next, an official war picture 'The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks' will be screened. In addition to this, a very fine film 'A Message from Mars…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-05-07
Summary:

The feature film at the Victoria Theatre will be 'Rags' where Mary Pickford will appear in one of her greatest characterizations.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-14
Summary:

Star Theatre is going to screen Robert W. Chambers' 'The Fighting Chance' for the first time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-24
Summary:

Tonight, Star Theatre will be staging a dance performance by little Mura Shipoff and her brother Koka. Supplementing their programme is a movie play called 'A Message from Mars,' based on the famous stage play of the same name.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-25
Summary:

Last night, Star Theatre staged little Miss Mura Shipoff who along with her talented brother was widely appreciated by a large audience. All her numbers showed her to be a wonderfully sympathetic exponent of the art. In addition to the dance performances, the management also put on a film…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
Summary:

Mura Shipoff, also known as 'the Baby Pavlova' will give her last performance at the Star Theatre this evening. She is partnered by her brother Koka. The program is supplemented by a screen adaptation of the well-known play 'A Message from Mars.'

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

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount picture 'A Full House,' tomorrow night. The film features Bryant Washburn. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Today, Star Theatre will be screening 'A Full House' starring Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-13
Summary:

Robert W. Chambers will soon be an equally strong draw for cinema-goers, if the high standard set the 'The Fighting Chance' is any criterion. The Paramount picture will be screened at the Star Theatre. Other stars included Anna Q Nilsson and Conrad Nagel.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Paramount picture called 'To Please One Woman' is the attraction at the Star Theatre. The leading role is portrayed by Claire Windsor. While a Thursday, there will be a double programme from two dancers Miss Mura Shipoff and her brother and an excellent film…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-06
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-09
Summary:

In 'A Full House,' the Paramount feature which will be screened at the Star Theatre tonight and tomorrow night, Bryant Washburn, the well-known light comedian, takes the leading part. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-10
Summary:

Local cinema-goers are reminded of the final show of the Paramount picture, 'A Full House' at Star Theatre today, which is starred by Lois Wilson and Bryant Washburn. Directed by James Cruze.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1920-11-25
Summary:

The article has two parts: 'Slipshod Methods Exposed' and 'Orgy of Violence.' It showed a lot of examples of the problems of film during the time. Several film names had been mentioned: 'The Lion Foot,' 'Under Crimson Skies,' 'The Fighting Chance,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-13
Summary:

The man who composed the popular song about the different varieties of kisses omitted one of the most novel kinds of all. But, the photoplay producers who adapted Robert W. Chambers' 'The Fighting Chance' didn't. The scene was only described in the book. It is shown in all…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-14
Summary:

Actually an 'underwater love scene.' That is one of the striking incidents in this evening's Star Theatre feature attraction. Indeed, 'The Fighting Chance' is Robert W. Chambers' finest book. Notably good is the cast, the leading man being Conrad Nagel and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

The two young dancers are Mura Shipoff and her brother Koka Shipoff. Everyone who saw her at the Hongkong Hotel roof-garden when she last visited Hongkong agrees that she is a brilliant artiste. The Colony will now have ample opportunity for seeing her again, as she opens a season in the Star…