Film: 4599

London | 1940 | Sound | B/W

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Synopsis:

Engraving of Crystal Palace in 1851.
Early 1930's stock shots of external Crystal Palace and general views. Sign says "North Tower, open daily 700 ft above the River Thames". The tower and view from the top.
Oxy-acetylene torch. The explosives. Blowing up the tower, it's collapse. Repeated in slow motion.


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