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: 1924-04-24
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: 1924-07-30
Summary:

This evening, Star Theatre will be showing a First National picture 'Kindred of the Dust' featuring Miriam Cooper who is famous for her performances in 'The Birth of a Nation' and 'Intolerance.' Raoul A. Walsh produced the film from the well-known novel of the same…

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

Star Theatre will be screening 'A City Sparrow' starring Ethel Clayton, this evening. Miss Clayton is famous for her performances in married life stories like 'The Thirteenth Commandment' and 'Young Mrs. Winthrop.' The film is directed by Sam Wood and the story is…

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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: 1924-04-12
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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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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-22
Summary:

The Virginian' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. 'Something to Think About,' directed by Cecil B. DeMille, starred by Elliott Dexter, will be screened at the Star. Film plot included. 'Kindred of the Dust' opened at Coronet Theatre today. The film starred…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-23
Summary:

The Virginians' is to be screened at the Queen's Theatre. Film plot included. 'Something To Think About,' directed by Cecil B. de Mille, was put on at the Star Theatre last night. Gloria Swanson gives a clever performance. 'Kindred of the Dust,' showing at the…

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Headline: Cinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-24
Summary:

The Virginian' [sic], the Preferred Picture production, will be on at the Queen's Theatre till Monday. 'Something to Think About,' starred by Gloria Swanson, will be on for the last time at the Star tonight. 'Kindred of the Dust' will be screened at the Coronet for…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-07-30
Summary:

Miriam Cooper who scored such a marked success in 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance' and other big pictures, is the leading woman in 'Kindred of the Dust,' a First National picture showing at the Star Theatre. Raoul A. Walsh is the director and also starring…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-08-30
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

A City Sparrow,' the new Paramount film which portrays Ethel Clayton as an Apache dancer will be screened in the Star Theatre for the last time this evening.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton appears in the novel role of an Apache dancer in her new Paramount picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which will be shown at the Star Theatre this evening. This marks a distinct departure of Miss Clayton, who has been appearing recently in stories of married life, notably, '…

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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.