• Short Summary

    Enormous Victorian glass house, famous London landmark, is seen engulfed in flames.

  • Description

    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. The fire started at the Sydenham end of famous landmark.

    Note: please see section about Crystal Palace in item - NEWS IN A NUTSHELL - also in 36/97. Shows aftermath of fire. AH 2001.

    Note: another story exists in 36/97 about same subject - CRYSTAL PALACE FIRE - transferred onto *PM0901*. AH 2001

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    899.16
    Media URN:
    13239
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:30:00 / 01:33:28:00
    Canister:
    36/97

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