Enormous Victorian glass house, famous London landmark, is seen engulfed in flames.
Full title reads: "Great Fire destroys Crystal Palace".
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.