A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Halanai; a very interesting drama 'A Vow' in 4 parts; 'Duty Verus Conscience' in 2 parts; war, graphic and comics.

3
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.'

6
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1918-01-09 - 1918-01-11
Summary:

Tonight, 'The Gray Ghost' 7th and 8th episodes in 4 parts. Comedies: 'Run on the Bank' and 'A Berth Scandal.' Saturday, 12th January, see next episodes of 'The Gray Ghost.'

7
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-21 - 1917-02-21
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai for 5 nights only; Screening of 'A Vow', 'Duty Versus Conscience', War Garphic and Comics

8
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-22 - 1917-02-22
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai for 4 nights only; Screening of 'A Vow', 'Duty Versus Conscience', War Garphic and Comics

9
Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-23 - 1917-02-23
Summary:

Performance by Miss Sonia Halanai for 3 nights only; Screening of 'A Vow', 'Duty Versus Conscience', War Garphic and Comics

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-03
Summary:

So successful has been the exhibition of the film 'Les Miserables' at the Apollo Theatre, Shanghai, and so great the demand for seats, that the management decided to continue the same programme for 3 nights. We understand this magnificent film will be shown in Hongkong at an early date…

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-18
Summary:

Chicago, Nov. 14 – Athletics and entertainment are encouraged by the governor of the prison and the State Board of Control, to arouse the interest and spirit of the men under detention. Moving pictures are shown several evenings a week at the Anamosa Prison, and the governor says that these and…

12
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-20
Summary:

At the Bijou Theatre, Miss Sonia Halanai is paying a return visit. She has been to Manila where she had a successful season. A splendid programme of pictures, including 'A Vow' will be screened.

13
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.

14
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…

15
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…

16
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.

17
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.

18
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: 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'…