• Short Summary

    Prince Bernhard helps to salvage art treasures in Dutch Royal Palace blaze.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FIRE SWEEPS ROYAL PALACE".

    Noordeinde Palace, Hague, Holland (Netherlands).

    Long shot of burning Noordeinde Palace in Hague - firemen playing with hoses. Long shots of firemen on escape directing hose onto burning building - clouds of smoke seen. Angle shot of fireman on escape ladder, pan down to burning building. Firemen attending to pump in leafy lane. Close up shot of hands turning water cock. Firemen on roof top. Men throwing curtains through window. Two policemen carrying vase from Palace. Boy scouts and soldiers in chain passing goods out. Soldiers carrying stand with daggers and swords in. Close up shot of soldiers passing goods. Interior, burnt out palace. Towards, Prince Bernhard of Holland leaving. Soldiers by gilded screen, pan down to clocks. Buddha on lawn. Close up shot of a painting. Pan, royal possessions on lawn.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1430.13
    Media URN:
    46591
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:10:00 / 01:18:10:00
    Canister:
    48/42

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