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: 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.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-21 - 1918-12-21
Summary:

Jack and the Beanstalk' is in 10 parts with grand production by William Fox. Francis Carpenter acts as Jack and a real giant also performs. It is the first pantomime shown in Hong Kong, This film will be displayed on Christmas Eve at 9:15 p.m. Photo of the scene (named 'The City Where…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-28 - 1918-12-28
Summary:

Performances at 9:15 p.m. 'The Walls of Jericho' from 28th to 31st December. Performance by Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' British gazette no. 482 is included. 'Jack and the Beanstalk' on Saturday, 28th and Monday, 30th December.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-30 - 1918-12-30
Summary:

Last two performances of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at 4:30 p.m. on 31st December and 2 p.m. on 1st January. Booking at Robinson's. Telephone number included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-30 - 1918-12-30
Summary:

Performances at 9:15 p.m. including 'The Walls of Jericho' in 5 parts from 28th to 31st December. Performance by Max Linder in 'Max Wants a Divorce.' British gazette no. 482 is included. 'Jack and the Beanstalk' on Saturday, 28th and Monday, 30th December at 4:30 p.…

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1918-12-31 - 1918-12-31
Summary:

New Year's Day performance including 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at 6 to 9:15 p.m. British gazette no. 482 is included. William Fox's production of 'The Walls of Jericho' by Alfred Sutro. Booking at Robinson's. Pathe's film 'New York' on Thursday,…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-03 - 1919-01-04
Summary:

January 3rd, 4th & 5th, 1919 at 6 and 9.15 p.m., 'New York' and British Gazette No. 483. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-06 - 1919-01-08
Summary:

January 7 at 4.30 p.m. and January 8 at 2.15 p.m., last two performances of Jack and the Beanstalk. January 7 at 9.15 p.m. and January 8 at 6 and 9.15 p.m., 'Runaway Romany.' Booking at Robinson's. January 6 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. In response to numerous requests, there…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-09 - 1919-01-11
Summary:

January 9, 10, 11 and 12 at 6 and 9.15 p.m., Haddon Chambers' masterpiece 'The Idler,' a brilliant little comedy 'Lucien, Lucette,' and British Gazette No. 484. Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-13 - 1919-01-16
Summary:

January 13, 14 and 15, 1919, at 6 and 9.15 p.m., William Farnum in Henri Bernstein's great play 'Samson.' Booking at Robinson's.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-17 - 1919-01-18
Summary:

Tonight, the Famous Players' fine production 'The Daughter of MacGregor' and 'Nearly a Deserter.' January 18 Remarks: Another ad. on page 5. 4.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., drop in at any time from 4.30 to 6.30 and see the complete show consisting of a splendid picture programme…