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: 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: 1919-07-04
Summary:

During the 'Ultus' show in Hongkong Theatre, the attendance was very pleased. The programme for tomorrow will include a new serial film of episodes in which the well-known protagonist Marie Walcamp in the 'Red Ace' will appear in the 'Moon Child,' a picture of the…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-07
Summary:

The 'Moon Child' film is now screening in Hongkong Theatre, featuring Marie Walcamp. Tomorrow the well-known actress Fannie Ward will appear in 'Her Strange Wedding' of Lasky Production in 5 parts. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-24
Summary:

The 5th and 6th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened on Saturday. 'The Fall of a Nation' written recently by Thomas Dixon, in 7 parts, will also be screened. The protagonist of the play is Leila Frost in the role of Virginia Holland, the heroine of the story written…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-07-30
Summary:

The Hongkong Theatre is showing 'The Fall of a Nation.' On Friday night, the 5th and 6th episode of 'The Moon Child,' starring Marie Walcamp, will be screened. New comics will be introduced at intervals, the best and latest ones.

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

Come to the Hongkong Theatre to witness the subsequent episodes of the splendid serial film 'The Moon Child' in which Marie Walcamp takes the leading role. New comics will be introduced at intervals.

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

The Hongkong Theatre will show 'Bull's Eye' this afternoon. There are several programmes, including a film 'Moon Child' and a drama 'One of the millions.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-09
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre is showing the 9th and 10th episodes of the magnificent serial film 'The Moon Child.' The programme includes screening of 'One of Millions' and 'Bull's Eye.' Some exceptionally good comedies will be screened at intervals.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-15
Summary:

Hongkong Theatre has been well patronised by showing 'Moon Child' and the 'Bull's Eye' in the past few weeks. Tomorrow the 9th and 10th episodes of the 'Moon Child' will be screened.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-08-23
Summary:

During the week the rest of the episode of 'The Moon Child' will not be screened owing to the late arrival of steamers. From today at 9.15pm, 'The Explorer' in five parts will be screened. It is the work by famous English dramatist, William Somerset Maugham. 14th and 15th…

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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.