A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

There's a new screen thrill to be had from Goldwyn's melodramatic thriller, 'A Blind Bargain,' which was seen for the first time in Hongkong at the Queen's Theatre last night. Plot and review included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27
Summary:

Lon Chaney, the star of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame,' is at his best in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which will be the attraction at the Queen's Theatre for four days. Lon Chaney had appeared in 'The Penalty' and 'Ace of Hearts' before.…

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Headline: Mystery Picture
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-02
Summary:

Lon Chaney, is remarkable in the Goldwyn melodrama, 'A Blind Bargain,' which is now showing at the Queen's Theatre. Tomorrow a new picture, 'The Invisible Fear,' a First National Attraction will be shown and the other half of the programme will contain Vaudeville acts of…

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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: 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.

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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…

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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.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-30 - 1918-12-30
Summary:

Last two performances of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at 4:30 p.m. on 31st December and 2 p.m. on 1st January. Booking at Robinson's. Telephone number included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-30 - 1918-12-30
Summary:

Performances at 9:15 p.m. including 'The Walls of Jericho' in 5 parts 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 at 4:30 p.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-31 - 1918-12-31
Summary:

New Year's Day performance including 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at 6 to 9:15 p.m. British gazette no. 482 is included. William Fox's production of 'The Walls of Jericho' by Alfred Sutro. Booking at Robinson's. Pathe's film 'New York' on Thursday,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-06 - 1919-01-08
Summary:

January 7 at 4.30 p.m. and January 8 at 2.15 p.m., last two performances of Jack and the Beanstalk. January 7 at 9.15 p.m. and January 8 at 6 and 9.15 p.m., 'Runaway Romany.' Booking at Robinson's. January 6 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. In response to numerous requests, there…