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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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: 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…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-24 - 1924-04-25
Summary:

Tonight till Saturday at 5.30 and 9.15, Mura Shipoff, the baby Pavlova, in classical and characteristic dances. Also Richard Ganthony's famous romantic play, 'A Message from Mars.' Prices: matinee $1.00 and 60 cents; soiree $1.50 and $1.00.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-23 - 1924-04-24
Summary:

Commencing Thursday, April 24th, special starring engagement of Mura and Koka Shipoff, the world-famous juvenile dancers in classical and characteristic dances. Picture programme includes Metro's superb presentation of Richard Ganthony's famous play, 'A Message from Mars.'…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-26 - 1924-04-28
Summary:

Instantaneous success of Mura and Koka Shipoff, the world's great juvenile dancers. Picture programme includes today at 5.30 and 9.15, 'A Message from Mars.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Enid Bennett in 'Hairpins.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

The Coronet: Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Douglas Fairbanks in 'The Thief of Bagdad.' Prices $2 and $1. The Star: Today only at 5.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Beau Revel.' Tomorrow at 6 and 9.15, Rudolph Valentino in 'Moran of the Lady Letty.'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-12
Summary:

We ask you to consider Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, D. W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin, the four greatest names in the film world, whose pictures are released under the name of United Artists' Film Corporation. Even the most prejudiced observer has to admit that their productions are…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-01
Summary:

Cinema patrons have nothing to grumble at the fare recently, and now, provided for them, particularly at the Coronet and Star Theatres. At the former, we have Douglas Fairbanks probably the most popular of all male screen artists. At the Star, we have Rudolph Valentino who is rapidly coming to…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-11-29 - 1924-11-29
Summary:

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

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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…