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: 1924-02-18
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a film described as second 'Miracle Man' entitled 'The Faith Healer' featuring Milton Sills who is quite famous among professional cinema people. Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' is scheduled to follow tomorrow.

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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: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Star Theatre will be screening a Paramount attraction entitled 'Ladies Must Live' this evening. This was the last picture made by the late Mr. George Loane Tucker who is famous for being the maker of 'The Miracle Man.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1912-10-21
Summary:

Mr. Bob Stevenson is offering a splendid programme at the Bijou this week. The sketch 'A Gossip by the Wayside' is the most amusing dialogue between Mr. Stephenson and Miss Ada Rowley. 'The Fisherman's Son' is a magnificent picture story; 'Love and a Motor,' an…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-02-18
Summary:

A film described as a second 'Miracle Man' is 'The Faith Healer,' with Milton Sills, which is on today only at the Star. Tomorrow Griffith's 'One Exciting Night' will be shown.

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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: 1925-01-08
Summary:

The Hill Billy' comes to the Star Today, which is starred by Jack Pickford, his celebrated sister, Mary Pickford, Lucille Ricksen. George Hill, who was associated with the famous director, D. W. Griffith for a long time and with the late George Loane Tucker, who created 'The Miracle…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Ladies Must Live' is an intriguing title for a moving picture and it can safely be said that the curiosity excited in this respect will not be disappointed when 'Ladies Must Live' comes to the Star Theatre this evening. 'Ladies Must Live' is the last picture made by the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-09-08
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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-24
Summary:

Marvellously light and dainty' – 'Post and gesture superb' – these are some of the tributes the South China Morning Post felt impelled to pay little Mura Shipoff when she last visited Hongkong and they augur well for the youthful dancer's success this evening when with her…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-25
Summary:

Miss Mura Shipoff had taken the boards in the Star Theatre last night. She won applause from the audience with her several little dances, Dance of Love, the Fisherman and the Pearl, the Valse Caprice, the Slender Rose, and the Dying Swan. The management also provided an excellent movie play to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-26
Summary:

Another success was won by Miss Mura Shipoff and brother Koka Shipoff in the Star Theatre last night when they gave the second performance of their Kowloon season. All her dances last night were received with great appreciation, and warm applause greeted her masterly interpretation of Pavlova…