• Short Summary

    A fire blazes at Blackpool's North Pier, leaving the Pavilion Theatre in ruins.

  • Description

    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    Aerial shots of a fire on Blackpool's North Pier. Commentator says the fire is thought to have started in the artists' dressing room at the Pavilion Theatre. A crowd of people watch from the sea front. Just the framework of the theatre remains as firemen put out the blaze with hoses. Lawrence Wright, owner of the theatre, surveys the scene of destruction with two other men. L/S of Blackpool Tower.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    969.31
    Media URN:
    17241
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:37:00 / 01:33:23:00
    Canister:
    38/50

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