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: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production of Zane Grey's famous story, 'The Last Trail' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak and Wallace Beery. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Starting…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-10 - 1925-06-13
Summary:

Starting tomorrow, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents Honoré de Balzac's famous story, 'Slave of Desire' with George Walsh, Bessie Love and Carmel Myers. June 11 & 12 Remarks: Every Thursday to Saturday, Ruth Roland in 'Ruth of the Range.' Every Sunday to Wednesday,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-15 - 1925-06-18
Summary:

Today till Thursday 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., 'The Temporary Marriage' starring Mildred Davis and Kenneth Harlan. Usual prices. Every Sunday to Wednesday 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., William Fox presents 'Fantonmas.' June 17 & 18 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, 'More to Be Pitied Than…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-19 - 1925-06-22
Summary:

Today till Monday, 5.15 and 9.15, C. E. Blaney's great Broadway success, 'More to Be Pitied Than Scorned' starring Alice Lake, J. Frank Glendon, Rosemary Theby and a great cast. Also Jack Dempsey in 'The Title Holder,' the 7th of the 'Fight and Win' series.…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-11
Summary:

World Theatre announce that they are to show 'The Slave of Desire' from today. It is a wonderful picturization of Honore de Balzac's immortal story 'Magic Skin.' Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Slave of Desire' is a screen version of Balzac's world famous novel, 'The Magic Skin.' The picture is being shown at the World Theatre. Film plot included.

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-11
Summary:

From today, World Theatre will be screening 'Slave of Desire.' The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-12
Summary:

Last night, World Theatre screened 'Slave of Desire' featuring Bessie Love, Carmel Myres and George Walsh. The film is a screen version of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' The film stays true to the original story. The supporting cast includes William Orlamond,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-13
Summary:

World Theatre is screening 'Slave of Desire' which was made at Goldwyn studio for distribution by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan. The film is Charles Whittaker's adaptation of Honore de Balzac's story 'Magic Skin.' Gilbert E. Gable, president of Achievement Films, Inc., and…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-06-08 - 1925-06-10
Summary:

Today till Wednesday at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox super special production, 'The Last Trail,' with Maurice Flynn, Eva Novak, Wallace Beery, etc. Also Jack Dempsey in 'Bring Him In,' the sixth of the 'Fight and Win' series. Staring Thursday, 'Slave of…