• Short Summary

    A sad item showing the wreckage of the monastery in Chartreuse destroyed by a landslide. The monastery was famous for making liqueurs. France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Chartreuse Landslide - famous monastery destroyed.

    France.

    L/S of the wrecked monastery which was famous for making Chartreuse liqueur. Various shots of the timber on the floor and sections of wall and roof missing. We see various old pictures of the monastery in its former glory. M/S of the monastery in its ruined state. M/S of ruined church, the figure of Jesus Christ is still intact on the top. M/S of the wreckage with cracked walls and large sections missing. It is surrounded by timber and debris. M/S of men digging to clear the wreckage which has blocked the river, it is threatening to flood the town of Saint Laurent. M/S of sandbags piled up to stop it. Various shots of the wrecked monastery again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    845.03
    Media URN:
    12558
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:24:00 / 01:04:29:00
    Canister:
    35/93

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