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: 1916-08-18 - 1916-08-21
Summary:

Tonight, a remarkable production by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 'The Black Box,' first two episodes of this tense and heart-gripping serial; programme also included: 'The Bride of the Haunted Castle' (drama); 'A Water Dog' [sic] (Keystone comedy); 'The Greater…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-22 - 1916-08-23
Summary:

The Black Box,' 3rd episode of the great mystery serial; 'The Pocket Wireless' in 2 parts; 'The Life of Georges Carpentier' in 3 parts, a sporting drama featuring Georges Carpentier, the great french boxer, and showing all his big fights, training, etc.; 'Italian…

3
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-26 - 1916-08-28
Summary:

Tonight, Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 4th and 5th episodes of 'The Black Box,' with each succeeding instalment, the mystery of 'The Black Box' increases in interest and intense excitement, each episode contains a smashing climax; Comedy and Tragedy in 3 reels, a…

4
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-08-29 - 1916-08-31
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 6th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, more perplexing and exciting than ever; 'The Wreck,' a powerful drama by the K. B. Films Co. in 3 parts; 'Under Desperation's Spur,' drama by Kalen; 'Bunny's Scheme,…

5
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-01 - 1916-09-04
Summary:

Oppenheim's great mystery serial, 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts, a breathless & heart-gripping instalment; 'The Single Act,' an extremely fine drama by the Lubin Company; 'The Vavasour Ball' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; 'Old Maid's Baby,…

6
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-05 - 1916-09-07
Summary:

Entire change of programme: another thrilling instalment: 7th episode of 'The Black Box' in 2 parts; 'The Golden Calf' in 3 parts, an extremely powerful mining drama by the Nordisk Company; 'Jim the Mule Boy,' comedy drama; comedies: 'Bunny's Mistake,…

7
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-09 - 1916-09-12
Summary:

The powerful serial, 8th and 9th episodes of 'The Black Box'; 'The Lion Hunters,' a magnificent picture of the African jungle in which four wild lions are shot; comics: 'A Brand New Hero'; 'Double Crossed'; 'A Sky Pirate.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-13 - 1916-09-15
Summary:

Oppenheim's great Mystery Serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Memories that Haunt' in 2 parts by Vitagraph; comics: 'Andy Goes a Pirating' by Vitagraph; 'Muddy Romance' by Keystone; 'Mixed Flats' by Lubin.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-16 - 1916-09-18
Summary:

12th and 13th episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 parts; 'Rip van Winkle' in 2 parts, a splendid picture screened from this well-known story; Topical Cartoon Gazette; comics: 'Fatty Joins the Force' by Keystone; 'One Good Joke…

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-22 - 1916-09-25
Summary:

The final two episodes of Oppenheim's great mystery serial 'The Black Box' in 4 reels, don't fail to see the sensational finish of this exciting story; 'Girl from Prosperity' in 2 reels by Vitagraph; comedies: 'Dr. Cupid' (John Bunny); 'Foolshead,…

11
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.'

14
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.

15
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…

16
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…

17
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.

18
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.