A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-12 - 1917-03-14
Summary:

On Mar 15, the final episode of 'Greed'; 'Pathe's Gazette,' 'War Pictures'; comics: Chaplin, & Keystone; on Mar 16, 'Salombo,' sequel to 'Quo Vadis,' don't miss this great film.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-26 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Saturday, March 26th, last performance of 'In Old Kentucky.' Sunday, March 27th, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents 'The Sack of Rome.' Remarks: The ads didn't mention the theatre's name, surmised from other ads.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-21
Summary:

This afternoon, at 5.15, the Victoria Theatre has a big attraction, for 'Quo Vadis?' is to be screened. This magnificent picture is in seven parts. For tonight, there is a splendid programme, including the third and fourth episodes of 'The Great Secret,' as well as Pathe…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1921-03-28
Summary:

The performances at the Coronet yesterday were signalised by capacity houses who immensely enjoyed 'The Sack of Rome,' produced by the author of 'Quo Vadis?' the film sustains the claims made for it as being a beautiful spectacular panorama of Rome under the temporal power of…

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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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-06
Summary:

Yesterday, a private view of the wonderful cinematograph picture 'Quo Vadis?' was given to members of the press by the management of the Victoria Theatre which is showing this film for the week commencing on Monday next. The story of Sienkiewicz is well-known. The film takes about two…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-12
Summary:

The film 'Quo Vadis?' has attracted and is attracting many people in the Victoria Theatre. The show will run till Sunday night. On Monday next, the Sister Colliers will again appear on the stage and dance. The theatre has been undergoing some repairs. Messrs. Ramos, Ramos & Co. are…

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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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-15
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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: 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: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-29
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' continues to draw capacity houses at the Coronet Theatre. The producer previously produced 'Quo Vadis.' The Coronet Orchestra, with Mr. A. Scheninam at the piano, adds greatly to the enjoyment of this film masterpiece.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-30
Summary:

The Sack of Rome' is produced by Enrico Guazzoni, the well-known maker of 'Quo Vadis' and other famous Italian pictures. Plot and production notes are included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1919-01-31 - 1919-02-03
Summary:

February 1, 2, 3 and 4, showing a special Paramount feature in 6 parts, 'Temptation,' featuring the famous opera star Geraldina [sic] Farrar. Also, Gazette and Comics. Monday February 3, matinee at 5 p.m., showing 'Quo Vadis,' a drama in 7 parts. Tuesday February 4, matinee…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1921-03-22 - 1921-03-26
Summary:

Today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Anita Stewart in 'In Old Kentucky.' Also British Gazette. March 23 Remarks: On page 5, another ad. on 'In Old Kentucky.' Film review included. March 26 Remarks: Sunday, March 27, Guazzoni (producer of 'Quo Vadis') presents '…

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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: 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: 1913-11-11 - 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: 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…