A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-09-29 - 1924-09-30
Summary:

Today & tomorrow only at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Jack Hoxie in 'Where Is This West?' Film plot included. Today till Thursday at 2.30 & 7.15 p.m., 'The Hand of Vengeance' [sic], ep. 7 & 8 and 'Vod-a-vil' & 'A London Bobby.' Usual prices.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-01 - 1924-10-04
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Irene Rich and Monte Blue in 'Lucretia Lombard,' adapted from the novel by Kathleen Norris. A Warner Bros. class of the screen. Also, British Gazette 1109/10, 'Felix Tries for Treasure' (Inkwell cartoon) and 'His New Papa…

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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…

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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-10-01
Summary:

World Theatre will be showing a Warner Brothers classic 'Lucretia Lombard' today. The Harry Ranf [sic] production is a screen adaptation of Kathleen Norris's famous novel of the same name. Jack Conway directed the picture and the cast includes Irene Rich and Monte Blue.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-09-27
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-10-01
Summary:

Lucretia Lombard,' the picture which had the lines from Ann Radcliff's novel 'the Mysteries of Udolpho,' is an adaptation of Kathleen Norris' famous novel, which is showing at the World Theatre today. This is a Warner Brothers classic and a Harry Ranf production co-…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-29 - 1924-09-29
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, the King of the saddle, Jack Hoxie (with Mary Philbin) in 'Where Is This West?' Commencing Wednesday 1st October, 'Lucretia Lombard,' featuring Irene Rich and Monte Blue (Warner Brothers classic of the screen). Don't forget the date.

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-30 - 1924-09-30
Summary:

The King of the saddle, Jack Hoxie in 'Where Is This West?' Final show today 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Commencing tomorrow, Irene Rich and Monte Blue in 'Lucretia Lombard,' a drama of flaming passion, adapted from the famous novel by Kathleen Norris (a Harry Rapf production). Today…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-09-30 - 1924-09-30
Summary:

Warner Bros. classics of the screen, 'Lucretia Lombard,' a drama of flaming passion, adapted from the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, featuring Irene Rich and Monte Blue (a Harry Rapf production). Commencing tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m. Advanced prices. Also Jack Hoxie in '…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-01 - 1924-10-02
Summary:

Starting today, 'Lucretia Lombard.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-10-01 - 1924-10-03
Summary:

Today till Saturday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Irene Rich and Monte Blue in 'Lucretia Lombard,' a drama of flaming passion adapted from the nationally famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Warner Bros. classic of the screen. Also British Gazette 1109/10, 'Felix Tries for Treasure' (…