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: 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: 1924-09-03
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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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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-02
Summary:

Ethel Clayton, Paramount star, displays not only marked emotional talent as an actress, but also proves a delightful dancer in her latest big picture, 'A City Sparrow,' which opens at the Star Theatre this evening. Film synopsis included. The story is one of the sweetest ever told and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-03
Summary:

Ethel Clayton's excellent Paramount film, 'A City Sparrow,' will be screened in that Star Theatre for the last time this evening. The story, which is woven around the life of a vaudeville dancer, provides some charming contrasts in pathos and humour. Ethel Clayton is supported by…

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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…