A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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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.'

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-06-09 - 1917-06-12
Summary:

Screening of 'Liberty', 'His Guiding Star', War Graphic and 'Youth Must Have Its Day' (comic)

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-02 - 1914-09-04
Summary:

Films screenings including 'The Governor's Double' (2 parts, 3,000 ft) and 'His Guiding Star' (5,000 ft); Coming performances by The Gibson Girls

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-05 - 1914-09-08
Summary:

Film screening of 'His Guiding Star' (3 parts, 5,000 ft); Screening of Pathe's Cartoon and British Gazette; Coming performance by The Gibson Girls

5
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-04
Summary:

The Bijou Theatre will show a production in 'The Governor's Double' tonight and the drama 'His Guiding Star' tomorrow whereas Gibson Girls will open on a return visit next week.

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Headline: The Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1914-09-08
Summary:

The 'Gibson Girls' received welcome of their return at the Bijou Scenic Theatre. The feature of the film programme will be 'His Guiding Star,' a beautifully coloured Pathe film. The gazettes also hold popular interest.

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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…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-05
Summary:

There was a large attendance on Saturday night and 'The Usurer' was shown at the Victoria. Miss Ardea also gained popularity. 'Les Miserables,' a film of Victor Hugo's great work, is expected daily.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-12
Summary:

Tomorrow is the last night of Howard Sisters at the Victoria Theatre. On Wednesday, 'Les Miserables,' which has been long expected, will be screened.

10
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-15
Summary:

Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' is the story being given at the Victoria Theatre with the aid of magnificent films which take 3 hours to operate. The story is such as rivets the attention, and the successful exhibitions in Shanghai, India, and other parts of the world will surely…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-16
Summary:

A large number of audience was disappointed as they were not able to watch Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' due to the huge demand. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-20
Summary:

Tonight is the last night of 'Les Miserables' at the Bijou Theatre. Those who have not seen this perfectly produced and finely acted drama should not miss this opportunity. Seats can be booked at Moutrie's.

13
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-22
Summary:

One of the finest films ever seen in the East is 'Les Miserables.' Victor Hugo, Mr. R. Lemaitre, the manager of Pathe Freres, are congratulated for this success. We understand several new films of striking originality are to be shown in the East for the first time by this enterprising…

14
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-20 - 1919-12-20
Summary:

Tonight at 2.30, 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne in 'The Voice of Conscience' and Christie and Gab [sic] comedies. Tomorrow at 6 p.m., 'Thais.' Prices: 80 cents and 40 cents. Tomorrow at 9.15 p.m., 'Les Miserables.' Ordinary prices.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-22 - 1919-12-22
Summary:

Les Miserables.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-24 - 1921-10-24
Summary:

If you believe that the sole end and aim of the cinema is to amuse, you will not enjoy 'The Whispering Chorus' but if you realise that the silver screen is capable -- as the producers of 'Quo Vadis,' 'Intolerance,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Revelation,…

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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'…

18
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.'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-20 - 1923-03-20
Summary:

Wednesday to Saturday, 4 days only, 5 and 9 p.m. sharp, William Fox presents William Farnum in Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables.' Illustration included.