A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
Displaying 1 - 20 of 105
1
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-06 - 1917-10-06
Summary:

The great Universal mystery serial 'The Purple Mask' consisting of 32 parts, featuring Luille Love & Hugo Loubeque. The 1st & 2nd episodes to be shown Tonight.

2
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-10-05 - 1917-10-05
Summary:

The great Universal mystery serial 'The Purple Mask' consisting of 32 parts, featuring Luille Love & Hugo Loubeque. The 1st & 2nd episodes to be shown on 6th October.

3
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1923-03-21
Summary:

Les Miserable,' Victor Hugo's masterpiece, a screen version of which William Fox presents at the World Theatre today, has been called by leading literary lights of the world, 'The Gospel of the Poor.' William Farnum takes the title role in the film. Film synopsis included.…

4
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.

5
Headline: Last Chance
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

The Hunchbback of Notre Dame,' a Victor Hugo's romance has been drawing large crowds at Coronet Theatre.

6
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-05-19 - 1913-05-19
Summary:

Screening of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' and new films; Performance by Miss Nora Moore; Late Car to the Peak

7
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. This is based on a famous story by Victor Hugo. Film plot included.

8
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-09
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen the film version of Victor Hugo's romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' for the last time this evening.

9
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.

10
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1922-10-25
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'East Lynne,' tomorrow. It is a modernized film version produced by Hugo Ballin as a Hodkinson release. Film synopsis included.

11
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1917-02-10 - 1917-02-13
Summary:

Screening of 'Peg O' The Ring' (1st and 2nd episodes) featuring Lucille Love and Hugo and Keystone Comics

12
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.

13
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-07
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of Victor Hugo's great romance 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' which is drawing large audiences. The entertainment is multiplied by the fine music of the Coronet Theatre Orchestra.

14
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.

15
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.

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-10
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' exhibiting medieval Paris and 'Ponjola' showing modern South Africa. The former is based on Victor Hugo's romance and the latter is the film version of the recent novel of the same name.

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-05-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening the film version of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame.' Adapted from Victor Hugo's book, the film presents all the tenderness for sorrow and all the sympathy for affliction. The film exhibits the various aspects of Paris in the middle ages.

18
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.

19
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…

20
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1922-10-26 - 1922-10-26
Summary:

Hugo Ballin presents 'East Lynne,' with Edward Earle and Mabel Ballin. Illustration included.