The Battle of Hong Kong (film)
|The Battle of Hong Kong (香港攻略 英国崩るゝの日)|
|Directed by||Shigeo Tanaka|
Dai Nippon Film Company
|Distributed by||Daiei Studios|
|19 November 1942|
The Battle of Hong Kong Honkon kōryaku: Eikoku kuzururu no hi (香港攻略 英国崩るゝの日?) (Chinese: 香港攻略), also known as The Day England Fell, is the sole film made in Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation from 1941 to 1945. The 1942 film was produced by the Japanese Dai Nippon Film Company, was directed by Shigeo Tanaka (田中重雄 Tanaka Shigeo) and featured an all-Japanese cast, but some Hong Kong film personalities were also involved in its making.
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