A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
Displaying 1 - 20 of 45
1
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,'…

2
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-05
Summary:

The final episode of the 'House of Hate' is now screening at the Victoria. Another masterpiece serial entitled 'Hands Up' with Ruth Roland in the leading role, and a Pathe attraction 'The Phantom Rider' are coming to screen.

3
Headline: The Victoria
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-19
Summary:

In Victoria Theatre, Charlie Chaplin's million dollar picture 'A Dog's Life' will be screened. A new superb serial has been started, which entitled as 'Hands Up,' featuring Ruth Roland the popular Pathe Star. For the weekend, the first two episodes of this picture…

4
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-26
Summary:

Owing to the insistent demands of patrons, Victoria Theatre will provide screening of Charlie Chaplin's 'A Dog's Life' again on Wednesday, and also Pathe's Gazette. Tonight 'The Other Woman' will be on board and on Thursday, episodes 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up…

5
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-05-29
Summary:

There is every prospect of a big house tonight when for the first time Episode 5 and 6 of 'Hands Up' will be projected at the Victoria Theatre. 'Hands Up' is from the pen of Gilson Willets, and starred by Ruth Roland. 'The Other Woman' will be screened for the last…

6
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-09
Summary:

Miss Phyllis Faye, the well-known versatile Australian artist, will give a sensational exhibition of the fire dance in Victoria Theatre. Pathe's Gazette, a new episode of 'Hands Up' and a Toto comedy, will also be included in the programme.

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-16
Summary:

The management of the Victoria Theatre made a happy selection when they took that masterpiece film 'Moral Suicide' to show their patrons. Tonight 'Hands Up' will be shown as well as a Harold Lloyd and other films.

8
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-06-24
Summary:

Visitors to the Victoria this evening are assured a suitable programme. With Pathe and Gazette, followed by 'Hands Up' and couple of films. Harold Lloyd, a fun-making film comedian, appears in the farcical film 'She Loves Me Not.'

9
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.'

10
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.

11
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.

12
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.

13
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.

14
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.

15
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.

16
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.

17
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.

18
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.

19
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-21
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is in 10 parts with grand production by William Fox. Francis Carpenter acts as Jack and a real giant also performs. It is the first pantomime shown in Hong Kong, This film will be displayed on Christmas Eve at 9:15 p.m. Photo of the scene (named 'The City Where…

20
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-28 - 1918-12-28
Summary:

Performances at 9:15 p.m. 'The Walls of Jericho' from 28th to 31st December. Performance by Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' British gazette no. 482 is included. 'Jack and the Beanstalk' on Saturday, 28th and Monday, 30th December.