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: 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.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-22 - 1919-12-24
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Henri [sic] Krauss in 'Les Miserables.' Usual prices. Booking at Robinson's. December 24 Remarks: Booking at the theatre.

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Headline: At the Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-24 - 1919-12-24
Summary:

Tonight at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., last performances of 'Les Miserables.'

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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: 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.

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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: 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: 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: 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'…

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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.