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: 1922-01-27 - 1922-01-30
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m., Dorothy Dalton in 'Quicksand.' Matinee shows: 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., a Pathe serial, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers' with Marguerite Courtot, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes. 5 p.m. sharp, Priscilla Dean in 'Outside the Law,' admission 60 and 40…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-03 - 1922-02-06
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, 'A Doll's House,' featuring Elsie Ferguson. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 4 and 5 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 4 & 6 Remarks: Sunday matinee at 6 p.m. sharp, William…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-10 - 1922-02-13
Summary:

Today at 5 p.m. sharp and 9.15 p.m., Gaby Delys and Harry Pilcer in 'Gaby.' See the wonderful ballet scenes in natural colours at usual prices. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 6 and 7 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 11 & 13…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-18 - 1922-02-20
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m. performance only, the last show of The Great Garcia Troupe. Also, Gladys Walton in 'The Man Tamer.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 8 & 9 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 18 Remarks: Sunday matinee, 6 p.m. sharp,…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-02-24 - 1922-02-27
Summary:

Today at 5.15 p.m. and 9.15 p.m., Louise Glaum in 'Sex,' written by C. Gardner Sullivan and directed by Fred Niblo. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 10 and 11 epis. Booking at the Theatre. February 25 & 27 Remarks: Sunday's…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-03 - 1922-03-03
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Harry Carey in 'Riders of Vengeance,' in 6 parts. At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 12th & 13th epis. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-03-10 - 1922-03-13
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Edith Roberts in 'The Fire Cat.' At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, final episodes of 'Velvet Fingers' and 1st episode of 'The White Horseman' featuring Art Acord. Usual prices. Booking at the Theatre. March 11 & 13…

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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-16
Summary:

Next week, World Theatre is going to screen French author Victor Hugo's story's film version entitled 'Les Miserables.' The William Fox production featuring William Farnum promises to be original to the great French writer's story.

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

Beginning from today, World Theatre is going to screen a William Fox production entitled 'Les Miserables' starring William Farnum. Written by French author Victor Hugo, the story depicts the unique features of Paris. The producer has tried his best to make the reproduction historically…

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-03-22
Summary:

Yesterday, World Theatre presented a William Fox production 'Les Miserables.' The realistic drama strongly appeals to the emotions of the audience. The film features William Farnum who leaves nothing undone to perform the role of Jean Valjean in the most realistic manner. The play is…

14
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-16
Summary:

William Lyon Phelps Lampson, Professor of English Literature at Yale University, was so impressed by the William Fox picturization of 'Les Miserables,' with William Farnum take the leading role, will be shown at the World Theatre.

15
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-19
Summary:

Les Miserables,' written by Victor Hugo, became a moving picture in which presented by William Fox and starred by William Farnum, will take place for screening in World Theatre.

16
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Victor Hugo sold the rights of 'Les Miserables' to William Fox and become a screen version which is shown at the World Theatre, starred by William Farnum.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1923-03-24
Summary:

A film version of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' is showing at the World Theatre today. William Farnum starred in this William Fox production. Film plot included.

18
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-01-27 - 1922-01-28
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15 p.m. only, Dorothy Dalton in 'Quicksand.' Matinee shows: 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., a Pathe serial, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' with Marguerite Courtot, 1st, 2nd and 3rd episodes; 5 p.m. sharp, Priscilla Dean in 'Outside the Law.' Admission: 60…

19
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-03 - 1922-02-06
Summary:

5.15 and 9.15 p.m. performances, Elsie Ferguson in Henrik Ibsen's most notable play of a shattered love and a woman undeceived 'A Doll's House.' 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers,' 4 and 5 episodes. Booking at the theatre. February 4 Remarks:…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-02-24 - 1922-02-27
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Louise Glaum in 'Sex,' by C. Gardner Sullivan, directed by Fred Niblo. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m. performances, George B. Seitz in 'Velvet Fingers' episodes 10 and 11. Usual prices. Booking at the theatre.