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  • Short Summary

    Shakespeare Memorial of the World is destroyed by fire.

  • Description

    Stratford-on-Avon, (Stratford-upon-Avon), Warwickshire.

    Title: "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre destroyed by fire ... fortunately, the priceless Shakespearean relies were saved".

    Panning shot of a large mock Tudor building; the theatre (the large curved part of the building) has been burnt out, the windows are broken and the roof has fallen in. Panning shot around the interior of the theatre full of twisted bits of metal and fire damaged debris. Panning shot around another part of the burnt out theatre. L/S of the exterior of the burnt out theatre with a statue of Shakespeare in front of it. M/S of the statue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    458.01
    Media URN:
    20873
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1275

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