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: 1925-06-01 - 1925-06-02
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., B. P. Schulberg presents 'The Triflers' with Mae Busch, Eva Novak, Frank Mayo, Elliott Dexter, Walter Hiers and Lee Moran. Usual prices. Starting Wednesday next, Goldwyn presents 'Red Lights' with Marie Prevost, Johnny [sic] Walker…

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Headline: World Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-02 - 1925-06-06
Summary:

Today till Saturday, 5.15 and 9.15, Goldwyn presents 'Red Lights' with Marie Prevost, Johnny [sic] Walker and Alice Lake. Today till Friday, 2.30 and 7.15, 'Repentance' produced by Key Co., Hongkong. June 5 & 6 Remarks: Starting Sunday, 6 and 9.15 p.m., William Fox…

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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: 1925-05-30
10
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-01
Summary:

One of the greatest mystery plays was 'The Rear Car,' by Edward Rose. The Play ran for a long period at the Majestic Theatre in Los Angeles with Richard Bennett in the role of 'crime deflector.' Many were of the opinion that it was the best mystery play since 'The Bat.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

Red Lights' will be shown at the World Theatre tomorrow. Film plot included.

12
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-03
Summary:

Red Lights,' is the attraction at the World Theatre for four days. Film plot included.

13
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-04
Summary:

There are mystery, thrills and suspense in abundance in 'Red Lights,' which opened a four days engagement at the World Theatre yesterday. Film plot included.

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Headline: Red Lights'
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-06-06
15
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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-02
Summary:

Tomorrow, World Theatre will be showing Goldwyn's 'Red Lights.' The picture was directed by Clarence G. Badger and adapted from the Edward Rose play, 'The Rear Car.' The cast includes Raymond Griffith and Marie Prevost who play the roles of ‘crime deflector' and…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-06-03
Summary:

Commencing today, World Theatre will be screening Goldwyn's 'Red Lights' which is the film version of Edward Rose's melodrama 'The Rear Car.' The stage version of the story was a big success and similar expectations are there from the film version. The cast includes…