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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
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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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-18 - 1918-12-30
Summary:

December 28-31. Performance. 'The Walls of Jericho' in 5 parts. Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' British Gazette No.482. December 28-30 at 4.30 p.m. 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-27
Summary:

(Late Bijou Theatre) Will reopen after entire reconstruction. December 24 with 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-20 - 1918-12-20
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk.' William Fox production. Picture included: The Giant is successful on his hunt in the land where the little people dwell.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-23 - 1918-12-23
Summary:

(Late Bijou Theatre) For children of all ages, from 5 to 90. 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' 'The Peter Pan of the films.' The first film pantomime ever shown in Hongkong. Willliam Fox production.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-12-31 - 1918-12-31
Summary:

New Year's day performances. 'Jack and the Beanstalk,' British Gazette No. 482. William Fox's Super-production. 'The Walls of Jericho' by Alfred Sutro. Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' Booking at Robinson's. Pathe's Super film 'New York…

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-07 - 1919-01-08
Summary:

(Late Bijou Theatre) January 7-8. Last two Performances; 'Jack and the Beanstalk.' Tuesday and Wednesday, 'Runaway Romany.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-01-06 - 1919-01-06
Summary:

Tonight: 'New York.' Tomorrow: 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'Runaway Romany.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Headline: Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-02-07 - 1919-02-10
Summary:

Tonight, Bessie Love in 'Sister of Six' in which are also to be found the two 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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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-22 - 1919-12-24
Summary:

Tonight! Henri Krauss in 'Les Miserables.' Booking at the Theatre.

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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…