A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

Moving pictures for children were inevitable from the very moment moving pictures were invented; but it has been part of the normal course of things that they should not have been actually made until this time. Only the very best that the world can produce is to be laid before the sincerely…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-06 - 1918-12-07
Summary:

There are some tales that above others have a universal appeal to the young. One of the first to arise in the minds of children and those who follow them is 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' and this Mr. Fox has chosen for the first of his 'Pictures for the Kiddies.' But, to carry…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-09 - 1918-12-10
Summary:

You can see a picture of the whole story--a picture filled with all the elusive charm and mystery which pervaded the reading of the story on that cold, stormy night. The genius of a score of man has perfected the moving-picture process that you might see your favourite tale in life; and the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-11 - 1918-12-12
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk,' the film that cost one hundred thousand pounds to produce--with its thirteen hundred children, its diminutive stars, its eight-and-a-half-feet giant, its castle and its walled city, built solely for this wonderful production--has an appeal to grown-ups as well as to…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-13 - 1918-12-14
Summary:

The age-long tale of the Pigmy who conquered the Titan, the David against the Goliath--this is the story which William Fox has placed upon the screen in 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' Direct from its New York run at the Globe Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-16 - 1918-12-17
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk,' William Fox production. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-18 - 1918-12-19
Summary:

Take the children to the pantomime! 'Jack and the Beanstalk' with a real giant eight-and-a-half-feet high.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-23
Summary:

On December 24th at 4.30 and 9.15 p.m., with 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' Prices: $1.00 and 60 cents. Booking at Robinson's. Any seat in the theatre may be booked.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-24 - 1918-12-25
Summary:

On December 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th at 4.30 and 9.15 p.m., 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' a pictorial pantomime in 10 parts. Prices: $1.00 and 60 cents. Booking at Robinson's. Any seat in the theatre may be booked.

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-28 - 1918-12-31
Summary:

December 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st, 9.15 p.m. performance, 'The Walls of Jericho' in 5 parts. Also Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce' and British Gazette No. 482. Saturday, December 28th and Monday, December 30th at 4.30 p.m., 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-20 - 1918-12-20
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk,' William Fox production. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-23 - 1918-12-23
Summary:

For children of all ages from 5 to 90, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' the first film pantomime ever shown in Hongkong. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-31 - 1918-12-31
Summary:

December 31st at 4.30 p.m., January 1st at 2 p.m., last two performances of 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' Don't miss this beautiful picture. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-07 - 1919-01-08
Summary:

January, 7th and 8th 1919, Tuesday at 4.30 p.m., Wednesday at 2.15 p.m., last two performances of 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' Tuesday at 9.15 p.m., Wednesday at 6 and 9.15 p.m., 'Runaway Romany.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-01 - 1919-01-01
Summary:

New Year's day performances: 2 p.m., 'Jack and the Beanstalk'; 6 and 9.15 p.m., British Gazette No. 482, William Fox's super-production 'The Walls of Jericho' by Alfred Sutro and Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' Booking at Robinson's for 2 and 9.…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-06 - 1919-01-06
Summary:

In response to numerous requests, there will be two more matinees of 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' on Tuesday next at 4.30 p.m., and on Wednesday at 2.15 p.m. Don't miss your last opportunity of seeing this beautiful picture.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-01-06 - 1919-01-06
Summary:

Tonight at 6 and 9.15 p.m., 'New York.' Tomorrow at 4.30 p.m., 'Jack and the Beanstalk'; at 9.15 p.m., 'Runaway Romany.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-02-07 - 1919-02-10
Summary:

7th, 8th and 9th February, Bessie Love in 'Sister of Six,' in which are also to be found the two clever children who played the parts of Jack and the Princess in 'Jack and the Beanstalk'; 'A Game Old Knight'; British Gazette No. 86. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-06-16 - 1919-06-16
Summary:

2,800 people came to the Coronet to see 'Jack and the Beanstalk'; 2,600 saw 'The Yankee Way.' Up to the present, less than 1,500 have seen 'My Four Years in Germany.' This is not as it should be. When the possibility presented itself of securing this epic of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-12-25
Summary:

The Coronet Theatre has been renovated and refurnished throughout. New features have been introduced including children's plays. Mr. H. W. Ray is the new Manager of the Coronet. The first performance under the new management took place yesterday was 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'