• Short Summary

    After large fire, remains of Rotunda in Vienna are demolished to make way for new building.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Vienna".

    Austria.

    Final demolition of Vienna's Rotunda (large glass palace). Various shots (taken a few months before) of large fire at Rotunda. Panning shot of pile of rubble - all that currently remains of building. Various shots of workmen clearing the debris to make way for a new building to replace old Rotunda. They start a fire a the base of a pillar - spectacular shot of pillar crumbling to ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.20
    Media URN:
    16057
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:59:00 / 01:18:44:00
    Canister:
    37/94

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The building was called the "Rotunde", rather than the Rotunda.

    It had been constructed for the Vienna World Fair of 1873 (Welttausstellung 1873 Wien).

    SEE ALSO CLIP 935.12, WHICH SHOWS THE FIRE THAT DANAGED THE BUILDING.

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