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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-01-17 - 1922-01-23
Summary:

Commencing January 20 for four nights at 9.15 p.m., 'Outside the Law,' starring Priscilla Dean, in 8 parts. Dazzling heroine of 'The Virgin of Stamboul' and Lon Chaney star of 'The Miracle Man' and 'The Penalty.' A Universal-Jewel production. Prices of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-04-15 - 1922-04-15
Summary:

There are only two British picture houses in the Colony! The Coronet: Mayflower's greatest film since 'The Miracle Man,' 'The Deep Purple,' in 7 reels. Kowloon Theatre: Harold Lloyd in his latest comedy special, 'Among Those Present,' and Madge Kennedy in…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-17 - 1922-05-18
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Wednesday & Thursday, Pauline Frederick in 'The Peace of Roaring River,' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-05-19 - 1922-05-20
Summary:

The Coronet: At 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Rex Beach presents Gouverneur Morris' story, 'The Penalty,' featuring Lon Chaney (the 'Frog' in 'The Miracle Man). Kowloon Theatre: Tonight, Mary Pickford in 'Captain Kidd, Jr.' May 19 Remarks: Fox-trot…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-08-09 - 1922-08-16
Summary:

Teaser ads for the film 'The Devil to Pay.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. 4 ads. per day in difference pages. August 16 Remarks: The cast includes Joseph Dowling ('The Miracle Man'), Robert McKim, Roy Stewart and Fritzi…