• Short Summary

    Vienna's Crystal Palace is burned to ashes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "VIENNA'S CRYSTAL PALACE - Destroyed by fire."

    Vienna, Austria.

    Various shots of Vienna's Crystal Palace as it burns. Firemen playing with hoses, crowds watching, Palace burning, dome collapsing, smoke and flames destroying a great building. Some night shots of the burning building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    935.12
    Media URN:
    13852
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:47:00 / 01:09:40:00
    Canister:
    37/76

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The building was called the Rotunde.

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

    SEE ALSO CLIP 943.20, WHICH SHOWS THE DEMOLITION OF THE FIRE-DAMAGED BUILDING.

  2. jamied says

    The fire took place on 17 September 1937.

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