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: 1925-01-07 - 1925-01-10
Summary:

Today till Saturday, the picture you've been long waiting for 'Merry-Go-Round' in eleven reels featuring Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry and a great cast. The latest Chinese super-production 'The Valiant Brothers' in ten reels produced by Commercial Press Ltd. Also 'Mr.…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-12 - 1925-01-13
Summary:

Carmel Myers in 'The Love Pirate' also featuring Kathryn McGuire, Melbourne McDowell, Clyde Fillmore. Don't forget to see France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 12 remarks: Today, the best Chinese production…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-14 - 1925-01-17
Summary:

France Dhelia in 'Demi-Virgins,' 6 reels, based on the novel by Gaston Roude. Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January 15 remarks: Today only, a super Chinese production, 'Between Love and Wealth.' Also, 'The Masters of China.' January 16…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-19 - 1925-01-20
Summary:

Conway Tearle in 'The Referee' and Eugene O'Brien in 'Chivalrous Charley.' Starting Wednesday, Lois Weber presents 'The Blot.' Coming! William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-21 - 1925-01-23
Summary:

Lois Weber, producer of 'Hypocrites,' 'Shoes,' 'To Please One Woman,' 'The Price of a Good Time,' 'Where are My Children?' 'Too Wise Wives,' presents The Blot. Commencing Sunday, William Fox presents 'Over the Hill.' January…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-26 - 1925-02-03
Summary:

William Fox presents 'Over the Hill ' in eleven reels. Today and tomorrow, the latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' produced by the Commercial Press. January 27 remarks: Starting tomorrow, Norma Talmadge in 'The Probation Wife.' January 31…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-01-28 - 1925-01-30
Summary:

Norma Talmadge with Thomas Meighan in 'The Probation Wife.' Added attraction 'No Money to Guide Them' [sic] (2 reels comedy). January 28 remarks: The latest and best Chinese production 'The Test of True Love' (produced by Commercial Press Ltd.) January 29 remarks…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-22
Summary:

Today till Wednesday, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Distinctive Pictures Corporation presents 'The Rejected Woman,' with Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel and Wyndham Standing, directed by Albert Parker, from the story by John Lynch. Illustration included. April 20 & 21 Remarks: Starting Thursday,…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-04-23 - 1925-04-27
Summary:

Showing today, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., a magnificent photodramatization of the famous novel by Kathleen Norris, Carl Laemmle presents 'Butterfly,' starring Laura La Plante, Norman Kerry, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Clifford and Margaret Livingston. Also Jack Dempsey in 'So This Is Paris,…

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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: 1925-04-21
Summary:

Kathleen Norris's latest novel to be filmed 'Butterfly,' comes to the World Theatre tomorrow. Production details and background included.

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Headline: Butterfly'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-25
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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.