Theatre de Luxe looking along Northgate towards North Bridge. Stephen Gee Collection
The area has now been completely redeveloped and is occupied by The Halifax Plaza
Halifax Courier 1916 September 16
Halifax Courier 1917 March 3
After viewing the film in September 1916, William Henry Stott recorded in his diary:-
'Halifax tonight to the New Picture House to see the film now showing the Battle of the Somme showing sights of the battlefield, Base Hospital, some of the pictures were terrible to look at, the horrors of war are truly represented. I came away with a heavy heart'