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: Bavu
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-28
Summary:

June 21 & 23 Remarks: Teaser ads for the film 'Brass.' The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. June 24 Remarks: Coming to the World tomorrow. June 26 Remarks: The superb cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-18 - 1925-02-19
Summary:

Scaramouche' - ask the next person you meet. February 19 remarks: You haven't forgotten 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' You'll never forget 'Scaramouche.'

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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: 1924-12-05
Summary:

World Theatre is screening the Al Lichtman attraction 'The Girl Who Came Back.' The film is directed by Tom Forman. Mr. Forman was bothered by two of his cast members, Zasu Pitts and Kenneth Harlan, whose work with Constance Talmadge and later in 'Thorns and Orange Blossoms.…

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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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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-06-24
Summary:

Bavu,' the Universal-Jewel special production which will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow. The all-star cast includes Wallace Beery, Estelle Taylor, Josef Swickard, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Martha Mattox, Nickolai de Ruiz, Harry Carter, Jack Rollens. Stuart Paton directed them…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-21 - 1924-06-21
Summary:

Bavu,' a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-06-27 - 1924-06-27
Summary:

Bavu,' Universal-Jewel's most exciting mystery thriller ever made, with a great cast of favourites headed by Estelle Taylor, Forrest Stanley, Sylvia Breamer, Wallace Beery of 'Robin Hood,' Josef Swickard of 'The Four Horsemen' and Martha Mattox.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-12-23 - 1924-12-23
Summary:

Motion picture triumphs have been reached by such magnificent productions as 'The Birth of a Nation,' 'Over the Hill,' 'Humoresque,' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' A still greater motion picture accomplishment has now been achieved by Chester…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-21 - 1923-03-24
Summary:

From Wednesday to Saturday, four days only at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. sharp, William Farnum in 'Les Miserables' in 8 parts. Prices of admission: $1.50 and $1.00. 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 'White Eagle' episodes 11 and 12; Friday to Monday, 'White Eagle'…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-21 - 1923-03-22
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in 'Les Miserables,' Victor Hugo's story. From Wednesday to Saturday at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. sharp. Prices: $1.50 and $1.00. Picture included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-19 - 1923-03-19
Summary:

William Fox presents William Farnum in 'Les Miserables.'