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The most comprehensive series of pic tures featuring the present great world war yet shown in Australia attracted a crowded house to tbe Town Hall this even ing. The pictures are of a most

sensational character, and allowed of an insight into the stupend- ous efforts which the Allies are   making to crush Prussianism. The films are most complete, and depict the war on sea, land, and air in all its phases. Of particular interest to Australians are the pictures of the Anzacs taken in Egypt, showing the troops actively embarking for Gallipoli and later the last days on that historic peninsula. Tie whole war zone is dealt with in detail. Starting in Belgium, the advance of the Huns is shown by the ruined towns and villages, and some idea is gined of the gigantic struggle now be ing fought out. The gallant efforts of the French to stem the tide of Prussianism ex cite sympathy, and from an educational point of view it is most instructive. Var ious field manoeuvres of the French army have been closely followed, and one of the most interesting features— the war in the air— presents many astonishing incidents. Turning to Russia, the vast organisation of that country is unfolded. Actions on the front, including infantry and cavalry charges and artillery at work, are vividly presented, as is the bombardment of the Black Sea port of Varna by the Russian fleet. The daring horsemanship of the   Cossaks is marvellous to behold. The British fleet also obtains a prominent place in the films, and the baby-murder ing Zeppelins are shown in action. The war from the Italian front is also vividly depicted, and the various military heroes of the Allies come in for a share of atten ion. 'How we fought the Emden'' is the title of a romantic fim. A boy enlists in the Australian navy- and joins the Sydney. after the action he tells the story, and the various incidents of that historic sea fight are most realistically portrayed, con cluding with a picture of the remains of the Emdem on Cocos Island. The pictures hold the attention of the spectators from start to finish, and no citizen of Adelaide should miss the opportunity of witness ing them.