A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-05-25 - 1914-05-30
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, programme including Gaumont Graphic (interesting), 'Bloomer's Transformation' (comic), 'Ten Nights in a Bar Room' (dramatic, in 2 parts), 'Betty's Boat' (comic), 'Sticky Simon' (comic), 'A Regiment of Two' (comic),…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-05-26 - 1914-05-28
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Bloomer's Transformation', 'Ten nights in a Bar Room' (2 parts), 'Betty's Boat', 'Sticky Simon', 'A Regiment of Two' (2 parts) amd 'Gribollard's Conquest'; Screening of Gaumont Graphic

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-04 - 1918-12-05
Summary:

William Fox, the producer, has taken this great new step. The 'Fox Kiddie Features' are ready for presentation, and the first of these, 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' will soon be before Hongkong cinema-goers.

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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
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 is 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' and this Mr. Fox has chosen for the first of his 'Pictures for the Kiddies.'

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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-09 - 1918-12-10
Summary:

The mastermind of William Fox has discovered the you wanted to see this tale. Jack, the Princess, the Giant, even the titanic beanstalk are there before you. You can see 'Jack and the Beanstalk' in the being.

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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-11 - 1918-12-12
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk,' the film cost one hundred thousand pounds to produce - with its 1300 children, its diminutive stars etc.

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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-13 - 1918-12-14
Summary:

William Fox has placed upon the screen in 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' A special Fox Kiddie Wonder Picture - with 1,300 children and a giant 8 ft. 6 in. tall- for children from 5 to 90 years. Direct from its New York run at the Globe Theatre.

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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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-16 - 1918-12-17
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' William Fox Production. Film plot included.

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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.