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…

13
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.

16
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-08 - 1920-04-08
Summary:

Geraldine Farrar in Goldwyn's photoplay 'Shadows.' A drama of Eastern days and Alaskan nights in 6 parts. Another first-rate Snub comedy, 'Looking for Trouble' and Pathe news.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-14 - 1920-04-17
Summary:

Long Arm of Mannister,' Henry B. Walthall. The third big picture. Also showing 'How Dry I Am,' Rolin Comedy and Pathe news.

18
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-04-26 - 1920-04-29
Summary:

The Great Love,' the play that ends a woman's 'No.' David Wark Griffith's splendid tribute to British Womanhood! April 26-27 remarks: Lillian Gish and Bobby [sic] Harron in 'The Great Love.' April 28 remarks: Pathe news, 'Going? Going? Gone' and Rolin…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-05 - 1920-05-07
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Lure of Heart's Desire' in 5 parts. '$500 or Bust!,' Pathe News and the Royal Hawaiian Quartette. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 1 and 2.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1920-05-11 - 1920-05-13
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Law of the Great Northwest' 5 parts. Harold Lloyd in his very latest comedy 'His Only Father.' Pathe news. At 7.15 p.m., 'Elmo the Mighty' episodes 3 and 4.