A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: Vanity Fair'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-05-02
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-01
Summary:

Alexandre Dumas famous romance, 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' comes to the Coronet Theatre as the feature attraction for the next week. Film plot included.

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Headline: Monte Cristo'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-08
Summary:

At the Victoria Theatre, beginning on January 9 is to be shown a Kine-dramatization of Alexandre Dumas's celebrated novel 'Monte Cristo.' The film is said to be Pathe most stupendous production. The novel 'The Count of Monte Cristo' was acknowledged as Alexander Dumas…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-13
Summary:

There have been good houses at Victoria Theatre during the weekend, the special attraction being the first epoch of the film, 'The Count of Monte Cristo.' The music part is supplied by the string band of the s.s. 'Venezuela.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-18
Summary:

There was a large number of audiences enjoy the screening of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' in Victoria Theatre last night, many of them were French. The programme in Theatre also included the American Gazette and the usual comic.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-20
Summary:

The Count of Monte Cristo has been shown for twice in Victoria Theatre and looking forward to the third round. There is also a good programme coming tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday, including film 'King Baggot' and American Gazette and a Keystone comic 'Hogan out West.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-24
Summary:

Long and interesting set of pictures were shown at Victoria last night included 'The Count of Monte Cristo,' 'Annals of the War,' 'United States Customs Inspection' and 'Wilful Wallops for Wealth.'

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-08
Summary:

The Count of Monte Cristo' was shown for the fifth round last night. 'Annals of the War' opened the programme and an interesting insect film, finishing up with a comic 'Dimple, Auto Salesman' [sic], which was very funny.

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Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-02-17
Summary:

The weekend programme at the Victoria Theatre attracted full houses. The chief attraction is 'The Court of Monte Cristo' [sic]. A new programme will be produced tonight, including William Fox picture 'Slander' starring Bertha Kalich. Also a Gazette number and two last…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-02 - 1918-12-03
Summary:

Fox Kiddie Features' is ready for presentation by the producer, William Fox. The first film of the cinema will be 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is the first picture for the Kiddies. The main cast of the film are children and only a few grown people acted as parents.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-02
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is chosen by William Fox. This film can make your dreams in fairy tales come true even though you are not a child.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-09 - 1918-12-10
Summary:

The castings, story plots and a large production process of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' make it a film not only suitable for children, but also for adults.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-11 - 1918-12-12
Summary:

A special Fox Kiddie Wonder Picture, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' is produced by William Fox. The cast includes 1,300 children, a giant with 8 feet 6 inches tall and actors/actresses from 5 to 90 years old. Direct from New York Run at the Globe Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-13 - 1918-12-14
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' by William Fox Production. Photos of the Princess Regina of the film included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-16 - 1918-12-18
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' includes a real giant in the pantomime.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-27
Summary:

The Coronet (the late Bijou Theatre) will reopen after construction, with 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' at 4:30 and 9:15 p.m. on 24th December. Price details included. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-19 - 1918-12-19
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' by William Fox Production. Photo of the Giant of the film included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-20 - 1918-12-20
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' by William Fox Production. Photo of the Princess included. Virginia Lee Corbin acts as Princess Regina in the film.