A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1906-11-06
Summary:

After a cinematograph exhibition which was held at the Royal Palace at Racconigi, Piedmont, Italy, King Victor Emmanuel shook hands with the entertainer.

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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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Headline: Bijou
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-08 - 1913-03-11
Summary:

Screening of The Latest News; Performance by Miss Violet Bonetta and Miss Cecile Stephano; 'Les Miserables' will be produced at the Victoria Theatre under the combined direction of Mr. R. H. Stephenson and Messrs Ramos and Ramos

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-11 - 1913-03-14
Summary:

Two performances at 7.15 pm for films and 9.15 pm for full programme; performance by Ardla; the magnificent picture 'A Lion Let Loose' and 'The Two Loves'; about end of March, 'Les Miserables' (from the world-story by Victor Hugo) will be produced at Victoria…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-03-11 - 1913-03-15
Summary:

Dance performance by Miss Freda Ardea; Film screening of 'A Lion Let Loose' and 'The 2 Loves';'Les Miserables' will be produced at the Victoria Theatre, which under the combined direction of Mr. R. H. Stephenson and Messrs Ramos and Ramos

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Headline: Bijou Theatre
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-03-17
Summary:

Saturday night's programme at the Bijou, including St. Patricks tide, Miss Stephano and Miss Violet Bouettes' singing, is extremely good. A film portraying Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables' will be exhibited about the end of the month at the Victoria, under the joint…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-04-10
Summary:

The two long films 'The Bohemian Girl' and 'The Ironmaster' that will be projected at Victoria Theatre this week are extremely beautiful. Miss Freda Arden will sing and dance. In a few days under the combination management of Messrs Ramos and of Mr. R. H. Stephenson of the…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-14 - 1913-05-15
Summary:

Tonight and for a few nights only, 'Les Miserables', by Victor Hugo at 9 p.m. sharp. Late car to the Peak. Late ferry to Kowloon. Booking at Moutrie's.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-05-15
Summary:

Les Miserables' was shown for the first time in Hong Kong at the Victoria Theatre last night and attracted a large audience. It is being produced under the combined direction of Messrs Ramos, Ramos and Co. and Mr. R. H. Stephenson. It is the adaptation of Victor Hugo's story. The story…

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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: 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.

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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: 1913-05-19 - 1913-05-19
Summary:

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

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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…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-13
Summary:

One of the local cinematograph theatres has been screening a film founded on a novel by Gabriele D' Annunzio. The manufacturers tend to produce morbidly sensational novels rather than dramatised or photographic representations of recognised plays. When Victor Hugo's 'Les…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-03-24 - 1915-03-24
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Poor Children' (4 parts, 6,000 ft), 'Which is Which?', 'To the Victor the Spoils' and 'A Fine Day for Tweedledum'; Orchestra in attendance; Coming film: 'The Broken Song'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1915-03-24 - 1915-03-26
Summary:

From Mar 24 to 26, the powerful and exciting drama 'Poor Children' in 4 parts - length 6,000 feet; 'Which is Which,' comic; 'To the Victor the Spoils'; 'A Fine Day for Tweedledum'; On Mar 27, 'The Broken Song' in 6 parts - length 8,000 feet;…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-03-25 - 1915-03-25
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Poor Children' (4 parts, 6,000 ft), 'Which is Which?', 'To the Victor the Spoils' and 'A Fine Day for Tweedledum'; Orchestra in attendance; Coming film: 'The Broken Song'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1915-03-26 - 1915-03-26
Summary:

Films screenings including 'Poor Children' (4 parts, 6,000 ft), 'Which is Which?', 'To the Victor the Spoils' and 'A Fine Day for Tweedledum'; Orchestra in attendance; Coming film: 'The Broken Song'