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: 1924-04-22 - 1924-04-23
Summary:

Commencing Thursday, April 24th, special starring engagement of Mura and Koka Shipoff, the world famous juvenile dancers in classical dances. Picture programme includes Metro's 'A Message From Mars' from Richard Ganthoy's famous play. Look out for Rudolf [sic] Valentino in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-24 - 1924-04-28
Summary:

Mura Shipoff in classical dances. Also, Richard Ganthony's famous romantic play, 'A Message from Mars.' Price details included. April 26 & 28 Remarks: Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Enid Bennett in 'Hairpins.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.15, 5.15 & 9.15, tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 & $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 & 9.15, 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 & 9.15, Rudolf Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-13 - 1925-01-14
Summary:

Tonight, William Fox presents John Gilbert in 'The Yellow Stain,' the battle of a real man against odds, directed by Jack Dillon. January 14 remarks: Starting tomorrow: Mary Pickford in 'Rosita,' a picture so great, so wonderful.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-15 - 1925-01-16
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Rosita,' a new Mary Pickford with special musical prologue.

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-15 - 1925-01-07
Summary:

Mary Pickford in 'Rosita,' a Spanish Romance with Holbrook Blinn adapted by Edward Knoblock story by Norbert Falk, photography by Charles Rosher, an Ernst Lubitsch production. January 17 remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'Cytherea.'

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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: 1925-01-13
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford. Mary Pickford is supported by George Walsh who is famous for his role in 'Intolerance.' The film will be screened at the Star Theatre in the second half of this week. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14
Summary:

Coronet Theatre will be screening 'Rosita' featuring Mary Pickford, this evening and tomorrow. It will be shown at the Star Theatre on Friday and Saturday. There are no increases in the prices of admission to see this picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

After being shown at the Coronet Theatre, the United Artists Corporation 'Rosita' will be screened at the Star Theatre. The film features Mary Pickford and is one of the most artistically beautiful photoplays. To create the scenes of Old Spain, Mary Pickford took advice from Snitz…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-15
Summary:

Rosita,' starred by Mary Pickford, has been transferred from Coronet to the Star. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-16
Summary:

Rosita,' by United Artists Corporation starring Mary Pickford, showing at Star after being shown at the Coronet. Mary had the advice of Snitz Edwards who took a theatrical company to Spain and thus gained the most valuable first-hand information to ensure the accuracy in the picture.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-17
Summary:

Rosita' at the Star, starred by Mary Pickford and Holbrook Blinn, fall of the curtain today. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-10-17
Summary:

Douglas Fairbank's wonder film: 'The Thief of Bagdad' is sure to draw crowded houses at the Queen's Theatre. Mr. Tod Sanborn a xylophonist will perform at the Star Theatre. Pauline Frederick, in 'Smouldering Fires' and a film of American stage turns, completed a…

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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: 1924-12-02
Summary:

The popularity of the film and 'super-production' like Douglas Fairbanks latest 'The Thief of Bagdad,' has an impact in London for building more supercinemas. In the last two years the New Tivoli and the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, both magnificent, have been opened. In…