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: 1918-02-15 - 1918-02-16
Summary:

From Feb 15-18, 9.15 pm performance, a thrilling Pathe drama 'The Tramp' in 3 parts, those who saw Henry Krauss in the 'Miserables' [sic] will remember his brilliant acting, and appreciate him still more in this new role; Pathe's American Gazette and various comics;…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-31 - 1913-03-31
Summary:

The great Éclair film 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-07
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Great Gale on the Home Coast' (Pathe Gazette), 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry,' 'The Timid Lovers,' 'Max Convalescent' [sic], 'The Luxembourg Gardens'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les Miserables,…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, all new pictures, dramas and comics; The Latest News (Pathe Gazettes); performance by Bonetta and Stephano; next week, 'Les Miserables' (from the world story of Victor Hugo) will be produced at the Victoria Theatre.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'A Husband's Generosity' (drama), 'Niagara Falls' (scenic), Pathe Gazette (news in pictures), 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest,' and 'Soldiers in Morocco'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-17 - 1913-03-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Max Linder's Appointment,' 'On the Way to Moniserrat,' 'A Young Terror,' 'Bashful Wiffles'; News in Pictures, Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic; performance by Bonetta and Stephano; look out for 'Les Miserables.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-20 - 1916-01-22
Summary:

Tonight! The great Pathe masterpiece in 5 parts, featuring the famous child actress Marie Fromet, of 'Les Miserables' fame in 'The Price of Discipline'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'The Fantastic Umbrella'; 'In the Wood of Mortain'; '…

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Headline: Les Miserables'
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-19 - 1923-03-22
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables.' March 19 Remarks: The ad. didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. March 20-22 Remarks: World Theatre from Wed. to Sat. Illustration included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-21 - 1923-03-24
Summary:

From Wed. to Sat. at 5.15 & 9.15 p.m., William Farnum in 'Les Miserables,' in 8 parts. At 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'White Eagle,' Wed. & Thur., epis. 11 & 12; Fri.-Mon., epis. 13 & 14. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-24 - 1923-03-24
Summary:

Last chance to see William Farnum in Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables.' From Sun. 25th, Bebe Daniels in 'One Wild Week.'

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-22 - 1919-12-24
Summary:

Tonight! Henri Krauss in 'Les Miserables.' Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-01 - 1915-06-02
Summary:

On June 1, a thrilling & startling drama 'Absinthe' in 4 parts - 3,000 feet long; a sore cure for the drink habit, 'Wiffles Has a Lucky Escape,' comedy in 2 parts - 1,200 feet long; 'Perils of Pauline,' 5th and 6th episodes on June 4.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-04 - 1915-06-05
Summary:

On June 4, the picture of the hour, 'Perils of Pauline,' 5th & 6th episodes, showing Pauline's terrible ordeal in a Chinese 'Jose House,' her thrilling experience in the air & her escape from a balloon; Pathe's Gazette latest news; comic, industrial &…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-07 - 1915-06-09
Summary:

On June 8, the thrilling detective dramas, 'Harry the Swell' and 'On the Santa F. E. Trail'; latest gazettes; comic, interesting & historical pictures; On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-10 - 1915-06-12
Summary:

On June 11, 7th & 8th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline,' more exciting than ever; Pathe's latest gazettes; interesting, comic & historical films; 'Expected Shortly,' the great film of the Olympic sports in Shanghai.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-14 - 1915-06-16
Summary:

On June 15, two magnificent pictures in 2 parts each of 2,000 feet long, 'The Doll' and 'American Born'; comic educational & interesting films, Albert Morrow in the 'Haunted House'; performance by Prof. Gonzales; 9th & 10th episodes of the 'Perils of…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-17 - 1915-06-19
Summary:

On June 18, an unsurpassed programme, 9th & 10th episodes of the 'Perils of Pauline' [sic], see these episodes as Pauline is captured by smugglers and disguises herself as an angel against her plotters; Pathe's latest gazettes and don't forget the famous keystone comics…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-21 - 1915-06-23
Summary:

On June 22, the great dramatic film 'Her Mistaken Choice' in 3 parts of 3,000 feet long; 'Wiffles at the Hydro,' 'The Far Eastern Olympic Games,' this fine film must interest all, showing all the chief events, scenes of great local interest and exciting finishes; On…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-26 - 1915-06-26
Summary:

On June 25, the topic on every tongue, the topic in every household is 'The Perils of Pauline' in 4 reels, 11th & 12th episodes, see Pauline with the lions; Pathe's latest British Gazette; Keystone comics; On June 26, 4 round spar, Faddy Finn v. Witty Crockett in full boxing…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-06-28 - 1915-06-29
Summary:

On June 29, another startling programme at this popular theatre, the great dramatic feature film 'The Ways of Life' in 4 parts - length 3,000 feet; Pathe's Animated Gazette (interesting); 'Wiffles Gets a Divorce'; On July 2, 12th & 14th episodes of 'Perils of…