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New Year's Eve ideas to celebrate 1931 in Shanghai!

Updated: Jan 6

The "Paris of the East" is loaded with exciting events, places and opportunities to wave goodbye to 1930 in style and glamour! Hereafter our special selection!

Playboy of Paris

The "talkies" arrived in Shanghai!

At Le Capitol you can enjoy the latest Paramount Picture musical comedy, Playboy of Paris, directed by Ludwig Berger, starring the most internationally beloved French singer and actor Maurice Chevalier and the stunning American actress Frances Marion Dee.

The plot: Albert Loriflan (Maurice Chevalier), a waiter in a Paris cafe, unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money from a wealthy relative. His unscrupulous boss, Philibert, refuses to release him from his long-term contract in the hope that Albert will buy him off with a large payment. But Albert refuses, and continues to work at the cafe even though he is now very rich. Before long he falls in love with Philibert's daughter Yvonne (Frances Marion Dee)...