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Attack on a China Mission - Bluejackets to the Rescue
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Attack on a China Mission - Bluejackets to the Rescue 1900

2 mins United Kingdom Director. James Williamson

James Williamson's fictional account of an attack on a Christian mission house by Boxer rebels was made in two versions. The first used a single camera position to show the attack on the missionaries outside their house. Soon after, he added scenes at the beginning to show the arrival of the Boxers and cut a reverse shot into the middle to show the rescue by British navy forces.

Directed by

James Williamson

Featuring

Mr Lepard

Florence Williamson

Mr James

Genres

War

Tags

China Boxer Rebellion Missions

Collection

Tales of Old Chinatown

Released

1900

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Williamson Kinematograph Company

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