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: 1918-12-13 - 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: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-22
Summary:

The whimsicalities of Harold Lloyd evoked roars of laughter from a crowded house at the Star last night. Harold in this film becomes a doctor, with a novel notion of treatment in the cases he is called upon to deal with. Film plot included. 'Doctor Jack' can be prescribed as a sure…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Dr. Jack' starred by Harold Lloyd, will be shown at the Star tonight. Plot and production summary included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-04
Summary:

Harold Lloyd's 'Dr. Jack' is being shown at the Coronet Theatre all week. It is believed that he is the most popular comedian in the world, next perhaps to Charlie Chaplin. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-04
Summary:

For kinema-goers, it is hard to say whether Harold Lloyd or Charlie Chaplin is better. 'Dr. Jack' is an enjoyable film showing at the Coronet today.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-03
Summary:

Dr. Jack,' in which Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis take the main parts, is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-04-03
Summary:

All this week, Coronet Theatre is going to screen a romantic comedy entitled 'Dr. Jack' featuring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-04-02
Summary:

Dr. Jack,' featuring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis, will be the attraction at the Coronet Theatre all this week. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-04-03
Summary:

Harold Lloyd is giving great delight to Coronet audiences in 'Dr. Jack' which is being screened all this week. Mildred Davis is the heroine.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-24
Summary:

Harold Lloyd, as Doctor Jack, the 'Sunshine Doctor,' will be in consultation in Wanchai of the next four days. He is booked to appear at the Grand there. Lloyd has a whole bagful of new and screamingly funny tricks in this picture. He has a good cast with him.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

Tonight, Star Theatre will be screening a comedy, entitled 'Doctor Jack,' featuring Harold Lloyd. The film doesn't have a great deal of the story. Rather it is completely made for comical purposes, with Lloyd as the 'sunshine' doctor showing his wonderful cures and novel…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-20 - 1921-04-22
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15, Jack Pickford in 'Jack and Jill,' an Artcraft special.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-20 - 1921-04-22
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Jack Pickford in 'Jack and Jill,' an Artcraft special.

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Headline: The Woping
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-05 - 1921-07-06
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Jack Dempsey in 'Daredevil Jack.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-11-21
Summary:

It requires no great wisdom to be able to predict that the Star will be crowded for the next two days when it is mentioned that Harold Lloyd in 'Doctor Jack' is the big attraction. There are lots of people who never otherwise go inside a cinema who throw aside all other engagements…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-27
Summary:

Mothers-in-Law' will be screened at the Queen's Theatre from today till Monday. The film starred Gaston Glass, Ruth Clifford, Josef Swickard who will be remembered for 'The Four Horsemen,' and also with Marie Curtis and Edith Yorke. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-01-22
Summary:

Full of adventures is the picture entitled 'Fighting Fury,' now showing at the Star Theatre, Kowloon. Jack Hoxie on a big white horse is a pleasant enough sight, but in 'Fighting Fury,' he is garbed as never before on the screen – as a sporting young Spanish Don. Film…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-04-21
Summary:

The principal attraction at the Hongkong Theatre until Friday is 'Jack and Jill.' The leading roles are taken by Jack Pickford and Louise Huff.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-07-23 - 1921-07-23
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., see Jack Dempsey give Willard the knock-out blow.

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Headline: Kinema Notes
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-04-20
Summary:

At the Hongkong Theatre Oliver Morosco presents Jack Pickford and Louise Huff in 'Jack and Jill' from the story of Margret Turnbull. Interesting comedies will also be shown.