A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-05-20
Summary:

Tonight the Bijou Theatre intends to exhibit the splendid 'Les Miserables' film. This will be the last opportunity the public will have of seeing this splendid film in Hongkong.

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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: 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: 1924-01-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre conducted a Popular Pictures voting contest with a prize of $50. Among the voting for two hundreds film, the following films were consider as the most popular selections, which included: 'Shoulder Arms,' 'Quo Vadis,' 'My Four Years in Germany,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-10
Summary:

The two long films 'The Bohemian Girl' and 'The Ironmaster' that will be projected at Victoria Theatre this week are extremely beautiful. Miss Freda Arden will sing and dance. In a few days under the combination management of Messrs Ramos and of Mr. R. H. Stephenson of the…

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

Saturday night's programme at the Bijou, including St. Patricks tide, Miss Stephano and Miss Violet Bouettes' singing, is extremely good. A film portraying Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables' will be exhibited about the end of the month at the Victoria, under the joint…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-15
Summary:

Les Miserables' was shown for the first time in Hong Kong at the Victoria Theatre last night and attracted a large audience. It is being produced under the combined direction of Messrs Ramos, Ramos and Co. and Mr. R. H. Stephenson. It is the adaptation of Victor Hugo's story. The story…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-16
Summary:

The popularity which we prophesied for the great film 'Les Miserables' has been more than fulfilled. There was another packed house at the Victoria last night to witness Victor Hugo's wonderful story in picture.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-17
Summary:

The big film 'Les Miserables' continues to draw packed houses at the Victoria, under the joint management of Messrs. Ramos and R. H. Stephenson. There will be a special matinee this afternoon at 4:30.

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Headline: Les Miserables
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-19
Summary:

Today is the last night of 'Les Miserables' at the Victoria. The booking is at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-20
Summary:

Les Miserables' is to be shown at the Bijou Theatre tonight. This is the last night of the production in Hong Kong.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-20
Summary:

Les Miserables' will be shown at the Bijou Theatre tonight, not at the Victoria. This is the last night of the production in Hong Kong.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-01
Summary:

A beautiful reproduction of several scenes from Shakespeare's 'Tempest' is being screened at the Victoria Cinematograph Theatre. It will be shown for a few more nights and 'Les Miserables' is expected in a few days' time.

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Headline: Local
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-15
Summary:

The great film 'Les Miserables' was produced at the Victoria Theatre last night.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

Miss Mora Moore had her debut at the Victoria. The Howard sister had new songs and dresses. The pictures are good, noticeably a beautiful little thing called 'The Triumph of Love.' The great film 'Les Miserables' will be exhibited on Wednesday.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1919-12-22
Summary:

The popularity of cinemas will be enhanced this festive week and the management of the Coronet Theatre, ever cognizant of the needs of the public, have led the way with an arrangement for a number of super productions which, cramped into the span of a week's screening, will provide…

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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.