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: 1918-02-15 - 1918-02-16
Summary:

From Feb 15-18, 9.15 pm performance, a thrilling Pathe drama 'The Tramp' in 3 parts, those who saw Henry Krauss in the 'Miserables' [sic] will remember his brilliant acting, and appreciate him still more in this new role; Pathe's American Gazette and various comics;…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-31 - 1913-03-31
Summary:

The great Éclair film 'The Iron Master,' 3,000 ft. long, an enormous success wherever shown; look out for the great picture 'Les Miserables,' which will be produced in a few days.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-05 - 1913-03-07
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Great Gale on the Home Coast' (Pathe Gazette), 'The Adventures of Dick and Harry,' 'The Timid Lovers,' 'Max Convalescent' [sic], 'The Luxembourg Gardens'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les Miserables,…

4
Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, all new pictures, dramas and comics; The Latest News (Pathe Gazettes); performance by Bonetta and Stephano; next week, 'Les Miserables' (from the world story of Victor Hugo) will be produced at the Victoria Theatre.

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-12 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'A Husband's Generosity' (drama), 'Niagara Falls' (scenic), Pathe Gazette (news in pictures), 'A Tight Fit,' 'The Lumber-room Chest,' and 'Soldiers in Morocco'; performance by Stephano and Bonetta; look out for 'Les…

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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-17 - 1913-03-18
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Max Linder's Appointment,' 'On the Way to Moniserrat,' 'A Young Terror,' 'Bashful Wiffles'; News in Pictures, Pathe Gazette and Gaumont Graphic; performance by Bonetta and Stephano; look out for 'Les Miserables.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-01-20 - 1916-01-22
Summary:

Tonight! The great Pathe masterpiece in 5 parts, featuring the famous child actress Marie Fromet, of 'Les Miserables' fame in 'The Price of Discipline'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'The Fantastic Umbrella'; 'In the Wood of Mortain'; '…

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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: Safety Last!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-10-05 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Teaser ads for Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last!' Different Illustrations included. The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads. October 23 Remarks: Distributed by Pathe. October 31 Remarks: Coming shortly at the World Theatre.

12
Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-22 - 1919-12-24
Summary:

Tonight! Henri Krauss in 'Les Miserables.' Booking at the Theatre.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-11 - 1913-03-14
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 pm for films and 9.15 pm for full programme; performance by Ardla; the magnificent picture 'A Lion Let Loose' and 'The Two Loves'; about end of March, 'Les Miserables' (from the world-story by Victor Hugo) will be produced at Victoria…

14
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-15 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 pm for films and 9.15 pm for full programme; performance by Coleman; on Wednesday, 'Les Miserables'; performance by Galinsky.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1923-11-07 - 1923-11-10
Summary:

Wed. 7th to Sat. 10th November at 5.15 p.m. & 9.15 p.m., Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.' Admission $2 & $1.5. Photo included.

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Headline: Laughter First!
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Beginning Wednesday, 2nd April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last' at the World Theatre. April 4 Remarks: Photo included. April 5 Remarks: Beginning Sunday, 6th inst. Pola Negri in 'Mad Love.'

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02 - 1924-04-05
Summary:

Wed. - Sat., 2nd - 5th April, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last,' and Inkwell Comedy 'Trapped.' Admission, 9.15 p.m., $1.5 & $1, 5.15 p.m., $1 & 70 cts.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-02-20 - 1925-02-28
Summary:

Eight reels of uproarious fun, Harold Lloyd in his latest vehicle 'Girl Shy,' 8000 feet of spills and thrills funnier than 'Dr. Jack,' more exciting than 'Safet Last' [sic]. February 21 remarks: Funnier than 'Grandma's Boy.' February 28 remarks:…

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-02 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Today, Barbara La Marr in 'Poor Men's Wives' companion film to 'Rich Men's Wives.' Thursday next, Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'

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Headline: The Star
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-03 - 1925-03-14
Summary:

Today and tomorrow: William Russell in 'The Lady from Longacre.' Charles Chaplin in 'The Cure.' Our own Topical film, and Prizma-colour. March 4 remarks: Harold Lloyd in 'Safety Last.'