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…

5
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: 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.

10
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.

11
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: 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: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-12-05 - 1913-12-08
Summary:

Change of programme including the great picture 'Ida, the Queen of the Air' in three parts, 4,000 feet; performance by Martinetti and Moret. 'Quo Vadis' is coming.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-12-09 - 1913-12-11
Summary:

Change of programme: 'Don Juan after Don Juan of Austria' in two parts; performance by Martinetti and Moret; don't fail to see the great detective picture 'Tigris' in 4,000 feet, the film will be exhibited on 12th Dec; 'Quo Vadis' is coming.

15
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-12-12 - 1913-12-15
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Tigris' in 3 parts, unquestionably the most wonderful and exciting detective drama ever produced, far surpassing all previous efforts in its realism and sensation; performance by Martinetti and Moret; 'Quo Vadis' is coming.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1913-12-19 - 1913-12-22
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, the detective drama entitled 'In the Clutch of the Apaches,' or 'The Adventures of a Child, in the Hands of an Apache Cang,' in four parts; a group of new films, 'Quo Vadis' in 6 parts, 'Last Days of Pompell' in 8,000 ft, 'Protea…

17
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-04 - 1914-02-05
Summary:

Change of pictures on Feb 6, 'Fantomas' will be screened second of the series of the greatest detective dramas ever produced; 'Quo Vadis,' story of the divine tragedy of the Christian Martyrs will be exhibited on Feb 9; performance by the Two Colliers.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-06 - 1914-02-07
Summary:

Fantomas' in four parts; performance by the Two Colliers; 'Quo Vadis' will be exhibited for one week only.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-09 - 1914-02-14
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, 'Quo Vadis' (Whither Goest Thou?), a story of the divine tragedy of the Christian Martyrs in six parts (8,000 feet) will be exhibited.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1914-02-24 - 1914-02-27
Summary:

Tonight at 9.15, change of programme headed by the magnificent drama 'The Marconi Operator' in two parts; performance by 'The Two Colliers'; don't fail to see the celebrated picture 'Antony & Cleopatra,' a little sister to 'Quo Vadis,' in sheer…