Great Fire At Crystal Palace Aka Great Fire… 1936

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Full title reads: "Great Fire destroys Crystal Palace".

London.

Various night shots of Crystal Palace - a massive glass house built by Queen Victoria - on fire. Flames engulf building. Firemen make futile attempts the fight blaze. Very dramatic shot of part of wooden frame collapsing....

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
13239
Sort Number:
36/097
Time in/Out:
01:31:30:00 / 01:33:28:00
Canister:
36/97
Film ID:
899.16
Issue Date:
03/12/1936

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