A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1912-05-02
Summary:

There appear the so-called 'talking pictures,' a synchronization of the cinematograph and the phonograph by electrical science, are already in craze in London and Paris. So premising have been these reproductions of plays and operas that two prominent producers, Charles Frohman and…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-06-10 - 1913-06-11
Summary:

Films screening of of 'Love's Disception', 'The Evil Genius' and 'Funnicus in Love With the Actress'; Singing performance by Nora Moore; Coming film: 'The Merry Widow'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-09-03
Summary:

The author of 'Quo Vadis' has sold the rights of reporting his works, on films to a European Syndicate for 1.25 billion francs, and a similar right to an American Company for a like sum.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-09-16
Summary:

A remarkable incident is reported from Whistable. During the exhibition of the 'Quo Vadis' films at the local picture palace one visitor became greatly agitated, and was overcome by his emotion that he fainted and had to be carried out of the building. It was reported that the visitor…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1913-10-07
Summary:

The article mentioned the strong growth of the cinema business in Great Britain and America. These important and interesting facts of the wonderful growth of cinema are given by Mr. Valentia Steer in his book, The Romance of the Cinema. Mr. Steer also mentioned the cinematograph has caught the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-10-09
Summary:

Six years ago the total number of employees in cinematograph theatres in Great Britain was about 500. They now exceed 125,000. Their weekly wage-bill probably runs into £250,000 or more. The number of people visiting the cinemas per week must be well over eight million. These and many other…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-10-31 - 1913-11-03
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the dramatic picture 'The Last Ray of Sunshine' and 'Gaumont Graphic' Also some exceedingly comic and interesting pictures. Coming, 'Quo Vadis,' battle of waterloo.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-01 - 1913-11-01
Summary:

Films screening of 'The Last Ray of Sunshine'; Screening of Gaumont Graphic; Coming films: 'Quo Vadis' and 'Battle of Waterloo'

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-07 - 1913-11-10
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Cowboy Millionaires'; Screening of Gaumont Graphic and somc comic pictures; Coming pictures: 'Quo Vadis' and 'The Battle of Waterloo'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-07 - 1913-11-10
Summary:

Tonight 9.15, the magnificent picture, 'The Cowboy Millionaire'; 'Gaumont Graphic,' and some exceedingly comic and interesting pictures; the great pictures 'Quo Vadis' in eight parts and 'The Battle of Waterloo' in six parts are coming.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-08
Summary:

Messrs Ramos and Co. have secured some of the best and latest of cinema productions at the Victoria, which are meeting with great success. In the near future two fine films are promised, 'Quo Vadis,' and another will be advertised later.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-11 - 1913-11-13
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Bread Carrier' (3 parts, 4,000 ft); Coming pictures: 'Quo Vadis' and 'The Battle of Waterloo'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-11 - 1913-11-13
Summary:

The great dramatic picture, 'The Bread Carrier' in 3 parts, 4,000 feet; also a fine selection of comic and interesting pictures; 'Quo Vadis' in 8 parts and 'The Battle of Waterloo' are coming.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-14 - 1913-11-17
Summary:

Film screening of 'Sheridan Ride' (in 2 parts); Screening of Gaumont Graphic; Coming pictures: 'Quo Vadis' and 'The Battle of Waterloo'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-14 - 1913-11-18
Summary:

Sheridan's Ride,' a thrilling war picture containing stirring battle scenes & heroic acts of daring; 'Gaumont Graphic' showing the latest events at home and a fine selection of pictures; 'The Battle of Waterloo' in 6 parts and 'Quo Vadis' in 8 parts…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-18 - 1913-11-20
Summary:

Film screening of 'The Girl Thief' (in 2 parts); Coming pictures: 'Quo Vadis' and 'The Battle of Waterloo'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-11-19 - 1913-11-21
Summary:

The magnificent dramatic picture, 'The Girl Thief' in 2 parts, and a fine selection of pictures; 'Quo Vadis' in 8 parts and 'The Battle of Waterloo' in 6 parts are coming.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-22
Summary:

The Victoria Theatre promises soon to produce the magnificent film 'Quo Vadis', also 'The Battle of Waterloo.' The latter, which is 6,000ft. in length, is to be screened next week. 'The Trio,' three special artistes, are booked to appear.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-11-25 - 1913-11-26
Summary:

Film screening of 'A Tragedy at the Court of Milan'; Coming film: 'The Battle of Waterloo' and 'Quo vadis'; Coming performances by Martinetti-Grossi-Moret

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1913-12-02 - 1913-12-04
Summary:

Films screening of 'A Conspiracy Against Murat' (in 2 parts); Debut performance of Martinetti-Grossi-Moret; Coming film: 'Quo Vadis' (8,000 ft)